[SQT576] | Community Care Podiatry Manager | Full-time Temporary

[SQT576] | Community Care Podiatry Manager | Full-time Temporary

15 Sep
|
ACT Government
|
Australian Capital Territory

15 Sep

ACT Government

Australian Capital Territory

Closes: 25 September 2020



Classification: Health Professional Level 4

Salary: $108,926 - $117,249 plus superannuation

Position No: 21448 - 01RRR

Directorate:

Advertised (Gazettal date): 11 September 2020

Contact Officer: Dominic Furphy on or





Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.

Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind



Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focused on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people.

It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.



CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:



- The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.

- University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.

- Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services provide a range of health services from prevention and treatment through to recovery and maintenance at a number of locations and in varied environments for people suffering from mental health issues.

- Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.

- Seven community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.

- A range of community based health services including early childhood services, youth and women’s health, dental health, mental health and alcohol and drug services.

Overview of the work area and position:



Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Services (RACS) is a vibrant and diverse Division within CHS providing multidisciplinary rehab, aged and community based care across a range of settings. This includes Canberra Hospital, Community Health Centres and the Village Creek Centre in Kambah. Our staff are committed to the delivery of health services that reflect CHS’s values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind.



The University of Canberra Hospital (UCH), Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research is located on the grounds of the University of Canberra. The hospital, the ACT’s first sub-acute rehabilitation hospital, is part of CHS’s network of health facilities designed to meet the needs of our ageing and growing population.



RACS services work collaboratively with the individuals, his/her carers and other services within and external to CHS. CHS is a values-led Directorate.



Community Care Podiatry services are offered from community health centres across the ACT. Scope of practice includes screening and evaluation of risk, general podiatry treatment, nail surgery, biomechanical assessment and orthotic therapy, wound management and health promotion. Community Care Podiatry provides services for National Disability Insurance Scheme participants as well as Commonwealth Home Support Program clientele.



We pride ourselves on our continual drive for high quality patient care. The manager is responsible for overseeing and achieving efficient and effective patient centred services, staffing and resource management. In this role you will be part of a friendly and engaging interprofessional management team.



Eligibility/Other Requirements:



Mandatory:



- Degree or Diploma in Podiatry.

- Be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

- Current driver license.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

- Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.

- Comply with CHS credentialing requirements for allied health.

- Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).

Note:



The Community Care Program is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced health professionals to cover the Podiatry Manager position for temporary periods as required over the coming 12 months with the possibility of permanency.



For more information on this position and how to apply “”



The Community Care Program is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced health professionals to cover the Podiatry Manager position for temporary periods as required over the coming 12 months with the possibility of permanency.



Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services

Leaders and Senior Management

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