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Physiotherapist - Community Gem


: Open to Everyone

Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Modbury Hospital, Modbury
Salary: $84,399 - $97,774
The Physiotherapist is accountable to the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) / Clinical Manager, Community Geriatrics Service, for the provision of geriatric assessment and treatment services aimed at optimising health outcomes. In this role you may rotate through a series of clinical services.

The Physiotherapist applies clinical experience, increasing clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive and integrated services to the needs of clients of NALHN. In this role you will work under limited direct supervision clinical supervision and may provide direction and support to less experience therapists, allied health assistants and students.

The Physiotherapist works collaboratively with the Allied Health multi-disciplinary team and liaises directly with medical, nursing staff of NALHN and with other community agencies.

Key responsibilities of this role include:
Using increasing professional knowledge and skills to provide assessments interpret findings and pan and implement interventions plans in conjunction with the patient, carers and other health professionals.
Managing with reduced supervision, non-routine clinical situations when more complex problem solving, professional decision making and practice skills are required.
Ensuring documentation is consistent with service policy and practice.
Undertaking comprehensive discharge planning in conjunction with other team members.
Maintaining and developing clinical and professional knowledge and skills.

To be eligible for this role you must hold an appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which entitles registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.
COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 799036

799036 - Physiotherapist - Community GEM - AHP2 - Job

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
south australia, SA, AU