Senior Physiotherapist

Senior Physiotherapist (Location: Dublin West)

Job Type Full Time

Senior Physiotherapist
Hermitage Medical Clinic
Dublin West / Dublin
Not Disclosed
Permanent Full-time
Updated 07/04/2021
Human Resources

About The Hermitage Medical Clinic
The Hermitage Medical Clinic Is A 112 Bed Private Hospital In Lucan, West Dublin. Our Specialised Medical Teams Provide Medical, Surgical And Advanced Radiotherapy Care To Patients And Are Supported By The Very Latest Medical Technology. The Hermitage Medical Clinic Is Committed To Providing Excellence In Patient Care Using State-of-the-art Facilities. The Clinic Offers An Outstanding Level Of Expertise And Cutting Edge Technology. We Have The Most Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Available Today, Full Cardiological Facilities Including A Cardiac Catheterisation Suite And Clinical Laboratory Services.

The Role
We Are Seeking A Full Time Senior Physiotherapist To Join The Physiotherapy Team. This Role Will Cover Our Inpatient Service And Will Report To The Physiotherapy Manager. The Successful Candidate Will Provide Quality, Client Centred Physiotherapy Assessment And Treatment To Identified Client Groups As Directed By The Physiotherapy Manager.

The Role Holder Will Be Expected To:
Carry A Clinical Caseload Appropriate To The Post.
Have A Strong Knowledge Of Orthopaedics, And Also A Good Knowledge Of Respiratory And Neurological Conditions.
Be Responsible For Client Assessment, Development And Implementation Of Individualised Treatment Plans That Are Client Centred And In Line With Best Practice.
Be Responsible For Goal Setting In Partnership With Client, Family And Other Team Members As Appropriate
Ensure That Privacy And Dignity Of The Patient Is Respected At All Times.
Communicate And Work In Co-operation With Other Team Members, Along With Providing Guidance, Mentorship, Training And Support To Basic Grade And Weekend Physiotherapy Staff.
Develop Effective Communication With And Provide Instruction, Guidance And Support To Service Users, Family And Carers. Maintain Good Communications With Consultants, Nurses And Community Care Team Members To Support Early Patient Discharge And Adequate Follow – Up.
Document Client Records In Accordance With Professional Standards And Departmental Policies.
Maintain An Accurate Record-keeping System To Comply With Legal Requirements, To Support Clinical Studies And To Provide Information For Data Collection.
Participate In Review Meetings, Case Conferences, Ward Rounds Etc. As Appropriate.
Maintain Professional Standards Of Practice.
Participate In Clinical Audit Activities To Monitor Clinical Standards.
Implement Agreed Protocols, Policies, Procedures, Guidelines And Safe Professional Practice And Adhere To Relevant Legislation, Regulations And Standards.
Work In A Safe Manner With Due Care And Attention To The Safety Of Self And Others. Ensure Safe Working Environment For Patients And Report Immediately Any Adverse Incidents, Near Misses, Accidents Or Injuries Sustained By Staff Or Patients.
Report Any Malfunctions Or Defects In Equipment Or Any Such Suspicions Immediately To The Physiotherapy Manager.

The Person
Essential Requirements For The Ideal Candidate:
BSc Degree In Physiotherapy
Graduate Of A School Of Physiotherapy Accredited By The Irish Society Of Physiotherapists
Current Member Of CORU +/- ISCP
Minimum Of Four Years Post Qualification Experience Is Essential
Experience In Orthopaedics, Respiratory And Neurology
Participate In Evening On Call Rota (post Induction)
Strong IT Skills
Highly Organised

Why Work At The Hermitage Medical Clinic
The Hermitage Medical Clinic Are Passionate About Our People And Believe In Their Development And Growth. As A Member Of The Hermitage Medical Clinic Team You Can Benefit From:
Competitive Salary
An Education Support Programme
Development Opportunities
Opportunities For Career Progression
Access To A Pension Scheme
Subsidised Restaurant
Free Staff Car Parking
Employee Assistance Programme
Life Assurance

The Hermitage Medical Clinic Is An Equal Opportunities Employer
Flexible Organisational Skills IT Skills Strong Communication Skills

Career Level Senior
Education Level BSc Degree In Physiotherapy
Salary Not Disclosed
Apply Before 21 Apr 2021
Location Dublin West
Country Ireland
County Dublin
Contact Name HR Department
Contact Email
Contact Phone 016459000