GP

Recruiter
Virgin Care
Location
Essex
Posted
07 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
GP - (180002AU)Description At Virgin Care our approach to delivering healthcare services is innovative, refreshing and above all caring. We are committed to putting patient care first and we are looking for dedicated professionals who share our values and our passion for delivering quality care.
We provide and contract for front-line NHS and social care services across England and have treated millions of people since 2006. We aim to make a lasting positive difference to the quality of care people receive. So, if that is what gets you out of bed in the morning, read on.
Our vacancy The healthcare team based in Southend-on-sea deliver holistic health care for patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems using advanced nursing skills. We provide services to meet the needs patients who attend the Practice and aim to make a difference to people’s lives in their community.
Team summary
As a GP based at St Luke's Health Centre, you will work alongside a large team of 28 fellow dedicated and highly skilled healthcare professionals. Role summary
At Virgin Care we like to do things differently and we take the responsibility of the work/life balance of our valued GPs very seriously. The busy Health Care is open 7 days a week from 8am to 6:30pm and means we can offer a variety of working patterns to fit in with your life. It also means that not only can you make a difference to the community and those in most need but that working patterns are fixed.
We support a wide variety of patients meaning no two days will ever be the same. With an onsite service manager we will leave you to do what you do best which is caring for our patients and ensuring you fully utilise your advanced clinical skills.
The role will also involve:
  • Encourage and support the GP provision of the services to promote the medical and clinical services delivery as contracted in a timely manner
  • Encourage the health and well-being of all medical and clinical staff within the practice and promote efficient working methods
  • Undertake a variety of duties including surgery consultations, telephone (or other) consultations and queries, home visits, checking and signing repeat prescriptions
  • Make professional, autonomous decisions
  • Assess the healthcare needs of our patients and screen for disease risk factors and early signs of illness while developing treatment and associated care plans
  • Refer patients to other care providers as required
  • Record clear and contemporaneous consultation notes
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You
The essential qualities we are looking for in our GP applicants are:
  • Full and current unrestricted GMC (UK) registration on the GP Register
  • MRCGP (or working towards it)
  • Excellent command of the English Language – both verbal and written
  • GP Vocational or additional experience in general practice
  • Knowledge of the NHS and understanding of clinical governance
  • Able to work under pressure and within an ever changing environment
  • Good interpersonal skills, courteous to patients and staff at all times
  • Enthusiastic team player who is open and reflective
The rewards
As a valued member of the team, we’ll offer you a competitive salary including group pension, on-going training and development and good quality working conditions.
Working for Virgin Care comes with additional benefits – these include use of the Virgin tribe card which offers discounts on many products including up to 40% off Virgin trains, discounts on Virgin holidays and a host of other savings. Virgin Care is a vibrant organisation committed to progressive, continuous improvement within a thriving team.
If our GP role appeals, you have the qualities we are looking for, share our values and feel excited by the prospect of what we can do for your career then we’d love to hear from you.
Virgin Care are committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.
Virgin Care Limited reserves the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications. Primary Location: EssexJob: Medical & DentalOrganization: VCSLEmployee Status: PermanentJob Type: StandardJob Posting: Mar 11, 2019, 10:53:50 AMClosing Date: Mar 25, 2019, 11:59:00 PMFull or Part Time: Part-Time

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