Rotational Occupational Therapist
|Organisation||Lakes District Health Board|
|Contact person||Carlynne Curd-Hope|
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For further information contact:
|Contact telephone||07 349 7913|
|Full/part time||Full time|
|Closing date for applications||23-07-2021|
Rotorua Hospital currently has a vacancy within the new graduate rotation programme. The full time position is suitable for new graduate therapists, or someone who is wanting to consolidate their skills in a variety of clinical areas. This position is on a six monthly rotation.
The rotation includes the following areas:
- Acute Orthopaedic and Surgical Services
- General Medical and Neurology Services
- Older Persons, Rehabilitation and Stroke Services
The role will allow you to complete the Occupational Therapy process with a varied caseload and provide the opportunity for working within the inpatient environment with the potential for some community follow-up work.
Opportunities for support and development within Rotorua Hospital include:
- Clinical Supervision by Senior Staff
- Professional Peer Review
- Interdisciplinary New Graduate Peer Support within Rotorua Hospital
- Regional Occupational Therapy New Graduate Support
- Formal In-service Programme
In addition to providing direct Occupational Therapy, the Therapist will play a key role in contributing to the promotion and development of the Occupational Therapy service and the profession as a whole.
This is an exciting opportunity for a team player who is flexible, possesses a strong professional identity, along with evidence of culturally safe practice. We can offer the successful applicant a supportive working environment, with a team approach and commitment to ongoing education/professional development.
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