Carlisle Network Primary Care Network is recruiting to the role of Physician Associate to work within our Practices. At the outset it is envisaged that the role would be within two practices. Eden Medical Group and Warwick Square Group practice.
The PA will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking and clinical assessment through to the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, including assessment and diagnostic skills, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients. They will work collaboratively with the healthcare team to meet the needs of the patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures. The PA will provide a holistic and clinical service, with support from GPs as required, implementing agreed management plans and following approved protocols as appropriate.
The PA will be expected on a typical day to carry out consultations with patients who present on the day and via booked appointments. The PA will also review and act appropriately on blood results and referrals/correspondence regarding their patients. It is possible home visiting including care home visits may be required in the future when sufficient experience in the role and within the practices has been gained.
Mentorship and supervision will be provided by designated lead clinician. The level and type of supervision will be dependent on the post holder’s acquisition of skills and knowledge and determined by the organisation’s clinical governance arrangements. The practice hold monthly education meetings and the PA would be expected to attend and partake in these.
Please apply with CV including 2 references and covering letter to:
Closing Date 14th August 2020. We reserve the right to close this application early if we have sufficient candidates.