Company/Organisation: Hong Kong Hospital Authority
Post Date: 8/1/2021
Job Title: Contract Part-time Physiotherapist I (Physiotherapy)
Staff Group: Allied Health
Reference Number: KWC16/21
Job Type: Contract Part-time
Location: Kowloon West Cluster-Princess Margaret Hospital
Description: Hospital : Princess Margaret Hospital Pay : The monthly pay is calculated based on the salary range and monthly allowance of the PT I Rank on pro rata. i.e. HK55, 133 - HK$80, 518 (HGPS Point 25 to 33A). Key Responsibilities: I. Primary Function To provide physiotherapy intervention and supervision in support of department operation. Be the team co-ordinator to ensure communication and service quality at department level. II. Key Result Areas/Job Description 1. Patient Care Process In addition to PT II’s, a) Perform and supervise the delivery of timely and effective physiotherapy in both general & special clinical settings. b) Act as a clinical expert in the specialty to provide clinical consultation or intervention with advanced knowledge and skill(s). c) Facilitate the development and implementation of treatment guidelines, protocols and patient care process in physiotherapy service. 2. Resources Management (Service Planning & Development) a) Act as a functional head for a specialty to monitor daily operation and productivity of the team. b) Collect, organize and evaluate clinical information for direct patient care, service efficiency and clinical research. c) Assist in identification and optimal use of available resources to meet department objectives and goals. d) Assist SPT in resource management such as manpower planning, equipment maintenance & inventory, recurrent budgeting & stock taking. e) Act as an expert and advisor in the specialty development at department level. 3. Quality & Risk Management a) Co-ordinate the development of treatment protocols, clinical guidelines and procedures within scope of own expertise and based on best current evidence based professional practice. b) Initiate and co-ordinate quality improvement and risk management to improve work process and service outcomes. c) Ensure performance of the unit / sub-specialty complies with legal requirements, occupational safety and health requirements, policies, procedures and practice standards. 4. Knowledge and Skills a) Coach and demonstrate good role modeling of professional and ethical conducts in all job-related activities. b) Represent as team leader to establish rapport, form collaboration and partnership with other disciplines to assure inter- and intra-professional teamwork in quality patient care. c) Contribute to the formulation of evidence–based practice of the specialty for clinical research and service improvement. d) Support and collaborate team members with effective management skill in problem solving and decision making. e) Responsible for effective intra- and inter- team communications. 5. Training & Development a) Establish own specialty profile based on an extensive clinical experience and post- graduated training. b) Active participation in continuous professional education to keep abreast of new knowledge, skill, intervention and administration to upgrade training and management skill. c) Organize and conduct intra- and inter- disciplinary in-service training or talks to colleagues especially on the specialized knowledge and skills. d) Direct delivery or coaching of staff on the clinical management of complex case pertaining to the specialty. e) Coach and transfer update specialized knowledge, skills and practice to colleagues for service development. f) Educate the physiotherapy students in the related clinical specialty when required. Entry Requirements: 1. A Master Degree or equivalent. 2. Be registered as a Physiotherapist in Part Ia of the Register of the Physiotherapists under the Supplementary Medical Professions Ordinance and have a valid Practicing Certificate issued by the Physiotherapists Board, Hong Kong. 3. Practice as a Physiotherapist II for at least 5 years and having relevant post-graduated experience in the specialized clinical area as required by the post. 4. Attended relevant post-graduated courses related to the specialized clinical area as required by the post. Preferred Attributes / Exposure: 1. Fluency in written English and Chinese as well as spoken English and Cantonese. 2. Communication skill. 3. Empathy. 4. Commitment to patient care. 5. Leadership. 6. Interpersonal skills. 7. Working experience in acute in-patient or out-patient setting for more than 12 months. Period of Employment: Till 31 May 2021 Remarks: 1. Appointment will be on contract part-time terms till 31 May 2021 . Up to 15% of total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as end-of contract gratuity may be offered upon satisfactory completion of contract. 2. Required to work 24 hours per week. 3. May be required to work irregular hours. 4. May be required to wear uniforms and/ or protective clothing. 5. The selected candidate will be posted to Princess Margaret Hospital and may be required to work in another work location to meet service needs of the HA. Please submit application online on or before 22 January 2021 . For enquiries, please telephone 2990 4172 / 2990 4171.