Occupational Therapist, Transition Care Program, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service - Gordonvale

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Health Workers who take up employment with Queensland Health from intrastate, interstate or overseas may be eligible for incentive payments under the Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Incentive Scheme ( https://www.careers.health.qld.gov.au/working-for-us/workforce-attraction-incentive-scheme ). For further information regarding the Scheme and to verify eligibility, please refer to the guideline(PDF) ( https://www.careers.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/190415/Workforce-attraction-incentive-scheme-guideline.pdf ).

The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service covers a large geographic area with a diverse and growing population. The Health Service provides a wide range of primary care, acute and specialist services.

Our staff are a part of the community we serve, and we strongly believe that health outcomes are enhanced by involving our community in the planning and evaluation of local health services.

About us:

Our values were developed by our staff, patients and community. They guide our work and actions every day. Our staff are part of the community we serve. We believe that we can improve health outcomes by involving our community in the planning and evaluation of their local health services.

About you:

In your new role you will…

  • Demonstrate ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and utilise well developed communication skills to communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders (including clients and their families and carers, the multidisciplinary team, non-government agencies and other partner organisations).
  • Demonstrate ability to work autonomously and manage time effectively.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and (preferred) experience in case management.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide clinical supervision to subordinate personnel, commensurate with level of experience.

About your opportunity:

In this position you will deliver effective and efficient provision of occupational therapy services to older people, and their carers, partners and families, who have been discharged from acute and sub-acute care settings and accepted into the Transition Care Program. The role will include working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team to provide occupational therapy and case management for allocated clients on the Transition Care Program.

About your role:

  • Provide consistent, safe and efficient occupational therapy and case management services, within a multidisciplinary team, with infrequent need for direct clinical practice supervision.
  • Provision of general clinical advice to professional and operational supervisors, relevant service managers and other stakeholders including non-government organisations and remote community agencies within Far North Queensland, regarding service delivery and case management on a regular basis and with infrequent need for supervision.
  • Providing ongoing development and maintenance of internal and external networks and proactively developing self, including maintaining contemporary knowledge of the profession, management and organisational strategies.

Mandatory inclusion:

As a Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service employee, not only will you receive competitive remuneration, you will also have access to:

  • Generous superannuation
  • Salary packaging
  • Annual incremental increases
  • Career training and development
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Wellness programs

Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) evidence as required for your employment in accordance with legislation/government policy and Directives.

For more information about this role, please refer to the attached Role Description.

Why choose Cairns?

Choose Cairns for your next career move - YouTube ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0ShTVsxjVQ&feature=youtu.be )

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Cairns and Hinterland here: https://www.health.qld.gov.au/cairns_hinterland ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/cairns_hinterland )

15 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Cairns region,Far North Qld
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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