To work as part of a multidisciplinary team to complete skilled rapid assessments for individuals referred into the Integrated Urgent Care Team. To conduct holistic assessments for care, equipment and therapy to promote independence and avoid hospital admission. To provide physiotherapy assessment, treatment and advice to adult patients in the community setting and undertake the lead role in the assessment, diagnosis and formulation of care and physiotherapy treatment plans. To advise and train patients, carers, families and staff of other agencies to ensure physiotherapy treatment is fully integrated into the patients care programme.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
To work as an autonomous practitioner.
To work as a holistic assessor and be able to provision care plans for service users
To understand the discharge to assess pathway in line with the NHS England initiative
To adapt treatment procedures to a domiciliary setting and in isolation of other health care professionals.
To plan, organise and prioritise own patient caseload.
To provide a quality physiotherapy service to patients in their own home, nursing/residential homes.
To be responsible for the safety and welfare of patients, colleagues and self during the treatment period in accordance with professional standards and health and safety regulations.
Assess for, prescribe and issue a range of equipment, splinting, mobility aids and aids to daily living.
To maintain own competency to practice through CPD activities and maintain a CPD portfolio which reflects personal development.
This advert closes on Sunday 8 Nov 2020
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