COPD Adviceline Senior Physiotherapist
COPD Adviceline Senior Physiotherapist (Location: Dublin 18)
|Job Type||Part Time|
The COPD Adviceline Physiotherapist will possess a degree in Physiotherapy, be registered with CORU and will have a minimum of two years in respiratory clinical practice; ideally in a Respiratory MDT setting such as COPD outreach, integrated care or pulmonary rehabilitation. They will also have at least two years of experience in chronic disease management. The COPD Adviceline is funded by the HSE and operated by the Asthma Society of Ireland with the assistance of COPD Support Ireland. The Adviceline Physiotherapist will have a primary focus on the COPD Adviceline service provision and development and will be based in COPD Support Ireland as an employee of the Asthma Society of Ireland.
The function of the Adviceline Physiotherapist is to provide evidence-based, disease specific advice and information to individuals and/or carers of people with COPD. This service is provided to adults and carers of those living with COPD.
OVERALL OBJECTIVES OF THE SERVICE
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Be registered on the Physiotherapists Register maintained by the Physiotherapists Registration Board at CORU.
Practitioners must confirm annual registration with CORU to the ASI by way of the annual Patient Safety Assurance Certificate (PSAC)
Have at least 5 years post-qualification experience, with a minimum of two years in respiratory clinical practice. You will also have at least two years’ experience in chronic disease management.
Demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development.
Post Specific Requirements
The function of the Adviceline Senior Physiotherapist role is to provide evidence based clinical advice, information and education to individuals and/or carers of people with COPD.
You will be required to respond to all enquiries in a timely manner, Monday to Friday and according to the operational guideline / policies of the ASI and adhering to the ISCP and CORU Code of Conduct, to ensure the highest standards of care are being maintained and professional responsibilities in caring for patients are implemented in a safe, ethical, and effective way. It is the responsibility of the Senior Physiotherapist to familiarise themselves with the ISCP and CORU Code of Conduct. The Senior Physiotherapist must be on the current CORU Physiotherapy register. The Senior Physiotherapist will operate within their scope of practice and will have yearly evidence of Continuous Professional Development.
In addition to your hours-of- service provision, you are required to attend evaluation meetings every six weeks – Learning Team Meetings (LTMs). These meetings (LTMs) will take place in the Asthma Society of Ireland’s Office, Amiens Street or the COPD Support Ireland Office, Leopardstown, Dublin 18.
You are required to attend educational meetings/symposia to maintain and continue your education as required in all aspects of physiotherapy professional development and to keep up to date with national and local resources available to support those living with Chronic Respiratory Disease.
You are required to be flexible in this position as other responsibilities within your skill set, may be assigned to you in addition to or outside your normal duties as the service requires.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in applying for the role, please send a cover letter and an up-to date CV, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 21st of June.
Please note, interviews expected to take place week commencing 15th June
|Education Level||BSc Physiotherapy|
|Salary||Available On Request|
|Apply Before||21 Jun 2021|
|Contact Name||Joan Johnston, National Co-ordinator COPD Support Ireland, For Informal Enquiries|