Clinical Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapist

5th May 2023
Location: Dublin Contract Type: Permanent Email:

Applications are invited to apply for the position of clinical specialist respiratory physiotherapist.

This is a full-time position, with Flexible working hours and conditions.



Possess a university qualification in physiotherapy such as the Bachelor in Physiotherapy (Hons) degree from the National University of Ireland or equivalent.

  • Have a minimum of five years post qualification experience.
  • To show initiative and work without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team with a flexible and adaptable approach.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in intensive care / acute respiratory essential.
  • Clinical specialist physiotherapist.

Purpose of post

  • To manage the respiratory services provided by the physiotherapy department, ensuring that standards are maintained, including training of physiotherapy staff and maintenance of equipment. The services include ICU and acute respiratory - cardiorespiratory and surgical and advice and education to colleagues in other areas providing respiratory input.
  • To provide services to patients to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability based on the physiotherapist assessment, diagnostic planning, intervention and evaluation.
  • Under the general direction of the physiotherapy services manager, is responsible for education of staff, patients, other health care personnel regarding physiotherapy services and issues.
  • Contribute to development of department budget and services and represent department on hospital committees.
  • Develop appropriate protocols in the area to ensure that assessments and treatments are in line with current best practice.

Job description available on request. 


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