Physiotherapist |Sunshine Coast

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: South Brisbane, Sunshine Coast
Categories: Allied Health

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people.

About the role

Mater currently require an experienced and committed Community Physiotherapist to join our Mater at Home team. Located in the Sunshine Coast region, this role is being offered on either a part-time (3 days) or full-time (5 days) basis for fixed term of 12 months. 

The purpose of the role is to deliver a quality clinical physiotherapy community service to the Mater at Home client population, as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Specifically, the role requires delivery to consumers of the NDIS, government funded schemes including Transition Care, post-acute care and aged care, and privately funded clients in the community.

This role will directly report to the Mater at Home Physiotherapy Clinical Lead and indirectly to the Operations Manager of Mater at Home.

Salary range: $34.35 – $51.89 (Health Practitioner Level 3) per hour plus superannuation + salary packaging access up to $15,900

What you’ll be doing

In this clinical role, you will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Delivering competent to complex level physiotherapy services in the community and to adult residents in the Sunshine Coast region (which includes screening, assessment, investigation, diagnosis, treatment, goal setting)
  • Applying increasingly independent clinical judgement to a complex caseload under the professional guidance of a more senior clinician and modify standard clinical practices to manage social and environmental constraints
  • Working cooperatively and effectively within the multidisciplinary team
  • Managing a workload utilising effective time management and prioritisation skills for clinical and non-clinical responsibilities and to meet determined targets for productivity, quality, safety, stewardship and client satisfaction
  • Commitment to patient/client safety and quality in the delivery of healthcare by actively participating in safety and quality improvement practices
  • Providing a clinical and professional liaison role with the wider healthcare team involved with the patient/client, including external service providers
  • Engaging in professional development activities as per professional registration standards

About you

Essential

  • A tertiary degree in Physiotherapy
  • Accredited practitioner with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and able to provide certified copies
  • Own vehicle and current open driver’s license, valid for use in Queensland
  • Current, or ability to obtain, NDIS Worker Screening Check (yellow card)

Preferred

  • Demonstrated physiotherapy experience working within a community, aged care and / or disability environment.
  • Experience working with National Disability Insurance Scheme  

Why join us?

Joining a 10,000+ strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation, and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • To enable efficient and quality community care you will be provided with a work laptop and mobile phone.
  • Via salary packaging arrangements allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increasing take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business and venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation and Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

For further information specific to the role, please contact Cassandra Atkins, Clinical Lead Physiotherapy Services - Mater at Home on 07 3163 1760.

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