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 Limerick 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 (Overview)
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.
People, Culture & Leadership
Espouse the values of the Company on Health & Wellbeing.
Conduct yourself in a friendly, respectful and appropriate manner in all people-related interactions; including with patients, family, colleagues, etc.
Take on the role of duty clinical shift leader where required.
Support the onboarding of new staff as guided by the Clinical Lead and assist in mentoring if required to ensure the development of new staff.
Quality & Excellence
Play a leading role in the achievement of the Clinic's objectives and key performance indicators (KPIs)
Ensure all clinical policies are followed and understood and put into practice in particular when looking after the more vulnerable patients and ensuring child protection guidelines are always followed.
Proactively identify complaints or incidents in order to drive a learning culture. Cooperate fully with the investigation of any complaint and the response generation for the complaint.
Adhere to and participate in all health & safety, infection control, risk management and quality policies and procedures.
Participate in any relevant accreditation process.
Work within the Company's Clinical Governance Strategy and associated work-plan and professional body guidance on good clinical practice.
Be involved in medical and multi-professional clinical audit at local level and also audit if required for your professional body. Undertake risk assessments relevant to your post and the clinical service provided.
Develop competency in relation to Urgent Care and Integrated Medicine - as supported by the Company.
Responsible for maintaining continuous professional development in agreement with the Clinic Lead / Clinical Director. Attend mandatory training required for the role and participate in CME events organised by the company such as Clinical Forum, Journal Clubs, CME days, resus drills, urgent care training, etc.
Adhere to any professional body/national requirements for continuing professional education and to ensure that all personal skills and expertise are maintained to meet the competency requirements of a Physician.
Partake in ongoing performance review/appraisal process from both a feedback and developmental perspective.
Continuously seek out opportunities for personal development both within the Company's environment and externally. Where feasible disseminate this knowledge across the team and amongst peers.
Other duties as deemed necessary by Clinical Lead and/or Clinical Director
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 interpersonal,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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