Occupational Therapist Grade 2

ALFRED HEALTH

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 1/26/2020

Alfred Health

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
  • Based at The Alfred Hospital in Burns and Hand Therapy
  • Part time 
  • Permanent and ongoing

The Department

Alfred Health - Occupational Therapy Services operate across The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham Hospitals, with clinical services aligned to Alfred Health strategic goals and operational performance targets.

The Occupational Therapy Service is committed to the provision of high quality, evidence-based care, and strongly values professional development and clinical supervision. Clinical service provision is focused on inpatient acute, rehabilitation and aged care streams, and a diverse patient population including emergency, general medicine, surgical, orthopedic, neurological, trauma, spinal, amputee and burns/plastics specialty units.

POSITION:

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and suitably experienced Grade Two Occupational Therapist to work at Alfred Health based in the plastics/hand therapy and burns units. In this role you will be working as part of the Occupational Therapy team providing specialist therapy and intervention across a broad scope of complementary clinical areas, working at The Alfred Hospital. You will demonstrate excellent communiciation skills, time management skills and the ability to work as part of a team. We are seeking an Occupational Therapist with strong clinical skills who is an excellent communicator, flexible and a team player.

SKILLS

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, professional appearance and manner
  • Both responsive and proactive in meeting and anticipating customer needs and in providing high quality service
  • Ability to exercise professional judgement and seek advice and assistance when required/appropriate
  • Able to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Effective planning, problem solving, organisation and prioritisation skills

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Registered to Practice with AHPRA
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team
  • A current unrestricted Victorian Drivers Licence

DESIRABLE

  • Member of Occupational Therapy Australia
  • Minimum three years clinical experience

BENEFITS - 

  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
  • Discounted on-site car parking
  • On-site gymnasium

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter. 

For a confidential discussion please contact Helen Scott, Senior Occupational Therapist  on 9076 2000 pager 5547

Applications must be submitted electronically to be considered.

Applications close on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at 11pm.

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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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Alfred Health

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
  • Based at The Alfred Hospital in Burns and Hand Therapy
  • Part time 
  • Permanent and ongoing

The Department

Alfred Health - Occupational Therapy Services operate across The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham Hospitals, with clinical services aligned to Alfred Health strategic goals and operational performance targets.

The Occupational Therapy Service is committed to the provision of high quality, evidence-based care, and strongly values professional development and clinical supervision. Clinical service provision is focused on inpatient acute, rehabilitation and aged care streams, and a diverse patient population including emergency, general medicine, surgical, orthopedic, neurological, trauma, spinal, amputee and burns/plastics specialty units.

POSITION:

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and suitably experienced Grade Two Occupational Therapist to work at Alfred Health based in the plastics/hand therapy and burns units. In this role you will be working as part of the Occupational Therapy team providing specialist therapy and intervention across a broad scope of complementary clinical areas, working at The Alfred Hospital. You will demonstrate excellent communiciation skills, time management skills and the ability to work as part of a team. We are seeking an Occupational Therapist with strong clinical skills who is an excellent communicator, flexible and a team player.

SKILLS

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, professional appearance and manner
  • Both responsive and proactive in meeting and anticipating customer needs and in providing high quality service
  • Ability to exercise professional judgement and seek advice and assistance when required/appropriate
  • Able to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Effective planning, problem solving, organisation and prioritisation skills

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Registered to Practice with AHPRA
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team
  • A current unrestricted Victorian Drivers Licence

DESIRABLE

  • Member of Occupational Therapy Australia
  • Minimum three years clinical experience

BENEFITS - 

  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
  • Discounted on-site car parking
  • On-site gymnasium

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter. 

For a confidential discussion please contact Helen Scott, Senior Occupational Therapist  on 9076 2000 pager 5547

Applications must be submitted electronically to be considered.

Applications close on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at 11pm.

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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

http://www.agedcarejobsaustralia.com.au/job/13280891