JustPhysio are looking for a Band 6 Orthopaedic Physiotherapist to work with their NHS client in Surrey
Band 6 Orthopaedics
Fixed term contract until end March 2020
Salary £31,921-£39,029 Pro rata
JustPhysio has an excellent opportunity to work with our lovely client based in Surrey in a band 6 Orthopaedic position.
PURPOSE OF JOB:
*To provide a high standard physiotherapy service in assessing and treating patients who may have a complex presentation
*To supervise and teach recently qualified physiotherapists/technicians/assistants and students and be involved in teaching MDT staff
*To participate in CPD and other departmental activities
KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
*To be responsible for implementing within your clinical practice, the relevant standards and policies
*To propose and make changes to working practices in consultation with the speciality lead where applicable
*To maintain a high standard of clinical care using evidence based practices and evaluate the outcomes
*To be responsible as an autonomous practitioner to undertake a significant clinical caseload on the orthopaedic unit
*To be responsible for the smooth running of a designated area of the unit, delegating workload to other members of the orthopaedic team
*To undertake the comprehensive assessment of patients including those with complex presentation using investigative and analytical skills. To seek guidance from senior staff as required.
*To devise an individualised physiotherapy management and/or treatment plan using clinical reasoning skills to utilise a range of treatment options in formulating a specialised programme of care.
*To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of your professional activities working within codes of practice and professional guidelines. This includes patient documentation in both professional and medical notes.
*To demonstrate a sound understanding of clinical governance, clinical risk and to demonstrate the use of treatment plans with an evidence based link.
*To demonstrate physical ability to carry out physiotherapy assessment and interventions, including highly developed manual physiotherapy techniques and therapeutic handling. There is a frequent requirement to exert moderate physical effort for short periods during the day.
*To keep up to date with clinical developments and maintain background knowledge in this speciality area analysing current research and discussing and implementing changes in clinical practice.
*To ensure that junior members of the team are informed of developments and changes and work to these standards.
*To ensure that as an individual practitioner, the post holder advises the Principal Orthopaedic physiotherapist and Physiotherapy Manager of any changes to the service to ensure quality and effectiveness of care for their patients.
*To be responsible for the safe use of equipment used in carrying out physiotherapy duties, adhering to the department's medical devices policy. This includes competence and accuracy to use equipment by you and other healthcare professionals, carers and patients.
If you are interested in this position, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327.