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Grade 2 Physiotherapist - Rehabilitation

St Vincent's Hospital

Gr 2 Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

  • Part Time (20 hours per week), Permanent
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Friendly and dynamic team

About the Role
An opportunity currently exists for a Grade 2 physiotherapist to join the physiotherapy department. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing high quality, overall physiotherapy management to the rehabilitation patients of the Fitzroy campus of St.Vincent’s Hospital. The role is also responsible for supervision of students, Grade 1 staff, and Allied Health Assistants and taking a leadership role within the department and other duties as directed/delegated.

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 be VB1 – VB4.

Duties include

  • Provide appropriate clinical management for all rehabilitation patients
  • Assessment, planning and treatment including education for all rehabilitation patients
  • Communicate assessment and treatment outcomes to nursing, medical and other Allied Health staff via documentation and handovers.
  • Clinical supervision and teaching of physiotherapy students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, as required
  • Develop and promote new initiatives regarding service provision

Your Contribution

  • Recent experience in and knowledge of physiotherapy management in an subacute health care setting, particularly rehabilitation
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of and commitment to continuous quality improvement
  • Experience with student supervision
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

What we offer

  • A focus on wellbeing initiatives, with regular events and programs
  • Confidential, solutions-focused employee counselling
  • A healthy work/life balance encouraged. Full time employment comes with a monthly Accrued Day Off (additional day off per month!)
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • In the heart of Fitzroy, CBD at our doorstep, close to some of Melbourne’s best cafes, public transport and lots of carparks
  • Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
  • Culture of continuous improvement


Physiotherapy 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.

Working at St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

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

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.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

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 in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

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PhysiotherapySt Vincent's Hospital
Location Melbourne
Job Reference Number JR136933
Classification Physiotherapy
Sub Classification Physiotherapy
Job Type Permanent/Part-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 25-06-2024

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