Physiotherapy Grade 2 - Early Stroke Discharge (ESD)

Job posted: 01/07/2022
Applications close: 15/07/2022 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 27381

Reference: 27381

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Physiotherapist Grade 2 - Early Stroke Discharge (ESD)

  • Permanent Full Time with Monthly ADO

  • $83,361.20 - $95,825.60 pa (based on experience)

  • Early Stroke Discharge (ESD) – Be part of a highly skilled allied health, nursing and medical team to provide a subacute bed substitution model of car for Stroke Survivors.

  • ESD provide Stroke Rehabilitation in line with the Stroke Foundation’s Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management

  • Be part of this exciting new ambulatory clinical service model

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

You will be an innovative and client-focused Grade 2 Physiotherapist, who want to make a difference to the experience and outcomes of Stroke Survivors. You will work closely with a high quality, evidence-based group of allied health, nursing and medical professionals providing stroke rehabilitation in the ambulatory setting. Clients receive hospital type services but in their own home (bed substitution model).

In this role you will demonstrate advanced skills in the assessment and management of stroke rehabilitation, providing therapy both centre based and in client's homes.

You will undertake effective and timely assessments and provide support to the interdisciplinary allied health/nursing team in achieving evidence based stroke rehabilitation based on client goals.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills will enable you to thrive in this role, with opportunities to also supervise junior staff and students.

You will be supported with a wide range of professional growth and development opportunities including access to regular clinical supervision with a Grade 3 Physiotherapist.  Participation in research and quality improvement activities will be supported within the service and profession.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess

  • Experience in the area of neurological rehabilitation

  • Strong commitment to high quality patient care

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Clinical skills in managing a complex caseload using a client-centred approach

  • High level communication skills, both written and oral, to enable development of a good rapport with clients and staff.

  • The organisational skills of a self-starter able to administrate a defined caseload

  • Demonstrated ability to participate in innovative practice and quality improvement

  • Deliver a high quality, accessible and coordinated service to our clients both in the client’s home and in the centre.

  • Be an active member of the interdisciplinary team

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

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

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

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Physiotherapy Grade 2 - Early Stroke Discharge (ESD)

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Kylie Hunt - (04) 2899 1571
Renita Manning - (04) 2853 7868

Physiotherapy Grade 2 - Early Stroke Discharge (ESD)