Occupational Therapist - Senior (Hands)



The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?Are you: Excited to take the next step in your career mission? Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession? Prepared to question and advocate for what is important? About your opportunity As a Senior Occupational Therapist you will be responsible for the delivery of high-level Occupational Therapy clinical services and leadership in the areas of Hands and Upper Limb, including burns and plastics to stakeholders/customers of Queensland Health in accordance with organisational goals.As a part of this role you will provide clinical leadership to the HP3 Occupational Therapists incorporating clinical supervision and provide clinical leadership for the area of Hands and Upper limb including consulting, service improvement, research and quality activities.

Salary range of $53.88 to $57.97 p.

h. (HP4), 17.5% leave loading, 12.

75% employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP. We are seeking a highly dynamic candidate who can hit the ground running and demonstrate the following: A tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Occupational Therapy, and current registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

This position is required to work on-call on weekends and public holidays on a rostered basis through the Department's Clinical On-Call service. A high level of knowledge, expertise and skill in Occupational Therapy services within the area of hands and upper limb, including burns and plastics. Ability to provide Occupational Therapy clinical services of a complex nature, where established principles, procedures and methods require some expansion, adaptation or modification.

Why make the change? Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (over 320 days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville; a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in Northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand and Magnetic Island. Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife. Interested? For a confidential discussion please contact Michelle Watson on 07 4433 2848.

Applications close on Thursday 21 May 2020. Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted..

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23 May 2020


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