Occupational Therapist (6-months FT)

Allied Health
180001WT Requisition #
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  • 6 Month FT Occupational Therapist
  • (Level 1/2) at The Hills Private Hospital
  • Supportive Allied Health team
An exciting opportunity has opened up an Occupational Therapist seeking a 6-month contract (with view to extend) to join the Allied Health Team at The Hills Private Hospital
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assessment and treatment of patients to facilitate independence in ADL and quality of life as per Occupational Performance Model.
  • Discharge planning including home visits, provision of aids/modifications, and referral to other services in the community as required.
  • Fulfill role of case manager as required
  • Referral of patients to groups or other disciplines within the hospital
  • Attendance / feedback of information at case conference and family conferences
  • Communicate with program coordinator regarding funding/length of stay issues and referral to outpatient therapy.
  • Liaise with other team members regarding patient care and therapy time tabling
  • Documentation of OT intervention + assistive device / home modification prescription and completion of case management plan and discharge summary
The Hills Private Hospital is a refurbished private hospital with 92 inpatient rehabilitation beds, 19 inpatient mental health beds and Day Rehabilitation Services. We currently offer orthopaedic, neurological and reconditioning rehabilitation programs & group based mental health services. Applicants must be flexible, team oriented and prepared to hit the ground running.
Selection Criteria:
  • Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Occupational Therapy or equivalent and eligibility to join AAOT
  • Full registration with AHPRA
  • Rehabilitation experience ESSENTIAL
  • Sound clinical judgement and clinical reasoning skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication & exceptional customer service skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and also as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Superior time management and organisational skills
  • Current unrestricted drivers license
Closing Date: Friday 30 November 2018
Applications & Enquiries:
Elise Smeets
Allied Health Manager
Ph: (02) 9686 0272
To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and a CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.



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