Plaster Technician

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An exciting opportunity is available for a Plaster Technician to provide operational and educational support within the role to the designated areas in Outpatient services. The Ambulatory Care Centre (ACC) at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) aims to provide governance, accountability and management of outpatient services to ensure consistency across the patient care continuum.

Live, work and play on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Join an expanding Health Service with a culture of innovation, education, training and research, with facilities across the Sunshine Coast including the new University Hospital at Birtinya.

Key Responsibilities include:

In consultation with medical staff, the Plaster Technician is accountable for plaster casting/orthopaedic appliance applications requested by Medical Officers and their support groups.  These requests include:

  • Application of Plaster of Paris casts / Synthetic Casts

  • Removal of Casts

  • Attending Operating Theatre to apply specialised casts

  • Applying orthopaedic appliances – Braces etc.

  • Ordering orthopaedic appliances – ensuring consumables are always in stock

  • Attending to inpatient cast / appliance application.

Work in clinic areas as directed and set priorities of care in consultation with the Clinical Nurse in Orthopaedics and/or the Nurse Unit Manager of ACC.

Remuneration based pro rata on equivalent full time value up to $76 298 p.a. comprising salary rates: $30.75 - $33.72 p.h. employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (OO4) (temporary part time position available for three months, 8 hrs p.f). Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy. Please note: only applications from candidates will be accepted (applications that may result in an agency fee will not be considered).

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25 January 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Sunshine Coast
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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