Physiotherapy Job Summary:
The Poynton SpineCare Institute requires 2 Senior Physiotherapists to join the SpineCare Team at our new Limerick clinic.
This facility will provide state of the art spinal assessment and treatment in a multidisciplinary team environment These positions will involve spinal assessment, triage and treatment. Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years experience and have spinal expertise.
Previous experience of spinal or musculoskeletal triage will be an advantage. Appointments are full time permanent
Purpose of the post:
To participate in the provision of the spinal assesement, triage and treatment. The role of Senior Physiotherapist is to be responsible for the assessment and treatment of a broad range of patients and to work closely with other staff in the relevant clinical area.
Candidates must, on the latest date for receiving completed application forms for the post, possess,
1. B.Sc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Dublin Ireland.
2. Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) degree from the National University of Ireland
3. Diploma in Physiotherapy of the University of Dublin or the National University of Ireland
4. A qualification in Physiotherapy at least equivalent to (i), (ii), or (iii) above
5. Be a member of or eligible for membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
Have at least five years satisfactory post qualification experience
1. Relevant post graduate qualification.
2. Ongoing Commitment to CPD in the relevant area
3. Previous experience of spinal or musculoskeletal triage will be an advantage
1. Be professionally responsible for all aspects of the post holders own work.
2. To undertake the assessment and appropriate management and/or treatment of patients.
3. To keep abreast in understanding and knowledge of all new developments which are applicable to the general physiotherapy treatments.
4. To maintain accurate clinical records as required.
5. To participate in any research studies, research or audits as required.
6. To liaise as required with other clinical staff in the relevant area.
7. To perform other such duties, appropriate to the office as may be assigned from time to time by the Institute Manager
8. Maintain own professional development and competency.
9. Comply with mandatory training requirements as per Institute policy, i.e. Fire and Manual Handling Training.
10. The post holder is accountable, responsible and has authority as appropriate to their grade for delivering a quality service and ensuring patient safety
11. Embrace and support any changes in technology and to assist in the implementation and operation of these changes.
12. Perform such other duties appropriate to the post as may be assigned from time to time by the Manager or a nominee.
13. You will be required to be completely flexible in relation to the performance of your duties.
14. To initiate, support and implement quality improvement initiatives in their area which are in keeping with the hospitals continuous quality improvement programme.
The extent and speed of change in the delivery of health care is such that adaptability is essential at this level of management. The incumbent will be required to maintain, enhance and develop their professional knowledge, skills, and aptitudes necessary to respond to a changing situation. The Job Description must be regarded as an outline of the major areas of accountability at the present time. It will be reviewed and assessed on an on-going basis
Closing Date 16th June