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Apply now Job no: 672699
Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide Metro Southern
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health

  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network - Allied Health & Intermediate Care Services -  Noarlunga GP Plus
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $86,052 - $99,495 p.a. Full-time Temporary until 21 October 2019 - AHP2


As the Physiotherapist, within the respiratory team in Intermediate Care Services (ICS), you will be accountable for delivering culturally appropriate, equitable, comprehensive, high quality and contemporary respiratory focused physiotherapy services for patients. 

You will be a member of the multidisciplinary respiratory team providing respiratory services in the community for patients with chronic respiratory conditions. In this role you will focus on providing home based respiratory rehabilitation programs, an Airways clearance clinic as well as facilitating community based pulmonary rehabilitation and providing the necessary pre assessment and treatment services for this cohort of patients. You will also be required to utilise your existing musculoskeletal assessment and management skills.

Physiotherapists who are keen to develop skills in respiratory are encouraged to apply.

You will work in collaboration with patients, other disciplines and relevant government or non-government organisations across services and sectors and will use professional judgement to plan, develop, deliver and evaluate physiotherapy services related to the ICS service priority areas.  In your role as Physiotherapist you will contribute to the achievement of the goals and objectives of the SALHN Intermediate Care Implementation Plan which aims to provide:

  • Integration between hospital and community settings
  • Assessment, care planning and coordination of intermediate care delivery
  • Short term rapid response pathways and partnerships
  • Supported hospital discharge, avoidance and substitution programs.

You will also contribute to the ongoing continuous improvement and development of quality services to patients through the delivery of support, advice, guidance and education to other health professionals and students, and through contributing to planning, policy development and service review processes.

You will hold an appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which entitles registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia, be able to demonstrate your experience in working as a clinician across the Acute/Community interface as well as working with chronic disease, in particular Respiratory, Cardiac and understanding of fragility pathways.  You will have high level communication and interpersonal skills including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be able to use professional judgement in clinical decision making, which contributes to the development of new and innovative service models to respond to the changing needs of the health system and the community

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time.  Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

For Role Description and contact details refer to attached Job Pack below.

Download File 672699 - Physiotherapist - AHP2 AH&ICS V2.pdf

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