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Apply now Job no: 494265
Work type: Part time temp
Location: St George Private Hospital
Categories: Allied Health Professionals

 

  • Part-time, Fixed term (Maternity Relief)
  • Leading health care provider
  • Excellent staff rewards and recognition program

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a part- time Occupational Therapist to join our dedicated team to cover maternity relief.  The position will be predominantly based in the acute services team. The successful applicant will ideally have previous work experience in an acute hospital setting. Experience with Oncology patients and Medical Aged Care patients would be an advantage.  Hours can be negotiated to provide flexibility to balance work and family commitments. Some of the key responsibilities to include (but not limited to)

  • To provide Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention within designated caseload
  • Conducts appropriate assessments and documents with regard to performance components (physical, cognitive, perceptual, sensory, social, psychological and behavioural changes)
  • Participates in multidisciplinary patient review meetings and liaises with other team members in coordinating treatment programs

Essential Criteria:

  • Current AHPRA Registration Occupational Therapy
  • 3 years post graduate experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment intervention approaches and the ability to plan, implement and evaluate programs
  • Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to work autonomously and  as a member of a multidisciplinary  team
  • Possesses effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven time management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement
  • Demonstrated flexibility to allow provision of OT Services throughout a variety of clinical areas within a hospital.
  • Current AHPRA Registration Occupational Therapy

Desirable Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience with oncology and medical aged care patients
  • Demonstrated experience in Lymphoedema management
  • Splinting

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.

About the Organisation

Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest and most respected private hospital operator,

St George Private Hospital is one of the most modern, clinically advanced private hospitals in Australasia.  The hospital is located in Sydney's South and is adjacent to St George Public Hospital. St George Private Hospital is a fully accredited 276 bed advanced surgical and acute medical facility. Working in partnership with some of Australia's leading medical specialists, the hospital has developed a strong reputation in Cardiac, Orthopaedics & Spinal Care, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Medical, Cancer Care, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Colorectal and Urology.

St George Private Hospital provides an outstanding working environment, modern facilities, innovative education programmes and a supportive executive team. In addition, we offer flexible work arrangements and excellent employee benefits.

We are conveniently located in Kogarah, close to major roads and about a 5 minute walk from the major rail network.

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".

How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application.

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.

Close Date: 28 July 2019

Enquiries:

Prue Buist, Director of Clinical Services

Buistp@ramsayhealth.com.au

 

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