|Post:||Sports Medicine Physician|
|Reports To:||UPMC Director of Sports Medicine|
|Overview of the Post|
|Skills Essential to the Post|
Current Registration with the Irish Medical Council (Copy of Certificate) on the Specialist Register for a Sports Medicine related specialty (e.g. A&E, Rheumatology, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Public Health)
Current Medical Insurance Liability (Copy of Certificate from HR)
Current Certificate of Compliance with Professional Competence
Post graduate Diploma or MSc in the field of Sports Medicine
Previous Research and/or lecture experience in Sports Medicine
Experience in ultrasound or fluoroscopic injection therapy
|Appropriate post registration clinical experience as determined by the lead clinician in Sports Medicine/Medical Director|
|General Personal Competencies:||Provision of an open caring environment for all referred patients, where proper explanation of treatment approach, careful treatment delivery and appropriate follow up is provided.|
All posts in UPMC Whitfield require a high level of flexibility to ensure the delivery of an effective and efficient service. Therefore, the post holder will be required to demonstrate flexibility as and when required by their manager and / or hospital management.
Maintain strict confidentiality with patient and employee or any other information in accordance with all policies and procedures.
|Clinical Duties:||Provision of consultative services within the scope of the Departmental Policy for the provision of care in the inpatient and outpatient settings on site in UPMC Whitfield.|
Off-site venues for consultation will be determined by the needs of UPMC Whitfield
Thorough clinical evaluation, careful explanation to patients and family and considered and collaborative decision making is necessary for the proper delivery of Sports Medicine services to the patients referred to our facility.
|Quality Assurance||Multidisciplinary Team Meetings in all hospitals in which UPMC participates in the provision of patient care.|
Leadership and Participation in Quality Control related functions:
|Education & Research||Leadership and participation in Departmental Educational Meetings.|
Mandatory Clinical and non-Clinical Training
Other education activity (Conferences, lectures etc.) to meet the requirements of the statutory rules regarding Professional Competence Assurance, as well as to acquire and maintain the necessary skills relevant to the proper function of UPMC Whitfield Sports Medicine services.
Participation, within the departmental framework and guidelines, in research which may be multi-institutional or internal.
Participation in clinical outcome assessment, prospective research studies and submission of original work for peer review publication.
This job description is intended to be an outline of the areas of responsibility. As UPMC Whitfield and the post holder develop, this job description may be subject to review in light of the changing needs of the Hospital.
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CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 3rd July 2019