Physiotherapist - Inpatient Orthopaedics
Southern Health
Otago
2d ago

Physiotherapist - Inpatient Orthopaedics

Dunedin Hospital

  • Role suited to experienced or senior clinician
  • Full-time, fixed term (January to June 2022)
  • We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced orthopaedic physiotherapist to join our inpatient Allied Health team.

    We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic team-player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will be proficient at managing and prioritising a caseload within the inpatient setting and show dedication to developing your own skills while supporting the growth of students, junior staff and the Allied Health Assistant workforce.

    You will have the drive to develop quality services in collaboration with others while working alongside a committed inter-professional team of health professionals.

    Experience in task delegation and interprofessional skill sharing is desirable.

    About the role - what’s in it for me?

    Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life in Dunedin can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want.

    Our teams enjoy the short commute to work, and work-life balance is relaxed and affordable. Dunedin offers an array of outdoor and recreational pursuits such as skiing, hunting, tramping, and much more all within 2-3 hours drive!

    Dunedin Hospital is a tertiary care facility and our orthopaedic team cover acute / trauma and elective surgical specialities.

    We take pride in supporting our staff to grow and we enable ongoing professional development including regular team in-services, staff mentoring and peer review, a comprehensive on-call competency training framework, and access to course and conference funding.

    Our team run simulation training sessions to enhance education for our staff and students, and we work closely with the University of Otago’s School of Physiotherapy supporting student education throughout clinical placements.

    Please provide as part of your application a CV and cover letter.

    Why Southern?

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

    Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

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