• Physiotherapist - Grade 2 East Melbourne VIC
  • Epworth in East Melbourne VIC, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

Company Description

Epworth HealthCare is Victoria’s largest not-for-profit private health care group, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation. Epworth is an innovator in Australia’s health system, embracing the latest in evidence-based medicine to pioneer treatments and services for our patients.

Our values and purpose define Epworth's approach and delivery. We pride ourselves on communicating and delivering them in a real and meaningful way. Every Patient Matters.

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a Grade 2 Physiotherapist experienced in acute care to join the Allied Health team at Epworth Freemasons on a fixed term, part time (0.4 FTE) basis. The successful candidate will be a competent clinician with a broad range of acute hospital experience. In this role you will predominantly be working across the surgical and ICU wards and report to the Physiotherapy Team Leader. You will also undertake non-clinical duties including... supervising Grade 1 & AHA staff and students and contributing to team research, quality projects and portfolios. If you are seeking to join a well-established and supportive team then you are encouraged to apply.

You will make an impact by:
• Being a self-motivated clinician who can deliver best practice clinical care in an acute service
• Role-modelling flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic clinical environment
• Ensuring care is efficient and targeted to optimise hospital patient flow
• Always ensuring safe practice to mitigate clinical risks

To be successful in this role you will be a high performing Grade 2 Physiotherapist with a special interest in acute physiotherapy and the care of cardiorespiratory and surgical patients. Your previous achievements will demonstrate a strong focus on your patients, teams, continuous professional development and quality improvement.

You will have:
• Current physiotherapy registration with AHPRA
• Experience working in an acute hospital
• Experience supervising junior staff and students

Position Description Inherent Requirements

About Freemasons

Located in East Melbourne, close to public transport and the CBD, Epworth Freemasons provides a range of world-class health services. As one of Victoria's leading maternity hospitals, Epworth Freemasons specialises in women’s and men’s health services including breast and gynaecological surgery, endoscopy and urology. Epworth Freemasons also offers comprehensive cancer care, and a full range of surgical services, including robotic assisted surgery, orthopaedics and ICU care. Epworth Freemasons has recently upgraded and expanded its operating theatres and admissions facilities, along with major refurbishments of patient rooms and building infrastructure.

Additional Information

At Epworth, it’s a community. It’s the sense of belonging and being part of an organisation and a team that works to make sure that every patient matters. In addition to this, you will have access to:
• Epworth’s enhanced Not for Profit status (and not available in the public sector) provides the opportunity for employees to salary package up to $15,900 pre-tax annually, plus $2,650 meals and entertainment allowance leading to greater take home pay
• Discounted private health insurance
• Ability to purchase up to four additional weeks of leave
• Reduced cost of health services for you and your family at Epworth

Enquire/ Apply

Sound interesting? To apply, click the I'm Interested button to attach your CV and cover letter.

For more information, refer to the attached position description or contact [email protected] or phone (03) 9426 0606.

It is a condition of employment with Epworth HealthCare, subject to reasonable exemptions, that you have had COVID-19 vaccinations, including where recommended by public health authorities and booster vaccinations.

As a child safe organisation, all successful applicants are required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by Epworth) and hold a valid employee Working with Children Check (provided by you).

At Epworth, we believe inclusion and diversity are essential to our culture and values. We focus on fairness and opportunity for all – across race, ability, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs – that reflect the communities we work in. At Epworth, we care
East Melbourne VIC Australia


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