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Senior Hand Therapist

Negotiable Nursing and Midwifery Dublin North

Excel Healthcare is currently seeking an experienced Senior Hand Therapist on a permanent, full-time basis to work within a leading healthcare facility focusing on orthopaedic surgery, sports and exercise medicine and recovery located in North Dublin.

This full-time permanent contract is an excellent opportunity for anyone with previous experience as a staff grade hand therapist and for someone with a genuine interest in providing a dedicated therapy service in a specialised area of upper limb surgery.

Responsibilities of a Senior Hand Therapist:

  • Work closely with the multidisciplinary team including the orthopaedic and rheumatology medical team, nursing staff and all other allied healthcare professionals.
  • Participate in planning all service activities and to ensure therapy services are provided adequately.
  • Educate all patients and relatives of patients.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and medical records in line with the units’ policies.
  • Report to the Therapy Services Manager.
  • Actively participate in the development of hand therapy within the service and participate in research as required.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and comply with infection control and prevention policies.

Requirements for this Senior Hand Therapist job:

  • Have at least 3 years’ experience as staff grade hand therapist in Ireland, with a minimum of 1 year specifically within Upper Limb/Hand Therapy.
  • Hold a BSc in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy.
  • Be registered with CORU.
  • High levels of organisational and communication skills.
  • Must have knowledge and experience in the assessment, treatment and management of patients with upper limb pathology, including post-surgical management of such patients.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and be able to manage a team.

Benefits of a Senior Hand Therapist:

  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Working in a leading healthcare facility among other professionals.
  • Excellent bonus and benefits.
  • On site parking.
  • Pension contributions.

If you are interested in this Senior Hand Therapist enquire through this post or contact Dagmara 087 737 8295.


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