Employment: Community Physiotherapist

Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Community Physiotherapist Permanent 0.8FTE Starting March 2019 If you have a desire to work within a supportive and progressive environment then join our dedicated team at Heywood Rural Health in a rewarding career as a Physiotherapist. We are seeking a motivated and professional Physiotherapist to work alongside our integrated and multi-disciplinary care team. Do you have a passion for enabling people with chronic disease: including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and musculoskeletal conditions, to achieve an optimal quality of life? We are looking for a Physiotherapist who incorporates evidence based principles into daily practice. You strive to provide a person and family centred approach to care, and uphold HRH values of respect, responsiveness, care and integrity. Your interaction with the community, colleagues and key stakeholders is guided by HRH protocols and your professional approach to service provision. Qualifications: • Post graduate qualification in Physiotherapy • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency AHPRA • Current Police Record Check and Working with children check • Current Victorian drivers licence Selection criteria: • Experience working within a community health care setting and / or within a multidisciplinary team. • Demonstrated ability to work professionally, both independently and collaboratively within a team environment, to achieve desired outcomes. • A commitment to provide professional physiotherapy services, incorporating evidenced based practice to guide interventions. An understanding of The Wagner Chronic Care Model is desirable. • Demonstrated ability to identify and create opportunities to enhance care through investigative literature research, with a focus on continuous quality improvement. • Proficient time management and prioritisation skills. • Demonstrated ability to achieve statistical targets within an allocated timeframe, and maintain accurate medical records. • Professional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including proficiency in the use of clinical information systems, MS office, internet, and other computer software packages. For further enquires and / or to request a copy of the Position Description please contact Jacki Barnett, Community Health Hub Manager. Telephone 5527 0504 or email: jbarnett.hrh@swarh.vic.gov.au The position description is also available via the HRH website. New Graduate physiotherapists are encouraged to apply. Applications close 5.00pm on 22nd February 2019 Send your application letter addressing the selection criteria, your resume, along with two current referees to: Erin Wilson, Human Resource Officer Heywood Rural Health ewilson.hrh@swarh.vic.gov.au PO BOX 159, Heywood, VIC 3304 www.swarh.com.au/hrh.aspx