Employment - Occupational Therapy Services
The Townsville Hospital is the major tertiary referral hospital in the Northern Area providing services to the local community as well as north to PNG and Thursday Island, west to Mount Isa and south to Sarina. Further details on the Townsville Hospital and Health Service and the Townsville region are available.
The Occupational Therapy Department at The Townsville Hospital is a large, supportive department with close links with the James Cook University School of Occupational Therapy. Positions include rotational (eg medical, neurosurgical, orthopaedics, rehabilitation) as well as specialist clinical caseloads (eg lymphodema, vascular, hand therapy, spinal, rehabilitation).
Queensland Health provides a professional development allowance for permanent staff and the occupational therapy department conducts regular in house professional development and is supportive of attendance at external activities.