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Paramedic - Primary Care Network

National Health Service

Torquay, SW
3 days ago
Torquay, SW
3 days ago

Paramedic - Primary Care Network

Brunel Medical Practice

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

Are you a qualified Paramedic ready for a new challenge? Do you want to make a real impact in primary care?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Torquay Primary Care Network (PCN) for a qualified paramedic to join our growing team.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to work as part of a clinical team with GPs, Advanced Mental Health Practitioners, Practice Nurses, Paramedics and Healthcare Assistants across the PCN..

As a Paramedic, you will provide a quality service to patients within the PCN, diagnosing and prescribing treatments and medication whilst working within defined procedures and protocols.

You will be responsible for visiting patients with a range of urgent care, minor illness and same day requests for treatment and chronic disease management, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. This will include some involvement in client home visiting services.

About us

Torquay PCN is made up of four practices in Torquay Chelston Hall Surgery, Croft Hall, Brunel Medical Practice and Southover Medical Practice. Together we support a patient list size of around 40,000 people

Job description

Job responsibilities

Interested? To be considered for this role, you will need:

- To be a qualified Paramedic with HCPC registration

- A full driving licence

- Excellent clinical examination skills

- Ability to effectively assess and manage patient risk

- Excellent Communication skills and a positive and caring attitude

Whilst not essential, it would be beneficial to your application if you have experience of working within a Primary Care setting, of chronic disease management or of telephone triage. It would be advantageous if you have the ability to collect specimens including blood samples and swabs as required or have working knowledge of EMIS.

For further information please download the job description and person specification.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Rachael Lankshear at Brunel Medical practice by email to rachael.lankshear@nhs.net, or telephone 01803 312233.

All interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams

The close date for this role is Sunday 28th February.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified Paramedic registered with the HCPC.
  • Full driving licence.

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Highly motivated and committed to providing a high-quality service.
  • Flexible in approach to adapt to the changing needs of the service.
  • Positive and caring attitude

Experience

Essential

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience post-registration

Desirable

  • Experience of working within a Primary Care setting.
  • Experience of chronic disease management.
  • Experience of telephone triage.

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent clinical examination skills.
  • Ability to effectively assess and manage patient risk
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Understanding of importance of maintaining confidentiality.

Desirable

  • Ability to collect specimens including blood samples and swabs as required.
  • Working knowledge of EMIS
  • Ability to identify areas for service development.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Brunel Medical Practice

Address

St. Albans Road

Torquay

TQ1 3SL


Employer's website

https://www.brunelmedicalpractice.co.uk/

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Paramedic General Practice

National Health Service

Axbridge, SW
Today
Axbridge, SW
Today

Paramedic General Practice

Axbridge & Wedmore Medical Practice

The closing date is 14 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking to recruit a Paramedic Practitioner to work three days a week in our vibrant multidisciplinary practice team. We care for 8,600 patients across a semi-rural setting within easy reach of Bristol, Taunton and Bath.

Our clinical team currently consists of:

5 GPs

1 Pharmacist

2 Paramedics

2 Nurses

1 Health Coach

3 Health Care Assistants

1 Phlebotomist

Our practice ethos is one of continuous quality improvement and engagement with the wider healthcare system. Daily we have a non-clinical huddle with the whole team plus an MDT with the community services, VSCE and local authority. We are committed to ensuring a safe, sustainable and enjoyable working day for all and have dedicated support staff to enable this.

We engage actively with the Primary Care Network and are eager to ensure that Primary Care is leading the way in the new ICS.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit a Paramedic Practitioner to work three full days - Mon, Thu and Fri. You will work as part of our multi-disciplinary Same Day Team triaging all patient requests by telephone and then seeing patients face-to-face or visiting as necessary. The team consists of a duty doctor, paramedics, a clinical pharmacist and a health coach.

Ideally you will be a non-medical prescriber or you will be willing to undertake the non-medical prescribing qualification.

