Sandy Lane Surgery, Leyland, seeks a Part-time Medical Secretary (30.5 hours per week)
We would like to recruit a part time Band 3 Medical Secretary to join our friendly team. The position is for 30.5. hours a week over 4 days (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) with flexibility to work between 8.00am and 6.00pm.
Previous GP Practice Medical Secretary experience and a typing qualification is preferred.
Aside from having outstanding secretarial skills, the successful applicant should be reliable, hardworking and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. A calm and caring manner is essential with the ability to multitask and cope in a busy office environment.
Applicant must be flexible and be willing to work extra hours to cover holidays and sickness.
Closing date: 21 January 2019
Interview date: Monday 28 January 2019
Applications via the NHS jobs website or using the application form below.
|Dr Brian Rambihar. BSc MBBS D.Occ Med FRCGP MMEd FHEA|
Dr Rambihar (Partner) qualified at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in London in 1986, joined the surgery as a partner in 1997 and is particularly interested in minor surgery, diabetes and medical education. Dr Rambihar is heavily involved in medical education at the surgery, regionally and nationally and lectures across the UK on appraisal and revalidation of doctors. Dr Rambihar is the Cauldicott Guardian and information governance lead for the practice.
|Dr Amrit Ryatt. BSc. MBChB (Manchester), MRCGP|
Dr Ryatt (Partner) qualified from the University of Manchester in 2002 and completed her GP training in the summer of 2009 after having spent 4 years on the psychiatric training rotation (Greater Manchester). She still has a special interest in mental health. Dr Ryatt has completed the theory training from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive health and hopes to complete her training to fit contraceptive implants and coils soon. More recently, she has been recruited to the BBC expert women’s programme and as such has appeared on various BBC shows e.g. BBC Breakfast and several radio programmes.
|Dr Sheeja Nair. MBCHB BSc.|
Dr Nair (Salaried doctor) trained in India, graduated from Magpur University in 1994 and joined the surgery in 2010. Dr Nair fits the subcutaneous contraceptive implant.
|Dr Zaakira Mahomed MBCHB MRCGP|
Dr Mahomed (Salaried doctor) qualified at Leeds University in 2010. She has recently completed a diploma of the faculty of sexual and reproductive health, allowing her to fit IUCDs. She has started training to allow her to supervise FY2 training doctors and has recently trained and begun to supervise medical students. Currently on maternity leave.
|Dr Sujiva Suntharalingam. BM. MRCGP|
Dr Sujiva Suntharalingam BM(Bachelor of Medicine), MRCGP
I graduated from the University of Southampton and did my foundation training in North East London. I completed my GP training in Lancashire. I have an interest in respiratory medicine.
|Dr Nicholas Whitelaw MBChB. DRCOG. MRCGP.|
Dr Whitelaw trained and qualified in Aberdeen in 2005. Did GP training in Cumbria and qualified as GP in 2010. Interests include men's Health and gastroenterology.
|Dr Amjad Kapadi MBChb. MRCGP|
Dr Kapadi trained at the University Of Leeds and qualified in 2011. He embarked and completed his Foundation training and subsequent GP training in East Lancashire, qualifying as a GP in 2016. His general interests include Women's / Men's Health and Dermatology
|Dr Jane Couperthwaite|
|Dr Farrah Javeed - Training Doctor|
Currently on maternity leave
Jenny Williams is an Advanced Practioner (ANP) .
Jenny can see and treat patients in a very similar way to a GP, she can examine you and prescribe medication. Appointments can be made with Jenny as you would with a GP.
Jenny qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1994 where she trained at Manchester Royal School of Nursing and Midwifery. Since then she has gained an MSc in clinical Practice and now works as an Advanced Practioner. She has a special interest in musculoskeletal problems and injuries.
Julie Feeney is an Advanced Practioner (ANP) .
Julie works in a similar way to a GP and can prescribe medicines.
She started off as an army nurse in the QARANC and after qualifying became a Practice Nurse in General Practice. After 9 years she passed her MSc in Clinical Nursing at Liverpool University and became one of the first Advanced Nurse Practitioners in the UK, over 20 years ago. Since then she has worked in a variety of environments and had different roles including Medical Assessment Unit, A&E, General Practice as well as working as a Director of Medicines Management Northwest, a Healthcare Management Consultant, a Consultant Nurse in Emergency Medicine as well as an ANP.
She is an Independent Nurse Prescriber and can see a wide variety of age ranges and presenting complaints, including babies over 3 months.
Working as an ANP in General Practice is her preferred role and environment and the care and wellbeing of her patients and their families hugely important to her.
Jean is a trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
Jean has worked at Sandy Lane for the past 17 years originally as a Practice Nurse, with extensive experience in chronic disease management and diabetes. In 2017 she commenced a 2 year masters degree course to train in advanced nurse practice, which she is due to complete in August 2019.
Jean is an independent prescriber and can see and treat many of the same conditions that a doctor can. she can see children over 6 months of age. Until Jean has completed her advanced practice course she has a doctor supervising her, who she can ask for advice from when required. Jean also works twice a month at the Leyland diabetic Hub seeing complex diabetic patients from within the Leyland area.
Kerry is a Health Practitioner (NP) and joined us in 2017, she sees patients in a similar way to a doctor.
She qualified from Salford University in May 2000 and has worked in emergency departments. For the past 2 1/2 years she has worked in a walk in centre. Kerry is a nurse Prescriber and has qualifications in clinical examination and assessment of minor injuries and illness.
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With the current resource and workforce pressures the shortage of GP's has affected a huge number of practices including our own. We try to ensure that we use long term locums to ensure continuity of care. (see our news letter in latest news for more information on this subject).