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Bank Hand Therapists

London – London Bridge Hospital
Clinical
Part time
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Job – Bank Hand Therapist

Location London Bridge Hospital, The Wellington Hospital & The Chelsea Outpatient Centre

Contract Type – Bank

Hours/Shifts Available – Bank shifts available on your availability

Job Description

London Bridge Hospital and The Wellington Hospital are looking for Bank staff to be available for evening or week day shifts to cover a growing demand for hand therapy and to cover during periods of absence.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Highly Specialist Hand Therapist will lead on the development of clinical pathways for the Hand & Wrist, working closely with Orthopaedic Upper Limb and Hand & Wrist, Plastics and Rheumatology consultants at the Hospitals. They will be responsible for a hand and wrist caseload, managing patients with complex needs, 

  • To utilise highly developed clinical reasoning skills and knowledge in providing high quality therapy assessment, diagnosis and treatment, facilitating evidence-based care.

  • To work to the highest standards to facilitate evidence-based patient care, playing a key role in implementing, facilitating and developing hand therapy best practice in line with local and national guidelines.

  • To ensure that patient centred goals are set and that the outcome of intervention is monitored, using appropriate outcome measures in line with insurer contracts and available evidence.

  • To maintain accurate, up-to-date and concise treatment records detailing the individual patient’s treatment plan and progress

  • To ensure that therapy sessions are commenced on time and patients are charged appropriately for their treatment.

  • To take responsibility for monitoring own diary for administration errors e.g. double bookings, and ensure you are meeting utilisation targets.

Skills & Experience

  • Graduate Diploma or BSc in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy

  • Registration with HCPC

  • Post graduate training in Hand Therapy

  • Significant experience and knowledge within Hand Therapy – able to work independently

About The Facility

The London Bridge Hospital, The Wellington Hospital & The Chelsea Outpatient Centre are part of the established leading private healthcare company, HCA Healthcare. Established for over 50 years, it has been providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.

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