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.
Occupational Therapist – Grade 2 (Acute Medical Specialities Stream)
Fixed term 11/01/2021 – 25/06/2021
Full Time (80 hours per week) 1.0EFT
An exciting opportunity exists for a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist to join the dynamic acute Occupational Therapy department in the Medical Specialties stream at The Alfred Hospital. The medical specialties stream provides occupational therapy service to multiple units within the hospital including respiratory medicine, haematology, oncology, palliative care, transplant services (lung and heart), gastroenterology, infectious diseases, cardiology and surgical units.
Further information about Alfred Health is available at www.alfredhealth.org.au
The Grade 2 occupational therapist will be expected to work across multiple units and hence multiple teams, so strong communication and team work skills, and a collaborative approach to service delivery are important skills in this role. The successful applicant will be working closely with and delegating tasks to Allied Health Assistants who support the occupational therapy service, and will also have the opportunity to work on quality projects and working parties appropriate to their area of expertise. In addition, opportunity exists to supervise Grade 1 staff and students and to contribute to service development and planning.
- Specialist assessment and intervention
- Strong team work skills
- Provision of supervision of junior staff and students
- A minimum of 3 years clinical experience in occupational therapy
- AHPRA registration, and eligibility for OTA membership
- Understanding of research frameworks and literature search skills
- Current Victorian Driver’s License (unrestricted)
- Salary Packaging
- Discount Health Insurance
- Car Parking (subject to availability)
- Onsite Gym
- Child care services
Please provide a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.
All enquiries to Sarah Bright: 0417 335 312 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Or Jane Feutrill: 0408 484 099 or email@example.com
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.