Senior Surgical Physiotherapist
Waitemata DHB
North Shore, Auckland Region, New Zealand
23h ago
source : Auckland Health Jobs

Fixed Term until December 2021 Part Time (0.5 FTE / 20 hours a week)

InpatientsNorth Shore Hospital Waitematā DHB

Looking for atemporary new home? Want to make some lifelong friends and gain valuableexperience? Then come to work for us!

We have anexciting opportunity for a dynamic and experienced physiotherapist to jointlylead our highly skilled and dedicated acute surgical team working at NorthShore Hospital.

About Waitematā DHB

Serving morethan 630,000 people living in our district, WDHB has the largest population amongstall the DHBs in New Zealand.

We strive for excellence and are leading the wayin digital innovation with electronic patient notes, e-prescribing ande-vitals.

About theRole

You will be working as part of a physiotherapy team providingquality assessment, intervention, rehabilitation and discharge planning througha patient centred approach with strong links with our community and outpatientservices.

This role is based on our NorthShore site by Lake Pupuke in Takapuna and is the perfect progression for thoselooking to expand and develop their leadership experience.

As part of your Professionaland Clinical Leadership development, you will receive regular training, which will include :

  • Support of your personal objectives
  • Education to be able to provide staff with professional development
  • Learning opportunities to foster service development and leading quality care
  • Training to provide professional supervision to staff
  • Credentialing for weekend work
  • Weekly in-service training
  • Networking with clinical leaders, seniors and staff grades across the organisation
  • Regular personal professional supervision for support and mentoring
  • Opportunities to be involved in teaching and training for non-Allied Health staff across the DHB.
  • Opportunity to implement, participate and develop research models
  • Key Requirements

  • New Zealand registered physiotherapist
  • 5+ years of relevant and recent inpatient acute surgical experience
  • Effective leadership skills and experience, demonstrate effective teamwork and collaboration with other seniors.
  • Strong role model
  • Advanced interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Excellent acute clinical assessment and treatment skills within the surgical area
  • Great organisational skills, time management and flexibility to be able to work in a constantly changing, fast paced environment
  • Hours ofwork will be spread across 3 days starting at 8am, working Tuesdays andWednesdays; there is flexibility for the third day.

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