Job no: 494477
Work type: Full time
Location: St Andrew's Ipswich Private Hospital
Categories: Allied Health Professionals
We are seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our Allied Health team at St Andrew’s Private Hospital in Ipswich.
This is a Full-Time Permanent Role.
St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital is a 178-bed hospital and is revolutionising private health care in the Ipswich and West Moreton region. We’ve been growing and expanding our clinical capabilities and have recently opened the region’s first private emergency department along with a new intensive care unit which supports the Emergency Department. An additional 81 new private patient rooms and new operating theatres and sterilising department have also been added to our hospital. A new Women’s and Children’s unit provides quality local obstetric and paediatric services, supported by three new labour delivery suites. A new Renal Dialysis Unit was opened in November 2018, to further expand our clinical capabilities and enhance our position as a treatment centre of choice. The redevelopment of our hospital also included the redesign of our rehabilitation services, which is now a 39-bed rehabilitation/medical ward and a state-of-the-art gymnasium; with soon to open, rehabilitation day program and outpatient services.
About the Role
Our Occupational Therapists work within a supportive team of professionals, passionate about providing the best quality care for patients. As an Occupational Therapist you are responsible for managing a clinical caseload of patients requiring rehabilitation services. This includes conducting clinical assessments, formulating intervention plans and implementing them along with managing the full documentation of each case. You will act as a mentor to the junior staff and support the team as required both operationally and with your knowledge.
This role reports to and provides support to the Allied Health and Rehabilitation Manager
We are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist who thrives in working within a multidisciplinary team and will be committed to upholding and promoting the Ramsay Way core values. This role will hold a senior position within the team and is well suited to a candidate with leadership experience or looking to step up into a leadership role.
You will bring a strong clinical skillset in rehabilitation with a passion for client care and a high standard of customer-focused service.
You will also bring;
- Relevant qualifications in Occupational Therapy.
- Registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist.
- Proven (2 years min) experience as an Occupational Therapist, ideally in a hospital rehabilitation setting.
- 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.
St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital in particular, offers staff parking, a wide range of in hospital services and range of dining and commercial options in the nearby Ipswich city centre.
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".
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.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please call Jessica Banks, Allied Health and Rehabilitation Manager on 07 3816 9105
Close Date: Tuesday, 17 July 2019
Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time
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