Occupational Therapist Grade 2 - Acute Care

Job posted: 02/03/2023
Applications close: 23/03/2023 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan, Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 59646

Reference: 59646

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan, Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

This is a wonderful opportunity for a dynamic Occupational Therapist with a passion for acute patient care.

We currently have a Grade 2 full time permanent ongoing position available in our acute OT team, covering an exciting variety of clinical caseloads (Neurosciences, Gen Med, surgical and specialty medicine). This position sits within our large supportive acute service, primarily delivering Occupational Therapy across Monash Medical Centre Clayton & Moorabbin Hospital sites, and our new Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH).

About Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

About the Role

We are looking for a flexible G2 clinician to join our acute team covering staff annual leave. You will work collaboratively with inclusive and passionate occupational therapy and allied health staff to provide excellent, evidence-based care for patients and their families/carers across medical, surgical and neurosciences streams. This role is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team providing high quality assessments and intervention for patients within a fast-paced environment.

In Allied Health, we have active professional development and supervision programmes and pride ourselves in providing client-centred and team-based interventions. Staff say our Occupational Therapy department is friendly, supportive and proactive. We aim to provide you with a career path full of opportunities and professional satisfaction.

What we’re looking for in you

Occupational Therapist with clinical experience in acute occupational therapy, for example neuroscience, general medicine, special medicine and surgical caseloads. You will have the opportunity to work alongside other experienced and team-focused clinicians. The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities within OT and multidisciplinary teams
  • Implement clear communication and advocate for best care for the patient
  • Engage patients in the participation of their treatment journey
  • Acknowledge responsibility for own learning
  • Collaborate with others in the development of department resources and research pursuits
  • Routinely uphold the Monash Health iCare values

What you need:

  • Experience in providing a high quality clinical service to patients in the acute setting
  • Passion for enhancing patient experiences and facilitation of occupational performance;
  • Demonstrated skill in teaching, supervision and promoting the growth and development of staff; 
  • An aptitude for ongoing learning and personal professional development; 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; 
  • A keen interest in evidence-based practice, clinical inquiry, research and service improvement.  

Eligibility for membership of relevant professional association and current Occupational Therapy AHPRA registration are requirement for this role.

Monash Health is a great place to work

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free flu vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 20,000 people who work across 40 locations delivering healthcare services through our five hospitals and our extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and ICare values.

How to Apply

We only accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Occupational Therapist Grade 2 - Acute Care

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sarah Bright - 0410529817

Occupational Therapist Grade 2 - Acute Care