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Job reference: 173883
Salary: Band 7 (£46,244 - £53,789)
Job closing date: 07/01/2024
Job Type: Medical Support
Location: Raigmore Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 112.5
Job posted date: 14/12/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Highland
Department: Medical

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An exciting new opportunity has arisen for Physician’s Associate to join the Medical Team at Raigmore Hospital undertaking specific responsibilities as part of a multi-disciplinary team. In conjunction with their colleagues, the post holder will work autonomously as part of the multi-disciplinary team, undertaking comprehensive physical assessment and history taking of patients and provide immediate care and / or initiate treatment as per clinical pathways/ protocols and Patient Group Directions (PGD’s).

Candidates, who are absolutely committed to enhancing patient care, through the efficient and effective management as part of a wider clinical team within Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, are encouraged to apply.

The post holder will demonstrate the ability to work independently, use advanced skills of history taking and physical examination and be able to utilise their own professional judgement to decide when patients require medical intervention or onwards referral.

Raigmore Hospital provides elective and emergency inpatient and outpatient services to the population of the Highlands which includes acute medical, surgical, trauma & orthopaedics, maternity and gynaecological services. It also provides laboratory, radiological and pharmacy services. It receives tertiary referrals in renal medicine and other specialities, offers a breast screening service and acts as host to visiting services such as plastic surgery, neurosurgery and paediatric cardiology.

There will be opportunity for the successful applicant to influence their allocation within a medical speciality.

For more information regarding this post please contact Dr Duncan Scott, Medical Clinical Lead, on 01463 706321 (e-mail or Liam Allan, Physician Associate, on via e-mail: or Tony Golabek, Service Manager,

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.


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NHS Highland is geographically the largest of the 14 regional boards of NHS Scotland, covering an area of 12,500 square miles, across Highland and Argyll & Bute.

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