Vhi Health & Wellbeing has been established to develop medical, health and wellbeing services for Vhi customers. Vhi currently provides a range of health and wellbeing services to its customers.
We currently have opportunities for a number of Physio Therapist roles
Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist based in Limerick.
Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist based in Cork.
Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist based in Carrickmines Dublin.
The person appointed to this post will work in the musculoskeletal physiotherapy department at the Vhi 360 Health Centre . The caseload will entail management of a variety of acute to chronic musculoskeletal complaints. Referrals sources will primarily be from SwiftCare clinic doctors, and also the Orthopaedic and Sports Injury/Musculoskeletal services as well as outside referrals or self-referrals from Vhi members.
The incumbent of this position will likely train as a health coach and will incorporate this into their practice
•Act independently to assess, analyse patients and determine the need for appropriate physiotherapy intervention.
•Be responsible for client assessment, development and implementation of individualised treatment plans that are client centred and in line with best practice.
•Effectively manage patients with complex conditions in conjunction with other members of the multidisciplinary team.
•Utilise a range of physiotherapy skills including manual techniques, self-management advice, therapeutic exercise – group and individual, and patient education.
•Carry out the appropriate physiotherapy treatment for each patient with due regard for the Physiotherapy Code of Professional Conduct, as outlined by the Irish Society for Chartered Physiotherapists.
•Be a clinical resource for other physiotherapists.
•Communicate and work in co-operation with other team members in providing an integrated quality service, taking the lead role as required.
•Liaise with primary care colleagues as a conduit of information and ensure timely referral where appropriate.
•Communicate effectively with and provide instruction, guidance and support to, staff, clients, family, carers etc.
Skills and Abilities:
•Physiotherapy qualification recognised by the Physiotherapists Registration Board at CORU or hold a qualification in Physiotherapy awarded outside of the Republic of Ireland which has been recognised by the Physiotherapists Registration Board at CORU
•Have a minimum of 5 years clinical experience
•High level of professional and personal integrity
•An interest in, or experience of Yoga, Meditation or Integrative Health is a distinct advantage.
•Experience of developing, applying and reviewing an evidence-based approach to decision making
•Proficient in navigating IT systems and comfortable using digital platforms
•Full, clean driving licence.