The GP Partners are looking for a highly motivated individual who shares our values of providing the highest quality patient care in a supportive and friendly working environment. Whether you are an experienced GP or completing your GP training we are more than happy to receive your application and are willing to wait for the right person. We welcome applications from those who are due to gain their CCT in July 2022. You will be well supported to develop special interests and prepare you for partnership, if this was an aspiration.
You will be expected to work as an autonomous practitioner, responsible for the provision of medical services to the practice population, delivering an excellent standard of clinical care whilst complying with the GMS contract.
Furthermore, the post-holder will adhere to the GMC standards for good medical practice, contributing to the effective management of the practice, leading by example, maintaining a positive, collaborative working relationship with the multidisciplinary team.
Main duties of the job
The following are the core responsibilities of the salaried GP. There may be on occasion, a requirement to carry out other tasks; this will be dependent upon factors such as workload and staffing levels:
a. The delivery of highly effective medical care to the entitled population
b. The provision of services commensurate with the GMS contract
c. Generic prescribing adhering to local and national guidance
d. Effective management of long-term conditions
e. Processing of administration in a timely manner, including referrals, repeat prescription requests and other associated administrative tasks
f. On a rotational basis, undertake duty doctor roles
g. Maintain accurate clinical records in conjunction with good practice, policy and guidance
h. Working collaboratively, accepting an equal share of the practice workload
i. Adhere to best practice recommended through clinical guidelines and the audit process
j. Contribute to the successful implementation of continuous improvement and quality initiatives within the practice
k. Accept delegated responsibility for a specific area (or areas) of QOF
l. Attend and contribute effectively to practice meetings as required
m. Contribute effective to the development and maintenance of the practice including; clinical governance, training, financial management and HR
Denmark Street Surgery is located in Darlington. Darlington is adjacent to Teesside and North Yorkshire, with many fine and pleasant places to live round and about but still close to all amenities.
We are the largest practice in the locality and a well-regarded training practice, providing healthcare to an increasing list size of approximately 15,400 patients. We train GP trainees, medical students, nurses, pharmacy students and physician associate students and there will be plenty of opportunity to gain teaching experience.
We are committed to staff health and wellbeing and recently achieved the Gold Award under the North East Better Health At Work Award Programme. We support our local parkrun and are an Associate Member of Darlington Cares. We score highly for QOF and have a CQC rating of ‘Good’ in all areas. We are an active member practice of Darlington Primary Care Network – the only local PCN – supported by First Contact Physiotherapists, Advanced Mental Health Practitioner and Social Prescribing Team.
We operate from purpose-built premises on one site with onsite parking