Medforce Recruitment, in collaboration with a North Dublin-based hospital, is in the process of seeking a seasoned Physiotherapist with extensive experience in Orthopedics. The institution takes pride in housing Ireland’s most extensive and esteemed group of orthopaedic consultants, along with cutting-edge diagnostic and surgical resources.
Qualifications, Experience & Requirements Candidates must meet the following criteria:
• Hold a recognised qualification in Physiotherapy & be registered with CORU.
• Have at least 4 years post qualification experience and a minimum of 18 months specifically in acute orthopaedic services (Adult & Paediatric/Elective & Trauma experience will be considered)
• Experience in the management of complex patients in inpatient and outpatient orthopaedic settings is essential
• Relevant post graduate qualification/ training is desirable.
• Membership of relevant Clinical Interest groups is desirable.
• Experince of being involved in clinical audit, service evaluation and research is required.
• Have proven organisational and case load management skills.
• Have the ability to work on own initiative, prioritise clinical and non-clinical tasks and demonstrate attention to detail.
• Have excellent interpersonal skills & proven verbal and written communication abilities.
• Experience of working as part of an inter-disciplinary team.
Duties and Responsibilities The Senior Physiotherapist is an experienced professional with clinical expertise and a keen interest in enhancing management skills. Responsibilities include:
- Overseeing and coordinating orthopaedic physiotherapy services for both inpatient and outpatient care, ensuring the highest standards of assessment, treatment, and advice.
- Proficiency in assessing and managing diverse Orthopaedic conditions.
- Specializing in a defined area within the service, with rotation between In-Patient and Out-Patient Orthopaedics.
- Providing exceptional physiotherapy care, evaluating treatment effectiveness based on evidence-based practices.
- Offering supervision, guidance, and mentoring to junior staff and physiotherapy assistants.
- Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of interventions and patient statistics.
- Collaborating with other departments, contributing to planning and service development.
- Participating in research, audits, risk assessments, and implementing necessary changes.
- Promoting education through peer teaching sessions and facilitating learning for various staff members.
- Managing clinical risk within assigned caseload and the team.
- Staying updated on trends and changes in Orthopaedic Physiotherapy/Orthopaedic Medicine.
- Leading the organization and development of the Saturday Orthopaedic Service, including training for participating staff.
- Contributing to quality assurance initiatives and reporting safety and welfare concerns.
- Performing additional duties assigned by the Therapy Services Manager.
- Ensuring continuous professional and personal development.
- Adapting responsibilities in line with evolving needs.
Terms of Employment
- Full-time, permanent, and pensionable position.
- Work hours: 37 hours over a 5-day week.
- Salary according to approved HSE pay scales.
- Probation period: 9 months.
- Superannuation per applicable scheme.
- Annual leave, sick leave, and termination conditions aligned with organizational policies.
Working Together and Quality Demonstrate a positive, caring attitude to foster confidence among patients and colleagues, adhering to national and international standards.
Please contact Leah Hall at email@example.com with your CV to apply.