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Hand Therapy Clinician (Grade 1)

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 24/09/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 49407

Reference: 49407

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Hand Therapy Clinician Grade 1 (physio- or occupational therapist)


0.8 EFT; On-going


About Monash Health:


Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south-eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services, as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities in one organisation.  More than 18,000 staff work at more than 40 care locations.


About this role:


Monash Health runs the largest acute Hand Therapy service in Victoria, servicing a range of patients across the entire life span. There is a focus on those with traumatic injuries who have received plastic and orthopaedic surgery and there will be a variety of other clinical presentations. The Hand Therapy Team has a close relationship with the Plastics and Orthopaedics surgical teams and prides itself on delivering best care to maximise a patient’s return to function. Our commitment to service improvement also provides opportunities for involvement in research and implementation of evidence-based practice.The team comprises occupational therapists, physiotherapists and an allied health assistant.


This role has been developed essentially as a training position and sits within our large Hand Therapy department of Grade 2 and 3 Hand Therapy clinicians. 


What we’re looking for in you:


You will be an AHPRA registered Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist with motivation to be a Hand Therapy clinician. You will possibly have either employment or student experience in acute Hand Therapy. In this role, you will:



  • Be a clear and respectful communicator and patient advocate

  • Be clinically experienced in the delivery of acute Hand Therapy

  • Engage patients so they actively participate in their treatment and recovery

  • Acknowledge responsibility for your own learning

  • Collaborate with others in the development of department resources and research pursuits


Benefits, Rewards and remuneration



  • Be part of a dynamic and innovative team  (seven clinicians) who share a vision of excellence

  • Opportunities for professional development

  • Robust clinical, professional and operational supervision on a regular basis

  • Ability to contribute to team-focused research pursuits

  • Salary packaging


Location:


The Hand Therapy service is primarily based at Dandenong Hospital with adjunct satellite clinics at Clayton and Casey.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

Hand Therapy Clinician (Grade 1)

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Hannah Dewes - 9554 1944
hannah.dewes2@monashhealth.org

Hand Therapy Clinician (Grade 1)