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Senior Respiratory and Oncology Physiotherapist

London – Private Care at Guys
Full 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  Senior Respiratory and Oncology Physiotherapist

Location - The London Bridge Hospital, London

Contract Type - Permanent, full time hours 37.5hrs

Salary - Competitive (dependent on skills & experience). This position is equivalent to a Band 7 NHS.

Other Info - We will be able to sponsor VISA's for those within the EU and outside the EU.

Job Description

The Senior Respiratory and Oncology Physiotherapist will be responsible for a full clinical inpatient caseload, whilst also supporting the Clinical Lead Oncology Physiotherapist and Inpatient Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Lead with service development initiatives.

Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To be responsible for a majority medical and post op Oncology clinical caseload, providing high quality Physiotherapy care to patients across the London Bridge Hospital campus.

  • To be able to provide clinical support across all specialities, including Intensive care, general surgery, orthopaedics and cardiorespiratory.

  • Use expert clinical reasoning to provide specialist intervention, support and advice to patients, ensuring best practice is applied at all times.

  • To provide comprehensive initial and ongoing assessments for each patient.

  • To plan and implement treatment using a goal planning system.

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

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

  • To be responsible for the safe and timely discharge of patients and to be able to communicate this effectively to other healthcare professionals and refer onwards as appropriate to community teams.

Skills and experience

  • Appropriate training at MSc level or equivalent experiential development

  • Be HCPC Registered

  • CSP Member (Desirable)

  • Highly specialist experience in Oncology physiotherapy

  • Experience working within in-patient settings within an acute hospital

  • Experience working across other disciplines within physiotherapy e.g rotations

About the facility

Rated as 'outstanding' by the CQC, the London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard; a large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site; Private Care at Guys, which is on the top four floors of Guys Hospital Cancer Centre; and outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City and Canary Wharf

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.

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