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: • Treating private practice clients -EPC, Workcover, DVA, Insurance, NDIS, CHSP, Private health and pensioners. • Treating of community clients and home visits • Delivery of complex pain management under the ACFI (Aged Care Funding Instrument) program (requires therapeutic massage and/or technical equipment such as electrotherapy).

• Falls reviews and prevention advice • Staff education on relevant aspects of elderly care such as positioning post-CVA, pressure area prevention, etc. • Liaising with doctors, other therapy staff, nursing and care staff on aspects of care for clients • Liaising with hospitals regarding residents who are entering the facility from a hospital or returning to the facility following a hospitalization • Conducting seating, sleeping and seating reviews of wheelchairs in conjunction with our employed Occupational Therapists. • Clinical note taking • Three monthly reviews of residential care clients in terms of mobility, pain, and function.

• Group exercise sessions • Therapeutic exercise prescription • Contracture management • Community physiotherapy referrals • Professional knowledge and experience in residential and community settings • Assessments of residential care clients including musculoskeletal, pain, mobility, function. • Initial assessment of clients including pain review, mobility review, balance testing and sensory testing. • Equipment prescription and review in both residential care and in the community including mobility aids, braces and supports, pressure area prevention/management devices.

• Pressure area prevention and management • Chest physiotherapy with residents on referral from treating a doctor • Falls reviews and education regarding prevention • Assisting staff members with manual handling of residents including advice on problem-solving and injury prev.

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16 Nov 2019


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