Physiotherapist - Integrated Services

Job posted: 15/07/2021
Applications close: 02/08/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 24350

Reference: 24350

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • Permanent Part Time | 0.4 EFT

  • Integrated Services Hospital Admission Risk Program 

  • Working collaboratively in a team environment

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

As a Grade 2 HARP Physiotherapist, you will be responsible for the provision of physiotherapy services to community dwelling patients with a variety of chronic illnesses, with the intent of reducing hospital admission risk.  You will be expected to possess clinical expertise and relevant depth of experience in the area of frailty assessment and chronic disease management, particularly related (but not exclusive) to cardiac and pulmonary disease.

Integrated services Hospital Admission Risk Program is a Health Independence program guided by the Health Independence Model of care. It is a time-limited, goal-based program providing complex care coordination to patients who have chronic disease, and or complex psychosocial care needs. Workload will include the provision of both centre and community-based therapy, inclusive of providing assessments and exercise sessions within the Chronic Rehabilitation program. Care is delivered within an integrated service utilising various disciplines within the program and in partnerships with other community based programs.

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Current Physiotherapy registration with AHPRA 

  • Recognised tertiary qualification in Physiotherapy

  • Advanced clinical skills in managing a complex caseload and comprehensive discharge planning using a client-centred approach.

  • Broad clinical experience encompassing diverse patient presentation.

  • Previous clinical experience working in an aligned clinical environment especially working with group exercise therapy and Oncology Rehabilitaion.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

Physiotherapist - Integrated Services

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Mijke De Bruijne

Physiotherapist - Integrated Services