Band 6 £30,401 - £37,267
Band 7 £37,570 - £43,772
As part of an innovative programme of workforce transformation, we are looking to recruit three enthusiastic and dedicated Physician Associates into the Division of Medicine at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
Two of these posts will be based on the Acute Medical Unit and the third on the respiratory in-patient ward. Dependent upon competency and experience, appointment to these posts will either be at Band 6 or 7, with newly qualified Physician Associates being appointed initially at a preceptorship Band 6 for their first year with progression to Band 7 upon successful completion of competencies and in line with the Faculty of Physician Associates recommendations.
As a post-holder you will be expected to undertake a variety of clinical duties to support the team. This will include the assessment and examination of patients, presenting cases, initiating and interpreting investigations and recommending treatment.
You will be expected to liaise with other professionals and specialties as required and complete necessary documentation relating to your patients.
You will be involved in all of the activities of the department, including the review of ward patients, assessment of acute admissions, audits, practical procedures and service development.
The successful candidate will be a forward thinking and innovative team worker who demonstrates excellent communication and negotiation skills and is able to deliver high quality patient focused care.
You will be supervised by a consultant and facilitated to develop in the role, working as part of the multidisciplinary team.
It is anticipated that the role of the Physician Associate will be developed flexibly over time in accordance with the individual’s interests and in line with service requirements.
This advert closes on Thursday 25 Jul 2019