Working at Cairns Hospital / Physiotherapy Department
Physiotherapists working at Cairns Hospital (CH) enjoy a wide and varied caseload across multiple areas of the hospital.
Why work at Cairns Hospital?
Clinical Leadership is provided though Advanced ( HP5) Clinical positions in Acute Wards, Rehabilitation, Amputee management, Outpatients – including Hands, Emergency Department, Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Physiotherpy Screening and Multidisciplinary services, Physiotherapy Post operative review service, and Paediatrics and Assistant Director position (approximately 10 positions) These positions are well supported with senior physiotherapy positions across all clinical areas ( approximately 18 positions). HP3 Positions ( approximately 22 positions) are available across all clinical service areas and include opportunities to either rotate or provide brief periods of relief at across the health service and facilities. The department is well supported with 5 allied health assistant positions.
The team has an active social blub and many social activities are arranged to foster team spirit and ensure a productive work environment in our tropical and beautiful location.
The department highly values and promotes opportunities for continuing staff education and development of skills for leadership within our service:
- Journal Club
- Staff Meetings
- Quality Improvement and Research activities
- Regular Performance and Development Agreements
- Professional Development opportunities
- Senior staff available for regular skill development and supervision
- Opportunities for clinical and non-clinical leadership training.
For information on vacancies/ positions available in the near future, please contact:
Director of Physiotherapy
Phone: (07) 4226 6528