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Grade 2 Rehabilitation Physiotherapist - St George's Hospital

Private Company - Vincent, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Gr 2 Physiotherapist - Rehabilitation

  • Part time (8 hours per week), Fixed Term (July 1, 2021 through until April 29, 2022)
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Friendly and dynamic team

About St. Vincent's
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About the Department
The Physiotherapy Department provides high quality clinical services across a spectrum of acute, sub-acute and outpatient services. The Department works as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide assessment, treatment and a range of therapeutic services to optimise patient care and maximise function. The Department is committed to fostering excellence in evidence based clinical care, research and education.

About the Role
An opportunity currently exists for an experienced physiotherapist to join the physiotherapy department on a part time, fixed term basis. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing high quality, overall physiotherapy management to patients admitted to the Rehabilitation service at St George's Hospital Melbourne. The role is responsible for supervision of students, Grade 1 staff, and Allied Health Assistants and taking a leadership role within the department and the Rehabilitation multidisciplinary team.

Applications from current grade two physiotherapists or suitably experienced grade one physiotherapists will be considered. Relevant postgraduate qualifications would also be highly regarded.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic physiotherapist to join a cohesive and progressive integrated team, committed to excellence in clinical practice, research and professional development.
Must have, or be currently eligible for, National Physiotherapist Registration.

Classifications for this position will range from Physiotherapist (Grade 2) VB1 - VB4 ($83,361 - $95,825 per annum).

Duties

  • Provide appropriate clinical management for patients in the Rehabilitation Service and relevant residential care facilities if required.
  • Provide consultation and expert advice for staff regarding the management of Rehabilitation patients.
  • Clinical supervision and teaching of physiotherapy students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, as required.


Skills and Experience

  • Recent experience in and knowledge of physiotherapy management in a sub-acute health care setting.
  • Experience in physiotherapy student and junior staff supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and successfully as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to take part in quality improvement activities and research activities as appropriate.


Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park


Application

  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.


At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.