Physiotherapist Full-time Job2 months ago Nursing Townsville region 8 views
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.
- 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 ( https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/about-townsville/living-in-townsville ); a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in Northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbDy257N5-o ) and Magnetic Island. ( https://www.magneticislandtourism.com/about-magnetic-island ) Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events ( https://whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au/ ) 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.