Occupational Therapist, G2 Fixed-Term
- : Monash Health
- : 18-Sep-2020
- : Clayton VIC 3168
About the Role
Monash Medical Centre has an exciting opening for an experienced occupational therapist to join the multidisciplinary team (MDT) servicing a busy caseload within the acute medical stream. The position will primarily service the renal and vascular units.
The Occupational Therapist is a leader on the wards and is an integral part of the supportive multi-disciplinary team that conducts high quality assessments and intervention helping achieve timely discharges. Occupational Performance assessment and intervention is at the core of what we provide to patients to ensure robust discharges. This position requires excellent clinical reasoning, highly developed communication and teamwork skills and an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Your clinical leadership will extend to supervising Grade 1 therapists and students, guiding them in their early career steps. You will support the Senior Clinician of the medical stream in evaluating and developing processes for the occupational therapy department and the acute stream and contribute to an evidence-based delivery for occupational therapy services.
In Allied Health, we have active professional development and supervision programmes and pride ourselves in providing client-centred and team-based interventions. Staff say our Occupational Therapy department is friendly, supportive and proactive. We aim to provide you with a career path full of opportunities and professional satisfaction.
What we’re looking for in you
AHPRA registered Occupational Therapist with experience in bed-based acute service provision.
The successful candidate will:
- Implement clear communication and advocate for best care for the patient
- Engage patients in the participation of their treatment journey
- Acknowledge responsibility for own learning
- Collaborate with others in the development of department resources and research pursuits
- Routinely uphold the Monash Health iCare values
Benefits, rewards and remuneration
- Salary packaging
- On-site gym
- Numerous leadership and professional development opportunities
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