Senior Physiotherapist Temporary Full-Time (Maternity leave cover)

Senior Physiotherapist Temporary Full-Time (Maternity leave cover) (Location: The Rotunda Hospital)

Job Type Full Time


Principle Duties and Responsibilities


·         Incorporate professional codes of conduct, standards of practice, professional and organisational policies into own practice.

·         Promoting Initiatives that will ensure professional practice.

·         Recognising where appropriate to refer decisions to a higher level of authority and include colleagues in decision making.

·         Keeping up to date with developments in Rotunda, ISCP & Irish healthcare system and applying same to practice as appropriate.

·         Exercising a professional duty of care to patients and acting as a patient advocate.


·         To manage and maintain professional communication in oral & written form appropriate to the content and target audience.

·         Demonstrate the ability to facilitate and lead group physiotherapy sessions.

1.       Facilitating good communication with own Department across multi disciplinary & practice education teams.

2.       Present in-service, lectures at local & national levels.



·         Identifying and prioritizing the requirements of the service area..

·         To assess, plan, implement evaluation treatment plans for service users.

·         Demonstrate clinical reasoning skills and use of evidence based practice.

·         Apply evidence based outcome measures to evaluate treatment efficiency and quality of care.

·         To undertake clinical audit.

·         Working in collaboration with  clients  & colleagues to manage complex  patients.

·         Delegating a clinical caseload and other tasks to relevant team members.

·         Balancing clinical demands with other responsibilities such as departmental responsibilities, practice education, CPD, organisational and service development.

·         Collect, evaluate and report on statistics & patient data.

·         Attend &  contribute to staff meetings and multi disciplinary team meetings  as  required.



·         Work in the area(s) allocated by the Physiotherapy Manager.

·         Prioritise and manage case load according to the needs of the department.

·         Demonstrate effective team working as a component of efficient case. management to ensure an optimum service is provided.

·         Demonstrate appropriate background knowledge prior to commencing assessment, keeping up to date with current literature.

·         To assess, plan and implement and evaluate treatment plans for service users.

·         Apply clinical reasoning skills to set appropriate goals.




·         To take a lead role as clinical educator for Royal College Surgeons Ireland undergraduate physiotherapy student placements

·         Optimize appropriate resources to achieve effective  outcomes.

·         Act as a positive and supportive team leader & identify changing needs and opportunities to improve services.

·         Demonstrate ability to work as a team member.

·         Demonstrate flexibility as and when required by the Physiotherapy Manager to ensure the delivery of an effective & efficient service.

·         Carry out  other  duties  as  appropriate  to  the post  as  required from time to  time.

·         Participate in mandatory training programmes.

·         Identifying   & taking responsibility for own personal development needs (PPDS & CPD).

·         Tailoring own CPD to match service needs.

·         Planning & delivery in-service training.

Career Level Senior
Education Level Registration With CORU
Salary Senior Physiotherapist Salary Scale
Apply Before 29 Apr 2022
Location The Rotunda Hospital
Country Ireland
County Dublin
Contact Name Cinny Cusack
Contact Email
Contact Phone 018171784

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