Senior Clinician Physiotherapist - Subacute Health of Older Person
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Applications Close AtClosed 7 days ago
Job no: 42148
Category: 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.
Full Time (80 hrs/fortnight with ADO), fixed term until end June 2022
Caulfield Hospital – ‘Better at Home’ subacute
An exciting opportunity exists to join the Physiotherapy Department at Alfred Health. The Alfred Health Physiotherapy team includes staff working in acute services at The Alfred and Sandringham Hospitals, and subacute services at Caulfield Hospital. The Physiotherapy team has over 100EFT across these 3 locations, working in a variety of clinical streams, providing high-quality clinical service to the hospital network including a variety of statewide services. The team has a proud history of clinical and academic excellence. It remains strongly committed to further pursuing excellence in physiotherapy and as such provides support to staff for professional development and research activities. The Alfred Health Physiotherapy clinical school supports the provision of undergraduate Physiotherapy clinical placements and high-quality teaching and education.
As the Senior Clinician Physiotherapist – Better at Home, you will be responsible for the ongoing development and provision of subacute Physiotherapy service at Caulfield Hospital. The position provides clinical service provision to inpatients in Better at Home, an inpatient bed substitution model in the patient’s own home. The clinical caseload may comprise a variety of rehabilitation patients primarily across slow stream rehab of Health of the Older person patients, as well as some rehabilitation of specialty services.
You will also be responsible for the supervision of other Physiotherapists and the education of physiotherapy students. You will have an important role contributing to the development of individuals, the clinical team, and the physiotherapy service through good leadership, teamwork and communication. This will also extend to supporting the subacute stream leaders and Physiotherapy management team in a variety of leadership and operational portfolios and projects.
Discount Health Insurance
Car Parking (subject to availability)
If you have any questions, please contact Lucy Bell, Stream Leader Health of Older Person on 0428 879 068 or Kim McManus, Subacute Musculoskeletal Stream Leader on 0477 665 462.
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.