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Job details

Location
Randwick
Salary
Negotiable
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
37483
Contact
Mardi Steven
Contact email
Email Mardi
Contact phone
+61 2 8877 8738
Posted
16 days ago

Job details

Location
Randwick
Salary
Negotiable
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
37483
Contact
Mardi Steven
Contact email
Email Mardi
Contact phone
+61 2 8877 8738
Posted
16 days ago

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

  • Multiple roles available
  • Permanent Full-time and part time roles available
  • Western, Inner-West and Eastern Sydney locations available
  • Attractive salary
  • Aged care caseload


Purpose of the role:

To assist the elderly population in aged care facilities to maintain their independence and freedom of movement.

Area of duty within the role:

Assessment an Review

  • Perform physiotherapy assessments and care plans
  • Perform mobility assessments, including gait analysis, and care plans
  • Perform pain assessments utilising the Abbey Scale
  • Prescribe mobility aides and assistance as appropriate
  • Prescribe exercise programs based on assessment and goals
  • Conduct review of physiotherapy and mobility documentation quarterly (or as requested)
  • Manage record of resident's assessment and care plan due dates
  • Review of residents following return from hospital and after falls
  • Complete required documentation of assessments and reviews
  • Complete assessments required for ACFI submission as requested by site Work with physiotherapy aide in developing exercise programs

Pain Management

  • Create pain management directives under ACFI framework
  • Collaborate with site management and ACFI managers to develop pain management program
  • Perform 4b pain management program
  • Complete required documentation of 4b pain management program in site system, and maintain records in our internal system

Site and residents

  • Develop and maintain rapport with site's residents and management
  • Liaise with resident's family where required to discuss physiotherapy and mobility care
  • Recommend further medical or allied health referral if indicated
  • Provide advice regarding manual handling, falls prevention, and safe mobility
  • Liaise with site staff including management, nursing staff, and physiotherapy aides to ensure physiotherapy care of residents is delivered effectively

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy or higher
  • Current AHPRA
  • Strong clinical background in physiotherapy
  • Understanding of the ACFI framework Building and maintain rapport with residents, families, site staff
  • Ability to establish effective engagement with older individuals
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Exercise prescription skills
  • Mobility safety prescription skills
  • Knowledge of equipment eg. mobility aides, exercise equipment
  • Organisation skills, managing independent workload
  • Drivers License
  • Vaccinations up to date

If this sound like the role for you, then please send your CV and cover letter to Mardi Steven, today.