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Deputy Medical Director - County Durham - UK

General Practitioner - General Practitioner - North East
Ref: 5075 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Apr 2018
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Want to work in an innovative & forward-thinking environment? 

 

 

 

THE ROLE

In this role you will provide organisational and clinical leadership ensuring all aspects of clinical and multidisciplinary care are delivered to the highest standards to service users across the organisation.  Together with the Associate Nurse Director you will provide professional leadership, supporting clinical and non-clinical staff  to bring about service transformation and improved patient care at local and national levels.

You will be responsible for the development and training of staff and that the promotion and protection of health and well-being is paramount, ensuring that the clinical governance agenda underpins the development program and that quality and safety across the organisation is a priority.  Additionally, you will guarantee that systems are in place for the induction of doctors entering the organisation, overseeing the education, training and professional development of the clinical workforce.

You will be expected to provide clinical services to patients registered to the practice also.  Keeping the board notified of any changes in provision of services will form part of this role.

Corporate responsibilities include providing organisational medical leadership for clinical primary care services by:

  • Professional advice
  • Continuous improvement around patient care, safety and experience
  • Acting as lead for clinical governance
  • Communication and networking
  • Education, training and development
  • Clinical duties
  • Manage resources
  • Research and Development
  • Upholding equality and diversity commitments

Ideally you will have prior experience of working at a senior/board level and can provide evidence of continued personal and professional development.  Knowledge of National Primary Care agenda, including experience of managing professional issues, revalidation and code of conduct are essential.  An ability to build trust, respect and co-operation quickly is essential and experience of working within different sectors of the NHS would be an advantage.

ABOUT THE COMPANY 

They operate differently to traditional partnership models and what they have to offer you is:-

Highly supportive management team to support clinical focus

Close integration between clinical and management teams with each maintaining their respective areas of responsibilities

Planning ahead and endeavouring to make primary care sustainable

Generous remuneration with model BMA contract, matched to level of responsibility. Fairness, motivation and attitude are key to our company’s core value

Diverse work force: We have  had trained and supported clinical pharmacist and ANPs for several years ahead of the crowd and explored innovative posts such as physician associate to support the wider clinical team

Constantly looking to drive innovation to meet a new era of clinical care

We have diverse businesses in pharmacies and clinical contracts (e.g. vaccination programs, anti-coagulation services, diabetic plus, clinical pharmacist pilot, research participation to name a few with various CCGs and Foundation Trusts, and are looking into other areas to ensure services will weather the current storm. 

We currently have 29 practices and over 500 employees

We offer job security and fluidity across different areas of responsibilities across the business

We tend to attract ambitious individuals whose main drive is to provide excellent services while maintaining good work-life balance


To be considered for this role you must be registered with the GMC and listed on the GP register and registered on the National Medical Performers list.

Experience of working in different sectors within the NHS would be an advantage but not essential

 

If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Jo Hood

Head of UK Recruitment

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5266 LinkedIn