Senior Community Occupational Therapist – Aged Care and Community

  • Company:
    Northern Sydney Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 hours ago
  • Category:
    Mental Health

Where you’ll be working

Royal North Shore Hospital 

What you’ll be doing

The Senior Clinical Occupational Therapist will provide clinical leadership within the occupational therapy service including optimisation of care delivery. Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • Full registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. Evidence of extensive clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist. Recent post graduate clinical experience in aged care inpatients and/or community clients
  • Provide evidence of proficient written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the proven ability to liaise with novice and experienced health professionals and external service providers. Demonstrated computer literacy and ability to use health information systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, lead, complete and share quality improvement activities or service evaluation process. Experience in clinical teaching and supervision of students, level 1/2 Allied Health Professionals and/or Allied Health Assistants.
  • Demonstrated proficient skills and knowledge in the provision of current occupational therapy practice. A strong commitment to an evidence-based service to provide for consumers, carers and families requiring assessment, case management, intervention, appropriate referral and discharge planning.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in ability to work autonomously with limited supervision. Have the ability to prioritise work, manage a demanding workload, apply high level reasoning skills and have independent professional judgement.