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Senior Occupational Therapist

Royal Rehab
  • Full time opportunity
  • Salary packaging - up to $15,900 non-taxed!
  • Supportive & friendly environment
  • MetroRehab Private Hospital - Petersham

About us...

MetroRehab is a 37 bed private rehabilitation hospital centrally located in Petersham NSW, close to public transport and with access to off street parking.

We provide the highest level of patient care through dedicated staff experienced in all major rehabilitation specialties. Multidisciplinary care is delivered to patients according to individualised patient goals and needs. Our sole focus is helping our patients achieve a better quality of life through rehabilitation, and we are constantly looking at new ways to help improve patient outcomes.

With over 30 years experience in providing private rehabilitation services, we are dedicated to promoting the independence of our patients and development of our staff. If you strive for quality in delivering excellent patient care and would like to work as part of our rehabilitation team, apply today!

About the role...

The Senior Occupational Therapist (OT) is a key member of the Allied Health team providing high quality OT interventions to patients across the inpatient rehabilitation unit, day rehabilitation programs and outpatient/NDIS programs at MetroRehab Hospital (MRH).

The position is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of OT interventions within a patient-focused and goal-centred framework, in line with the MetroRehab mission, vision and values, and for providing supervision and clinical support to the OT team.

The Senior OT will work as part of the multidisciplinary team within the inpatient rehabilitation unit, day rehabilitation program and outpatient/NDIS program at MRH. This may involve working in or providing cover to other units from time to time upon request.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate daily operations of the OT service, including caseload and staffing allocation
  • Provide regular supervision and clinical support to junior OTs as required
  • Provide high quality, evidence-based OT services
  • Provide assessments, treatments and written individual and group therapy programs, equipment prescription and home modification reports
  • Document all progress/interventions
  • Plan/implement programs and activities to support the team achieving KPI’s
  • Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team
  • Contribute to clinical discussions and goal setting at case conferences, goal setting meetings and family conferences.
  • Liaise with relatives/carers regarding patient’s goals, objectives and treatment plans
  • Complete home visits and/or access visits as clinically indicated in line with MetroRehab policies and procedures
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in clinical practice
  • Participate in regular supervision with Senior OT/Day Program Senior/IC

About you...

We seek an enthusiastic individual to join our team with strong leadership skills and a passion for maximising patient quality of life while developing and mentoring your team.

You will be able to clearly demonstrate the following essential criteria:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy with current AHPRA registration (minimum 3 years clinical experience)
  • Strong clinical knowledge and skills in rehabilitation, including experience in the assessment and treatment of neurological patients (including stroke, acquired brain injury and neurodegenerative conditions)
  • Strong leadership skills, including demonstrated ability to supervise junior Occupational Therapists and AHAs
  • Experience working with external agencies such as Enable and NDIS, including report writing
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Criminal record check (essential)
  • Working with children’s check
  • NSW Drivers license
  • Immunisation status clearance (including COVID19 Certificate or proof of medical exemption)

What we offer…

  • Supportive & experienced leadership team
  • Genuine career opportunities
  • Salary packaging + benefits

What’s next…

Please click APPLY NOW and follow the instructions. Please note, only applicants that address the essential selection criteria will be considered.

If you are interested in joining the team at MetroRehab, APPLY NOW or for more information visit our website - www.metrorehab.com.au

Please note: The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a current criminal record check (no older than 3 months), working with children check, employment history and referee checks.

*All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record or medical exemption certificate as part of the recruitment process* We do not provide sponsorship and no agencies please.

We are proud of our diverse and skilled team of passionate healthcare and support professionals committed to delivering the very best for the people we serve. A career at MetroRehab is the opportunity to make a difference with a progressive and innovative organisation, built on a rich history of community care since 1899.

We know diversity makes MetroRehab a great place to work and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQA+, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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