Physiotherapist - Orthopaedic Triage and MSK at Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane), Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
We are looking for experienced Physiotherapists with a musculoskeletal background to transform patient care in our Bay of Plenty communities. We have an exciting new service which provides orthopaedic patients with earlier and more appropriate pathways for intervention. An experienced physiotherapist is required to triage and assess these orthopaedic patients and determine their best pathway.
The successful candidate will have at least 5 years' postgraduate experience in Musculoskeletal and/or Orthopaedics in either public or private sectors. You will need to demonstrate expert clinical skills in assessment, clinical reasoning, differential diagnosis and collaborative management recommendations of Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal conditions including surgical and non-surgical pathways of care.
There will be an expectation to spend time in Orthopaedic clinics alongside Consultants in order to foster relationships and build trust between clinicians. We provide a supportive environment through comprehensive induction, encouraging professional development with supervision and in-service training programmes. You will be working both in the hospital and within a community setting in this wide-ranging role.
If you are passionate about making a difference, transforming healthcare and leading the way nationally on the early intervention, prevention and the self-management agenda, we would love to hear from you!
Our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do. We are looking for someone who demonstrates, exudes and embeds behaviours consistent with our Manaakitanga values as well as the above skills and experience.
The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.
All applications are to be made online.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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