JustPhysio are looking for an MSK Physiotherapist to work with their client based in West Essex
Band 7 MSK/Paediatrics
Salary £37,570 -£43,772 DOE (pro rata)
Fulltime, will consider part time
Our client is looking for a Band 7 Physiotherapist to work as a key member of the therapy team to provide MSK Physiotherapy assessment, diagnosis and treatment for children and young people and to support them, their families and carers in selfmanagement and care.
Planning and organisational tasks / duties:
*To manage and prioritise own caseload and workload independently.
*Take a lead in departmental development of MSK services.
*Support the delivery of key performance targets.
*Plan and implement training programmes to others.
Patient Care Responsibilities:
*To act independently to assess, analyse and provide a clinical diagnosis for individual patients to determine their need for physiotherapy intervention, and act independently to plan, implement, evaluate, treat and progress patient care to maximise rehabilitation potential.
*To work as an autonomous practitioner in providing and delivering Musculoskeletal
Physiotherapy assessments and treatment plans to your own designated clinical caseload of patients presenting with various conditions.
*To use a wide range of physiotherapy skills including manual physiotherapy techniques, selfmanagement advice, and therapeutic handling.
*To continually evaluate the effectiveness of interventions in meeting shared goals, and modify the individual patient treatment plan as necessary.
*To proactively support colleagues in the assessment, treatment and management of patients.
*To understand each patients' needs and expectations from physiotherapy, and irrespective of their backgrounds and/or beliefs, to provide them with the quality physiotherapy service to the standards the company expects.
*To maintain up to date patient records in line with professional standards. These must be completed in a timely manner, whilst abiding by our internal procedures and Service Level Agreements.
*To triage referrals as required and complete appropriate process and make accuratek recommendations based on the findings of the referral information.
*To identify and manage any risks to quality, such as workload, communication, and team working, with the support of your supervisor, and to advise on any issues regarding service delivery.
*To communicate effectively with all stakeholders (including patients, clinical colleagues, administrative colleagues, receptionists, and external healthcare professionals etc.) in line with our client's procedures, to ensure effective patient management. This may involve working in collaboration with and/or referring to NHS colleagues in hospital and community settings when required.
*To work as part of the community therapy service and take a lead role with the other physiotherapists to ensure delivery of clinically effective MSK care.
*To abide by HCPC and CSP Codes of Professional Conduct, and work in line with all areas of CSP Core Standards of Practice.
*Provide complex and sensitive information to patients in a manner that they can understand.
*Liaise with a wide range of professional colleagues and other agencies to ensure comprehensive management of the patient. This includes participating and arranging joint sessions with colleagues, reports and keeping in regular communications with those involved in managing the patient in the community.
*To work with the child, their parents/carers and others involved in the child's care to prioritise treatment aims for the child or young person.
*Consider blocks of therapy to help patient focus on and achieve goals, and periods of consolidation. Plan for discharge from therapy services, ensuring appropriate onward referral and liaison as required.
*To work with patients with a variety of conditions and their carers/families, across the teams geographical patch. Work flexibly in order to provide an equitable service to all patients across the patch, as the caseload determines, and to cover periods of staff absence.
*Develop skills and knowledge of a wide range of MSK disorders, and MSK caseload management.
*Adapt practice to meet individual patient circumstances, including due regard for cultural and linguistic differences.
*To complete incident forms where appropriate and discuss pertinent issues regarding adverse incidents with line manager and others involved.
*To comply with mandatory training, ensuring that this is completed in a timely manner.
*To ensure that any Safeguarding concerns are reported appropriately, following local policies and procedures.
*To carry out work within/and to your level of competency, in other areas of the wider team, to facilitate equity of service provision for all patients if requested by manager.
If you are interested in this position, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327