Specialist Physiotherapist Oncology and Haematology

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust £ 38768.0 - 46124.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 38768.0 - 46124.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
25 Jul 2022
Closes
24 Aug 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Patient Care

To be professionally and legally responsible for all aspects of the post-holders own work
To carry out assessment of patients as an autonomous practitioner, including those with complex presentations, and using clinical reasoning skills and knowledge of evidence based practice, determines appropriate care plan utilising wide range of treatment skills and options
To interpret and analyse clinical and non-clinical facts to form accurate diagnoses in a wide range of conditions including those with a complex presentation, with occasional guidance from specialist physiotherapists
To formulate accurate prognoses and recommend best course of intervention, developing comprehensive discharge plans
To continually reassess patients in order to progress treatments effectively
To co-ordinate intervention which may include other disciplines; advises and educates patient/carers/relatives/other health professionals
Responsible for maintenance of accurate written records using POMR system and use of computerised data collection and records and comprehensive progress and discharge reports to medical referrers as required by rotation
To manage clinical risk within own caseload at all times
To participate in on-call and emergency duties as lone practitioner within the Trust
To demonstrate physical ability to carry out physiotherapy assessment and
interventions including manual handling techniques and therapeutic handling
To demonstrate highly developed dexterity, co-ordination and palpatory sensory skills for assessment and manual treatment of patients
To be able to manage potentially stressful, upsetting or emotional situations in an empathetic manner, including but not limited to those in an oncology setting
To support junior staff when indicated in the management of challenging patients Service Development
To propose and implement policy changes, in collaboration with the oncology therapy team, that impact on all service users, and advise team leader of any service development changes made, to ensure quality standards and effectiveness of patient care.
To ensure that junior staff /students and assistants implement policy and service developmental changes.
Management & Human resources
To be responsible for competent use and maintenance reporting of all equipment used including but not limited to gym equipment, hoists, walking aids, oxygen saturation monitors and patient appliances/braces, and to ensure that junior staff/students and assistants attain competency prior to use.
To be responsible for supervision and co-ordination of junior staff/students and assistants on a daily basis
To be responsible for the operational management of the designated team in the absence of the team leader or as required
To flexibly plan and organise own time, patient caseload, meetings, training and adjusting plans as required according to service needs.
To carry an identified bleep as required and be able to respond to unpredictable work patterns and frequent interruptions.
To ensure smooth organisation of patient group work including rehabilitation and gym based exercise classes
To monitor and report oncology equipment stock levels
To be responsible for supervision, teaching and appraisal of junior staff, students, assistants and other health professionals
To be responsible for undergraduate student physiotherapists as allocated by the team leader and to regularly liaise with the academic institutions
To keep abreast in understanding and knowledge of all new developments which are applicable to specific physiotherapy treatments and to attend and actively participate in the department's in-service training program and other outside courses/ lectures as appropriate
Information resources
To maintain an accurate and evaluative record keeping system (POMR) for own clinical caseload, inclusive of electronic patient referrals and documentation within relevant programme
To supervise junior and student physiotherapists record keeping system according to departmental standards
Please see attached the job description and person specification documentation for further information on the role and its requirements.

Person specification

Qualifications/ Education

Essential criteria
  • Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy / HPC Registration
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development including attendance at recent post graduate courses relevant to the clinical/oncology field
Desirable criteria
  • Membership of Special Interest Group
  • CSP Membership
Skills

Essential criteria
  • Able to present information, written and orall

Ref: LIS6852

Job Details

Specialist Physiotherapist Oncology and Haematology

London, Greater London, Englandd Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 38768.0 - 46124.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
25 Jul 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
24 Aug 2022

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