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Physiotherapist Full-time Job

2 months ago   Nursing   Townsville region   8 views
Job Details

The Townsville University Hospital Physiotherapy Department sits within the Allied Health Services Division and is directed by a physiotherapist.

Services are provided across the continuum of care to all appropriate patient groups across inpatient, outpatient and domiciliary settings.

The department provides a 24 hour service through an on-call and weekend roster.

Physiotherapists routinely work in intensive care, medical/surgical acute, musculoskeletal, rehabilitation, oncology, rural facilities, women's and children's areas, and community health.

Junior staff members have the opportunity to rotate and gain experience in a variety of clinical areas and current structural arrangements offer excellent clinical support.

About your opportunity

In this role you will deliver effective physiotherapy clinical services to an allocated inpatient and/or outpatient caseload as part of a multidisciplinary team primarily within the Townsville University Hospital and other service locations across the Townsville Hospital and Health Service.

Generous remuneration package up to $118,996, salary range of $2719.80 to $3997.60 p.f. (HP3), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

We are seeking passionate Physiotherapists who can demonstrate the following:
  • Clinical Expertise:Demonstrated competent level of knowledge, expertise and skill in physiotherapy clinical practice.
  • Communication:Demonstrated effective communication skills and an ability to work effectively as part of a single-discipline or a multidisciplinary health care team.
  • Clinical Ability:Demonstrated ability to manage a clinical caseload under the clinical practice supervision of more senior physiotherapists; and to assess non-complex patients and interpret assessment findings to develop and implement safe and effective routine physiotherapy interventions.
  • Leadership: Demonstrated ability or ability to rapidly acquire the skill to supervise assistant staff and contribute to the supervision of students on work experience or clinical placement.


Mandatory requirements are a Bachelor of Physiotherapy or equivalent and current AHPRA registration, evidence of this will be required prior to appointment.

Pre-employment screening will be conducted for the successful candidate; this may include criminal history checks and Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role compliance.

A 6-month period of probation may apply.

Why make the change?

Living in Townsville ( ); a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in Northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand ( ) and Magnetic Island. ( ) Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events ( ) and a bustling nightlife.

*NOTE: Physiotherapy New-Graduates will not be considered for this position. There is a separate recruitment process for Physiotherapy (New Graduates) at Townsville Hospital and Health Service, please see and apply for TV440527.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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.