Latrobe Regional Hospital

Traralgon, VIC

Posted 5/17/2021

Physiotherapist Grade 2/3 (Acute) - Fixed term Parental Leave

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne. Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool.

 LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.

Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified Physiotherapist to join the Physiotherapy department team at Latrobe Regional Hospital on a Full Time Fixed Term until 17 March 2022 (Parental Leave) basis for 80 hours per fortnight.

Reporting to the Physiotherapy Manager the successful applicant will play an important role in coordinating the provision of clinical physiotherapy services to the acute units of Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH), including the Intensive Care Unit, Short Stay Unit, medical, surgical and orthopaedic wards.

 To be successful in this position you will need to have:

  •  Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) or equivalent

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • Four years acute experience

  • Extensive clinical experience working on medical/surgical/intensive care/orthopaedic units of a hospital

  • Superior written and verbal communication, conflict resolution and negotiation skills

For further information about this position please contact Martin Allen, Physiotherapy Manager on 51738383.

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Latrobe Regional Hospital is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We recognise and value inclusion and diversity and encourage all people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for our positions.

LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.

*LRH reserves the right to appoint prior to the application close date*

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