Physiotherapy Job Summary:
• Permanent - Full-time
• Fixed 1 year - Full-time (part time may be considered)
Come and join the Starship Hospital Paediatric Allied Health Team and work within a vibrant, innovative and diverse hospital setting. A supportive interdisciplinary team of Dietetics, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech Language Therapists, Hospital Play Specialists and Social Workers awaits you.
• A physiotherapist with experience working with children and young people in acute care?
• Able to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment where evidence-based practice, strengths in interdisciplinary practice, clinical reasoning, and decision making skills are highly valued?
• Seeking an opportunity to continue in your professional growth and develop your career?
Starship Children's Health provides services to children and young people with acute, complex and chronic healthcare needs from throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. As well as providing secondary services to our local population we have the only paediatric dedicated intensive care unit in New Zealand.
We are looking for an experienced, motivated and dynamic physiotherapist with a passion for paediatrics to join our therapy team. You will be based in Starship and will have the opportunity to develop and specialise in all areas covered in Starship. Skills and experience in paediatric orthopaedics and MSK is desirable.
Children's Therapy staff work within a model of family-centred care and the services are provided in a collaborative manner with other allied health teams, nursing and medical staff. The caseload will be dependent on the candidates experience but will likely include both inpatient and outpatient work.
As therapy is provided in a variety of clinical areas across Starship Child Health, this position offers an ideal opportunity for you to develop or extend your paediatric expertise, as part of an interdisciplinary team. You will benefit from regular formal supervision, peer review, collegial support and active participation in education and in-service programmes.
The successful candidate need to be a NZ registered Physiotherapist with a current Annual Practicing Certificate with the ability to work autonomously in a bicultural environment.
For further information regarding your application please email Dianne Chan Sau, Recruitment Consultant at [email protected]
Click on the Apply link below or visit www.careers.adhb.govt.nz and enter job number 097756 to summit your application online and to attach your updated CV and Covering Letter.
Applications Close: 30th June 2017
Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.
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