Bay of Plenty

Physiotherapists - Musculoskeletal

Full time

Emergency Department

Allied Health

Whakatane Hospital

Bay of Plenty District Health Board

1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

Full and part time positions considered

We are looking for experienced physiotherapists with a musculoskeletal background to transform patient care in our busy emergency department (ED) at Whakatane hospital. As the first point of care for musculoskeletal patients in ED, you will demonstrate excellent assessment, triage, clinical reasoning and strong clinical decision making skills to provide evidence-based and patient-focussed interventions.

The successful candidates will have at least 5 years' postgraduate experience in musculoskeletal and/or orthopaedics in either public or private sectors. You will develop and implement a new and cutting edge service for acute musculoskeletal patients who present to ED. You will have experience providing professional and clinical supervision and have been involved in quality improvement and service development initiatives. The successful candidates will, alongside colleagues, provide a comprehensive and flexible 12 hours per day, 7 day service. Please indicate on your application which days and hours you would consider working. Full or part-time hours will be considered.

We provide a supportive environment through comprehensive induction, encouraging professional development with supervision and in-service training programmes.

If you are passionate about making a difference, transforming healthcare and leading the way nationally on the early intervention, prevention and the self-management agenda, we would love to hear from you!

This is classified as a children's worker role, therefore subject to the safety check requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Please click here to view position description

Applications must be made online and close on the 8th March 2020

Job Closes: 12:00 AM, 8 March 2020

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