Eastern Health

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 3/27/2020

PHYSIOTHERAPIST GRADE 2 – Acute and Aged Medicine | General Medicine and Emergency Department

  • Temporary Part Time (Until End Feb 2021)

  • Career Development

  • Dynamic team

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated Grade 2 Physiotherapist to join an innovative acute physiotherapy service.

This part time role will suit someone looking for work life balance across 3 days. Alternatively there may be opportunity to add additional hours or work across more days.

The role

Primarily based at Box Hill Hospital, the Grade 2 Physiotherapist is an integral member of the Allied Health Acute and Aged Medicine team.

This position involves clinical management of general medical and emergency patients and clinical development in the area of Acute and Aged Medicine at Eastern Health. Within this program, the Grade 2 Physiotherapist is responsible for provision, review and development of the physiotherapy service in collaboration with the Grade 3 Physiotherapist. This role encompasses the supervision and teaching of designated Grade 1 staff, Allied Health Assistants and undergraduate students working within the clinical area.

Through engagement in quality and strategic development, this affords opportunities to help shape the future and growth of physiotherapy specific service provision in General Medicine and the Emergency Department within Eastern Health.

Engagement in clinical research, quality improvement and innovation and professional development are strongly encouraged and facilitated by supervision from the Grade 3 and Grade 4 Physiotherapy staff in the Acute and Aged Medicine Program. Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Current registration with AHPRA

  • Eligibility for practicing membership of the APA 

  • Advanced clinical skills in managing a complex caseload using a client-centred approach. 

  • Experience across the key area acute medical, aged and complex care physiotherapy.

  • High level communication skills, both written and oral. 

  • Demonstrated capacity to work / show leadership in a multidisciplinary team. 

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values: Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

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