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  • Full time role, fixed term until August 2023
  • Experienced and supportive team
  • HP 1/2 position

Are you an enthusiastic Physiotherapist looking to join a highly experienced interdisciplinary Allied Health team? Do you have a passion for managing a varied fast stream acute case load?

The National Capital Private Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Physiotherapist to join our team on a full time basis. The successful applicant would be involved in providing physiotherapy services to the acute surgical wards, CCU and ICU.

About us:

Come and join our expert team of surgeons, specialist doctors, dedicated nurses and allied health professionals at The National Capital Private Hospital.

The National Capital Private Hospital is a modern, progressive acute medical, surgical and rehabilitation hospital of 148 beds located in the southern suburbs of Canberra. The hospital has 8 operating theatres, an intensive care unit, coronary care unit, day surgery unit, medical/rehabilitation and surgical wards. We are committed to providing innovate, progressive, best patient care.

As a Physiotherapist, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing comprehensive Physiotherapy services to acute surgical inpatients (including orthopaedics, general surgery, cardiac and neurosurgery, and ICU/CCU patients.
  • Delivering excellent clinical services related to assessment, treatment, planning and evidence based practice
  • Participating in program development and quality improvement activities within the Allied Health Department
  • Working closely with the multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care to patients and their support people
  • Discharge planning with the multidisciplinary team and referrals to external services.
  • Clinical supervision of physiotherapy and allied health assistant students.

Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Excellent clinical practice skills to manage a high acuity caseload
  • Previous hospital experience is preferred
  • Highly developed communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Commitment to interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Clinical skills in ICU preferred (but not essential)

Why Healthscope?

When you join Healthscope, you become part of our Community of Care. Our people are at the heart of our organisation - no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. As the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia, our 42 sites are supported by our central Support Office, enabling them to provide an exceptional experience for the communities we care for.

You'll also benefit from:

  • Flexibility to work across one or multiple hospitals across our network.
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Continuous professional development, education & support provided to encourage growth

We pride ourselves on working with talented, passionate and caring people to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care and experience during their stay with us. We support each other, share learnings, celebrate successes and face challenges together.

Come and be the difference in our patient's lives.

Applications close: 9th June, 2022

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. For any questions, please reach out to recruitment@healthscope.com.au

More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check, WWCC (where applicable) and Evidence of right to work in Australia prior to appointment. Staff in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Category A Healthcare worker.

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Job details
Date posted
9 May 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Physiotherapy, OT & Rehab
$90k ~ $100k
Contract type
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Full time
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Health care providers & services
Private business

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