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Bank Paediatric Physiotherapist (Respiratory)

London – The Portland Hospital
Part time
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HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.

Job – Bank Paediatric Physiotherapist (Respiratory)

Location – The Portland Hospital at 205-209 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5AH

Contract Type – Bank

Job Description

The Portland Hospital is looking for Bank staff to be available for weekend and after hours on call shifts with their acute care team, responsible for providing high quality physiotherapy for patients with respiratory & cardiac conditions.

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 paediatric physiotherapy in a respiratory and cardiac caseload

· Experience of paediatric on-call and weekend working in PICU

· Experience with a paediatric orthopaedic caseload is desirable

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

You will also have good interpersonal skills, communicating strongly in verbal or written methods; ability to change with changes in service demands; robust command of IT systems; aspiration to individually and collaboratively deliver exemplary patient and family centred care.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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