Physiotherapist - Neurology Inpatients
- Permanent 0.4 FTE (16 hours per week) role available to support a busy Neurological Physiotherapy Service within Burwood Hospital.
- Do you have experience within a Neurological setting with the ability to complete effective patient assessments and formulate and deliver goal orientated rehab.
- Registration with the NZ Physiotherapy Board is essential.
Mō te tūnga - About the Role
Our Neurological team at Burwood Hospital is looking for a motivated, experienced NZ registered Physiotherapist to join our team of enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated multidisciplinary professionals!
This is a permanent role which offers a varied caseload and the opportunity to utilise your skills working alongside a team of healthcare professionals who are committed to the provision of quality care. This position will see you working 16hr per week across our Neurology Inpatients Service.
You will be based in Ward CG (under 65 neuro rehab) but may work across the neuro rehab team into Ward DG (Stroke, over 65 Neuro rehab). The CG/DG Physiotherapy team work together to assess priorities and run a group programme together to increase rehab time in line with Stroke Guidelines. You may have opportunity to work in concussion clinic and participate in Hydrotherapy depending on your days of work. Hours and days of work can be negotiated
Occasional weekend hours to participation in the weekend and after hours service is required.
Ko wai koe | About You
In this role, you will be responsible for:
- Carrying out effective patient assessment, evaluation and treatments in accordance with policies, procedures and standards of practice;
- Formulating treatment interventions to meet individual needs in collaboration with the wider multi-disciplinary team;
- Effective communication with other members of the physiotherapy team and appropriate delegation to our therapy assistants.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and Experience
- The ability to develop a close working relationship with physiotherapy assistants and the wider physiotherapy team;
- Flexibility and adaptability to work in any of our rehabilitation areas;
- It is essential that you are a New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist with a current practicing certificate to be considered for this role;
- You will either be an existing ENABLE assessor or eligible for registration.
Mō mātou | About Us
- Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do -
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.
Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.
Ngā hua | Benefits of working at Te Whatu Ora [Health New Zealand]
When you work at the Te Whatu Ora, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
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The Future of the Health Industry
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
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