About us

Our ethos is one of our main strengths. We work as a close (but currently socially distant!) team and are very supportive of one another.

Our idyllic, semi-rural, setting is situated on the edge of the Mendip hills which is an area of outstanding natural beauty. Local outdoor activities include sailing, climbing, cycling, hiking and riding which many of our staff enjoy.

For those with a young family there are a number of very good schools in the area.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Axbridge and Wedmore Medical Practice

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Extended Care Practitioner

REPORTS TO: GP Partner (clinically)

Practice Manager (administratively)

SALARY: Dependant on experience

Job Summary:

The post holder will be an experienced paramedic acting within their professional boundary to provide care for the presenting patient. This role is expected to develop and evolve over time as the successful post holder gains experience.

The primary care practitioner will work closely with our GPs to advise on treatment and healthcare for patients, to include those presenting in the primary care setting and those in the community.

The post holder will attend home visits to include residential and nursing homes, where they will liaise with staff, family and other stakeholders in the production of care plans to be shared with other providers, to include the Out of Hours (OOH) service.

The practitioner will also triage acute patients presenting in the surgery environment.

They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients.

They will work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of our patients.

Key Objectives:

Core Responsibilities of the Role:

The primary care practitioner (paramedic) will provide clinical support to our GPs and will work closely with the doctors and other healthcare professionals to provide healthcare for our patients. The post holder will work within their professional boundary and capabilities at all times, referring cases to GPs and other healthcare professionals as necessary.

Conduct visits to patients in either their own home or a care home environment.

Assess patients with a range of acute, non-acute and chronic medical conditions.

Liaise with GPs to agree diagnosis, any further investigations which may be needed and appropriate treatment.

Liaise with GPs to admit patients to secondary care if they are in acute medical need.

Refer patients as appropriate to other members of the multidisciplinary team, secondary care and to other relevant care providers.

Collaborate with GPs, other healthcare professionals and non-clinical support staff. Use his/her individual skill and experience in order to make a positive contribution to the practice and the development of a team approach.

Help develop innovative concepts, models, methods and practices which deliver new and improved primary care services to meet the changing needs of our practice population.

Provide education and training to other staff as appropriate and to encourage team work and the sharing of best practice.

Help develop our practice for the overall benefit of our patients.

Clinical Duties:

Assess undifferentiated patients with a range of acute, non-acute and chronic medical conditions. Take history, make appropriate physical examinations, formulate differential diagnoses, prescribe as appropriate and liaise with GPs to agree the appropriate follow-up treatment and care plans.

Maintain accurate record keeping on our medical record system (EMIS Web).

Undertake and interpret a range of diagnostic tests and routine clinical procedures, including but not exclusively ECG, venepuncture, blood pressure monitoring, etc.

Work within all relevant practice policies and procedural guidelines e.g. infection control, chaperoning, risk management, etc.

Develop and manage specialised programmes of care and care packages.

Contribute to the management of disease registers.

Health & Safety:

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the practice Health & Safety Policy, the practice Health & Safety Manual, and the practice Infection Control policy and published procedures. This will include:

Use personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines.

Identify the risks involved in work activities and undertake such activities in a way that manages those risks.

Make effective use of training to update knowledge and skills.

Use appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards.

Active reporting of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised.

Keep own work areas and general / patient areas generally clean, assisting in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness consistent with the scope of the job holders role.

Undertake periodic infection control training (minimum annually)

Report potential risks identified

Demonstrate due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Confidentiality:

In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately.

In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential.

Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Equality and Diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

Act in a way that recognizes the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation.

Respect the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues.

Behave in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/Professional Development:

The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, such training to include:

Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development.

Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk.

Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision.

Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance.

Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs.

Effectively manage own time, workload and resources.

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

Communicate effectively with other team members.

Communicate effectively with patients and carers.

Recognize peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly.

