Exercise Physiologist

GOULBURN VALLEY HEALTH

Shepparton, VIC

Posted 12/14/2019

Exercise Physiologist

  • Fixed term until June 2020
  • Full Time and Part Time applications will be considered

About GV Health

GV Health is a leader in healthcare delivery in the Hume region. Our services include an Emergency Department, Surgery, Medical, Women’s and Children’s Services, Rehabilitation, Palliative Care, Mental Health and community based health programs. Our main sites are at Shepparton, Tatura and Rushworth, with additional services at Seymour, Benalla and Wodonga. 

The Department and Team

Goulburn Valley Health is the main Health Care provider in the Hume Region. The Shepparton Campus has 280 beds - providing acute medical, surgical, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatric, rehabilitation, intensive/coronary care, emergency care, mental health and geriatric care. Goulburn Valley Health has additional campus’s, including Tatura (23 beds - providing 8 acute and 23 nursing home care), Waranga (22 beds - providing 12 acute and 10 nursing home care, acute and residential care and the Waranga Hostel providing 32 residential aged care beds), Seymour (Community Psychiatric Service) and a Community Health building in Shepparton (Hospital in the Home, diabetes education, continence and aged care assessment, home based nursing and allied health).

GV Health are currently undergoing a$169 million redevelopment, this redevelopment will include a new renal dialysis unit, an expanded emergency department including satellite medical imaging, inpatient wards, extended theatre space, intensive care unit, a new kitchen, mortuary and the establishment of a Women’s and Children’s precinct featuring a new, special care nursery, paediatric ward and refurbished maternity ward.

The role

The Chronic Pain Clinic at GV Health is seeking a Grade 1 Exercise Physiologist to join the clinic on a full time or part time basis until June 2020.

The EP will assess, plan, recommend and apply current, individualised and evidence based therapeutic interventions for clients with complex, chronic pain. The delivery of which will occur in the setting of one-on-one client consultations in the clinic, as well as in the facilitation of group programs.

The CPC provides clinical assessment and where indicated, provision of treatment on a time-limited basis, for clients experiencing prolonged pain and moderate disability and for those who have entrenched chronic pain and high levels of disability. The aim is to reduce the risk of long-term disability, enable clients to gain an improved ability to self-manage their condition and develop strong links to support continuing management in a primary care setting following discharge from a specialist service.

The role requires you to possess excellent communication skills, be well organised and have a strong focus on patient centred care.

Some of the great benefits of working with us:

  • Wide range of specialties for clinical staff and career development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment, while making an important contribution to the health of our community
  • Training and Professional Development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave (maternity and paternity leave)
  • Discount gym & pool memberships

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police check and Victorian ‘Employee’ Working with Children’s Check. Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration is required prior to commencement. GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. 

Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

http://www.moirajobslink.com.au/job/13124242