Physiotherapy opportunity - Cairns QLD

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Vivir are currently seeking a Physiotherapist to provide quality clinical services to aged care residents.

With a rewarding career in aged care you get to build strong relationships with clients within a residential setting, while collaborating with other allied health professionals daily.

As part of your responsibilities will be expected to carry out the following:

Completing functional mobility and pain assessments
Establishing patient treatment goals, reviews and plans for these)
Falls prevention strength and training in both groups and individually
Soft tissue massaging
Using TENS machine
Optional community "in home" care referrals if required
Working to ACFI guidelines
Develop and foster professional relationships with patients, families and allied health colleagues
Work to achieve and have a positive impact on all patients health

You will not only see yourself using your strong aged care skills to work with other allied health care professionals but you will also use your relationship and problem-solving skills to build sustainable relationships with all our clients. You will also be working closely with the wider Vivir Healthcare business to ensure your area is running smoothly and efficiently.


ABOUT US

We are committed to making lives better by providing high quality health services to elderly Australians. We provide healthcare services into Australian residential aged care facilities and more recently to in-home and community centres. Our team of experienced clinicians work closely with onsite multidisciplinary care teams to develop quality treatment plans and care programs tailored to meet residents' needs. We are passionate about improving the quality of life, and safety, of elderly Australians.


WHAT WE OFFER YOU


Excellent pay rates
Options for contract or locum contracts
Community referrals also available if required
Awesome support team offering excellent training and mentoring
Monthly professional development classes
Flexible working conditions, choose your own start/finish times
Friendly, fun team environment
Opportunities for further career progression

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE


Have a Bachelor Degree as a Physiotherapist
Hold Full General AHPRA registration
Experience in aged care preferred but not essential
Demonstrate high level quality clinical care
Have a passion for delivering superior service and making lives better
Be flexible and adaptable to changes in aged care
Have availability for telephone interviews this week

SA: LHS 298364

Job details

  • Reference366018A_1605739012
  • LocationCairns
  • SalaryAU$65000 - AU$80000 per annum
  • Job typePermanent
  • Posted14 days ago
  • ConsultantThomas Walker