February 2021

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Can evidence Hep B immunisation or willing to undergo an immunisation course

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Motivation, dependability and commitment to team working and development
  • Flexibility, commitment and adaptability to deliver a quality service
  • Ability to respect and value the opinions of others
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Open to feedback and willing to learn and develop

Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to assess and manage patient risk effectively and safely
  • Evidence of autonomous working and the skills in physical assessment required, diagnosis and treatment
  • Ability to demonstrate clinical expertise and knowledge of audit
  • Shows critical reasoning skills and decision making
  • Well-developed data gathering and IT skills
  • Fully understanding of equal opportunities, diversity and cultural issue which may arise in the role
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to analyse data and information, drawing out implications for the individual patient/impact on care plan
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective communication pathways within the organisation, with commissioners, other providers and key external stakeholders
  • Full driving licence

Desirable

  • Experience in use of EMIS clinical software and coding
  • Knowledge and awareness of current professional issues, e.g. clinical governance, NICE guidance,

Experience

Essential

  • Previous paramedic work experience
  • Post registration experience (including evidence) of working in any of the following clinical areas;
  • Accident & Emergency
  • Primary Care environments
  • Minor Injuries / Illness Units
  • Acute specialities
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Evidence of relevant and continuing professional development activity and learning
  • Evaluates the appropriateness, safety and effectiveness of their own clinical practice

Desirable

  • Skills in training and education
  • Work as an independent prescriber, or willing to train to achieve this qualification
  • Experience within A&E, Urgent Care and Primary Care environments

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified paramedic or specialist paramedic - FDSc or BSc qualified and registered with HPCP

Desirable

  • Post registration certificate (Level 3) in first contact care, chronic disease management and mental health experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Axbridge & Wedmore Medical Practice

Address

Houlgate Way

Axbridge

Somerset

BS26 2BJ


Employer's website

https://www.axbridgeandwedmoremedicalpractice.nhs.uk/

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HCPC Paramedic

National Health Service

Plymouth, SW
1 day ago
Plymouth, SW
1 day ago

HCPC Paramedic

Alliance Pioneer Group

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

We are seeking casual/bank/freelance Paramedics for frontline (999) shifts based out of Plymouth running 7 days per week. Blocks of 3-4 shifts are preferred but shorter runs can be accommodated as we as individual days.

You must already be HCPCS registered. Rates are £25p/h (although some negotiation may be possible) and free accommodation can be provided if required. Happy to invoice from self employed (with UTR number) or Ltd Co.

Unfortunately, we are not able to accept any applications if you are currently employed by SWAST or Bristol Ambulance. If you only have a bank contract with SWAST and have not worked in the last 3 months you are able to resign your bank contract and start straight away for us if you wish.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for individuals who are committed to providing an excellent standard of pre-hospital care, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with a common sense mature approach to problem-solving and the ability to work in pressurised situations.

About us

Alliance Pioneer Ltd (trading as Alliance Pioneer Group) is an independent CQC registered Ambulance Service based in Devon.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Be responsible for the assessment, care, treatment and transportation of patients as an operational practitioner in a pre-hospital setting.

Provide effective clinical leadership and development to operational personnel and to support the delivery of a high quality patient centred service.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of dealing with people from various backgrounds.
  • Healthcare experience within NHS, nursing or voluntary organisation.
  • Good Interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Numerate and literate.
  • Able to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Able to respond quickly.
  • Caring and compassionate attitude.
  • Respectful to and able to promote equality.
  • Committed to continuous professional development and personal growth.
  • Able to perform the requirements of the post to an acceptable standard.

Desirable

  • Minor Injusries/illness qualification (or current portfolio of competence)
  • Critical care qualification (or current portfolio of competence)
  • Mentorship/clinical supervision experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registered Paramedic.

