A Major Healthcare Company in Ireland is seeking to appoint an Urgent Care Physician to it's new State of the Art Urgent Care Facility in Dublin Ireland.
URGENT CARE PHYSICIAN
The post will include day shifts including weekend cover on a rota basis but no night duty.
Reporting to: Clinic Lead / Clinical Director
A. ROLE PURPOSE
Working as part of a multidisciplinary team in a vibrant and team-focused environment that has the patient at the centre of everything we do. The core of the role is to provide excellent clinical care in a manner that is patient-centred and with the highest quality standards.
Opportunities to develop clinical and personal capabilities will be forthcoming in this role. Post graduate training in Urgent Care will be offered to Physicians, along with other development opportunities.
B. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
Treat patients in a caring and respectful manner. Provide them with information that they can comprehend and do your utmost to ensure that their experience in the Urgent Care Facility is a positive one.
Provide care to patients presenting with a range of urgent care presentations, including at least: minor medical paediatric and adult presentation illnesses, minor injury presentations requiring basic wound care, use of suturing and use of tissue glue where appropriate, initial diagnosis/management of orthopaedic injuries, facilitating referral to specialists, initial interpretation of x-rays (and correlation with final radiologist report), initial interpretation of ECG's if performed (and correlation with final cardiologist report).
Where appropriate ensure any investigations are arranged for the patient, and to provide clinical audit on any results regarding the individual patient.
Indicate where appropriate any procedures done and complete any additional forms for patient care such as GP procedure claim forms, welfare certs, insurance reports etc.
Treat patients who attend the clinic for consultation, and record in contemporaneous fashion an electronic medical history, including where appropriate: history, examination, investigations, treatment/management (including prescriptions) and a working diagnosis.
C. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum Experience & Essential Knowledge)
Registered with the Irish Medical Council.
Minimum of 4 years post graduate experience in clinical practice, including significant experience in a general practice and community setting and /or experience in urgent care/ minor trauma/A&E.
Training in ED and/or GP would be highly beneficial.
6 months experience with paediatric patients would be beneficial.
Must be capable of interpreting x-rays and provide orthopaedic management for musculoskeletal injuries and fractures.
Key attributes are excellent interpersona,communication and team-working skills.
REMUNERATION: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package on offer
If interested please call Christy immediately on 087-9473404
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