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Vacancy

 

Salaried GP required

Monkfield Medical Practice,

Cambourne, CAMBRIDGE, CB23 6HL

 

Monkfield Medical Practice (MMP) is a friendly, modern, forward thinking GP surgery, committed to providing safe, high quality, sustainable healthcare to Cambourne. We have a cohesive multi-disciplinary team. We are committed to delivering high quality care for our patients and the professional development of the whole team. We have a purpose built Practice, central to the community. We serve a young population with a low home visiting rate.

 

Skills that are particularly of interest to us would include a special interest in family planning and female health or diabetes.

 

We have a vacancy for a Salaried GP commencing in March 2019.

More information:

  • Sessions and days to be negotiated (we have 8 sessions to offer)
  • Morning and afternoon clinic sessions are approximately 4 hours each
  • 15 minute morning appointments
  • All doctors participate in “duty doctor” rota
  • Dedicated admin time
  • Currently have 3 partners and 4 salaried GP’s
  • Our list size is 11600 patients and continues to grow
  • The clinical roles are well supported through an accessible, friendly multi- disciplinary team and assisted with a dedicated administration team.
  • We have weekly practice meeting for all clinicians
  • We use SystmOne (TPP)
  • We have on site PRISM, midwife, health visitors, physiotherapy, podiatry, SLT, smoking cessation
  • Six weeks annual plus one week study leave pro rata
  • Competitive Salary

 

For informal visits or more information, contact:

Hannah Crisford, Practice Manager on 01954 282 153

E-mail: h.crisford@nhs.net

Apply in writing with CV and covering letter to the Practice Manager

by Monday 5th November 18.

VACANCY – General Practice Clinical Pharmacist 18.5 hours per week

 

Monkfield Medical Practice (MMP) is a friendly, modern, forward thinking GP surgery, committed to providing safe, high quality, sustainable healthcare to Cambourne. We have a cohesive multi-disciplinary team. We are committed to delivering high quality care for our patients and the professional development of the whole team.

 

MMP has an exciting opportunity for a clinical pharmacist to work within its Practice and are looking for a dynamic and pro-active pharmacist to improve patient outcomes and support the primary care workforce in general practice.

 

The role

 

Your time will be managing our prescription requests; taking action from our discharge summaries and supporting the GP lead for prescribing in reviewing and implementing our Practice prescribing policies. The right person will also be involved with the Practice medication reviews.

 

You will be part of a multidisciplinary team managing and promoting safe and effective prescribing for the practice.

 

Salary will be negotiated depending on your skills and experience.

 

We are looking for a pharmacist to work up to 18.5 hours a week.

 

Core Skills Required

 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a flexible working attitude, the ability to work under pressure and achieve tight deadlines
  • Be able to organise workload, work autonomously and within a team
  • Clear, concise record keeping and report writing skills
  • Have a sound understanding of the NHS agenda in delivering high quality, safe and effective care including QOF
  • Be committed to keeping up-to-date with developments on medicine use
  • Have demonstrable leadership experience

 

Essential for the role:

 

  • Qualified, with a minimum of five years’ experience
  • Have an independent prescribing qualification
  • Registration with the GPhC

 

You will receive a competitive salary, 27 days plus 8 statutory Bank holidays per annum pro rata, NHS pension scheme (or NEST), purpose built working environment, friendly multi-disciplinary team, Clinical Supervision through the Partners and peers.

 

Apply to: Hannah Crisford, Practice Manager h.crisford@nhs.net with CV and covering letter or call 01954 282 153 for an informal chat/visit. Please note we hope to interview asap.

 

Deadline: Thursday 8th November 2018

 

Practice Nurse/Supervisor

Monkfield Medical Practice,

Cambourne, CAMBRIDGE, CB23 6HL

 

Monkfield Medical Practice (MMP) is a friendly, modern, forward thinking GP surgery, committed to providing safe, high quality, sustainable healthcare to Cambourne. We have a cohesive multi-disciplinary team. We are committed to delivering high quality care for our patients and the professional development of the whole team. We have a purpose built Practice, central to the community. We serve a young population with a low home visiting rate.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Practice Nurse who wishes to further develop their Supervisory skills in the future as part of our succession planning.

