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 For the latest information, please look under the Covid 19 Latest information section located on the right hand side.


25.02.22 - a text was sent out by Park Practice today; we confirm this is genuine.


Following the recent announcement from the Government, we would like to advise that nothing has changed with regards to healthcare settings. Therefore, we are asking all patients to continue with the measures already in place – please wear a face covering (unless medically exempt), hand sanitize and socially distance. We also ask that patients do not come to the surgery if testing positive for Covid in order to keep all patients and staff as safe as possible. Thank you for your understanding. Park Practice


 


09.11.21 - we have received reports from Patient Access users and people who have never registered for the service that they have received Covid passport emails purporting to be from Patient Access.  We have received the following advice from Patient Access:


We advise users of Patient Access to check the name and email address of the sender, all emails from Patient Access will come via an email address that ends in @patientaccess.com. We advise users never to click on any log in links that you receive via email but to visit the site via the address bar of your browser instead so that you know you are on the genuine Patient Access log in page. You can find more information and guidance on our information security page here: https://www.patientaccess.com/security  


We strongly advise users to set up their Memorable Word security feature, as well as using biometrics (fingerprint ID) if they use the app.  


Email addresses used to register for Patient Access account are secure. We do not share any data and no data is ever saved or stored on any device you use to access Patient Access.


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Park Practice is now a "Parkrun Practice". Full details of where and when the runs take place can be found on: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/eastbourne/


Park Practice is now an Armed Forces Veteran friendly accredited GP practice. More information can be found on:  https://www.sussexarmedforcesnetwork.nhs.uk/veteranreservists/ 


https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/armed-forces-and-veterans-healthcare/veterans-nhs-mental-health-services/


Vacancies

****Please note for all vacancies: 

We do not employ staff who are registered as patients. If employment is offered it is on the condition that the member of staff registers with another GP practice.***

Nurse Associate / Health Care Assistant

Park Practice are looking for a qualified Nursing Associate or a Healthcare Assistant to join our progressive and innovative General Practice team in Eastbourne, to assist the GPs and practice nurse team in the service and delivery of the care management of our practice population.  The successful applicant must have an NVQ L3 (or higher) in Health and Social Care and also be able to undertake some or all of the following:

Wound care

Stitch removal

Dopplers

ECGs

BP

Phlebotomy

Ear irrigation

Injections

 

This post is offered on a standard contract. We currently have a nursing team of 1 Prescribing Nurse, 3 Practice Nurses, 3 Healthcare Assistants, 1 Phlebotomist, 2 Advanced Nurse Practitioners and a Paramedic Practitioner providing the nursing and expertise we need in General Practice. If you have the necessary experience, drive and enthusiasm to become part of our fantastic team we would like to hear from you.

Full or part time considered.

Salary dependent on experience.

We reserve the right to reject applicants without the necessary skills or experience.

 

Surgery opening times are 8.30am-8.00pm Monday and Wednesday, 8.30am-6.00pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and the successful applicant would need to cover 6.30pm to 8pm as part of their hours

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 20th May, although we reserve the right to close the advert earlier depending on the number of applicants.

Job Description HCA

Person specification HCA

Paramedic / Paramedic Practitioner

We have an exciting opportunity available for a qualified and enthusiastic Paramedic or Paramedic Practitioner to join our busy team, to work alongside our current full-time Paramedic Practitioner.  Suitable applicants would be looking to work in a busy surgery, liaising closely with the duty GP and lead Paramedic Practitioner to provide home visits and unscheduled care for both acute and chronic presentations.

 

We would also welcome applications from band 6 Paramedics who have more than 5 years of experience and would like to progress towards a Masters qualification or equivalent, or are already undertaking this training.

We are ideally looking for someone who can work 2-5 days per week.  However, any hours will be considered, with potential for flexible shifts; i.e. varied day of the week to fit in with other shifts (with the Ambulance Service, for example).

We are a GMS Practice with a list size of just over 11,600 and we offer a range of enhanced services to our patients.  We are also high QOF achievers.

 We have 7 Partners, 3 salaried GPs, 3 Nurse Practitioners, 1 Paramedic Practitioner, 1 Pharmacy Technician, 4 Practice Nurses, 3 HCAs and a Phlebotomist, who are supported by helpful and professional management and administration teams.  We are also a training practice and currently have a GP Registrar working with us.  The whole Practice team is committed to providing quality patient care and received a rating of "GOOD" at the CQC inspection in 2016.

The role will include undertaking home visits, care planning provision for patients who are elderly or at risk of unplanned hospital admission, and potentially minor ailment clinics. There will also be involvement in management of frail and end of life patients who typically require more intensive multidisciplinary input, often in their own home or care home setting.

We offer 6 weeks annual leave, an attractive salary and training opportunities.

The interview date is yet to be decided.

We respectfully request that recruitment agencies do not contact us regarding this vacancy.

We reserve the right to close the advert once a suitable number of applications have been reviewed.  It may not be possible to reply to all applicants.  If you have not heard back within 2 weeks of the closing date then your application has not been successful.

Job description

Person specification

Clinical Pharmacist

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, qualified and experienced Pharmacist who is an Independent Prescriber (full-time and part-time applicants will be considered) to join our busy team. We are a GMS Practice with a list size of just under 12,000 and we offer a range of enhanced services to our patients.  We are also high QOF achievers.

Main purpose of role

  • Working alongside our PCN Pharmacy Team, manage repeat prescription authorisation and reauthorisation, acute prescription requests, management of transfer of care (hospital discharge medication reconciliations) and systems for safer prescribing
  • Primary support to general practice staff for prescription and medication queries, including directly supporting our Pharmacy Technician
  • You will provide expertise in clinical medicines advice while addressing both public and social care needs of the patients in our GP practices.
  • You will provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation and quality improvement and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services.
  • Medication reviews by telephone / face-to-face with scope to develop own clinic time for chronic disease management reviews

This role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies, so requires someone with the motivation and passion to deliver excellent service within general practice.

We offer 6 weeks annual leave, an attractive salary and training opportunities.

We respectfully request that recruitment agencies do not contact us regarding this vacancy.

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th April 2022

We reserve the right to close the advert once a suitable number of applications have been reviewed. It may not be possible to reply to all applicants. If you have not heard back within 3 weeks of the closing date then your application has not been successful.

The interview date is yet to be decided.

Job description

Person Specification

Essential

  • Masters degree in pharmacy (MPharm) (or equivalent)
  • Registered Pharmacist with General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Independent prescriber

The above information is available in large font on request.

 

 Moving to Eastbourne?

GP Partner/salaried, Practice Nurse, HCA, Phlebotomist, Secretary, Clinical Summariser, Administrator or other General Practice staff: we may not always have an immediate vacancy but please email us first if you are moving to the area on admin.parkpractice@nhs.net FAO: Kelly Flynn. 



 
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