Physiotherapist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, Kenepuru Hospital/Porirua
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
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Location: Kenepuru Hospital
Service: Kenepuru Community ORA
Contract: Permanent Part Time - 0.6FTE
Salary: $73,037-$85,992. Salary step as per Allied Health MECA. Higher levels as per CASP can be discussed.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Are you a physiotherapist who is looking to take the next step in your clinical journey? We have an exciting opportunity to join our Kenepuru Community ORA team. The clinical aspects of this role would see you working out in the community alongside your multidisciplinary team colleagues (including allied health assistants) with people who have a range of personal health conditions and disabilities including survivors of stroke, post traumatic injury, people at risk of falls, neurological conditions, mild to moderate dementias and amputees. The successful applicant for this role will also be able to see some of our clients with neurological conditions within the outpatient setting at Kenepuru Hospital.
Duties will include:
- Assessment, management and intervention of patients with neurological conditions.
- Assessment, management and intervention of patients in the community with long term conditions
- Assessment, management and intervention of patients following head injury or trauma
- Participate in quality improvement activities to develop clinical services
- Work within an interdisciplinary team to help patients achieve their goals.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The ORA Community Service is an interdisciplinary team of allied health, nursing and medical professionals working together with people aged 16 and above as outpatients or within their own home to achieve their goals. We have a strong team culture here, working together with patients to achieve their rehabilitation goals. We also strive to work together on improving our service so the opportunities to get involved in quality improvement initiatives with your teammates is strongly encouraged. In return we provide an exciting and dynamic inter-disciplinary team environment, a diverse and rewarding caseload, regular clinical supervision and continuing professional development opportunities.
Moū - About you
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist with at least 3 years post graduate experience to join us at the ORA Kenepuru Community Team at Capital & Coast District Health Board. This permanent part-time position (0.6 FTE) is based in beautiful Porirua at Kenepuru Community Hospital. Additional casual hours may also be available for candidates who are interested in a fuller working week.
Your caseload would consist of adult clients with a range of conditions. This caseload involves working with clients who have been accepted by Ministry of Health as well as some ACC patients at times. Our successful candidate will be an NZ Registered Physiotherapist with a current APC, drivers licence and have experience in working with acquired health conditions. You will have excellent communication and time-management skills, enjoy working within a team, and be able to develop positive relationships with a variety of hospital based and primary care professionals. Experience with neurological rehabilitation would be an advantage and a passion to grow your skills in other areas including long term conditions will be supported.
Skills & Experience
- Experience in assessing and treating acquired neurological conditions
- Current registration and Annual practising certificate
- A clear understanding of the health needs of our Māori and Pacific Island communities
- Demonstrates ability to build rapport with patient and whānau from all background
- NZ Driver - s License
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
To find out more about us click on the following links:
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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