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Prosthetist /orthotist

Department of Health - Darwin, NT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job description

Agency Department of Heallth Woorrkk u unnitit AAlllileiedd H Heeaaltlthh

Job title Prosthetiist / Orthotiist DDeessigignnaattioionn PPrroofefesssioionnaal l1 2

Job type Fullll Tiime DDuurraattioionn FFixixeedd f oforr 1 188 m moonntthhss

Salary $6846,,9204 - $8130,37,03077 LLooccaattioionn DDaarrwwinin / / P Paalmlmeerrssttoonn

Position number 10758 RTF 220044449900 CClolossiningg 2233//0022//22002211

Contact Kylliie Wiillson on 08 8922 7950 or kylliie..wiillson2@nt..gov..au

About the agency http:://www..heallth..nt..gov..au/

Apply online https:://jjobs..nt..gov..au/Home/JobDetaiills?rtfIId=204490

Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume-.

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granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.

Primary objective

Deliver high quality, culturally appropriate and effective Prosthetic and Orthotic inpatient and outpatient services within Top End

Health Service (TEHS).

Context statement

The TEHS Allied Health Division provides integrated allied health services in a variety of service settings including acute and sub-

acute care, primary health care, aged care and mental health. Currently seeking applicants in the following areas: Podiatry. This

position will require the applicant to work within an extended hour’s service model, which may include weekends.

Key duties and responsibilities

1. Provide timely, clinically and culturally appropriate Prosthetic and Orthotic services under supervision within a

multidisciplinary framework.

2. Participate in professional development under guidance and research.

3. Provide clinical supervision and/or support to students and relevant staff as appropriate.

4. Manage a caseload within an ever changing work environment to ensure time lines and health outcomes are met.

5. Participate in continuous quality improvement and service development activities at a local level to ensure delivery of

contemporary Prosthetic and Orthotic services

6. Follow defined service quality standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being

undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.

7. Foster a positive workplace culture through professional work practices and role modelling behaviour in accordance with

TEHS cultural charter.

Selection criteria

Essential

1. Relevant qualifications in Prosthetics and Orthotics that meets membership eligibility requirements of the Australian Orthotic

and Prosthetic Association.

2. Ability to develop clinical skills providing a clinical service to patients and families/carers.

3. Awareness and understanding of Aboriginal culture and an ability to interact effectively with patients and families/carers of

diverse cultural and social backgrounds.

4. Developed communication, interpersonal skills, conflict management skills, with experience working in a team environment

to achieve positive health outcomes.

5. Ability to efficiently and effectively manage a patient caseload and a demonstrated a commitment to professional

development.

Further information

Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities

or vehicles, nor whilst working off-site. Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation requirements,

working with children clearance notice and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this

position unless it is a relevant criminal history. More information on pre-employment checks specific to this role can be sourced

through the vacancy contact.

Approved: Director Allied Health RDPH Kylie Wilson January 2021

Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment

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Job description

Primary objective

Deliver high quality, culturally appropriate and effective Prosthetic and Orthotic inpatient and outpatient services within Top End

Health Service (TEHS).

Context statement

The TEHS Allied Health Division provides integrated allied health services in a variety of service settings including acute and sub-

acute care, primary health care, aged care and mental health. Currently seeking applicants in the following areas: Podiatry. This

position will require the applicant to work within an extended hour’s service model, which may include weekends.

Key duties and responsibilities

1. Provide timely, clinically and culturally appropriate Prosthetic and Orthotic services under minimal supervision within a

multidisciplinary framework.

2. Provide feedback to the senior staff and management on program and clinical issues in the Prosthetic and Orthotic clinical area.

3. Provide clinical supervision and/or support to students and relevant staff

4. Prioritise and manage a caseload within an ever changing work environment to ensure time lines and health outcomes are met.

5. Co-ordinate and/or contribute to continuous quality improvement and service development activities at a local or regional level

to ensure delivery of contemporary Prosthetic and Orthotic services.

6. Follow defined service quality standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken

in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.

7. Foster a positive workplace culture through exemplary work practices and role modelling behaviour in accordance with TEHS

cultural charter.

Selection criteria

Essential

1. Relevant qualifications in Prosthetics and Orthotics that meets membership eligibility requirements of the Australian Orthotic

and Prosthetic Association.

2. Post graduate experience in providing contemporary high level clinical Prosthetic and Orthotic services to patients and

families/carers.

3. Demonstrated awareness and understanding of Aboriginal culture and proven experience in working effectively with patients

and families/carers of diverse cultural and social backgrounds.

4. Well-developed communication, interpersonal skills, negotiation and conflict management skills, with experience working in a

team environment to achieve positive health outcomes.

5. Experience in clinical supervision of students and/or staff and a commitment to professional development.

6. Proven ability to efficiently and effectively manage a high volume workload.

7. Proven ability to implement and complete continuous quality improvement and service development activities.

Desirable

1. Post-graduate qualifications in clinical education, leadership / management or speciality practice area.

Further information

Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities

or vehicles, nor whilst working off-site. Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation requirements,

working with children clearance notice and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position

unless it is a relevant criminal history. More information on pre-employment checks specific to this role can be sourced through

the vacancy contact.