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Occupational Therapist - Integrated care

  • : South Australia Health
  • : 26-Jun-2020
  • : Adelaide SA 5000
The Role
  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network - Integrated Care
  • Part time 15 hours per week, temporary up to 30 Jun 2021 - Total Indicative Remuneration $92,017 - $106,446 (Pro-rata) - AHP2

 

Employees classified at this level provide proficient clinical care for specified individual patients/clients and/or groups/populations, and/or provide clinical leadership for an area of practice, and may work in a variety of clinical settings. Employees classified at this level are clinical leads within their area and stream of practice and have a significant degree of autonomy and decision making.

The Occupational Therapist (OT) will work within CALHN Integrated Care and will work collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams and with CALHN and community services.

The OT will be required to work in Integrated care clinics, the community, and/or in CALHN acute and sub-acute sites dependant on clinical need.

This position will form a part of the Integrated Care Team to provide culturally appropriate comprehensive clinical intervention, assessment and care coordination, with a focus hospital avoidance, supported discharge and hospital substitution. The role will promote and advocate a ‘home first’ approach to support discharge to assess models of care where multidisciplinary assessment and intervention will be delivered outside the acute setting. The OT will be required to work across CALHN sites and within Integrated Care, as required in line with clinical need.

The role will have a specific focus on clients with complex health needs who are experiencing gaps in health responses and will provide intervention unable to be delivered in existing acute, sub acute and community services delivered by CALHN or the within the NGO sector.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

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Occupational Therapist - Integrated care
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