Hand Therapist & Physiotherapist (MSK)

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Job Details

Hiring Organization  Wellington Regional Medical Center
Post Name  Hand Therapist & Physiotherapist (MSK)
Qualification  BPT
Industry  Private
Employment Type  Full Time
Work Hours  8 Hours
Salary  NZD 45000 To NZD 50000 Per Year
 Location   Wellington, New Zealand 6021

About the role – About the role

We are excited to offer the opportunity of a split role for an experienced Hand Therapist / MSK physiotherapist to join our Outpatient Hand Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Podiatry team for CCDHB, working across Wellington Regional Hospital (WRH), Kenepuru Community Hospital (KCH), and Kapiti Health center.

This position will be predominantly based at Wellington Regional hospital and will also need to work at Kenepuru hospital. The Hand Therapist / Physiotherapist in this role will assess and treat people of all ages with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions following injury, and acute & elective surgery.

And those with progressive and chronic health conditions. The role may include input into orthopedic clinics. The Therapist may mentor and support rotational staff and undergraduate students to support the development of clinical skills, as well as supporting colleagues in other clinical areas as the need arises.

This position is an opportunity for an individual interested in delivering excellence as part of a team of highly skilled, highly motivated, and supportive outpatient therapists. Experienced therapists in this team are involved in clinically based audits, research, and DHB projects.

We offer ongoing professional development opportunities including a well-established in-service program, targeted team training, and formal supervision

About our team

You will join a thriving and motivated outpatient Hand therapy, Physiotherapy & Podiatry team that works across 3 sites. The wider outpatient Therapy team includes therapists working in hemophilia, hand therapy (both physiotherapists and occupational therapists), pelvic health, respiratory and musculoskeletal; and alongside the podiatry team. The team is passionate about making a difference in the lives and functions of their clients.

About you

You will be an experienced Hand Therapist/physiotherapist with a minimum of four years of clinical experience, and at least two years working as a Hand Therapist.  Ideally, you will be a registered Hand Therapist or working towards registration.

You will thrive in a high-paced environment where you are encouraged to work with autonomy.  Ideally, you will have experience working with ACC clients, as this makes up a portion of the clinical caseload of this role

About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District, we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities, and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organizations, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

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