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Health Professional Level 4 -manager Of Exercise Physiology

ACT Government Health - Canberra, ACT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Health Professional Level 4 -Manager of Exercise Physiology (Job Number: 01W3Q)


Job Title: Manager of Exercise Physiology Department
Classification: Health Professional Level 4
Position Number: 22008
Annual Salary: $110,397 - $118,832
Branch: Allied Health
Section: Acute Allied Health Services
Vacancy Type: Permanent
Closing Date:22 June 2021
Contact Officer: Sam Lazarus (02) 51245135 sam.lazarus@act.gov.au

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.
Under limited direction of the Director of Allied Health, you will:
  • Provide leadership, guidance and operational management of the Exercise Physiology service, ensuring service effectiveness, collaboration and integration across clinical and divisional networks.
  • Managing the human, physical and associated financial resources of the service.
  • Participating as a member of the Divisional Allied Health leadership team to integrate, plan and develop services, including clinical, workforce, and capital and resource requirements.
  • Provide clinical interventions and professional advice across a range of clinical areas relevant to discipline, or complex, novel or critical work at a high level of expertise.
  • Ensure clinical supervision, teaching and training of staff and students within the team.
  • Promote, support and contribute to evidence-based practice, quality improvement and research within the service and inter-professionally.
  • Ensure the effective use of quality improvement, risk management, process redesign and change management process and methodology.
  • Undertake other duties appropriate to this level of classification which contribute to the operation of the organisation.
What Your Require:
These are the key Selection Criteria for how you will be assessed in conjunction with your curriculum vitae and experience:
1.Proven extensive experience in providing high quality exercise physiology interventions for clients preferably within acute, subacute and ambulatory settings and within a chronic disease framework.
2.Proven leadership and accountability including demonstrated experience in strategic and operational service planning, financial and human resources management in delivering an efficient and effective high quality service.
3.Demonstrated extensive experience in providing management, clinical supervision and education to staff and students including the coordination of student placements and education and training programs.
4.Demonstrated ability to communicate with influence, including the ability to establish and maintain relationships that support the goals of clients, service, the Division and organisation and the ability to work and lead diverse teams and external parties in a collaborative and influential manner.
5.Demonstrates a commitment to Work, Health and Safety (WHS) and the positive patient experience and displays behaviour consistent with Canberra Health Service’s values of Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind.

How to Apply:
Applications must be submitted through the e-recruitment system. Applications must include a copy of a current curriculum vitae, and
  • A pitch of no more than two pages outlining your Skills, Knowledge and Experience and why you should be considered for this role. You should take into consideration the Selection Criteria under “What You Require” when drafting your response.
Where possible include specific relevant examples of your work.

Job: Allied Health
Salary Range: 110,397.00 - 118,832.00
Contact Name: Sam Lazarus
Contact Email: Sam.Lazarus@act.gov.au
Closing Date: 22/Jun/2021, 8:59:00 AM

Canberra, ACT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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