GP Assistant vacancy available now!

Posted by: Monifa - Posted on:

Are you a highly motivated individual who would love to join a team who are committed to delivering high quality care to patients.

Elmwood Family Doctors is a large training Practice with sites in Holmfirth and Meltham. We are looking for a General Practice Assistant will work alongside and support the duty doctor dealing with acute care needs and ensure the efficient provision of medical services and clinics by performing several more routine administrative and clinical duties. This will allow the GP(s) to utilise their own time more effectively towards greater patient focused activities.

The main duties of the role will include;

  • Sorting all clinical post and prioritising actions required
  • Extracting all the required information from clinical letters, applying medical codes as required and adding these to patient notes,
  • Supporting patients by arranging appointments, onward referrals, clinical tests and follow up appointments, preparing patients, prior to seeing the GP(s), by taking a brief history and basic observations.
  • Conducting urinalysis, taking blood pressure, ECGs and phlebotomy
  • Completing basic (non-opinion) forms in addition to some elements of forms for the GP(s) to approve such as insurance forms, mortgage applications, Department for Works and Pensions benefits forms and other as appropriate
  • Explaining treatment procedures to patients
  • Supporting the GP(s) with wound care and immunisations

For more details and to apply please visit NHS Jobs, closing date 31st January 2023.