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Physiotherapist Gr 2 - Cardio-respiratory

St Vincent's Hospital

Gr 2 Physiotherapist - Cardiorespiratory Full Time Permanent Challenging and rewarding work environment Friendly and dynamic team About St. Vincent's St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care.

SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers. About the Department The Physiotherapy Department provides high quality clinical services across a spectrum of acute, sub-acute and outpatient services. The Department works as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide assessment, treatment and a range of therapeutic services to optimise patient care and maximise function.

The Department is committed to fostering excellence in evidence based clinical care, research and education. About the Role This position is responsible for providing providing high quality physiotherapy management to patients admitted within units serviced by the Cardio-respiratory team. You will be responsible for the supervision of cardiorespiratory undergraduate Physiotherapy students.

You will have a broad knowledge and experience working in an acute cardiorespiratory setting. You will provide leadership support to the Cardio-respiratory team leader as a senior member of the cardiorespiratory physiotherapy team at SVHM. Flexibility, the ability to make decisions in complex situations, and excellent teamwork skills are required in this role.

Experience in student supervision will be highly regarded. Applications from current grade two physiotherapists or suitably experienced grade one physiotherapists will be considered. Relevant postgraduate qualifications would also be highly regarded.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic physiotherapist to join a cohesive, progressive and integrated team who are committed to excellence in clinical practice, research and professional development. Must have, or be currently eligible for, National Physiotherapy Registration. Classifications for this position will range from Physiotherapist Grade 2 VB1 - VB4 ($81,300 - $93,400 per annum).

Duties Provide appropriate clinical management for patients admitted under units serviced by the Cardio-respiratory team. Supervision and mentoring of junior staff. Provide consultation and expert advice for staff regarding the management of tracheostomy patients.

Provide training for grade 1 physiotherapists to work on the weekend service. Assist the cardiorespiratory team leader with coordination of the weekend service, including rostering. Clinical supervision and teaching of physiotherapy students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, as required.



Date30 October 2020

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type Full Time

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