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Allied Health Assistant Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Mackay region   10 views
Job Details

Your opportunity

  • To work as a member of a trans-disciplinary Allied Health team, delivering clinical services to clients in the Mackay Hospital and Health Services Hinterland, covering a range of clinical conditions, complexity and age groups. The team provide clinical care in person and via tele-heath.
  • To contribute to client care by providing clinical support tasks delegated under the direct or indirect supervision of an Allied Health Professional (Dietitian, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Podiatrist, Psychologist, Social Worker or Speech Pathologist).
  • To assist the Allied Health Professional with clinical, administrative, telehealth and customer service processes and the maintenance and management of equipment, supplies and impress systems.
  • In certain circumstances overnight accommodation may be necessary.

About the Team

The Allied Health Hinterland Team spans geographically across the Mackay Hinterland (Moranbah, Dysart, Clermont), providing Allied Health Services rurally to inpatients and outpatients across the three sites. The Team consists of Health Professionals including Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Social Work and Allied Health Assistants. The Allied Health Team operates within a Professional Skill-Sharing and Delegation (PSSD) model of care to service the communities.

The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) will operate under the direction and supervision (both direct and indirect) of the treating Allied Health Professional(s) (AHP). Supervision and guidance will be provided face to face and remotely, via telephone, video conference and other means of electronic communication. The supervising AHP is responsible for delegating tasks to the AHA that are consistent with his/her training and scope of practice,for providing supervision and monitoring of the delegated tasks and for overallclient care. The AHA is responsible for delivering delegated clinical tasks to their level of training and competence, for providing timely and accurate feedback to the AHP to support care planning and for contributing to the functioning of the team.

Mackay Hospital and Health Service ( ) has six hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and four community health centres that employ more than 3,300 staff. The district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to patients and their families in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

Benefits of working for Mackay HHS

  • Remuneration - Competitive packages with salary packaging options available.
  • Superannuation - Up to 12.75% employer contribution.
  • Annual leave loading - 17.5%.
  • Employee assistance and peer support programs - Supporting our staff through difficult times.
  • Wellbeing programs - Variety of initiatives available to suit all interests and lifestyles.

How to apply

For full details of this role and how to apply, please refer to the attached Role Description.

Mandatory vaccination requirements

  • Vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, vaccine preventable diseases Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B.
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19.

For more information on your vaccination requirements should you be the successful applicant for this role, please refer to the Queensland Health employment directives ( ).

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.