Senior Physiotherapist: Cardiothoracic

Senior Physiotherapist: Cardiothoracic (Location: Blackrock, Dublin)

Job Type Full Time

Senior Physiotherapist: Cardiothoracic

Blackrock Clinic is the leading and longest established private hospital and clinic in Ireland. Since it opened in the mid-1980s, the clinic has consistently built an unparalleled reputation in new high-tech surgical procedures, medical treatments, and ground-breaking diagnostics.

Blackrock Clinic is now part of Blackrock Health private hospital group along with the Hermitage Clinic, Galway Clinic, and Limerick Clinic, some of the most advanced hospitals in Irish private healthcare. Blackrock Clinic has been recognised for over ten years by the Joint Commission International (JCI) which accredits only hospitals that raise safety and quality of care standards to the highest levels. We were one of the first hospitals in Ireland to attain this international recognition. Blackrock Clinic is a progressive and pioneering hospital in which care for the patient is central to everything we do.

In the position of Senior Physiotherapist: Cardiothoracic while carrying a clinical case load, the role will be responsible for patient assessment along with development and implementation of best practice treatment plans. Whilst participating in an on call rota, the other aspects of the role are (but not limited to):

·       Demonstrate a high level of clinical expertise in the area of Cardiothoracics.

·       Review and update Cardiothoracic Protocols all relevant documentation

·       Instruct/teach junior staff, students and team members with regard to Cardiothoracic procedures.

·       Keep abreast of current advances and research in Cardiothoracics to ensure that a high standard of care is maintained by the physiotherapy service.

·       To attend courses and study days as appropriate and liaise on a regular basis with other Cardiothoracic facilities.

·       Participate in the on-call rota as required

Successful candidates must be:

·       CORU registered

·       A graduate of B.SC (Honours)degree in Physiotherapy or a Physiotherapy qualification validated by the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapy

·       A member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists

·       In possession of a Continued Professional Development Diary which includes evidence of reflective practice, In-service training, courses attended and Clinical Governance gained

·       Attending Post graduate courses relevant to their clinical specialty

The above are all part of what makes up the full job description which can be requested. The position works a standard hours of 35 hours per week.

Working at Blackrock Clinic we offer many benefits, including:

-    Accommodation Assistance – we offer accommodation support for new starters

-    Pension – Defined Contribution pension scheme

-    Car Parking – on site available to all staff at very reasonable rates

-    Educational assistance - supporting employees in development

-    Flexibility – we are flexible and like to promote a good work life balance

-    Uniforms – provision of uniforms to all staff who require them

-    A discounted pharmacy, medical tests, travel tickets and restaurant

-    Bike to work scheme – we participate in the Bike to Work scheme and more

Career Level Senior
Education Level B.SC (Hons)
Salary Negotiable
Apply Before 23 Sep 2023
Location Blackrock, Dublin
Country Ireland
County Dublin
Contact Name Garth Masters
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone + 353 1 206 4340