General Practitioner (General Practitioner)

 
  • Location: North West / Blackpool
  • Grade: General Practitioner / General Practitioner / General Practitioner
  • Employment Type: Temporary / 12 weeks+
  • Start Date: 07/10/2019 - 30/12/2019 | Ref: VAC-198434
  • Posted on: 11/09/2019

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Job Description

GP required regular Mondays 10am – 9pm (flexible)

” The role is as a locum doctor for a weight management service.
” It services a wide variety of patients between 18-70 years old.
” The candidate would be running their own clinic with the assistance of the Clinic Manager and receptionist.
” The candidate would be seeing patients on a drop in basis.
” Their role is to assess new patients for eligibility for pharmaceutical treatment to assist weight loss.
” This includes the prescription of a centrally acting appetite suppressant Phentermine.
” They would be taking a medical history, lifestyle assessment and simple examination.
” They would be required to guide a patient through diet/exercise advice to promote weight loss and explain any pharmaceutical interventions.

Requirements for a potential candidate would be full GMC registration, , up to date appraisals/revalidation, up to date DBS check and current references. Previous experience in obesity care/weight management is ideal but not a necessity. An interest in nutrition/lifestyle or preventative medicine is also ideal.
free parking provided.
Training will be provided and paid shadowing experience will be provided.

Client provides indemnity.

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