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Turrbal and Jagera Country
Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Open to new graduates or experienced Occupational Therapists
This paediatric occupational therapy practice supports children, adolescents, young adults and their families. Their aim is to empower families to overcome their challenges and rise to their full potential. Their Occupational Therapists are passionate about providing holistic services and have an approach that considers the whole person. This purpose built clinic has a sensory gym, various therapy rooms, nature play area, messy/art therapy area, garden therapy area, sandplay & symbol work room. The practice also do work in the communities on the Atherton Tablelands. Their team is vibrant, motivated and supportive, with regular supervision, excellent professional development plans and team building/connection opportunities.
Assessment and ongoing treatment of children, adolescents and young adults with a variety of needs
Designing individualised, family-centred and holistic therapy intervention plans and programs and conducting hands on therapy sessions.
Communication with external stakeholders including general practitioners, paediatricians, preschool teachers, teachers and other health professionals involved in the client's care.
Combination of clinic-based and off-site intervention. Off-site intervention includes daycare, kindy, school, workplace and home visits as well as use of rented clinic rooms in other communities.
Independently managing a clinical caseload with a high standard of clinical reasoning. This includes managing bookings, managing time and making decisions about treatment plans. This also requires an understanding of the financial aspect related to appointments, travel and administrative duties related to individual clients to assist administration officer with accurate billing and claiming.
Ensuring efforts to meet billable targets and client related work are a priority for the overall sustainability of the business.
Working collaboratively with the Director to create programs, resources and workplace efficiencies.
Ensuring all paperwork is completed accurately, confidentially and maintained at all times.
Ensuring written, verbal and electronic/telehealth communication is of excellent standards.
Ensuring client confidentiality and Intellectual Property ownership are respected at all times.
Providing supervision of students, therapy assistants and support workers including development of programs, care plans and resources to assist with their development and performance.
Adhering to the practice’s policies and procedures.
Following the principles of the Occupational Therapy Australia Code of Ethics, NDIS Code of Ethics Ahpra Code of Conduct as well as any other relevant codes of behaviour or conduct
Qualifications & Experience:
Occupational therapy qualification
Current Drivers Licence
Preferred 2 years experience in paediatric occupational therapy services is, OR a genuine passion and desire to develop paediatric skills.
Able to independently problem solve and analyse client needs, conduct assessments, write high quality reports, and provide therapy intervention sessions and programs.
Passionate about helping people overcome challenges. Able to work with clients to ensure the service is excellent quality and connects with the heart’s desires of the child and family.
Ability to think outside the square.
Great at all forms of communication.
Able to understand the private practice model, and value the needs and health of the business in supporting therapists to provide excellent quality services.
Able to work efficiently and effectively. Excellent work ethic.
Job Type: Permanent - Full time (38 hours per week)
$80,000 - $105,000 per annum
Depending on experience and skills, the position may be between HP Level 3 and HP Level 4 of Health Professionals and Support Services Awards
The clinic is located just outside of Atherton on the picturesque Atherton Tablelands. This is a spectacular area of Far North Queensland, and is a lovely climate to live in. https://www.athertontablelands.com.au/
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Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.