Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of other health-related professional occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 221: Health Professionals. They may work autonomously or in teams with other health workers.
Current Entry Requirements
Entry is via a variety of relevant academic and/or professional qualifications.
Typical education level:Level 4-6
- Provides expert technical and technological support in the delivery of critical care.
- Provides high level support within surgical teams before, during and after surgery.
- Operate heart-lung machines during surgical procedures.
- Conducts medical education relevant to specialism and provides team leadership and supervision.
- Diagnoses and treats patients with a variety of hearing-related problems.
- Carries out a range of oral/dental treatments.
- Provides prosthetic devices to patients and advises on rehabilitation.
- Examines medical reports and assesses patient to determine the condition of muscles, nerves or joints in need of treatment.
- Writes up patient's case notes and reports, maintains their records and manages caseload.
- Plans and undertakes therapy to improve circulation, restore joint mobility, strengthen muscles and reduce pain.
- Explains treatment to and instructs patient in posture and other exercises and adapts treatment as necessary.
- Offers advice and education on how to avoid injury and promote patient.
- Supervises physiotherapy assistants.
- Monitors patient's progress and liaises with others concerned with the treatment and rehabilitation of patient, and refers patients requiring other specific medical attention.
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