General Practitioner

Job Ref: MH-GP
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: General Practitioner
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 27 July 2022
  • Scotland, UK GBR ML3 0BP
  • Natalie Gilchrist
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Client Name: NHS Scotland

Role: General Practitioner - OOH

Shifts: Variety of Out of Hours GP shifts available throughout Scotland

Location: Scotland Wide

Benefits:

  • Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
  • First sight of shifts across multiple NHS trusts
  • Competitive pay rates
  • A dedicated placement officer
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Hundreds of new shifts available every day
  • Long term jobs and short shifts available
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service, we're available when you need us

As a General Practitioner at NHS Scotland, you will be responsible for patients of all ages and genders. You may have a specialism but, in this role, you will diagnose and treat a whole range of common diseases, injuries, and conditions. You will carry out tests and be able to interpret test results, offer preventative care, and make recommendations to patients that encourage a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing best practice. Dealing with both acute and long-term issues you will also make referrals to hospital consultants or other medical specialists as required.

Patient focus

The role of a GP is sometimes complicated, often involving the management of multiple health problems in an individual at once. You will however get to know many of your patients well and providing them with solutions for improved health, wellbeing and independence can be extremely rewarding.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as General Practitioner, you will have:

  • First class communication skills with different groups - ages, abilities, levels of seniority
  • A good bedside manner, empathy, and the ability to listen carefully to patients
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to multitask and prioritise tasks
  • Strong organisation skills
  • The ability to work under pressure, to time constraints and in medical emergencies
  • Ability to display resilience and stamina
  • Excellent teamworking skills
  • Decisiveness and ability to take ownership for decisions

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As GP with NHS Scotland you will:

  • Be the first point of contact for members of the public with medical concerns
  • Deal with queries face-to-face, over the phone or on email
  • Be a source of medical and emotional support to patients
  • Have the ability and knowledge to assess patients and provide accurate diagnoses
  • Deliver bespoke, effective treatment plans
  • Forge excellent relationships with team members (admin staff, support staff and medical colleagues)
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues and patients
  • Complete all aspects of administration associated with your role
  • Take ownership of the cases in your care, but also seeking second opinions/advice from peers when required
  • Escalate any major physical, mental, or social concerns you may have about patients to the relevant establishment/authority
  • Promote health and wellbeing best practices
  • Act as a professional representative of your practice
  • Remain up to date with the latest medical guidelines

Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical degree
  • Full registration with the GMC
  • A full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Previous GP experience
  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.

If you are enthusiastic about improving lives through providing excellent and varied care for all - from new-born babies to the elderly and everyone in between and are ready to take on this challenging yet essential role in providing invaluable support to entire communities, apply to work with Medacs Healthcare today.

24/08/2022 11:35:23
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