Physiotherapist - Cork

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Publish Date: 
28/08/2019 - 01:00 to 27/09/2019 - 01:00
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Permanent Part Time
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Permanent Part-time - Physiotherapist - HealthcareDirect - Cork

HealthcareDirect are currently looking to employ a permanent part-time Chartered Physiotherapist to join our team. You will be based in Cork. Three days per week with a view to increase in the near future. You will work in both community hospital/ step down facilities and in the community. You will work in a fully supported environment lead by our Physiotherapy Clinical Manager and be given the opportunity to work autonomously in the private healthcare sector. Salary is commensurate with experience. If you feel that you are the right person for the role we would love to hear from you.

Overview of Role:

  • Design and development of focused individual care plans and group exercise sessions to maintain and improve quality of life for the resident community
  • Setting outcome measures using research based functional and fitness assessments
  • Providing ongoing one to one physiotherapy sessions to residents based on completion of initial baseline assessments
  • Maintaining and updating individual resident and client records
  • Working hand in hand with the home medical team to integrate physiotherapy as an integral part of the care plans
  • Clients would include predominantly (but not exclusively) geriatrics with physical and mental health pathologies, (stroke, - Alzheimer's and related dementias) right through to able bodied and active ageing adults
  • To provide individualised treatment programmes for clients in an acute setting based on orthopaedic physiotherapy assessments
  • Evaluate client progress, based on validated and standardised outcome measures, reassess, alter and progress treatment programmes accordingly

Characteristics we value:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Problem –solving approach

Candidate Requirements:

  • Third Level Degree in Physiotherapy qualification
  • Current member of ISCP and CORU is a must
  • Experience either working or knowledge of a long term geriatric population would be greatly beneficial but not essential
  • Strong communications skills both verbal and written
  • Will require own transport