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Manager Of Exercise Physiology Department

ACT Government - Canberra, ACT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Full-time Permanent
Closes: 22 June 2021

Classification: Health Professional 4
Salary: $110,397 - $118,832 plus superannuation
Position No: 22008 - 01W3Q
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 June 2021
Contact Officer: Sam Lazarus on sam.lazarus@act.gov.au or (02) 51245135

Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.

Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind.

Position Overview

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/

The Exercise Physiology Department is based within Acute Allied Health Services and provides Exercise Physiology services to a range of clients in an inpatient and outpatient setting. The Exercise Physiology Department specialises in the provision of clinical exercise prescription and lifestyle modification for individuals with chronic disease and/or injury. The department also provides support to the School Kids Intervention Program, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Heart Function Rehabilitation Programs.

Our Exercise Physiologists work closely with patients, carers, referrers, other health care professionals and multidisciplinary teams to achieve safe high-quality patient centred care.

The Manager of Exercise Physiology reports to the Director of Allied Health in the Division of Allied Medicine and provides clinical leadership, operational management of and guidance to the discipline workforce, and ensures high quality, evidence -based service delivery. The manager provides regular input into and forms an integral part of the Acute Support Allied health leadership team. The manager is responsible for ensuring high quality, evidence- based service delivery, oversight of professional development and supervision, promotion and support of quality improvement and/or research initiatives and contribute to team processes.

About You

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:

Strong organisational skills with a high degree of initiative
Leadership, management and supervision skills
Highly developed interpersonal communication skills to form effective relationships and influence decision making.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Relevant Degree or equivalent qualification in Human Movement or Exercise Science or equivalent.
Eligible for accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
Have current Working with Vulnerable People Registration
Current Driver’s Licence
The successful applicant will need to be available for occasional weekend and after-hours work, with access to flex time.
Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

Undergo a pre-employment National Police check,
Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.
Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

How to Apply

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here”

Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services

Canberra, ACT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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