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Reference Number 20410
Position Title Occupational Therapist Grade 1
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Location St Vincents Hospital - Fitzroy, St Georges Hospital - Kew
Department Occupational Therapy
Hours per Week 38
Position Summary • Full Time, Fixed Term until September 2018
• Fitzroy and Kew locations
• Excellent benefits including salary packaging
 
About St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 5,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
 
About Department
The Occupational Therapy Department provides a Grade 1 Rotation Program across acute, sub-acute and community programs. The department has a strong culture of working closely within a multidisciplinary team to provide a quality allied health service that focuses on client centred practice, and that promotes Occupational Justice whilst incorporating the mission and values of the Sisters of Charity.
 
About the Role
An opportunity currently exists for a Grade 1 Occupational Therapist to join the Occupational Therapy team in a fixed term position. You will be working across the rotation program with the support of a Grade 2 full time therapist and support from a Grade 3 stream leader. You will be responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of a high quality occupational therapy service within a multidisciplinary team to inpatients of St. Vincent’s. This position is full time, fixed term until September 2018.
 
Duties
• Provide optimal Occupational Therapy clinical management to patients in the inpatient setting
• Plan and implement appropriate treatment plans from established Occupational performance goals using best practice principles and evidence-based practice
• Promote patient flow and discharge planning as per patient goals and multidisciplinary team
• Actively participate in departmental clinical supervision program
• Develop, implement and promotion of new initiatives regarding OT service provision that are appropriate and reflective of your case load
 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
• Demonstrated evidence of knowledge, skills and attitudes deemed essential to provide safe and competent practice to patients as a new graduate, based upon the Australian Minimum Competency Standards for New Graduate Occupational Therapists (2010)
• Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent
• Current Occupational Therapy Board of Australia registration (AHPRA)
• A current Victorian Driver’s Licence
• A strong desire to learn and develop clinical and professional skills
 
Benefits
• Salary Packaging
• Employee Assistance Program
• Staff Health Clinic
• Staff Car Park
 
For further information please contact Tamara Tse, Acting Manager of Occupational therapy 9231 3851
 
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
Contact Person Tamara Tse
Contact Number 92313850
Closing Date 20/07/2017
Position Description
Grade 1 Occupational Therapist - July 2017.pdf