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Dietitian Community Rehabilitation Program

  • Location Caulfield Hospital
  • Work Type Part Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions 2 Positions
  • Applications Close At Closes in 3 days
    Published on 30 Nov 2019
  • Job no: 24302
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Nutrition

Alfred Health

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.

 

  • Grade 2 Dietitian - Community Rehabilitation Program
  • Based at Caulfield Hospital
  • Position available as either 32 hours per week or split into two positions at 16 hours per week
  • Commencing February 2020 for 12 months

 

The Department.

Alfred Health Community Rehabilitation Program provides Home and Centre Based rehabilitation as well as Falls Clinic services.

The service's focus is on provision of goal-directed, community based rehabilitation for clients following injury or hospitalisation.

The Community Rehabilitation multidisciplinary team comprises physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, dietitians, a neuropsychologist, a clinical psychologist, allied health assistants, rehabilitation medicine doctors, community health nurses and social workers.

 

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced dietitian to join our Community Rehabilitation team.   The position involves providing nutritional assessment, education and support to clients and families in the community. Treatment programs can be conducted in the client’s home or in the community rehabilitation centre at Cauflield Hospital.  The clinical caseload is varied and may include neurological, orthopaedic, cardiac, spinal, pulmonary and functional decline diagnoses.

 

Experience

Essential:                                

  • Minimum three years of clinical experience.
  • Recent experience in rehabilitation or aged care.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to principles of continuous quality improvement.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills to promote teamwork.
  • Demonstrated participation in professional development relevant to the position.

 

Highly desirable:

  • Recent experience in community based rehabilitation.
  • Experience in a grade 2 Dietitian role (or higher) in a public health service.

 

Benefits

You will be part of a team that has a primary focus in improving the health and well-being of patients.  We provide the opportunities for professional development and supervision are provided.

Other benefits include:

  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Car parking
  • Child Care

 

Enquiries: Lana Umansky (Manager Community Rehabilitation Program) on 9076 6207

 

Closing date: 15 December, 2019

 

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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 3 days - 15 Dec 2019
  • Published on 30 Nov 2019, 1:00 PM