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Occupational Therapist – Longueville Private Hospital

Longueville Private Hospital (LPH) is a 38 bed hospital that provides acute medical care, reconditioning and palliative services. LPH has now expanded to offer Rehabilitation Services. Our focus is empowering patients to better manage their own health, using multidisciplinary expertise and new technology.

LPH is part of the Macquarie Health Corporation Group, which includes 12 Hospitals in NSW and Victoria, and there is opportunity to work with other hospitals within the group.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for an experienced, positive occupational therapist to join our team, 3-4 days a week. You will be working mostly with medical inpatients, but also with some rehab inpatients and outpatients as required.

You will shape and guide our service, with the help of our experienced allied health team. There may be opportunity to expand the role to full time hours as our rehab services grow.

The right candidate will have demonstrated experience in rehabilitation occupational therapy roles. Your skill set will enable you to support adult/aged patients with an interesting and varied range of conditions including medical, orthopaedic, neurological, musculoskeletal, cardiology and palliative patients.

This is a permanent part-time position.

DUTIES:

  • Perform comprehensive occupational therapy functional assessments
  • Patient and carer equipment training
  • Conduct pressure care assessments
  • Facilitate discharges to the community by organising necessary equipment, home modifications and service referrals
  • Conduct home visits as needed
  • Be involved in the running of OT programmes in our new outpatient setting
  • Conduct cognitive screening and run group cognitive engagement sessions

ESSENTIAL:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in acute medical, rehabilitation or aged care physiotherapy
  • Expertise in online referral systems for Home Modifications and My Aged Care referral pathways
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Occupational Therapy Qualification with APHRA registration
  • The ability to work effectively and efficiently within a team environment.
  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.

BENEFITS

  • Opportunity to be involved in setting up new programmes
  • Fantastic location and ample free parking
  • Part of a large hospital group across NSW and Victoria with a growing name for achieving excellence in Rehabilitation. Opportunity to work at other hospitals within the group

Longueville Private Hospital is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Email longueville.info@iphoa.com.au to apply.