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March

Occupational Therapist Grade 2 Full Time Fixed Term

Melbourne Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION



  • Join our dynamic and friendly team as a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist

  • Support all streams and wider multidisciplinary team

  • Full time fixed term March to 25th June 2021 based at City Campus



The Royal Melbourne Hospital



As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.



Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.



Your new team



This grade 2 position is based in the medicine stream at The Royal Melbourne Hospital city campus. The successful applicant will be committed to an interdisciplinary approach and have a well-developed understanding of health and occupational performance issues for clients who have experienced general medical issues. Supported by a multidisciplinary team, this role is responsible for the delivery of efficient and evidence based occupational therapy interventions in the acute setting. Continuing professional development opportunities are offered within both the multidisciplinary neurosciences team and the broader occupational therapy department. This role is supported by large general medicine neuromuscular stream including a grade 3 clinical lead.



The portfolio and supervision structures within the occupational therapy department will also provide opportunities for the successful applicant to participate in clinical governance activities, including quality and research projects.












Your success in this role, will be in your ability to



  • Undertake assessment, intervention and discharge planning for patients with neurological conditions

  • Supervision and education of junior occupational therapists

  • Ensure excellence in patient management

  • Provide evidenced based assessment and management of a wide variety of patients

  • Contribute to providing high quality patient information

  • Build relationships with patients, relatives, staff and relevant services in order to provide appropriate services and information

  • Demonstrate effective communication strategies within a multi-disciplinary team

  • Practice person centred care and contribute to decision making with patients and carers

  • Participate in the staff clinical supervision programme


Your Contribution



  • Recognised degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy

  • Professional registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

  • Competent level of patient assessment, treatment and management in acute care settings

  • Effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication

  • Emergency and safe working practices in the hospital

  • Time management and prioritization skills


Our commitment to you




Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.



We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.



This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.



The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.



Interested?



For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.



All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.



Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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