Advanced Practice Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist - Grade 4

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 29/07/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 41815

Reference: 41815

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Grade 4 musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with skills in Advanced Practice for a fixed term 1.0 EFT Physiotherapy position for 13 months to complete the assessment and monitoring of patients with musculoskeletal conditions as part of a multidisciplinary research project. This role will require advanced communication skills, an aptitude for team work and an ability to provide supervision and support to staff and post graduate students.   The successful candidate will also support Research and Quality Improvement within the Physiotherapy service. This is well supported position and has opportunities for ongoing professional development.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Possess advanced practice physiotherapy experience with well-developed skills in clinical assessment, radiological interpretation and ordering and fracture management

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Be able to work both collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams across units and also demonstrate high degree of autonomy

  • Ensure safe and high quality patient care is delivered in line with Western Health values and the Live Best Care framework

  • Possess well rounded project management skills

  • Have experience in leading research or quality project initiatives

Our department is friendly and supportive and this is an excellent opportunity to join our extensive physiotherapy team. You can also follow us on Facebook: @westernhealthphysio

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Advanced Practice Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist - Grade 4

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Mary De Gori - 0400663435
Rebecca Pile - 0466 940 955?

Advanced Practice Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist - Grade 4