Desirable

  • Full C1 driving Licence with no more than six penalty points
  • Approved 'blue-light' driving qualification (e.g IHCD, local Trust alternative)
  • BSc (Hons) degree (Emergency Care, Paramedic Science)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Alliance Pioneer Group

Address

Safestore Depot

12 St Modwen Road

Plymouth

Devon

PL6 8LH


Employer's website

http://alliance-pioneer.co.uk/

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2021 Graduate Campaign - Newly Qualified Paramedic

National Health Service

Trustwide, SW
5 days ago
Trustwide, SW
£24.907k - £24.907k Per Year
5 days ago
£24.907k - £24.907k Per Year

Job Reference: 202-A-21-13780

Employer:
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
Trustwide
Salary:
£24,907 pa

Are you currently studying to become a Paramedic?
Do you want to work in an exciting and forward-thinking ambulance service?

As you gain sight of the finishing line and look for a great opportunity to put your learning into practice, we welcome your application for an NQP position with SWASFT.

Join SWASFT as a Newly Qualified Paramedic (NQP) and you’ll find an ambulance service with an impressive commitment to supporting our clinicians in advanced and autonomous clinical care to ensure the best outcomes for patients, every time. Here are just some examples of our clinical highlights:

  • Our Paramedics focus on treating more patients without the need to attend ED than any other UK ambulance service.
  • We employ a dedicated team of senior clinicians to ensure that our Paramedics continue to enjoy being able to practise the highest skill level in the UK, with considerable autonomy. If a new intervention becomes available, we want our patients to be the first to benefit.
  • Additional support is provided by a wide range of local guidelines to deliver care well beyond JRCALC. We aim to maximise our clinicians’ autonomy, delivering the right care, in the right place at the right time.
  • 24/7 senior clinical support for decision making and in cases when you need that little extra help.
  • A fully embedded NQP consolidation of learning period, with defined and regular supportive processes, to ensure that you develop and progress as quickly and fully as possible.
  • Our Enhanced Skills Policy means that Paramedics can acquire and practise a range of extended skills, from surgical airway to wound closure.
  • A structured career pathway gives great opportunities to progress to specialist Paramedic roles in primary and critical care.

Upon joining us, we can assure you of a warm welcome as well as help with the practicalities of securing your first NQP role, plus a supportive preceptorship programme to guide you through your early employment.
You must hold a full UK driving licence, with no more than six points allowed for certain offences. If you do not currently hold the full C1 licence you can apply, however you must be able to evidence a C1 pass before commencing employment with the Trust, within six months of application.

Interview and assessment days will be taking place from April, exact locations are TBC.

Please see attached a full station list which will help you specify what county you are interested in working within at point of interivew.
As part of your offer of employment you will be provided with a funded Emergency Response Ambulance Driving course. If you have obtained this prior to application, a refund of course fee costs can be made, on a receipted basis.

We look forward to receiving your application!

*Unsocial will be paid under Section 2 of NHS Terms and Conditions. Please see attached A4C Handbook for more details.



At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

If you are shortlisted for this post, we will send you a direct email to the address entered on your application form. Please ensure you check you Junk items. We will also send messages through your NHS Jobs account, to keep you updated on your application process. To access emails from us via NHS Jobs, please log into your account, and go to 'My Applications'.

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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Paramedic

National Health Service

Boscastle, SW
Today
Boscastle, SW
Today

Paramedic

Bottreaux Surgery

The closing date is 27 February 2021

Job overview

To work autonomously as a lone practitioner without direct supervision. The role will involve the assessment, diagnosis, treatment or referral of patients presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions. The post holder will work within their level of competency.

Main duties of the job

Clinical

To deliver a high standard of patient care within the network, using advanced autonomous clinical skills and a broad, in-depth theoretical knowledge base.

As a member of a multi-disciplinary clinical team, respond to and manage a range of patient health care needs within a primary care setting.

To provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment at first point of contact by attending to patients in a variety of non-clinical settings according to the patients needs

About us

North Cornwall Coast Primary Care Network

North Cornwall Coast PCN includes Wadebridge and Camel Estuary Practice, Port Isaac Practice and Bottreaux Surgery. You will be based at Bridge Medical Centre in Wadebridge while working across the GP practices providing clinical pharmacist support as part of the practice clinical teams.

