Full Job Description
The Sports Surgery Clinic is a JCI accredited Private Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Dublin which opened in 2007. It is a leading centre internationally for the treatment of Orthopaedics, Spinal Surgery, Sports Cardiology and Sport and Exercise Medicine.
The clinic has 84 beds, five ultra clean operating theatres, a world class Diagnostic Imaging Department with two MRIs, 64 slice CT, and MSK specialist radiologist-led ultrasound service. Services include Sports Cardiology, Exercise Physiology, 3D-Biomechanics, Strength and Conditioning & Physiotherapy.
In 2016 the Sports Surgery Clinic will open a brand new, custom built 10,000 sq ft Sports Medicine Centre with Sports Medicine Physicians, Physiotherapy, Strength & Conditioning, Rehabiliation, Biomechanics, Running and Research facilities currently seeing over 34,000 patients a year and expected to rise to 50,000 per annum in the next 18 months.
Facilities will include; 3 embedded Woodway treadmills with Video feedback, 8 Eliko equipped lifting platforms including 2 with Gym Aware and Force plate synchronisation, 2D Dartfish TV video feeback, Life size Biomechanics Video feedback wall including distraction and visual skill training, 3D VICON biomechanics laboratories, Cortex MetaMax Exercise Physiology analysis and A full Concussion suite analysis including King Devick, Visual tracking Goggles and Neck strain assessment of isometric load.
The current Sports Medicine and Performance team is comprised of a staff of over 60 personnel including Administration, Consultant Sports Physicians, Physiotherapists, Biomechanics, Strength and Conditioning Staff and Research staff.
The Department is seeking an additional Strength and Conditioning Coach.
It is expected that candidate will take on a high clinical workload in a speciality clinical area such as Athletic Groin Pain, ACL Rehabilitation, Back Pain, or Ankle rehabilitation.
Residential rehabilitation of Elite Professional Athletes is a stream of SSC activity and a successful candidate may be employed increasingly in that stream dependent on suitability and experience.
It is expected that these roles will be 8 clinical sessions and 2 research sessions per week and funding for concurrent PhD study will be available after 6-12 months dependent on suitability and experience.
Research is embedded within the pathways, databse and infrastructure of the department and patient recruitment, capture and analysis a main focus of day to day activity.
Given the expectation that these roles will combine day to day data capture with clinical excellence it is expected that candidates will have a MSc or significant research experience post BSc.
Enquiries to Dr Andy Franklyn Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Mr Enda King (email@example.com)
Applications to be made by email via the Apply Button.
Closing Date: October 14th 2016
Interview Date: 1st Round ( Skype) October 21st 2016
Expected start date: by 1st January 2017