Part-time Physiotherapist needed in Sunshine Coast
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Physiotherapist will provide Physiotherapy services within a private practice in QLD as well as a community care and residential setting. Private practice PT work will include EPC, DVA, Workcover, NDIS and private clients with a particular focus on our aging population and staff who work with aging clients. Particular areas of practice will include musculoskeletal physiotherapy, orthopedic, pre and post-surgical care, basic hand therapy, disability care, neurological conditions, antenatal/postnatal, aquatic physiotherapy, rehabilitation, injury management and prevention, aged care and some pediatrics.
Remuneration as per employment contract commensurate with experience. As a guide. New graduates/overseas graduates $70,000 plus super total remuneration $76650 Recent Graduates $79,040 plus super $86548.
80 Senior PT $94,898 plus super $103913.31 KEY SELECTION CRITERIA AND CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: A successful applicant must demonstrate an ability to perform or be able to competently and rapidly learn: â€¢ Treating private practice clients -EPC, Workcover, DVA, Insurance, NDIS, CHSP, Private health and pensioners. â€¢ Treating of community clients and home visits â€¢ Delivery of complex pain management under the ACFI (Aged Care Funding Instrument) program (requires therapeutic massage and/or technical equipment such as electrotherapy).
â€¢ Falls reviews and prevention advice â€¢ Staff education on relevant aspects of elderly care such as positioning post-CVA, pressure area prevention, etc. â€¢ Liaising with doctors, other therapy staff, nursing and care staff on aspects of care for clients â€¢ Liaising with hospitals regarding residents who are entering the facility from a hospital or returning to the facility following a hospitalization â€¢ Conducting seating, sleeping and seating reviews of wheelchairs in conjunction with our employed Occupational Therapists. â€¢ Clinical note taking â€¢ Three monthly reviews of residential care clients in terms of mobility, pain, and function.
â€¢ Group exercise sessions â€¢ Therapeutic exercise prescription â€¢ Contracture management â€¢ Community physiotherapy referrals â€¢ Professional knowledge and experience in residential and community settings â€¢ Assessments of residential care clients including musculoskeletal, pain, mobility, function. â€¢ Initial assessment of clients including pain review, mobility review, balance testing and sensory testing. â€¢ Equipment prescription and review in both residential care and in the community including mobility aids, braces and supports, pressure area prevention/management devices.
â€¢ Pressure area prevention and management â€¢ Chest physiotherapy with residents on referral from treating a doctor â€¢ Falls reviews and education regarding prevention â€¢ Assisting staff members with manual handling of residents including advice on problem-solving and injury prev....