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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24695
Position Title Physiotherapist- Grade 1
Employment Status Limited Term Full Time
Location All Sites
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About Peninsula Health


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 ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

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

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Position Summary

The Physiotherapy Department provides services to multiple sites throughout the Mornington Peninsula. Services include: acute, rehabilitation, aged care, community and home based physiotherapy.

To broaden their skills and working closely with a supervisor, the Grade 1 Physiotherapist will participate in rotations across various sites and programs to provide a range of clinical services aimed at achieving high quality care within operational parameters.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide quality, safe and cost effective Physiotherapy services within a multidisciplinary team.
• Build and expand professional skill levels to ensure that clients receive the best possible service reflecting up to date evidence based practice.
• Demonstrate positive workplace behaviours and relationships at all times.
• Provide a high standard of Physiotherapy assessment and management across a broad range of clinical streams including orthopaedic, neurology, cardiorespiratory, aquatic, dementia and falls


Essential Criteria

• Registration with the National Physiotherapy Registration Board (AHPRA)
• Able to competently perform high quality Physiotherapy assessment, treatment and patient management, including thorough and appropriate discharge planning.
• Actively supports changes by adjusting work practices.
• Identifies and proposes practical solutions to problems
• Demonstrated willingness to participate in Professional Development.
• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
• Identifies and proposes practical solutions to problems
• Interest and/or experience in Quality improvement and research activities.
• Takes an organised and methodical approach to the prioritisation of tasks
• Hold a current WWCC (or have commenced the application process).

How to apply

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3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below

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 complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
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.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Current registration with the National Physiotherapy Registration Board (AHPRA)
Essential: Able to competently perform high quality physiotherapy assessment, treatment and patient management, including though 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 prioritisation of tasks
Essential: Holds a WWCC (or is currently applying for a WWCC)
Contact Person Sally Harrowfield
Contact Number 97847821
Alternate Contact Person Stephen Bird
Alternate Contact Number 035986 0666
Closing Date 16/01/2019
Position Description PD Grade 1 August 2018.pdf