Highly Specialist Women's Health Physiotherapist

Posted 16 November by HCA Healthcare UK

HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.

Job – Highly Specialist Physiotherapist (Women's Health)

Location - The London Bridge Hospital, London

Contract Type - Permanent, full time hours 37.5hrs (part-time applications will be considered)

Salary - Competitive (dependent on skills & experience). This position is equivalent to a Band 7 NHS.

Other Info - Job share applications are welcome

Job Description

As a permanent Specialist Physiotherapist you will lead on the delivery of the women’s health service in the Outpatient Physiotherapy Department at the Shard. You will also be able to effectively manage an obstetric, gynaecological and urology outpatient case-load and provide highly specialised treatment to patients within the outpatient department.

There will be the opportunity to work at the Portland hospital as part of this role, within the outpatient and inpatient services. This will include being involved in CPD and collaboration on development of services across HCA Healthcare.

Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To be able to treat patients with conditions such as continence problems, pelvic floor dysfunctions, post-operative gynaecological and urological conditions, and obstetric patients

  • To anticipate, assess and respond effectively to the needs of the patients, thus making excellent customer service a first priority.

  • To provide thorough assessment and accurate diagnosis of patient conditions and to seek second opinion in circumstances when diagnosis may be unclear.

  • To use expert clinical reasoning, critical thinking, and advanced assessment skills to assess patients with complex, acute and chronic conditions (pelvic floor dysfunction, incontinence, pain, prolapse).

  • To provide highly specialised physiotherapy treatment using evidence based practice where possible.

  • To lead on the development, promotion and growth of the service. This will include liaising closely with referring stakeholders, relationship managers, marketing team and other members of the MDT.

  • To be responsible for ensuring clinical excellence of the service, including undertaking teaching and audit.

Skills and experience

  • Be registered with the HCPC

  • Member of the CSP

  • Degree in Physiotherapy

  • High level of experience in Women's Health in an outpatient setting

  • Post graduate qualification in Women’s Health Physiotherapy desirable

  • Experience in Men's Health is desirable

About the facility

Rated as 'outstanding' by the CQC, the London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard; a large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site; Private Care at Guys, which is on the top four floors of Guys Hospital Cancer Centre; and outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City and Canary Wharf

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