Senior Physiotherapist Renal Supportive Care

  • : Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
  • : 23-Jul-2020
  • : Penrith NSW 2750
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Physiotherapist Level 3
Remuneration: $50.51 - $52.20 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: REQ168730
Applications Close: 05/08/2020

Together, Achieving Better Health


Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community.

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


About the Role

This position is 5 days per fortnight (20 hours per week).


The Renal supportive Care service provides an interdisciplinary approach to provide timely assessment and management of patients with advanced kidney failure and multiple comorbidities including frailty, increase risk of falls, poor mobility, drowsiness, lethargy and pain. The aim of the service is to improve clinical care and the quality of life of these patients in the community and reduce acute hospital admissions.


The provision of Physiotherapy services at Nepean Hospital and the community. 


About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals. We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients. 


See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2FVDzrwYZI

To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8ZhAGF38E10CN2upBndvfA

If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/


About Applying

If you read this and think “Wow – that’s me!” then please review the position description and selection criteria for the role. You will need to submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply Now” button.  So that we truly understand how perfect you are for this role, please ensure that you detail your experience, skills, knowledge and any other relevant information by responding to each selection criteria.


To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.



Selection Criteria to be Addressed:
  • Degree in Physiotherapy and current National Physiotherapy Registration with AHPRA
  • Significant post graduate experience in Physiotherapy with substantial experience in Renal Supportive Care
  • Demonstrated advanced clinical reasoning skills and demonstrated ability to operate autonomously with minimum direct clinical supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clinical supervision and support to Level 1 and 2 health professionals, technical and support staff
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills, effective time management skills & ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and knowledge of & experience with Quality Improvement and Evidence Based Practice
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice to service managers on clinical service development, practice and design in response to demands and client stakeholder needs in relation to Renal Supportive Care Physiotherapy
  • Current Australian driver’s licence
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    Senior Physiotherapist Renal Supportive Care
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    Penrith NSW 2750
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