Podiatrist - Physiotherapy Department

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Your organisation – Mackay Hospital and Health Service:

Mackay Hospital and Health Service has eight hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and two additional community health services that employ more than 2,700 staff. The Mackay district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to approximately 182,000 people in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

Click here to find out more information about the Mackay HHS ( http://www.mackay.health.qld.gov.au/ )

Your role:

  • To provide a competent Podiatry services as part of a multidisciplinary team to consumers of the Mackay Base Hospital.
  • The MBH position service delivers clinical podiatry services based on current best practice guidelines and evidence, including consumers with chronic disease and ‘high' risk feet including amputations, foot ulcerations, peripheral neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease, gross foot deformities and other conditions in conjunction with the high risk podiatrist at the Mackay Base Hospital.
  • This position reports professionally to the HP5 Podiatrist – Allied Health, Subacute and Ambulatory Services and operationally to the Director of Physiotherapy.

Your team:

The primary aim of our High Risk Podiatry Clinic is to decrease preventable lower limb amputations, reduce hospital length of stay and improve rehabilitation outcomes in relation to foot and lower limb pathology. Our podiatry service provides specialist assessment, treatment and advice for acute presentations, especially in relation to wound care and acute diabetic foot complications.

Why work for Mackay HHS?

Mackay HHS provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellbeing initiatives and programs

Conditions of employment:

In addition to any mandatory requirements specified on the Role Description, such as Professional Registration and Qualifications, and prior to being made an offer of employment, incumbents are required to demonstrate their immunity to all or some of the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), Pertussis (whooping cough).

Click here to find out more information about VPD ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/risk-roles )

To apply for this exciting opportunity:

  • Before applying ensure that you download and read the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants.
  • Provide a short response (maximum 2 pages) outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge will enable you to achieve the key responsibilities of the role. This is an opportunity to tell us about yourself, your professional career and why you are the right person for this job.
  • Attach your current resume/CV, including contact details of two referees, preferably your current/past supervisor, who can confirm/support your capabilities, work performance and conduct within the previous two years.
  • Applicants applying through a website other than Smartjobs (such as Seek, LinkedIn, Jora, Indeed): Click on ‘Apply Now' and you will be re-directed to the Smartjobs website where you can view the documents mentioned above.



16 May 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Mackay region
Work type:
Temporary/Casual
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Other
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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