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Occupational Therapist - Driving Assessor

Apply now Job no: 524934
Work type: Casual, Part time
Location: Mt Wilga Private Hospital
Categories: Allied Health Professionals

Occupational Therapist – Driver Assessor

Permanent Part Time or Casual (working x1-2 day/week)

 

About the Role

Mt Wilga Private Hospital is a 119 bed specialist rehabilitation facility, with a busy day therapy unit, and outpatients department situated in Hornsby, a peaceful area of Sydney’s Upper North Shore. Part of the Ramsay Health Care Group, Mt Wilga boasts an excellent clinical reputation as a leader in private rehabilitation, with large treatment areas, two hydrotherapy pools, and fully equipped gymnasiums. Mt Wilga offers comprehensive rehabilitation programs for patients presenting with a wide variety of conditions including orthopaedic, musculoskeletal, neurological, back and pain management, cardiac, amputee, reconditioning, and lymphoedema.

Due to significant demand for driving assessments, an exciting opportunity exists for an Occupational Therapist Driver Assessor to join our team.  The successful applicant will work x1 day per week with a view to working two days/week in the new year to cover a Maternity Leave position delivering driving assessments and reports on individuals wishing to return to driving following a period of illness or injury. 

Doing so will require the successful applicant to assess cognitive, physical and neurodevelopmental impairments from learner drivers to the aged, and be involved in the trial and prescription of vehicle modifications.

 

About you

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • APHRA registration
  • Post-graduate qualifications in driver assessment and rehabilitation with approved RMS provider number
  • Awareness of relevant state laws and guidelines pertaining to driving
  • Experience working in the rehabilitation and/or hospital sector(desirable)
  • NDIS Experience and familiarity (desirable)
  • Current unrestricted Drivers Licence
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Willing to participate in a continuous quality improvement environment
  • Commitment to quality improvement and evidence-based practise
  • Flexible and positive approach to work

Benefits

  • Remuneration package commensurate of your experience
  • Highly supportive of professional development opportunities

The Hospital

Mt Wilga Private Hospital is a 119 bed specialist rehabilitation facility, with a busy day therapy unit and outpatient’s department situated in Hornsby, a peaceful area of Sydney’s Upper North Shore. Part of the Ramsay Health Care Group, Mt Wilga boasts an excellent clinical reputation as a leader in private rehabilitation, with large modern treatment areas, two hydrotherapy pools, and fully equipped gymnasiums. Mt Wilga offers comprehensive rehabilitation programs for patients presenting with a wide variety of conditions including Orthopaedic, Musculoskeletal, Neurological, Back and pain management, Cardiac, Amputee, Reconditioning, and Lymphoedema.

The hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. We have been focused on delivering high-quality patient care and practising the Ramsay Way philosophy of ‘People Caring for People’ since 1972. Benefits of working with us include;

  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Extensive Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.

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 and persons in patient contact roles will also be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

For any enquiries regarding this position, please contact Scott Appleton via appletons@ramsayhealth.com.au

 

Applications close: Monday 13th December 2021 at 11.55pm

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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