Occupational Therapist Team Leader - Internal Medicine

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About the role

Temporary part time opportunity to provide day to day operational and professional leadership and management for the Occupational Therapy Internal Medicine team at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) delivering clinical services including: provision of clinical practice supervision for clinical assistants and pre entry / graduate and developing clinicians, responsibility for performance management, leadership of continuous service improvement and research activities, and provision of strategic planning for the implementation of HHS and State wide priorities.


About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can carry out the following key accountabilities in accordance with the Metro North Health's values:

  • Lead, operationally manage, and coordinate the Occupational Therapy Internal Medicine team at the RBWH.
  • As a member of the Occupational Therapy leadership team, collaboratively undertake strategic and operational planning, monitoring, and reporting of performance for the Occupational Therapy service in accordance with health service planning and state-wide priorities.
  • Provide advanced level Occupational Therapy clinical and consultancy services within an acute, tertiary referral hospital to senior management, colleagues, and relevant internal and external stakeholders utilising advanced level clinical judgement and in accordance with prescribed professional and ethical standards.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to facilitate novel and/or critical decisions in a complex clinical caseload, in contributing to formal research, developing the knowledge base of the Occupational Therapy profession and contributing to multidisciplinary and best patient care.


Health Equity

It is expected that all Metro North Health staff, including the incumbent of this role as a valuable member of the Metro North workforce, contribute to the health equity agenda and meet the intent of supporting the defined six actions that specifically meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS), by actively supporting the elimination of racial discrimination and institutional racism; supporting increased access to health care; influencing the social, cultural and economic determinants of health; supporting the delivery of sustainable, culturally safe and responsive health services;  and recognise the importance of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, communities and organisations to design, deliver, monitor and review the health and support services we provide.


Benefits when working for Metro North Allied Health

  • Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases
  • Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of 12.75% and access to generous salary packaging ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/conditions/salary/sacrifice )
  • Additional entitlements for employees (casual employees excluded) may include sick leave, carer's leave, long service leave, paid parental leave, leave without pay to travel, professional development allowance and leave
  • 5% annual leave loading with up to 27.5% for shift workers
  • Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas
  • Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first. You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers ( https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers )


Job ad reference number: RBH571158. Close date: Tuesday, 25 June 2024.


Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.


11 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - North
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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