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.
- New Graduate Positions (2 Years) Grade 1
- Commencing Monday 17 January 2022
- Working across all Alfred Health campuses (Alfred, Caulfield, and Sandringham)
Alfred Health’s Physiotherapy Department provides acute physiotherapy services to the patients of The Alfred and Sandringham Hospital and subacute physiotherapy services to Caulfield Hospital.
Acute Physiotherapy Service is organised into five functional streams, namely: Intensive Care, Musculoskeletal, Respiratory, PAN (Progressive Illness, Aged Care and Neurosciences), and Sandringham. Caulfield Hospital provides an extensive range of inpatient and ambulatory services in the areas of rehabilitation, aged care, and residential care services. The department is organised in three functional streams: Neurological Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, and Aged Care.
The Alfred Health Physiotherapy Department has more than 100 EFT and employs over 170 staff. The physiotherapy service has a proud history of clinical and academic excellence. It remains strongly committed to further pursuing excellence in physiotherapy, through clinical research.
As the Grade 1 Physiotherapist, you will be involved in rotations across The Alfred, Caulfield, and Sandringham Hospital sites. This position is one of over 30 Grade 1 physiotherapy positions of which 14 positions are located at The Alfred, 15 positions are located at Caulfield and 1 position is located at Sandringham, with 1 position being a rural secondment to Alice Springs.
You will have the opportunity to rotate across all clinical areas serviced by the Alfred Health Physiotherapy Service and will be involved in the provision of an after-hours, weekend, and public holiday service. You will work closely with the relevant Grade 2, 3 or 4 physiotherapists to ensure the provision of best practice patient care and the achievement of maximal operational effectiveness.
You will contribute to the smooth and efficient running of the physiotherapy service by taking on an identified portfolio. The portfolio may be clinical, operational, research or quality improvement in nature.
Physiotherapist registered to practice in the state of Victoria (AHPRA)
- Ability to thoroughly and effectively assess and manage Alfred patients throughout the continuum of care
- Ability to manage time and resources effectively to ensure efficient physiotherapy practice
- Basic information technology skills
- Regular clinical supervision
- Service with a strong commitment to professional development and research
- Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
- Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
- Onsite gym
If you are interested and have any further questions please contact Valentina Maric, Physiotherapy Manager on 0448 873 015. Applications close 17 October 2021.
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.