More information:

  • Ideally a full time position days to be negotiated
  • Currently have 3 partners and 4 salaried GP’s, 3 Nurse Practitioners, 2 Practice Nurses, and 2 HCAs all supported by a dedicated administration team.
  • Our list size is 11600 patients and continues to grow
  • The clinical roles are well supported through an accessible, friendly multi- disciplinary team
  • We have weekly practice meeting for all clinicians
  • We use SystmOne (TPP)
  • We have on site PRISM, midwife, health visitors, physiotherapy, podiatry, MSK, SALT and smoking cessation.

For informal visits or more information, contact:

Hannah Crisford, Practice Manager on 01954 282 153

E-mail: h.crisford@nhs.net

Apply in writing with CV and covering letter to the Practice Manager

by 16th November 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE:                                      Practice Nurse (PN)

LOCATION:                                      Sackville House, Cambourne

REPORTING TO:                            Senior/Lead Practice Nurses and thereafter to the Partners

PURPOSE OF JOB

The purpose of the post is to provide nursing services to the patients of the practice.

The PN will perform tasks prescribed and delegated by the GP Partners, working unsupervised to Patient Group Directions, agreed protocols, within an evidence base and within defined competencies.  

The PN will assess patients and plan, implement and review treatment programmes.

The PN will have shared responsibility for supervision of lower grade members of the nursing team and the delegation of duties according to training and competence.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS/CONTACTS

 

Internal: Lead Practice Nurse / Practice Nursing Team and Healthcare Assistants / GPs / Doctors in Training / Practice Manager/Office Manager / Administration and Reception Team / Secretarial Team

 

External: Patients, carers and relatives / Practice suppliers (equipment, supplies and services) / Community nursing team / CCG / Social services

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Patient care

 

Contraception & Women’s Health

  • Cervical Screening
  • Pill Checks
  • Depo Provera / Sayana Press
  • STI Screening
  • Contraception and sexual health advice

 

Baby & Children’s Immunisations:

  • Clinics most days for Baby Imms up to preschool booster

 

Chronic Disease management

  • Hypertension and CHD annual reviews
  • Asthma reviews and spirometry
  • Diabetic Reviews

 

Travel Health

  • Giving advice and immunisations as per Travel Health Pro website

 

Wound Care

  • Assessment
  • Dressings
  • Bandaging
  • Treatment as appropriate

 

Vaccinations

  • B12
  • Testosterone
  • Zoladex
  • Flu
  • Pneumo
  • Shingles
  • HVP

 

Ear Syringing

As per protocol

 

Minor Injuries

  • Lacerations
  • Bites
  • Burns
  • Head injuries

 

Venepuncture & ECGs

 

NHS Health Checks

 

The PN will refer to a supervising member of the clinical team/GP if deviation from the protocol is required, if unsure in any way, or where clinical judgement is required before proceeding.

 

Drugs will be administered only on the basis of written and signed medical authorisation.

 

Record keeping and administration

 

  • Make accurate and contemporaneous records of all patient encounters in accordance with practice records protocols and coding protocols
  • Accurately label and document patient samples and submit for collection and analysis.
  • Contribute to nursing team record keeping (clinical, administrative, Health and Safety related records).
  • Maintain skills in using patient appointment system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintaining a safe clinical environment

General:

The Practice Nurse will be aware of and comply with the practice’s Health and Safety Policy. This will include:

 

  • Minimising risk to self and others in the workplace.
  • Identifying and reporting hazards/risks and contributing to control measures.
  • Adhering to all relevant policies including infection control, cold chain
  • Contributing to keeping the working area and patient areas tidy and free from hazards.
  • Using protective equipment and clothing provided and in accordance with the practice’s policy.
  • Handling specimens and clinical waste/sharps in accordance with practice policy.
  • Applying correctly spill control and decontamination policies
  • Ensuring sufficient supplies of all cleansing and infection control materials.
  • Attending regular health and safety training.

 

Specific:

    • Record fridge temperatures, clean fridges, promptly report temperature variations from standard.
  • Rotate stock according to date, maintain appropriate records and discard out of date stock in accordance with practice protocol.
  • Prepare clinical areas between patients in accordance with infection control procedures including cleaning surfaces and equipment.
  • Dispose of all clinical waste/sharps in accordance with practice’s infection control protocol.
  • Clean/maintain all equipment in accordance with infection control and equipment maintenance policies.
  • Take action to manage spills or decontaminate affected areas.

