Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Applications are invited for the position of Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist – Emergency and Older Adults’ Service in the Physiotherapy Department of St. Vincent’s University Hospital.

This post will be based across the unscheduled and emergency care services for older adults in

St. Vincent’s University Hospital. The successful candidate will work with the Older Adults Integrated Service team (OAsIS) and within the Older Persons’ Assessment Hub (OPRAH) in the Emergency Department. Additionally they will have the opportunity to link with the Emergency Department in the Home team (EDITH).

• All eligible candidates must be qualified 5 years and have 4 years consecutive work experience in the field of older persons care and/or emergency medicine. 

• Experience in emergency department care and outpatient settings are desirable.

• The post holder will deliver an integrated expert service to meet the physiotherapy needs of patients within older persons care.

• This post may involve shift work and weekend working as a key part of the role.

• The successful candidate will possess skills and expertise in the area greater than that expected of a senior grade. This will include research , service development work within designated area 

• The development and maintenance of high standard of clinical practice within this area through clinical evaluation, completing audit and evidence based practice 

• This post will have responsibility for the ongoing development of their respective areas and any department initiatives.

A panel may be formed to fill permanent or temporary vacancies which may arise over the next 6 months.

Informal enquiries or Role Specific Enquiries to: Ms. Martina Fitzpatrick Physiotherapist Manager in Charge III, Telephone or email

Please download the below Job Description for this position, as this will not be available online after the vacancy close date.

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