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I am a highly motivated and professional Physiotherapist, newly qualified from The Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI). Clinical placement experience in acute hospital settings for adult and paediatric care. Seeking a role as a staff grade physiotherapist. Proven leadership skills, as demonstrated by a variety of roles I have held within RCSI, including Final Year Class Representative. Additionally, I represented the college at the annual Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists committee meeting in 2020.
2016 to 2020 BSc in Physiotherapy (1.1 Honours)
Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Subjects: Neurology, respiratory, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, paediatrics, women’s health, movement studies, manual therapy, care of the elderly, anatomy, research methods.
2010 to 2016 Leaving Certificate (575 CAO points)
Loreto College, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
KEY ACHIEVEMENTS, ATTRIBUTES & SKILLS
• Voted Physiotherapy Final Year Class Representative 2019/2020: represented my class for alumni events, liaised closely with RCSI faculty members on behalf of classmates, responsible for welcoming incoming physiotherapy students, additionally, I presented at RCSI Undergraduate Open Day.
• Elected RCSI Final Year Student Representative for Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) 2019/2020. Attended annual ISCP committee meeting on behalf of RCSI School of Physiotherapy.
• Completed Tralee Marathon 2019.
• Captained RCSI Women’s Hockey team to Ireland’s Hockey Intervarsities 2018 and 2019.
• Grade 8 Cello with DIT Conservatory of Music 2016.
• Bronze Gaisce President’s Award 2014.
Feb. 10th – March 13th 2020 Temple St. Childrens’ University Hospital General and ICU Respiratory1.1 (78%)
Nov. 11th – Dec. 13th 2019 Cork University Hospital Neurology 1.1 (71%)
Sept. 2nd – Oct. 4th 2019 Beaumont Hospital Outpatients 1.1 (78%)
March 25th – April 26th 2019 Beaumont Hospital ICU Respiratory 2.1 (69%)
Jan. 7th – March 8th 2019 Cork University Hospital Orthopaedics / Care of the Elderly 2.1 (68%)
Oct. 8th – Nov. 9th 2018 Kerry University Hospital Outpatients 2.1 (68%)
• Confident in managing a varied caseload; multiple system atrophy, Guillain Barre Syndrome, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, Parkinson’s Disease, traumatic brain injuries, stroke, care of the elderly, gym-based rehabilitation, total hip replacements, total knee replacements, cerebral palsy, chromosomal deletion disorders, learning disabilities, adult ICU exposure, paediatric ICU exposure, metabolic disorders, cystic fibrosis, acute soft tissue injuries, palliative care, near drowning injuries.
• Managed a caseload of 6-7 patients per day.
• Demonstrated excellent clinical reasoning skills in the development of treatment and home exercise plans.
• Adapted my communication skills to suit paediatric patients.
• Liaised with members of the physiotherapy department and the wider multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to ensure a holistic approach to the management of patients.
• Sought extra learning opportunities: thrombolysis meetings, X-ray conferences, ward rounds, guest lectures, home visits, tracheostomy ward round, joint hypermobility groups, ESCAPE OA knee classes.
• Continued patient-centred care through the delivery of physiotherapy in the home setting in cases of early supported discharge.
• Contributed at MDT and family meetings on a weekly basis.
SKILLS AND INTERESTS
• Love for languages having fluency in both French and Irish.
• Keen interest in music since the age of 5. Travelled with Young Orchestral Pops (YOPs) to Prague and Krakow.
• Enjoy volunteer work. Volunteered at the RCSI Teddy Bear Hospital 2018 and 2019. Volunteered at Castleross Nursing Home, Monaghan
• Avid sportsperson with a special interest in GAA, tennis, running and hockey
References available on request