Position Details
Reference Number 35272
Position Title Prosthetist Grade Three
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary


Prosthetist Grade Three

  • Fixed Term, Maternity leave position to 1/2/2021
  • 34 hours per week over four days
  • Parkville, Victoria location

 

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.

 

With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.

 

The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/

 

Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au

 

The Position: 

The Orthotic and Prosthetic Unit at RCH seeks a part time Grade 3 Prosthetist for this leadership position in the unit. The prosthetic caseload is interesting and challenging, with the opportunity to provide innovative solutions for complex patients. 

Responsibilities include clinical leadership in prosthetic practice and decision making and management of a prosthetic caseload, undergraduate and community education, professional supervision, and the continued development and fostering of a risk management culture in the unit.

 

The successful applicant will provide clinical expertise and leadership in the prosthetic management of children and young people aged from birth to 18 years with a limb difference. They will be responsible for coordinating the Prosthetic clinical and technical team to deliver high standard prosthetic services in a timely and effective manner.  They will continue to develop the VALP and NDIS programs for prosthetic provision by RCH and our external providers.  This will include being the central point of contact for patients and participants, and internal and external stake holders.

Requirements include excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to problem solve to provide effective solutions for complex patients and a commitment to quality and improvement.  Applicants will also demonstrate experience in P&O clinical program development, consultancy and clinical leadership skills. Participation in the AOPA CPD program is essential


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development.  Join our dedicated and highly skilled team and experience the integrated allied health approach to patient care in our state of the art facility. 

 

Why work at the RCH?

We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development.  Join our dedicated and highly skilled team and experience the integrated allied health approach to patient care in our state of the art facility. 

 

To learn more about our staff benefits please go to: https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/ The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

 

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

 

Are you ready to join our team?

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Selection Criteria Essential: Has AOPA determined that your qualifications make you eligible for AOPA membership?
Contact Person Rod Lawlor
Contact Number 93455872
Closing Date 23/02/2020
Position Description Grade 3 Prosthetist PD_Feb20.pdf