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Position Title: Inpatient Orthopaedic Physiotherapist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 20/02/2020
Application Closing Date: 08/03/2020 11PM
Job #: 060194
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Inpatient Orthopaedic Physiotherapist

  • Role suited to experienced or senior clinician
  • Dunedin
  • Full-time, permanent

About you
We have an exciting opportunity for a senior or experienced (minimum 4 years) orthopaedic physiotherapist to join our inpatient Allied Health Team.

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic team-player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will be proficient at managing and prioritising a caseload within the inpatient setting, and show dedication to developing your own skills while supporting the growth of students, junior staff and the Allied Health Assistant workforce.

You will have the drive to develop quality services in collaboration with others while working alongside a committed inter-professional team of health professionals. Experience in task delegation and interprofessional skill sharing is desirable.

About Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region.

About the role - what’s in it for me?
Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life in Dunedin can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want. Our teams enjoy the short commute to work, and work-life balance is relaxed and affordable.  Dunedin offers an array of outdoor and recreational pursuits such as skiing, hunting, tramping, and much more all within 2-3 hours drive!

Dunedin Hospital is a tertiary care facility and our orthopaedic team cover acute/trauma and elective surgical specialities. We take pride in supporting our staff to grow and we enable ongoing professional development including regular team in-services, staff mentoring and peer review, a comprehensive on-call competency training framework, and access to course and conference funding.  Our team run simulation training sessions to enhance education for our staff and students, and we work closely with the University of Otago’s School of Physiotherapy supporting student education throughout clinical placements.  

Please provide as part of your application a CV and cover letter.

Closing Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. 

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: 

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

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