|Hiring Organization||Manchester University NHS FT|
|Post Name||General Practitioner with Special Interest|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours||8 Hours|
|Salary||GBP 68268 To GBP 93965 Per Year|
|Location||Manchester, England, United Kingdom M13 9WL|
The Department of Vascular Surgery is part of the CardioVascular Clinical Service Unit within the MRI, with Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery. The service is delivered through a dedicated 48-bedded inpatient vascular unit with supporting HDU and ITU facilities.
The Vascular unit has undergone an MFT merger process to form a larger single arterial hub on the MRI site for the City of Manchester. It is envisaged that this will be completed by /3 with complete co-location of all vascular services in GM to the MRI site, making MRI the biggest Vascular unit in the country.
As part of this expanded service we are looking for an ambitious General Practitioner (GP) to engage in the development of services and the opportunities this will present. The GP will undertake one outpatient session a week; initially, this will be supernumerary working alongside a Vascular Surgery Consultant, following which the GP will undertake outpatient diagnosis, management, and treatment.
There are many other aspects to this role that can be viewed in the job specification. All of this makes it an exciting opportunity for any successful applicant to enhance their own knowledge, skills, and experience and be part of a growing service to the Greater Manchester public and the wider public in general.
Main duties of the job
- The Salaried General Practitioner will be a key member of the Vascular Surgery Service in Manchester Royal Infirmary providing primary assessment and management of patients as defined in the job plan for 1 session per week
- Make professionally autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems and investigations
- Receive patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems and make an assessment of their health and social care needs
- Screen patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness, utilizing National and local organizational guidance to support decision making
- Refer patients, as appropriate, to other services, either electively or as an emergency
- Review clinical correspondence about, and results of investigations on all patients on the unit, taking appropriate and timely action
- Work with and support other health professionals within the team to ensure the best care for patients
- The role will be supported by the multidisciplinary team (MDT). The post holder will work closely with the MDT to proactively manage and anticipate future health needs for patients, developing appropriate care plans with a major focus on delivering high-quality patient-focused care.
- To initially work supernumerary in the Vascular Department, working alongside a Consultant in the clinic for 1 outpatient session per week.
- After an initial period of being supernumerary, this includes outpatient aspects of diagnosis, management, and treatment.
Working for our organization
MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services.
Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our over 28,000 workforce to pursue their career goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from an extraordinary scale of the opportunity.
We’re also creating a digitally enabled organization to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, and operational effectiveness & driving research & innovation through the introduction of Hive; our new Electronic Patient Record system, launching in September.
We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, offering a robust infrastructure to facilitate high-quality research programs. Moreover, we’re excited to be progressing our MFT Green Plan along with our vision to become an Anchor Organisation, creating new jobs, promoting healthy lifestyles, developing skills, and contributing to a zero-carbon environment for the benefit of the local neighborhood.
At MFT, we create & foster a culture of inclusion & belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open & transparent, protect your health & wellbeing & shaping MFT’s future together.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading.
So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’ that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, and our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues, and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment.
We do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the ‘NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.
MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity, and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve.
All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage, and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post.
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Qualifications & Training
- Fully qualified Doctor
- General Practice (Vocational Training Scheme) trained (or equivalent either by EU acquired rights or ratified by PMETB.
- Evidence of continued professional development
- English language proficiency is equivalent to the standard required by the GMC (IELTS)
- Membership in the Royal College of General Practitioners or working towards MRCGP
- Other higher specialist qualifications
- Competent in the assessment and management of a wide range of clinical / disease presentations
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and share care with multidisciplinary and community healthcare teams
- Advanced communication skills
- Full registration with a license to practice with the General Medical Council
- Able to travel using own transport between sites
- Commitment to delivery of high-quality medical care
- Flexibility in the role to adapt to rapid changes in service demands and pressures
- Supportive attitude to work colleagues at whatever level
- Commitment to public service values of transparency, probity, and accountability
- Primary / Secondary prevention services
- Chronic vascular disease management
- Experience in auditing your own work and agreeing with best practices based on evidence
- Evidence of adaptability to change
- Experience in planning in practice and professional development
- Commitment to real health improvement for disadvantaged people and communities
- Experience of management
- Experience in adapting medical practice clinical compute systems
- Experience in working with clinical groups who are deprived, excluded and marginalized
- Evidence of team/service development
- Knowledge and understanding of Clinical Governance / Effectiveness
- Knowledge of National Agenda / White paper guidance for the reform of care and support / other relevant literature
- Knowledge and clinical application of recognized national guidance in the management of chronic and acute illnesses such as NICE guidance
- Knowledge of, and commitment to, the aims and objectives of MFT including the elimination of health inequalities, community empowerment with participation, and involving staff