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IUC Clinical Practitioner - BrisDoc Healthcare Services

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Practice(s): Brisdoc

Job summary

This exciting, variable, and autonomous role requires the post holder to work effectively within their professional boundaries, focusing on the management of routine and urgent patient needs. You willbe responsible for the safe application of:- History taking- Clinical Assessment (remote and face to face)- Critical thinking and decision making- Diagnosis - Treatment (including prescribing where able); Non-prescribers will be supported with prescribing requirements via the; Clinical Coordinator in IUC or prescribing colleagues in all other clinical areas- Management (including safety netting)- and ReferralThe Clinical Practitioner will provide exemplary care for their patients, priding themselves on meeting population health needs. This will include consultation with patients who have reached a range of dispositions from 111 including primary care (1 ,2 -,6 -,12- and 24-hour timescales), 999, Emergency Department and Emergency Treatment Centre as well as those who present to practices with routine or urgent needs. BrisDoc practice services specialise in providing high quality and accessible health care tovulnerable, marginalised and excluded groups. Clinicians will need to be focused on improving health inclusion and removing barriers to holistic healthcare.



Main duties of the job

- Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis, complex needs, acute and chronic conditions for bothphysical, mental health and psycho-social needs.- Clinically examine and assess patient needs from a physiological and psychological perspective, and plan clinical care accordingly- Diagnose and manage patient presentations, integrating both drug and non-drug-based treatment methods into a management plan- Work with patients to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments- Provide information and advice medication regimens, side-effects, and interactions- Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care- Support patients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy lifestyles, and apply principles of self-care- To provide face-to-face and remote clinical assessment/treatment and management plans- To provide clinical support to the range of other Health Care Professionals and operational colleagues within the team- To undertake visits to patient's homes as required- Compose and ensure robust safety netting and risk management for patients presenting to the service- Make effective referrals to system partners and other care providers to ensure a holistic provision of care for patient's needs


About us

BrisDoc is a proud provider of NHS Healthcare who have been passionately delivering our mission of 'patient care, by people who care' for over 20 years.

We run an exciting range of Primary Care Services including the SevernSide Urgent Care Service, GP Practices, and the Homeless Health Service. This enable BrisDoc to offer excellent healthcare 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to over 1 million patients across Bristol, North Somerset & South Glos.

We are a 'Social Enterprise' and an 'Employee-Owned Business' - this means the decisions we make, are for the good of our patients, workforce, and wider community. This involves prioritising the health of our patients, protecting our environment, focusing on equality, diversity, and inclusion, looking after the health & wellbeing of our team, and improving the social and economic status of our population.

We are proud to be an organisation that 'gives back'. Our BrisDoc 'Community Fund' is a staff-led team which works closely with health-based charitable causes, both local and international, to invest time and money to improve lives in disadvantaged communities.

By joining BrisDoc, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary organisation that prides itself on being a fantastic place to work; somewhere that you will feel valued, supported, developed and part of a family. We strive to make sure every member of the team feels proud of the work they do and the services that we offer.

We look forward to welcoming you to the team.


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