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.
Orthotist / Prosthetist Grade 2
- Position location: The Alfred
- Work type: Fixed term (12 months)
- Part Time (Weekend Service Fri – Mon)
Seeking Orthotist Grade 2 within The Orthotic Department based at The Alfred hospital.
The Alfred Orthotic Department offers a broad range of experience in this busy environment across a range of fields including Trauma, Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, Plastics and Burns.
This opportunity exists to work in the acute setting, extending the department’s services, to include a new weekend service. The Ortrhotist would be required to work Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. This new service will be trialled for a twelve month period.
This exciting opportunity would be providing orthotic management to acute inpatients to enable early mobilisation to facilitate discharge and ongoing rehabilitation. The Orthotist in this position would work closely with other allied health professionals along with the Orthopaedic, Neurosurgery and Trauma medical teams.
Candidates must be patient centred and possess a Degree or Masters Degree in Orthotics and Prosthetics and be eligible for membership to Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA). Experience in acute orthotic spinal management is highly desirable. It would be an advantage to be an AOPA member.
Benefits include salary packaging, discounted onsite parking, discounted health insurance, onsite gym and childcare centre.
Enquiries: Gavin Burchall on Tel 03 9076 3182
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.