 

Supplies management

  • Check stock in all clinical rooms.
  • Order replacement stock and restock clinical rooms.
  • Order vaccines to maintain stock levels and store according to practice cold chain and storage policies.
  • Maintain accurate stock records, including liaison with Practice Manager by providing order confirmations for invoice checking.
  • Order most economic supplies available and use supplies with economy.
  • Order and maintain stock of health information leaflets and keep displays up to date.

 

Equipment maintenance and calibration

  • Contribute to care and maintenance of equipment.
  • Organise repair and regular maintenance and calibration of equipment, including equipment maintenance/checking/calibration log. Quality
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  • Provide services to the practice’s patient population to the highest possible standard.
  • Work to agreed standards, monitor and maintain the standard of care offered.
  • Take action if standards are not met (self or others).
  • Contribute to clinical governance activities/clinical audit to ensure continual improvement of service delivery.
  • Contribute to complaints responses/reviews, significant event, peer review and other shared learning activities.
  • Support and mentor staff in training.
  • Support the performance of team members including giving and receiving effective feedback.

 

Communication

  • Advise patients of the Practice Nurse role, its extent and limits.
  • Appropriately advise and refer on patients if they require the services of a GP or other clinical team member.
  • Communicate effectively, promptly and appropriately with patients and team members.
  • Modify method of communication with patients to suit the situation, recognise problems/barriers and take action or seek help at an early stage when they arise.
  • Communicate risk to patients and ensure proper consent gained where appropriate.
  • Contribute to practice and nursing team meetings.Personal developmentThe Practice Nurse will:
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  • Comply with NMC Code of Conduct and keep registration up to date, documented and checked in the practice on an annual basis.
  • Behave as a positive role model.
  • Prioritise own work and work effectively with others to prioritise team and practice workload.
  • Undertake training needed to ensure competencies for delivering all responsibilities.
  • Maintain awareness of current evidence-based approaches to patient care and update practice accordingly and in consultation with the team
  • Attend and contribute to in-house training events.
  • Take responsibility for own development including maintenance of a Personal Development Plan and record of learning, clinical supervision, staff appraisals, giving and receiving feedback, performance .management with the support and supervision of qualified staff
  • Undertake regular mandatory training (child protection, vulnerable adults, basic life support, moving and handling etc).

 

Confidentiality

In the course of their duties, the Practice Nurse will have access to confidential information relating to patients, their carers and relatives and colleagues within and outside the practice. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business. All such information from any source whatsoever will be treated as strictly confidential.

 

Information relating to patients, their carers and relatives and colleagues within and outside the practice and in relation to the practice as a business will only be shared in accordance with the practice’s Confidentiality Policy, the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act and in such a way that personal and sensitive patient-identifiable data is protected

 

Equality and Diversity

 

The Practice Nurse will comply with the practice’s Equality and Diversity Policy, including:

 

  • Recognising the rights of patients, carers, relatives and colleagues and respecting their needs, beliefs, privacy and dignity
  • Not discriminating against patients, carers, relatives or colleagues on the grounds of any of the protected characteristics in the Equality Act 2010 (or its amendments or later legislation)

 

NB:  This job description is not meant to be exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake any other duties commensurate with the grading of the post.  Any changes to the job description will take place in consultation with the post holder.

 

 

 

VACANCY

 

 

Title:                     Administrative Support

Hours:  10 hours a week (initially)

 

Salary: £8.57 per hour  

 

We have a vacancy for an administrator to work with our Assistant Practice Manager, inputting financial data, invoicing, carrying out our cash tin reconciliations, administering room bookings, supporting clinical reporting using SystmOne, and other administrative tasks.

 

Essential - Previous Administration experience, use of Work, Excel, outlook and evidence of previous accurate data entry is essential.

 

Previous experience within a finance department is preferred as is experience of working with the NHS or GP surgery, but not essential.

 

Training will be provided.

 

If you are interested please email your CV and a covering letter to h.crisford@nhs.net

 

Or send your CV to:

Hannah Crisford, Practice Manager

Monkfield Medical Practice

Sackville House, Sackville Way

Gt. Cambourne, Cambridge

CB23 6HL

 

 

 

 



 
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