Orthoptist, Allied Health Full-time Job2 months ago Nursing Sunshine Coast 11 views
An opportunity exists to work in a busy and varied ophthalmology department alongside the multidisciplinary team of orthoptists, ophthalmologists and nurses. There is a varied caseload with visiting ophthalmologists subspecialising in multiple areas including vitreo-retina, paediatrics, oculoplastics and glaucoma, in addition to general ophthalmology services.
Live, work and play on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Join an expanding Health Service with a culture of innovation, education, training and research, with facilities across the Sunshine Coast including the University Hospital at Birtinya.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Demonstrate competent knowledge, expertise and skill in the provision of orthoptic services commensurate with level of experience in accordance with prescribed professional and ethical standards, existing evidence-based practice and established clinical protocols.
- Apply clinical judgement to more complex clinical decision making under the clinical practice supervision or professional guidance of a more senior clinician.
- Participate in quality and service improvement activities to continually improve patient/client care, including the development of clinical practices, procedures and protocols within the work environment.
- Develop clinical practice knowledge and expertise through active learning within the Orthoptic Service and the multi-disciplinary team, as well as engaging in professional development activities to ensure maintenance of registration with the Australian Orthoptic Board and eligibility for professional membership with Orthoptics Australia.
- Maintain appropriate documentation and patient records in line with Departmental, Unit and Health Service procedures, and contribute to the maintenance of accurate and timely information systems (statistics collection, quality data).
Remuneration comprising salary between $2979.80 - $3997.60 p.f (f/t), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (HP3). Applications will remain current for 12 months. Please note: only applications from candidates will be accepted (applications that may result in an agency fee will not be considered).
Why work for us?
We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
As a Queensland Health employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.
You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Sunshine Coast here: https://www.health.qld.gov.au/sunshinecoast/careers
As a Sunshine Coast Health employee, you will receive competitive remuneration and have access to:
A wellness program;
Flexible work arrangements;
Career training and development; and
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