Your role is to:
Consult with patients remotely via video and telephone.
Areas of consultation will include, but are not limited to: Contraception, hypertension, asthma, depression and medicines reviews.
Medicines optimisation is a big part of consulting. During consultations we optimise treatment by adjusting doses, switching or stopping therapy if appropriate.
Ensure QOF targets are met by appropriately coding relevant consultations on the relevant systems. This will include review for RA & COPD as an example.
Providing the outcome of complex patient queries to patients.
Carry out clinical medication reviews and optimised therapy.
Providing digital first care safely by ensuring any associated risks are managed.
Keep up to date with any improvements in service by ensuring any communications are read and actioned promptly. This may include the requirement to upskill in certain therapeutic areas identified as higher risk.
Sharing best practice and complex queries with colleagues to contribute to the open learning environment.
Reflect on personal practice regularly by reviewing recordings and notes, identifying gaps and proactively learning.
As new opportunities arise, you will be willing to engage in these and seek support to ensure you are adequately equipped.
Assist with general medicines management duties which may include auditing, monitoring and reviewing prescribing and other associated areas.
Ensure CCG prescribing incentives are met by regularly reviewing relevant communications and actioning whilst prescribing.
Encourage prescribing from the relevant formulary wherever possible.
Remain upskilled in relevant clinical areas.
Who will fit the role:
Must be able to confidently prescribe in Asthma, Hypertension, Depression and Contraception, Pain including migraine and headache and coughs, colds and sore throats.
Registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
Creative and innovative
Loves technology, IT literate & able to use multiple systems
Confident in clinical knowledge and able to make clinical decisions independently
Ability to problem solve unique scenarios presented by patients
Clinicians with a patient centred approach to health care
Desire to improve personal and organisational clinical practice.