Bank Physiotherapist Adult acute care/ Surgical /Cardiothoracic

Posted 16 November by HCA Healthcare UK

Job – Bank Physiotherapist (Adult acute care / surgical / cardiothoracic)

Location– The Harley Street Clinic, 35 Weymouth Street, London, W1G 8BJ

Contract Type – Bank

Hours– Weekend rota. Occasional weekday shifts may also be available

Job Description

The Harley Street Clinic is looking for Bank staff to be available for weekend +/- after hours on call shifts with their in-patient team, responsible for providing high quality physiotherapy for adult patients in the acute care setting (critical care, post-op general surgical and cardiothoracic settings) .

Duties & Responsibilities

· To undertake a comprehensive physiotherapy assessment of the individual patient, gaining relevant information from subjective and objective clinical examination, applying clinical reasoning skills to identify physiotherapy amenable impairments and disabilities

· To formulate and deliver an individual treatment programme based on specialist knowledge of evidence-based practice and treatment options using clinical skills

· To deliver a variety of physiotherapy interventions to resolve identified problems, involving, educating and empowering patients and their families where appropriate

· To re-evaluate and re-assess patient progress and update treatment programmes as required

· To advocate for physiotherapy, when involvement is indicated or not appropriate, and have an understanding of medical, nursing and allied health interventions to provide holistic clinical care

· To work autonomously and also in conjunction with the wider medical, nursing and allied health teams to deliver an exceptional patient experience

· To be responsible for prioritisation of clinical caseload

· To maintain accurate up-to-date patient records which comply with departmental and CSP standards

Skills & Experience

· Graduate Diploma or BSc in Physiotherapy

· Registration with HCPC

· Experience and knowledge within physiotherapy in the acute care / general surgical / cardiothoracic setting

· Experience with weekend working in acute care setting + /- oncall

· Experience with oncology caseload is desirable

Reference: 43219891

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