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Occupational Therapist - Grade 2

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  • Occupational Therapist (Grade 2, or Grade 3 considered for appropriate applicant considered)
  • Great on-site benefits
  • Bachelor in Occupational Therapy or equivalent
Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist with a commitment to interdisciplinary teamwork and an interest in delivering excellent clinical services related to assessment, treatment, planning and evidence based practice?
We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist (Grade 2, or Grade 3 considered for appropriate applicant) to join our interdisciplinary rehabilitation team.  This 0.8 to full time position is available to start early September.
The position would suit someone with rehabilitation experience, preferably including Pain Management skills.
 As an Occupational Therapist your responsibilities will include:
  • Comprehensive Occupational Therapy rehabilitation services to inpatients and outpatients of varied diagnostic groups
  • Maximise the occupational performance of patients, adopting a client-centred and goal directed approach
  • Provide supervision to Grade 1 Occupational Therapists
  • Participate in program development and quality improvement activities within the Occupational Therapy Department and hospital
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings and professional development programs 
The North Eastern Rehabilitation Centre is a Healthscope owned 46-bed facility in Ivanhoe. We provide fast-stream inpatient rehabilitation and associated outpatient programs. The North Eastern Rehabilitation Centre specialises in the management of persistent pain, offering a unique individualised, patient-centred and goal directed approach. Other major specialities include: orthopaedic, trauma, spinal injury, cardiac, neurological, pulmonary and general reconditioning rehabilitation.
 
Benefits we Offer
  • Highly skilled interdisciplinary team
  • Friendly supportive environment
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Onsite car parking and uniforms provided 
 
Selection Criteria
  • Bachelor in Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Excellent clinical practice skills in rehabilitation and Pain Management
  • Well-developed communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisation, time management and self-management skills
  • Autonomy in work practice
  • Current drivers licence
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Highly developed communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to interdisciplinary teamwork
 
Applications close: Wednesday 29th August 2018
For further enquiries: Thato Thupayagale, Occupational Therapy Team Leader, 03 9474 8940
To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and a CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.

 

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