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Apply now Job no: 492763
Work type: Part time temp
Location: John Flynn Private Hospital
Categories: Allied Health Professionals

About the Role

Ramsay Health Plus is a multi-disciplinary team that provides care to both in-patients and out patients.  This team consists of highly competent allied health professionals including physiotherapists, occupational therapist, psychologists, social workers, dietitians and speech pathologists.

In this role you will provide high quality, direct social work services to both inpatients and outpatients of the hospital.  This will include providing personal counselling, discharge planning, community follow-up and working with families and support persons with the patients adjustment period. 


About You

To be successful you will be a compassionate professional with excellent communisation skills.  You will demonstrate good professional reasoning and sound judgment in decision making considering implications and long term patient impact.  You will strive to deliver quality patient care and exceed our customer expectations. 

You will also demonstrate;

  • Degree in Social Studies or similar relevant qualifications in relevant specialty Allied Health area
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Be an accredited member of AASW (desirable)
  • Proven ability to work independently within a diverse clinical team
  • Demonstrated excellent organisational skills and effective communication skills


Why Ramsay?

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.

John Flynn Private Hospital offers free parking, a wide range of in hospital services and regular subsidised social activities. 

About the Organisation

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".

John Flynn Private Hospital is a 334 bed, acute care hospital located at Tugun, which is on the southern end of the Gold Coast, within 5 minutes from the Gold Coast Airport. The hospital provides services to the population of the Gold Coast and the Tweed Coast extending into the NSW Northern Rivers area.

How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees). 

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Donna Reason, Allied Health Manager on 07 5598 9664.

Close Date: 5 May 2019

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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