JustPhysio are recruiting for a band 6 Inpatient Physiotherapist to work with our lovely client based in Central London
Band 6 Inpatient Physiotherapist
12 month FTC
Salary £39,323 - £48,053
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Our client in Central London is looking for a Band 6 Physiotherapist to join their team
Our client is one of England's largest private hospital and is based in a great location .
To work within the CSP guidelines for good service and practice and to provide a comprehensive Physiotherapy service whilst rotating through the inpatient services. To work flexibly across specialities to cover leave and increase demand including orthopaedics, surgery, intensive care, neurosurgery, Aquatic Therapy, pre-admission and oncology
Principal Areas of Responsibility
*To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspect of own work, including the management of patients in your care as an autonomous practitioner.
*To undertake a comprehensive assessment of patients including those with diverse or complex presentations/multi pathologies; use advanced clinical reasoning skills and manual assessment techniques to provide an accurate diagnosis of their condition.
*Formulate and deliver an individual physiotherapy treatment programme based on a sound knowledge of treatment skills.
*Formulate accurate prognoses and recommend best course of intervention, developing comprehensive discharge plans.
*Assess patient understanding of treatment proposals, gain valid informed consent and have the capacity to work within a legal framework with patients who lack the capacity to consent to treatment.
*To keep accurate, legible records of patient care in line with service guidelines
*Work effectively with those patients whose first language is not English and take into consideration diversity issues in particular differing cultural awareness.
*Use a range of verbal and non-verbal communication tools to communicate effectively with patients to progress rehabilitation and treatment programmes
*Evaluate patient progress, reassess and alter treatment programmes if required.
*Manage clinical risk within own patient caseload.
*To work within the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and client's guidelines.
*To assist in the management and development of the service by setting objectives in-line with the business objectives.
*To participate in the rota for chairing and writing minutes for the department.
*To communicate and liaise with other members of the health care team with regards to patient's treatment planning and progress and to promote interaction between the multidisciplinary team.
*To correctly charge patients for all treatments and equipment given.
*To attend case conferences, clinical reviews as appropriate and to produce physiotherapy reports as required.
*To work closely with the Consultants and the nursing team in the effective and appropriate discharge of patients.
*To understand own limitations and consult, when necessary, appropriate senior physiotherapy staff within the clinical area.
*To promote open and friendly communication throughout the clinic and specifically the Physiotherapy department.
*To supervise, teach and appraise students as required.
*To deliver and develop the pre-admission clinic.
*To participate in aquatic therapy
*To work flexibly with early and late shifts and weekend working.
*To participate in the emergency working rota.
*To participate on the weekday/weekend on-call rota for the client.
*When working on the emergency duty on-call rota, provide advice to medical and nursing staff and other members of the multi-disciplinary team regarding patients respiratory and chest functions/conditions.
*To work flexibly across specialities and adapt to the caseload and staffing requirements.
*Plan the effective daily management of a caseload of patients including responding to urgent referrals and occasionally unpredictable work patterns.
*To be able to prioritise clinical work and balance other patient related and professional activities in accordance with the departmental requirements.
*Represent the physiotherapy service and / or individual patients at the multi-disciplinary service, and integrate physiotherapy treatment into the treatment programme. This will include discussion of patient progress and involvement in discharge planning.
*To be responsible for the safe and competent use of all equipment, aids and appliances used by patients.
*To be able to manage potentially stressful, upsetting or emotional situations in an empathetic manner including but not limited to ITU, neurology and areas for terminal care.
*To work with the physiotherapy team to provide an efficient and effective service and to be involved in the proposal/development and implementation of departmental policies and annual business plan.
*To maintain and provide accurate and timely statistical information as required in consultation with senior staff.
*To participate in regular performance reviews.
*To ensure that all equipment defects, accidents and complaints are reported to your line manager and the physiotherapy manager immediately to ensure that appropriate action may be taken in line with clinic Health and Safety policies.
If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327