Closes: 07 October 2022
Classification: Health Professional Level 3
Salary: $99,819 - $105,180 (up to $110,398 on achieving a personal upgrade) plus superannuation
Position No: 29002, several-025W4
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 23 September 2022
Contact Officer: Kerry Boyd on Kerry.Boyd@act.gov.au or 0421 577709
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: www.canberrahealthservices.act.gov.au
The Division of Allied Health provides a range of allied health services across clinical Divisions based at Canberra Hospital. A strong emphasis is placed across all sections on accessible and timely care, delivered to a high standard of safety and quality. This is underpinned by the Division’s commitment to research and training. The Division works in partnership with professional colleagues, consumers, and a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.
Acute Allied Health Services (AAHS) Physiotherapy provides services to a range of clients in acute inpatient wards and specialised outpatient settings. Our physiotherapists work closely with patients, carers, referrers, other health care professionals and multidisciplinary teams to achieve safe, high quality patient care. Acute physiotherapy inpatient care is delivered across 7 days with extended hours of service provision. Neurosciences HP3s can work in varying inpatient settings including Acute Stroke Unit, Neurology Ward and Neurosurgery Wards, depending on operational service needs and development requirements.
CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.
- Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive
- Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Relevant Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in Physiotherapy and a minimum of three years’ experience working professionally in Physiotherapy
- Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- The successful applicant will need to be available for weekend and after-hours work.
- CHS is leading the drive to digitally transform health service delivery in Australia through the implementation of a territory wide Digital Health Record. Computer literacy skills are required which are relevant to this role as you will be responsible for completing required documentation and becoming a proficient user of the Digital Health Record and/or other Information Technology systems; once proficient, you will need to remain current with changes, updates and contingencies.
- Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
- Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.
Note: There is one full-time permanent position and one temporary part-time position available.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
- Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
- Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required.
- Comply with Canberra Health Services Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy.
- Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.
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Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services