Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Vhi Health & Wellbeing

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Vhi Health & Wellbeing (Location: )

Job Type Contract
Description

The person appointed to this post will work in the musculoskeletal physiotherapy department at the SwiftCare Clinics. 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

 

 

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • 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. 

 

The Person

 

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following:

 

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.

 

The Next Steps

 

If you are interested in applying for the above position please submit your CV at the following link: https://www.talentpack.com/A/YWAE

 

 

For further details please feel free to contact Nora Castro via email at Nora.Castro@vhi.ie.

 

Career Level Other
Education Level CORU Registered
Salary Not Disclosed
Apply Before 30 Dec 2021
Country Ireland
County Cork
Contact Name Nora Castro
Contact Email Nora.Castro@vhi.ie
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