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Physiotherapist / Care Coordinator

St Vincent's Hospital

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Full time fixed term until 30th June 2024

About the Role

Physiotherapist: As a Physiotherapist, you will provide assessment, intervention and management to achieve optional functional recovery, encourage self-management and promote empowerment for clients to improve their health outcomes, wellbeing and quality of life. You will be required to work with clients in the community with multiple health issues, comorbidities and complex care needs that impact their wellbeing.

Care Coordinator: As a Care Coordinator you will provide person-centred care coordination for high-risk clients living with complex aged, health and psychosocial care needs. You will conduct comprehensive holistic health assessments, coordinating all aspects of health and social care needs, monitoring achievement of client goals, facilitating intervention from other health care professionals and ensuring appropriate linkages with hospital and community services.

  • Direct clinical provision of high quality and evidence-based Physiotherapy specific assessment, intervention, education and management.

  • Manage a diverse complex caseload of aged care, falls, neurological conditions, vestibular conditions, chronic pain conditions, chronic respiratory issues, cardiac conditions, diabetes and other comorbidities.

  • Undertake holistic comprehensive assessments and care planning in collaboration with the client and/or carers using self-management approaches.

  • Monitor health outcomes and plan for the transition and exit from the program, ensuring appropriate long term community supports are in place on discharge.

  • Work with and alongside an Allied Health Assistant providing the necessary handover, guidance and support.

Classifications for this position will range from VB1 – VB4 ($86,730 - $99,699 per annum).

Your Contribution

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Physiotherapist
  • Victorian Driver’s
  • Broad Physiotherapy assessment and treatment skills, including acute musculoskeletal, cardio respiratory and acute neurological.
  • Experience delivering services in the community.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Current National criminal history check, or willing to obtain

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!
  • Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
  • Regular opportunities for professional development to assist you to reach your career goals
  • Culture of continuous improvement

About Complex Care
Complex Care is part of the Health Independence Program. The key aim of the Complex Care service is to improve health outcomes to people who either frequently present, or are at risk of presenting to hospital, because of complex medical and or social issues. Complex Care currently consists of multidisciplinary teams based at Fitzroy, and at North Richmond Community Health. Clinical service delivery is undertaken in the clients’ own home and their local community.

This position is based at North Richmond Community Health.

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.

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 JR134194
Classification Physiotherapy
Sub Classification Physiotherapy
Job Type Contract/Full-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 09-01-2024

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