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Occupational Therapist (Grade 3) - Allied Health & Patient Flow

Job posted: 12/10/2020
Applications close: 26/10/2020 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 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: 43638

Reference: 43638

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Are you a dedicated, experienced and dynamic Occupational Therapist? A fixed-term job-share opportunity within a G3 leadership position is available in alignment to a flexible work arrangement. EFT 0.5 - 0.6 will be considered.


About Monash Health


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.


Monash Health Community and Allied Health share the vision of One Team; Making a Difference Together.  This vision is underpinned by the following principles:



  • We provide quality care focused on the person in the context of their life;

  • We are interdisciplinary and innovative with a can-do attitude;

  • We view change and challenge as great opportunities.


Monash Health Community and Allied Health provide an integrated and interdisciplinary service providing the highest quality patient centred care across the continuum. This service is underpinned by a robust governance structure and contemporary service improvement methodologies. We are a recognised leader in health delivery.


Monash Health Community and Allied Health is driven by its model of care and works to ensure that its structure does not hinder a true and committed person centred approach.


About the Role


We are looking for an experienced Senior Clinician Occupational Therapist with a passion and specialist interest in acute services to provide excellence in stream leadership, patient-centred care, and to contribute to the ongoing development of our inter-professional, team-focused service model to support the ongoing delivery of high-quality clinical service. 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.


About You


As a clinical expert in acute occupational therapy across medical and surgical services, your advice and guidance will be sought after. Your participation in a rich diversity of experiences and opportunities including involvement in research and quality assurance activities will be valued. You will be responsible for the providing clinical and professional leadership to our Acute Medical & Surgical Stream and the wider Occupational Therapy service. You will have the opportunity to work alongside other experienced and team-focused Senior Clinicians as part of the Occupational therapy senior leadership group.


Leading by example, you are a natural role model and inspire others to be the best they can be.


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 will offer


In return, this role is a fantastic opportunity to join a large tertiary health network, and an Occupational Therapy professional group dedicated to excellence in healthcare, positive patient experiences, staff development and a culture of evidence-based practice. You will receive regular quality operational, clinical and professional supervision and have access to a wide variety of professional development opportunities. There are opportunities to lead/ participate in research at profession and team levels. Salary packaging benefits are also available. In addition, you’ll benefit from salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay, and access to an onsite gym.


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises 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.


Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 


Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Occupational Therapist (Grade 3) - Allied Health & Patient Flow

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Contact:

Amber OBrien - 04310529817

Occupational Therapist (Grade 3) - Allied Health & Patient Flow