Prosthetist Orthotist - Grade 2 (Undefined)

Job posted: 12/02/2024
Applications close: 26/02/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Ongoing - Full Time

Organisation: The Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: $86,730 - $99,699

Occupation: Other

Reference: 11438

Reference: 11438

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $86,730 - $99,699

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

About the Role

This is a Permanent Full-Time position at 76 hours per fortnight within the Orthotic and Prosthetic Department It has a case load of approximately 40% prosthetics and 60% orthotics

You will be responsible for providing definitive prosthetic management for children with a wide-range of interesting and challenging limb deficiency conditions including rotationplasty, congenital limb differences and upper limb deficiency. You will also manage a diverse orthotic case load commensurate with experience, with great supervision and education from experienced and committed senior orthotists.

You will demonstrate initiative and a can-do attitude, be excited about maximizing the possibilities of the prosthetic service and have strong lateral thinking and problem-solving skills. .

What you’ll achieve:

  • Deliver consistently excellent evidence-based prosthetic care comprising of interim and definitive interventions for children and young adults with lower and upper limb deficiencies or differences
  • Participate in the ongoing development, review and maintenance of administrative processes and improved communication mechanisms, including for NDIS service provision

Classification for this position will range from CP3-CP51 (base salary $86,730 to $99,699 per annum, plus superannuation)

Your skills and experience:

  • Master of Clinical Prosthetics & Orthotics or Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics or equivalent.
  • Membership or evidence of eligibility for membership to AOPA
  • Clinical experience in the management of transfemoral, knee and ankle disarticulation amputees

About the Orthotic and Prosthetic team

The Orthotic and Prosthetic Department at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne provides a collegiate and friendly environment where staff are encouraged and supported to achieve their best.  Our philosophy of ‘Consistent Excellence’ underpins our work and our interactions with our patients and families and with each other. You will be part of a large and experienced team with grade one to grade four clinicians and grade one to grade three technicians. 

What we offer:

  • Culture of continuous improvement
  • Professional development and special events

Other requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check, or willing to obtain
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure

Application process

To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description. To view the position description please click here.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!

For more information about this position please contact Rod Lawlor, Orthotic and Prosthetic Manager Ph:03 9345 9300  Email: rod.lawlor@rch.org.au

Why work at the RCH?

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption

Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 26 February 2024

Prosthetist Orthotist - Grade 2 (Undefined)

Job type:

Ongoing - Full Time

Job classification:



Not provided

Prosthetist Orthotist - Grade 2 (Undefined)