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Position Title: Clinical Coordinator – Rehabilitation
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.5 FTE / 20 hours per week
Date Posted: 12/10/2020
Application Closing Date: 26/10/2020 11PM
Job #: 063677
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Clinical Coordinator – Rehabilitation

  • An exciting opportunity!
  • Are you ready to make the move into this coordination role?
  • 0.5FTE permanent position

Internal Applicants Only

Please note this role is open to current Southern DHB employees only.

About the opportunity
This is an opportunity for you to provide day to day clinical leadership and coordination to all of the Allied Health professionals within the community rehabilitation teams. Through coordinating and implementing best practice principles, developing and sustaining constructive relationships that enhance your ability to influence, and by modelling a partnership approach with all stakeholders you will ensure smooth day-to-day running of the team and resources within your designated area of responsibility. 

Your initial key focus will be the coordination of community stroke rehabilitation with the aim of delivering a non-ageist service. You will assist with the development of a consistent clinical rehabilitation and documentation process. This role will involve supporting the unit manager by taking on delegated leadership and operational tasks for the team. You will be working collaboratively with all health professionals within the CRC and EDRS teams as well as the wider multidisciplinary team throughout the DHB in a way that is consistent with the SDHB’s vision and values. This will ultimately benefit all our patients and communities. 

About you
You will be a natural, confident leader who leads from the front and by example. Naturally a glass half full person, you will be an adept problem solver, with the flexibility and confidence to make sound clinical and leadership decisions on your feet. Your clinical credibility in your allied health profession will be complemented by your advanced communication skills; you’ll be a natural at building successful working relationships and have proven experience in de-escalation and conflict resolution.  

You will need to be a registered and experienced Allied Health Professional well versed in managing resources with an in-depth understanding of delivering sound clinical work through motivating others and have an understanding of the roles of each of the allied health professions within the clinical areas of practice.

If you are ready to step into a team coordination role, this could be just the opportunity! Please review the position description and apply now with your CV and cover letter.

Why Southern?
Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) exists to 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.

Please note this role is open to current Southern DHB employees only.

Closing Date: Monday, 26 October 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.

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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