Our practices are committed to developing an exceptional integrated care team approach to better support people within the community setting. This will bring together a range of health and social care professionals to work together to provide enhanced personalised and preventative care for their local community. If you are interested in working as part of a clinical team within general practice then we are interested to hear from you.

For further information and informal discussion about the role, please contact Danielle Kirby, Strategic Manager on 01840 250209.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Clinical

To deliver a high standard of patient care within the network, using advanced autonomous clinical skills and a broad, in-depth theoretical knowledge base.

As a member of a multi-disciplinary clinical team, respond to and manage a range of patient health care needs within a primary care setting.

To provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment at first point of contact by attending to patients in a variety of non-clinical settings according to the patients needs

To support a model of on the day care within practices.

To mentor and support staff in developing and maintaining clinical skills, where required.

To work across local care interfaces in order to deliver an integrated service intended to reduce waiting times for patients accessing urgent care, reduce unnecessary A & E attendances and reduce the demand for hospital admissions by accessing the right care at the point of need.

To work as an autonomous practitioner, providing clinical care (including telephone triage, diagnosis, treatment, referral, review or discharge) as appropriate, utilising a range of advanced skills and expert knowledge for patients presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions

To work as part of the practice team providing care in a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings (including residential care, patients homes and other settings as necessary)

To use broad clinical guidelines (NICE etc.) relating them to individual cases, providing assistance and feedback to the organisation and others on how these should be interpreted

To signpost appropriately to other services in the identified healthcare pathway

To prescribe as an independent non-medical prescriber and/or administer medications using Patient Group Directives (PGDs), according to agreed protocols

To maintain accurate and contemporaneous records of clinical care provided, including adverse events using EMIS.

To provide ward round style consultations to the care homes associated with the PCN

To provide clinical advice to other members of the team where appropriate including attendance at MDT meetings, planning meetings and case conferences as required.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current registered Paramedic (HPC)X

Desirable

  • Independent prescriber

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Bottreaux Surgery

Address

Bottreaux Surgery

Boscastle

Cornwall

PL35 0BG


Employer's website

https://www.bottreauxsurgery.co.uk/

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Bank Paramedic

National Health Service

Redruth, SW
1 day ago
Redruth, SW
1 day ago

Bank Paramedic

Role 1 Medical Ltd

The closing date is 05 March 2021

Job overview

This role is on a bank basis/ ad hoc, with current full time hours available for Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Paramedics to join the team at Role 1 Medical. This role prominently will be to work variety of frontline shifts supporting a local NHS Foundation Trust. The role will be provide safe, effective Pre-Hospital Urgent and Emergency Care to a range of service users, responding to emergency or urgent calls as well as referrals from healthcare professionals demonstrating autonomous clinical practice in assessment, treatment and management of service users.

Main duties of the job

The candidate will need to be a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Paramedic, in good standing with the registering body. We are looking for individuals who can provide excellent out of hospital care to service users utilising exceptional interpersonal and communication skills during emergency situations.

About us

Role 1 Medical is a growing multidisciplinary clinician led independent ambulance service. Key members of its team include Paramedics, Doctors and Nurses.

Role 1 Medical will offer you:

>Competitive rates of pay

>PAYE Employment with full time hours available

>Qualified TRiM and Wellbeing support

>Appropriate PPE and training to ensure your safety

>Induction package

>nhs.net email address (PAYE contracted hours staff only)

>Access to a range of discount services

>Free uniform (PAYE staff)

>A welcome into a forward thinking growing independent ambulance service led by a team of experienced registered clinicians.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main function of the job:

To provide safe effective Pre-Hospital Emergency Care in a range of work streams as part of the Role 1 Medical Ltd operational team providing high dependency hospital transfers, Frontline A&E support, Hospital Ambulance Liaison Officer duties and event covers as the lead clinician on an ambulance or as a solo responder on a response vehicle.

Duties and responsibilities:

1. To deliver pre-hospital emergency care within a scope of practice defined by your level of training in a safe and effective way making referrals to senior healthcare professionals as required.

