About The Job
Do you have the passion to make a difference to patients who have an urgent care need and are unable to attend their GP?
Are you looking to add extra skills to your portfolio?
If so, look no further, as we could have the job for you!
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Urgent Care Practitioner (UCP) to join the Surrey out of hours (OOH) service on a bank basis.
The Surrey OOH service provides advice, information and treatment for NHS patients who become unwell during the out-of-hours period when their own GP surgery is closed.
The OOHs operates out of a number of existing primary care centres throughout Surrey so we can offer you shifts at the primary care centres that are closest to you.
We are specifically looking for UCPs to work at the locations below:
•Epsom General Hospital, Epsom
•Royal Surrey Hospital, Guildford
•Woking Community Hospital, Woking
The skill mix within these services is UCPs, ANPs and GPs incorporating urgent care, telephone triage, face to face appointments and home visits.
As part of this job, you'll see, treat (within your clinical scope, using PGDs) and discharge patients of all ages that present minor illnesses or minor injuries face-to-face when you're doing a home visit.
What We Can Offer You
We have bank and self-employed jobs available and we’re ideally looking for UCPs who can work on weekends.
Our shifts are between 6 – 12 hours on either day, however as this is a bank/self-employed position you have the flexibility to work when it’s best for you.
We can offer you:
•A competitive salary
•Free online and face-to-face training
Who We're Looking For
In order for you to be considered for the job, as a minimum we are looking for you to:
•Be a qualified General Nurse or Paramedic with valid PIN Number.
•Have a further qualification in Urgent Care or equivalent (patient level 6 assessment)
•Have post registration experience of working in either; A&E, Primary Care or Minor Injuries/Illness
•Have evidence of administering medications using PGD’s
It would be nice for you to have any one of the below, although these are not essential:
•Have a knowledge of local primary care services
•Have a full complete understanding of the medico-legal aspects of the role
•Have basic IT skills
Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.
Practice Plus Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
If you'd like to learn more, arrange an informal visit to the service or have any questions please contact Karla Smith – firstname.lastname@example.org / 07918 766 170.