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Physiotherapist wanting unique career opportunity to experience the Northern Territory’s rich diversity

Location:
Bayview

Description

This position is responsible for the delivery of physiotherapy services through a combination of remote trips and clinic- based work. The various duties involved are to -

  • Reliably assess, diagnose and safely deliver physiotherapy services across a wide range clinical areas and health conditions by integrating evidence-based practice as part of treatment.
  • Design, prescribe and supervise exercise-based rehabilitation.
  • Assess the efficiency of treatment plans, modify and refer accordingly.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships and communication with the local key stakeholders.
  • Accurately and thoroughly document client information as per medico-legal requirements.
  • Practice duty of care, including meeting clinic standards and accountability to ensure clinical governance processes are in place, and work with management to update as required to meet accreditation standards.
  • Selection criteria
  • Tertiary level Physiotherapy qualification and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Several years experience in clinical practice and remote work would be advantageous.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of working with clients to achieve social, emotional and physical wellbeing.
  • Superior client care skills that reflect a professional but friendly approach to liaise effectively with a diverse range of people.
  • Ability to analyse and utilise clinical data in service development and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Highly motivated with excellent interpersonal and communication skills so has the ability to build rapport to develop long lasting working relationships with clients, stakeholders and colleagues.
  • Accomplished written skills to competently prepare documents or reports as required.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills demonstrated by the ability to multi-task and remain calm under pressure.
  • Possess high level of problem-solving skills and the ability to make decisions as per standard operating procedures and know when to escalate issues to line manager.
  • Maturity and able to maintain the strictest confidentiality as well as use initiative with discretion.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and using medical appointment and patient record systems and databases.
  • Current and clear National Police Check, being eligible for an NT Working with Children clearance (OCHRE Card) and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  • Current Senior First Aid and CPR Certificates.
  • Current drivers licence.
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