Senior Physiotherapists

Location
Dublin, Ireland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Feb 2017
Closes
22 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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 May 2017 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, Rehabilitation, 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.

Following on from successful recent recruitment the Department is expanding and looking to recruit an additional senior physiotherapist.

It is expected that candidates will take on a high clinical workload in a speciality clinical area such as Athletic Groin Pain, ACL Rehabilitation, Back Pain, or Ankle rehabilitation. Dependent on experience a sub speciality lead role may be available or working to an existing speciality lead in the area.

It is expected this role will be filled by a clinician with strong rehabilitation skills, with experience in elite sport being advantageous. Given the level of clinical and rehabilitation expertise already present, and as research is embedded within the pathways, database and infrastructure of the department, this role presents the successful candidate a mix of challenging caseload and structured career path to develop world class expertise and reputation. For the appropriate candidate, further research opportunities through phD or post doc after available after year 1.

For additional infomation please contact: Dr Andy Franklyn Miller (andyfranklynmiller@sportssurgeryclinic.com), or Mr Enda King (endaking@sportssurgeryclinic.com)

Interview Date 1st Round ( Skype) week of 27th February 2017

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Sports Surgery Clinic is an equal opportunities employer.