Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Physiotherapy
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Part Time - 72 hours
HARP Complex Care
Fantastic Staff Benefits
Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP) sits under the Community and Ambulatory Service. HARP cares for people with chronic disease, aged and/or complex needs who frequently attend hospitals or are at risk of hospitalisation. HARP’s Respiratory Service provides assessment, monitoring and treatment of clients with Chronic Lung Disease.
This position would suit a physiotherapist who is looking to expand or apply their knowledge of respiratory care in the community for complex clients through Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) and HARP.
PR is run from two sites, The Alfred and Caulfield, as well as providing a home-based rehab program. This role would primarily work at Caulfield Hospital and in the client's homes. The position will involve group exercise and education sessions, and individual sessions with respiratory patients who are participating in the program. Effective communication skills and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team are essential.
To be successful you will:
Be responsible for the provision of high quality physiotherapy service across all clinical areas within the HARP
Have a good theoretical knowledge of management of respiratory disease and the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program
Very good clinical reasoning/ decision making skills in the clinical areas
Excellent verbal communication and negotiation skills to support effective liaison with clients, their carers and other health professionalsb
On site car parking
Discounted private health insurance
Gym and library facilities
Caulfield hospital is located close to public transport and shops.
For more information and enquiries, please contact Chloe Bryan, HARP Operations Lead on 0428 746 361.
Applications close Monday, 24th December 2018 at 11pm
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.