Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist – Hand Therapy Practitioner

Melbourne Hand Therapy
  • Full Time
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  • Posted 6 months Ago

The Practice

Melbourne Hand Therapy has providing dedicated care to the treatment of upper limb conditions for the previous 30 years. We are a progressive practice delivering excellent patient outcomes in a very supportive team environment.

Our therapists work closely with a team of Upper Limb Plastic and Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rheumatologists and GP’s. We pride ourselves on having a stable team of therapists who work over clinics across the city and eastern suburbs of Melbourne, all with post graduate studies and using the latest assessment and treatment equipment.

The Role

The position provides a Physiotherapist (or Occupational Therapist) with the opportunity to join a busy practice of highly skilled, supportive therapists and efficient administration staff. The position is perfectly suited to a therapist wanting to develop their skills and specialize in the area of hand and upper limb rehabilitation. This position is based at our fully renovated medical rooms at the newly refurbished Latrobe Private Hospital.

The blend of responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Treatment of post-operative hand and upper limb conditions
  • Consultancy service to GP’s to assist with best practice of hand and upper limb conditions
  • Working effectively and efficiently, directly with leading hand and upper limb Orthopaedic Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons and Rheumatologists
  • Understanding and application of practice policies and procedures

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy degree
  • AHPRA registration
  • Minimum one year of clinical experience
  • Exceptional eye for detail, organisational and time keeping skills
  • Excellent communication skills and high standards of responsive patient care
  • Drive to pursue all opportunities for professional development
  • Willingness to contribute to the supportive workplace culture and demonstration of Melbourne Hand Therapy’s core values – Collaborative Care, Go Beyond and Commitment to Excellence

What’s in it for you?

  • Excellent working conditions with mentoring, supportive orientation, online clinical notes with automated letter writing.
  • Full reception support is provided.
  • Professional development is actively promoted through mentoring opportunities with senior therapists and a generous CPD allowance.
  • Excellent training and clinical supervision provided.
  • Work with an experienced team of therapists who have all completed specialised post graduate studies in the area of hand and upper limb rehabilitation and actively participate in ongoing education to keep abreast of the latest techniques and research.
  • Flexible work hours and days, ranging from 3-5 days per week.
  • Generous salaries, above industry rates, and additional entitlements including an annual professional development allowance.
  • Employee contributions are appreciated and acknowledged, and the supportive team do a great job of balancing hard work with genuine fun, and care for each other.

About Us

At Melbourne Hand Therapy, our team of highly specialised physiotherapists and occupational therapists work closely with leading hand and upper limb plastic and orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists, neurosurgeons, sports physicians and GPs.

All of our therapist have undergone extensive post graduate study in hand therapy and upper link rehabilitation as well having gained crucial clinical experience  through years of practice in the field.

Melbourne Hand Therapy is part of the Healthia Group, a company that offers a supportive and cohesive workplace culture with integral educational and career growth opportunities. If you are successful in this application, you will immediately be connected to a network of Allied Health Practitioners and Support Services in over 300 practices across Australia and New Zealand. Please do not hesitate to ask us any questions. We would love to hear from you!

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