Join the Alfred Health Physiotherapy team
Fixed term position until January 15, 2023
Grade 1 Classification
Alfred Hospital/ Sandringham Hospital/Caulfield Hospital rotating position
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.
The acute physiotherapy service is organised into five functional streams, namely: Intensive Care, Musculoskeletal, Respiratory, PAN (Progressive Illness, Aged Care and Neurosciences), and Sandringham. The first four streams are located at The Alfred site, with the fifth and latter streams based at the Sandringham site. The physiotherapy service provides acute clinical services and expertise in the following areas: intensive care, cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, orthopaedics, trauma, burns, lung transplantation, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary rehabilitation, neurology and neurosurgery, infectious diseases, haematology/oncology, general medicine, haemophilia and emergency.
The Physiotherapy service at Caulfield Hospital provides an extensive range of inpatient and ambulatory services in the areas of rehabilitation, aged care and residential care services. The Physiotherapy Service provides subacute clinical services and expertise in the following areas: neurology, non-traumatic spinal cord injury, orthopaedics, amputees, burns, complex regional pain, cardiac rehabilitation, aged care, transitional care and aged psychiatry. The physiotherapy department is organised into functional streams: Neurological Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Health of Older Persons (HOP) and ABI.
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.
The Alfred Health Physiotherapy Department is a major partner in the Alfred Health Physiotherapy Clinical Schools for both La Trobe and Monash Universities and in this role provides core and elective clinical placements for more than 50 undergraduate physiotherapy students
The Grade 1 Physiotherapist will be involved in rotations across The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham Hospital sites. This position is one of 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.
The position will rotate across all clinical areas serviced by the Alfred Health Physiotherapy Service and will also be involved in the provision of an after-hours, weekend and public holiday service. The Grade 1 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.
Current and unrestricted AHPRA registration
Responsible for the delivery of physiotherapy services to the designated units in consultation with senior physiotherapist.
Demonstrated ability to plan and manage a caseload
- Demonstrated communication skills
- Demonstrated problem solving ability
- Demonstrated initiative in a clinical setting
- Demonstrated time management skills
Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
Discounted Health Insurance
Staff Car Parking (subject to availability)
Onsite Gym (Alfred Hospital)
Childcare services (Alfred Hospital)
If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter. Please include:
Interviews/appointments may occur prior to the advertising closing period.
For further information or to discuss the role further, please contact Ranjana Steward, Deputy Physiotherapy Manager on 9076 3450
Applications close at 11pm, 3rd July 2022