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Inpatient Lead Physiotherapist

Nuffield Health
England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
Up to £50000 per annum + + gym & healthcare
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Inpatient Lead Physiotherapist

Nuffield Health Oxford Hospital | Physiotherapy | Permanent Contract | Full Time

Competitive salary depending on experience

37.5 hours a week

As an Inpatient Lead Physiotherapist at our Oxford Hospital, you will ensure the delivery of high-quality physiotherapy care to patients on their journey through treatment in inpatients. Working with a multi-disciplinary senior management team, you will ensure quality service onsite, whilst also championing central protocols and pathways.

You will also ensure the team deliver evidence-based, quality physiotherapy care, drive innovation and provide support on complex queries. You will support the Physiotherapy Department Manager with the clinical and operational management of the Inpatient Team.

As our Inpatient Lead Physiotherapist, you will (but not limited to):

  • Deliver a high standard of patient care and along with the physiotherapy department manager, take clinical standards compliance accountability for the inpatient team.

  • Ensure the department is compliant with all governance standards and participate in clinical audit and quality assurance processes.

  • Support the inpatient team clinically (CPD, clinical service development, clinical 1-2-1's).

  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with the inpatient MDT.

  • Work closely with the consultants to develop evidence based inpatient protocols and care plans.

  • Manage an inpatient caseload of post-operative patients.

  • Ensure high patient satisfaction and address areas of concern.

  • Support recruitment and inductions.

  • Support investigation of relevant clinical complaints in line with the Nuffield Health complaints policy, in collaboration with other stakeholders.

  • Liaise and work closely with the Physiotherapy Department Manager for operational concerns.

To succeed as our Inpatient Lead Physiotherapist, you will have:

  • A BSc or equivalent in chosen field with extensive post graduate experience of Inpatient Orthopaedic Physiotherapy.

  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

  • Excellent clinical reasoning skills and be able to prioritise and manage a varied workload in an effective and timely manner.

  • Commitment towards the use of evidence-based practice and the ability to demonstrate excellent clinical skills in the chosen field.

  • The ability to work collaboratively as a team player, share best practice and inspire clinical development.

  • Evidence of leadership or management roles previously an advantage, with ongoing CPD reflecting on a wide range of physiotherapy experience with a focus on an orthopaedic caseload and leadership/management.

  • Experience of developing services and delivering quality improvement initiatives.

  • Competent computer skills.

Supporting your growth.

We're committed to the professional development of all our clinical colleagues. Inside our Learning and Development Academy, you'll discover a range of internal CPD courses and online content to support your clinical and professional development. As a Nuffield Health Physiotherapist, you'll also enjoy opportunities to apply for funding support towards your relevant CPD activity and postgraduate study. Plus, you can access further professional development opportunities via the large number of apprenticeship programmes we offer.

Helping you feel good.

We want you to love coming to work, feeling healthy, happy and valued. That's why we've developed a benefits package with you in mind. With a cycle to work scheme, online GP, emotional wellbeing support and private healthcare - at Nuffield Health, we take care of what's important to you.

Nuffield Health Oxford

Our modern hospital is based within a stone's throw of the historic City of Oxford, a world-renowned centre of excellence for surgical and medical expertise. We are proud of the wonderful environment and team we have established, providing our patients with first class care. We operate 6 well equipped and modern operating theatres with 64 well-presented ensuite rooms.

We cater for inpatient and day care, providing a broad range of surgical specialties and clinics including Paediatrics, Oncology, Interventional Cardiology & Radiology, Orthopaedics, Endoscopy, Gynaecology, Urology, Ophthalmology as well as women's and men's health clinics. The hospital is located with excellent transport links by road and rail, both to and from London, Thames Valley, and the Midlands.

Join Nuffield Health and create the future you want, today.

If you like what you see, why not start your application now? We consider applications as we receive them and reserve the right to close adverts early (for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications). So, it's a good idea to apply right away to ensure you're considered for this role.

It starts with you.


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