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Position Title: Physiotherapist - Acute (Southland Hospital)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent Part time (20hours/week)
Date Posted: 31/07/2020
Application Closing Date: 10/08/2020 11PM
Job #: 063442
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Physiotherapist-Acute

Southland Hospital

  • Permanent 0.5FTE (20 hours per week)

 

About the Southern DHB

When you work with Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) you’re part of something quite special. We support everyone across our district to live well, and access the right care when they need it, by delivering high quality, patient-centred and equitable health services to our diverse communities.

 

About you

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced or senior physiotherapist to join our inpatient Allied Health team working in our Internal Medicine and acute wards. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic team-player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will have the drive to develop quality services in collaboration with others while working alongside a committed inter-professional team of health professionals.

 

We seek a clinician who is able to work autonomously in a variety of inpatient settings. 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.

 

About the role - what’s in it for me?

The position is based in our Acute inpatient wards and involves participation in our weekend and on-call services.

We take pride in supporting our staff to grow as clinicians, so we run a well-developed on-going support and professional development programme.  The team provides regular in-services, senior staff mentoring and peer review, a comprehensive on-call competency training framework and access to course and conference funding. 

 

Why Southland

You will be based on site at Southland Hospital where it takes 10-15 minutes to get anywhere in town and there’s plenty of free parking on site. If you want to be part of a large, diverse organisation committed to excellence but don’t want the big city headaches why not consider all that is on offer here and gain a better work life balance for you and your family.

 

Closing Date: Monday 10 August 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: jan.strachan@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

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.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

 
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