Salaried GP - Frailty Lead – Frome Medical Practice

Salaried General Practitioner – Frailty Lead

Monday to Friday: 4 – 8 sessions per week

Annual salary: (depending on experience)

Closing Date: 7th June 2019

We are currently seeking an experienced GP to take a lead role in our Practice with regards to Frailty Care. Working as a key member of the Practice team, this role will include working on assessment beds at our local community hospital based next to the Practice and overseeing a number of Nursing homes with the support of our visiting nurse team.

Please refer to our website at: www.fromemedicalpractice.co.uk/information/job-vacancies to view the full job description but in summary, the main roles and responsibilities will involve the following key areas of activity: -

Clinical – to undertake regular ward sessions and duty GP clinics. Lead the management of frailty as a long term condition and implement GMS frailty requirements. Optimise practice QOF compliance and ensure the delivery of a holistic approach to frailty care.

Service development – Develop protocols and systems to manage common medical conditions, participate in clinical governance activity and act as the link with local geriatric services.

Administration – preparing medical reports along with providing other services outside of PMS as specified in contracts held by the practice.

Education and team integration – Provide mentoring and clinical supervision to other clinical staff, engage in appropriate educational activity to ensure clinical competence and performance.

Organisation ethos – Understand and respond to the particular needs of older people with frailty and co-existent mental health problems in addition to encouraging patient empowerment and resilience for self-care through recognition of networks of support.

To apply, please complete the official Frome Medical Practice application form and email to: somccg.frome.hr@nhs.net. Alternatively, you can mail your application to: Human Resources, Frome Medical Practice, Enos Way, Frome, Somerset BA11 2FH

For more information on working for Frome Medical Practice, please watch the video link at https://vimeo.com/145962235, or visit our website: www.fromemedicalpractice.co.uk.

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Frailty GP lead JD 08-05-19.docx