2. Provide Advanced Life Support autonomously including defibrillation, advanced airway management, Drug administration and oxygen or as part of a team.

3. To complete accurate and thorough patient records in accordance with established Role 1 Medical Ltd SOPs.

4. To safely administer & record medicines in accordance with Role 1 Medical Ltd policy and SOPs as required for the immediate treatment of the sick and injured.

5. To drive Role 1 Medical Ltd vehicles in accordance with the law and complete company driver related tasks as directed in Role 1 Medical Ltd policy or management direction.

6. To take responsibility for your own continuing professional development and maintain a log of your CPD activity including annual ALS updates.

7. To ensure you maintain the professional image associated with Role 1 Medical Ltd.

8. All staff are responsible for ensuring compliance with Role 1 Medicals Health & Safety requirements and regulations.

9. All staff are required to positively support Role 1 Medicals Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

10. All staff are responsible for carrying out appropriate communication and information sharing as required but in accordance with the Data Protection Act and Role 1 Medical Ltds Information Governance Policy.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Up-to-date continuous professional development portfolio,
  • Experience in dealing with a diverse range of service users.

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC Registered Paramedic.

Driving Licence

Essential

  • Full UK driving licence
  • No more than 3 penalty points on application
  • C1 category licence

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Role 1 Medical Ltd

Address

Unit 2 Bell Business Park

Cardrew Industrial Estate

Redruth

Cornwall

TR15 1SS


Employer's website

https://www.role1medical.co.uk

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

3 days ago

Description

Paramedic - Primary Care Network

Brunel Medical Practice

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

Are you a qualified Paramedic ready for a new challenge? Do you want to make a real impact in primary care?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Torquay Primary Care Network (PCN) for a qualified paramedic to join our growing team.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to work as part of a clinical team with GPs, Advanced Mental Health Practitioners, Practice Nurses, Paramedics and Healthcare Assistants across the PCN..

As a Paramedic, you will provide a quality service to patients within the PCN, diagnosing and prescribing treatments and medication whilst working within defined procedures and protocols.

You will be responsible for visiting patients with a range of urgent care, minor illness and same day requests for treatment and chronic disease management, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. This will include some involvement in client home visiting services.

About us

Torquay PCN is made up of four practices in Torquay Chelston Hall Surgery, Croft Hall, Brunel Medical Practice and Southover Medical Practice. Together we support a patient list size of around 40,000 people

Job description

Job responsibilities

Interested? To be considered for this role, you will need:

- To be a qualified Paramedic with HCPC registration

- A full driving licence

- Excellent clinical examination skills

- Ability to effectively assess and manage patient risk

- Excellent Communication skills and a positive and caring attitude

Whilst not essential, it would be beneficial to your application if you have experience of working within a Primary Care setting, of chronic disease management or of telephone triage. It would be advantageous if you have the ability to collect specimens including blood samples and swabs as required or have working knowledge of EMIS.

For further information please download the job description and person specification.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Rachael Lankshear at Brunel Medical practice by email to rachael.lankshear@nhs.net, or telephone 01803 312233.

All interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams

The close date for this role is Sunday 28th February.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified Paramedic registered with the HCPC.
  • Full driving licence.

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Highly motivated and committed to providing a high-quality service.
  • Flexible in approach to adapt to the changing needs of the service.
  • Positive and caring attitude

Experience

Essential

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience post-registration

Desirable

  • Experience of working within a Primary Care setting.
  • Experience of chronic disease management.
  • Experience of telephone triage.

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent clinical examination skills.
  • Ability to effectively assess and manage patient risk
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Understanding of importance of maintaining confidentiality.

Desirable

  • Ability to collect specimens including blood samples and swabs as required.
  • Working knowledge of EMIS
  • Ability to identify areas for service development.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Brunel Medical Practice

Address

St. Albans Road

Torquay

TQ1 3SL


Employer's website

https://www.brunelmedicalpractice.co.uk/