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Position Title: Cardiorespiratory Senior Physiotherapist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent Full time (40hours/week)
Date Posted: 17/12/2018
Application Closing Date: 14/01/2019 11PM
Job #: 057783
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Cardiorespiratory Senior Physiotherapist


  • Full-time, permanent position


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced cardiorespiratory physiotherapist in our inpatient Allied Health team, proposed to commence in March 2019.  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.


Dunedin Hospital is a tertiary care facility incorporating cardiothoracics, respiratory and trauma specialities.  Our newly re-developed, world-class intensive care unit (Te puna wai ora - Southern Critical Care) is preparing to open its doors enabling new opportunities for evidence-informed physiotherapy care.  We take pride in supporting our staff to grow as clinicians so we run an ongoing support and professional development programme including regular team in-services, senior staff mentoring and peer review, a comprehensive on-call competency training framework, and access to course and conference funding.  Alongside the intensive care unit rebuild we are developing simulation training resources and programmes to enhance education delivery and opportunities.


You will have a minimum of five years’ experience, including cardiorespiratory inpatient experience.  You must also be able to work autonomously, manage and prioritise 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.


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


Closing Date: Monday 14 January 2019


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

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