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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 20956
Position Title Physiotherapist - Grade 1
Employment Status Limited Term Full Time
Location All Sites
Advertisement text Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care and aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington, Mount Eliza and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Service, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

Position Summary
The Peninsula Health Physiotherapy Department is currently seeking applications for limited term, full time Grade 1 Physiotherapy positions offering experience in the acute, subacute and community health settings.

Rotations cover a range of clinical areas including ICU; medical and surgical wards; Orthopaedic inpatients and outpatients; Neurology; Inpatient Rehabilitation; Aged Care; and Community Health. Sub-acute rotations also incorporate experience in Aquatic Physiotherapy.

Key Responsibilities
We are looking for flexible and dedicated Physiotherapists who are committed to Peninsula Health’s values and work well in a team environment. The successful applicants will have a strong focus on quality and professional development, and will strive to develop both clinical and non-clinical skills.

Peninsula Health staff are proud of their person centred approach, and live our values of Service, Integrity, Respect, Compassion and Excellence.

Other Information
Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.

Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

Selection Criteria Essential: Registration with the National Physiotherapy Registration Board (AHPRA)
Essential: Able to competently perform high quality Physiotherapy assessment, treatment and patient management, including thorough and appropriate discharge planning
Essential: Interest and/or experience in Quality improvement and research activities
Essential: Demonstrated willingness to participate in Professional Development
Essential: Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
Essential: Identifies and proposes practical solutions to problems
Essential: Takes an organised and methodical approach to the prioritisation of tasks
Desirable: Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association
Contact Person Tess Baker
Contact Number 0418420678
Closing Date 30/04/2017
Position Description Physiotherapist Grade 1 July 2016.pdf