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.
Based at The Alfred
Permanent, Full Time
80 Hours / fn + monthly ADO
Alfred Health’s Acute Physiotherapy Service provides physiotherapy services to the patients of The Alfred and Sandringham Hospital. The Acute Physiotherapy Service is organised into five functional streams, namely: Intensive Care, Musculoskeletal, Respiratory, PAN (Progressive Illness, Aged Care and Neurosciences), and Sandringham. The first four streams are located at The Alfred site, with the fifth and latter stream based at the Sandringham site.
The Senior Clinician Physiotherapist (Trauma) is responsible for the ongoing development and provision of physiotherapy services to the Trauma Units. The Senior Clinician Physiotherapist (Trauma) is responsible for the integration of service along the Trauma patient’s continuum of care. The Senior Clinician Physiotherapist (Trauma) is responsible for the education of physiotherapy students and the supervision and professional development of Grade 2, Grade 1 and AHA staff assigned to this area. In addition, the Senior Clinician Physiotherapist (Trauma) will assist in the co-ordination of the Trauma weekend physiotherapy service. The Senior Clinician Physiotherapist (Trauma) is also responsible for and expected to be engaged in research and / or quality activities within their specialised area of interest, or more broadly for the physiotherapy service. The Senior Clinician Physiotherapist (Trauma) has an important role contributing to the development of individuals, the clinical team and the physiotherapy service through good leadership, teamwork and communication.
Ability to plan and manage a caseload
Ability to undertake quality initiatives
Expert knowledge of physiotherapy services in Trauma patients
Excellent communication and time management skills
Discount health insurance
Application close : 20th May 2019.
Enquiries to: Scott Bradley, ICU Physiotherapy Stream Leader on (03) 9076 3450
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.