Position Details
Reference Number 43418
Position Title Occupational Therapist, G2 Fixed-Term
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Entity Monash Health
Department Occupational Therapy
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton, Various Facilities
Position Summary
  • Occupational Therapist Grade 2 (Acute Medical Stream)
  • Full-time, Fixed-Term (Back-filling Secondment)

About Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

About the Role

Monash Medical Centre has an exciting opening for an experienced occupational therapist to join the multidisciplinary team (MDT) servicing a busy caseload within the acute medical stream. The position will primarily service the renal and vascular units.

The Occupational Therapist is a leader on the wards and is an integral part of the supportive multi-disciplinary team that conducts high quality assessments and intervention helping achieve timely discharges. Occupational Performance assessment and intervention is at the core of what we provide to patients to ensure robust discharges. This position requires excellent clinical reasoning, highly developed communication and teamwork skills and an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Your clinical leadership will extend to supervising Grade 1 therapists and students, guiding them in their early career steps. You will support the Senior Clinician of the medical stream in evaluating and developing processes for the occupational therapy department and the acute stream and contribute to an evidence-based delivery for occupational therapy services.

In Allied Health, we have active professional development and supervision programmes and pride ourselves in providing client-centred and team-based interventions. Staff say our Occupational Therapy department is friendly, supportive and proactive. We aim to provide you with a career path full of opportunities and professional satisfaction.

What we’re looking for in you

AHPRA registered Occupational Therapist with experience in bed-based acute service provision.

The successful candidate will:

  • Implement clear communication and advocate for best care for the patient
  • Engage patients in the participation of their treatment journey
  • Acknowledge responsibility for own learning
  • Collaborate with others in the development of department resources and research pursuits
  • Routinely uphold the Monash Health iCare values

Benefits, rewards and remuneration

  • Salary packaging
  • On-site gym
  • Numerous leadership and professional development opportunities

What you need to know

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Contact Person
Amber OBrien OT Manager, MMC & Moorabbin Hospitals 0410529817
Bianca Furmston G3 OT, Stream Leader, Acute Medicine Stream 95942270 bianca.furmston@monashhealth.org
Whitney Lipman G3 OT, Neurosciences Stream 95942270 Whitney.Lipman@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 30/09/2020
Proposed End Date 10/10/2021
Position Documents
G2 OT Position Description OT Grade 2 Position Description AO20200914.doc
Acute General Medicine Role Description G2 Acute General Medicine Occupational Therapy Role Description.doc
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