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Prosthetist/Orthotist Grade 2

Job posted: 27/10/2023
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 49952

Reference: 49952

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Orthotist / Prosthetist to join our Orthotics and Prosthetics department.  The role is for Grade 2 or 3 Orthotist / Prosthetists to be added to our Casual pool.

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

The Orthotic and Prosthetic Department has a strong focus on positive patient outcomes, professional development and effective practices, to deliver high quality and timely service, both clinically and technically, to the inpatients and outpatients across Austin Health's three campuses and the community.  Wea re actively involved in quality and education inititiatives, and work with other Allied Health professionals to deliver a high standard of treatment across a large range of pathologies.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate the following essential knowledge and skills:  

A commitment to Austin Health values:  

Our actions show we care;  

We bring our best;  

Together we achieve;  

We shape the future. 


  • Masters of Clinical Prosthetic and Orthotics (or Bachelor equivalent).  
  • Eligible for AOPA membership with certification as an Orthotist / Prosthetist via CPD program fulfilment.  
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant clinical experience 
  • Demonstrated high levels of specialist knowledge and clinical skills in an area of clinical practice relevant to Austin Health 
  • Demonstrated commitment to evidence based practice and ability to translate this in to practice 
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake professional supervision and promote professional competence of other staff  
  • Demonstrated expertise in teaching, training and education (Grade 3) 
  • High level interpersonal skills that promote team development and engagement, and a proven ability to relate to people at all levels within an organization 
  • Demonstrated research or quality improvement project work, including knowledge and skills in benchmarking and data analysis 
  • High level written and verbal skills  
  • Demonstrated history of and commitment to ongoing professional development and specialisation  

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and a Working With Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

For more information contact Louise Baxter (mon-Wed & Fri) on 94907666

Prosthetist/Orthotist Grade 2

Job type:

Casual

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Louise BAXTER - (03) 9490 7666 - (__) ____ ____

Prosthetist/Orthotist Grade 2