Teleassessment Health Professional

Capita Social Care Recruitment
18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse/practitioner to work with the Royal Navy to review Medical Questionnaires and undertake telephone based assessments.

Qualifications and Skills:

We would be happy to receive CV's from any of the following:

  • Operation Department Practioners
  • Paramedics
  • Associate Practioners
  • Physician associates

The role requires an individual who is able to work autonomously and also as a key team member. You will need a calm, efficient and professional disposition as you will need to:

  • Understand the medical standards that candidates are assessed against to support key decision making.
  • Be professional in questioning candidates to ensure that candidates are kept at ease during the process and leave the call maintaining the positive reputation of HM Armed Forces.
  • Provide accurate data from medical questioning that will permit accurate judgments of fitness of candidates, including where further medical evidence will be required for the candidates medical examination.
  • To leave a full audit trail of the decision making process using the WARP system.
  • To undertake the calls in an efficient manner.

Accountabilities and Main Responsibilities:

  • To undertake telephone based assessment based on a set of branching questions aimed at highlighting candidates at the first stage of the medical screening process that are ineligible to join the Royal Navy.
  • Referring cases to Capita Doctors, where required for additional clinical judgement is required, and in some circumstances refer on to the Royal Navy medical team.
  • To review further medical evidence received following the initial request to ensure it is fit for purpose.
  • To ensure that conversations are documented in an appropriate format on the electronic questionnaire.
  • Review further medical evidence following pre-service medical making a decision on suitability for service in accordance with current guidelines.
  • Clinical governance commensurate with the position.
  • Assist in dealing safely and effectively with difficult or distressed candidates.

Other requirements include:

  • NMC registered
  • Experience in Health Screening
  • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
  • Specific experience of audiometry, spirometry, vision screening and biometric assessment with a basic comprehension of results
  • Calm professional disposition
  • Full understanding of medical equipment and associated consumables used in testing and good practice in use, storage and maintenance of such equipment
  • IT skills - E mail, excel, Word.

For more information or for a confidential chat please get in touch.

Capita Social Care Resourcing is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.