General Practitioner / Medical Officer

Job Overview

The Medical Officer, (a General Practitioner (GP)) is an appropriately qualified and registered medical professional with knowledge and skills to provide personal and comprehensive primary care medical services to our residents. As part Clinical/Medical team they are responsible for providing patient-centred and individual holistic care to our clients patients.

The scope of the role is a mix of a number of high-level responsibilities coupled with the important ongoing and regular treatment and care of the residents.

Priority responsibilities

  • Medical Emergencies
  • Medical Admissions
  • Health Assessments to comply with the Mental Health Commission Regulation 19, General Health and Codes of Practice on restraint
    • Chronic Care / Routine and Scheduled Care

On-going Treatment and Care

Routine Medication Review

  • Routine ward rounds
  • Care Planning Meetings
  • Family Meeting
  • Committee Meetings
  • Governance - Regulation Audits, Policies.

Full Job description available on application

Candidates require

General registration with the Medical Council

At least 5 years working as a Doctor

The ability to work independently

An interest working in Primary Care Services

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