MSK Physiotherapist
SOUTH WEST

  • Salary: £50,000 to £75,000
  • Job ID: 165699
  • Category: HEALTHCARE

Main Purpose of Role

  • To work as an autonomous practitioner, within scope of practice and deliver a quality clinical service meeting the clinical and commercial needs of the Community Services contracts with senior support as required.
  • To develop and promote a positive and dynamic image and culture to both internal and external stakeholders. At all times striving to reflect and encourage core value behaviours
  • To develop and foster productive relationships with local Consultants, GPs and other potentially productive links.

Key Tasks

 Clinical

  • Determine Clinical diagnosis and provide Physiotherapy treatment indicated as an autonomous practitioner, developing appropriate packages of care, giving specialist clinical / professional advise to patients, carers and other Health Care Professionals.
  • Undertake comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of patients with a wide variety of physical, and emotional needs. To formulate, deliver, review and progress individual treatment programmes, ensuring effective treatment, specialist advice and timely discharge is achieved.
  • Evaluate own clinical practice through reflection, audit and outcome measures, in order to continually improve Physiotherapy Service to patients and promote evidence- based practice.
  • Maintain patient documentation, records and accurate statistical information to reflect care provided and to meet professional and company standards and local and national guidelines.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of Clinical Governance, including ability to audit own practice.
  • Responsible for organisation, prioritisation and planning of own caseload with support from our referral management centre.
  • To demonstrate clinical competencies to required company standards
  • Services delivered and Clinical interventions will vary depending on contract/site, patient/clients’ needs, and clinician experience/knowledge, but may include; assessments, advice, treatment, individual or group rehab, educational seminars, screening.
  • To conduct all clinical interventions and related actions in line with relevant professional standards, such as CSP, HPC, ACPSM as well as Connect standards and policies and where applicable, contract parameters.
  • To demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development and to maintain a contemporary record of such activity, in line with recommendations of CSP and HPC
  • To attend timetabled in service training and mandatory training programme, as well as other Connect educational initiatives which may be outside of contracted time
  • To be willing to share their knowledge and skills and actively participate in the Connect in service training programme and other training, educational and promotional initiatives.
  • Will participate in evening /weekend rota of work and take responsibility for covering any sessions that are assigned.
  • There may be the opportunity to attend and contribute to services delivered at sporting events