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Program Physiotherapist - Work at home

Job Requisition Number:  6841
Date:  18-Jan-2022
Location: 

DOCKLANDS, VIC, AU, 3008

Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?

 

At Medibank we’re encouraged to think big. We have a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.

 

We celebrate diversity of thought because we want to make better decisions for our customers. As we work towards our goal of better health for better lives, we value the knowledge and contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. We are working hard to create an inclusive workplace and develop Indigenous careers.

 

The Opportunity

 

CareComplete provides benefits at both an individual and community level—helping Australian’s improve their health, live well, avoid preventable health deterioration and take pressure off the healthcare system.  We have a new program called the Better Knee Better Me program which aims to assist Medibank members achieve and sustain weight loss and also reduce knee pain and increase knee function by avoiding knee surgery. Learn more about Better Knee, Better Me by clicking here https://www.medibank.com.au/livebetter/better-knee-better-me/

 

We are looking for a Senior Physio to join the Care Complete team in the position of Program Physio for an initial 12 month fixed term contract, working 0.6 FTE

 

In this work from home role, you will work with a caseload of participants via digital delivery (phone and video platforms). Using your clinical knowledge as well as a solid understanding of health behaviour change methodology, you will empower participants to achieve positive change within their health and wellbeing and assist them better manage their condition.

 

Key responsibilities in the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting initial health assessments and develop plans to meet participant’s health goals;
  • Scheduling appropriate follow up consultations via telephone or video to assist them with strength building and improve function as well as pain management techniques;
  • Embedding health behaviour change principles into program delivery;
  • Consistently deliver patient centred care to program participants, helping to minimise preventable health deterioration and maximise health and wellbeing;
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

 

About You

You will present with an evident passion for preventative health and a natural ability to build rapport with a wide range of participants and healthcare professionals.

 

Working in this highly autonomous position you will have an organised and flexible mindset that allows you to meet the unique needs of your clients.

You are  an APHRA registered Physiotherapist with at least 3 years work experience working with patients with musculoskeletal issues specifically knee pain and a good knowledge of and/or experience in a health coaching framework. Highly desirable would be experience working with patients via remote platforms of delivery such as video conferencing or phone.

 

You will be working from home so will need to have a suitable office area from which to work and reliable internet connection and you can be located anywhere in Australia. From time to time you may also be required to attend team meetings, conferences or other events.

 

 

A career with us

At Medibank, we believe work is something we do, not somewhere we go. Our modes of working – Collaboration, Connection and Concentration – help inform how your day is structured and where you choose to work will vary, depending on your role and requirements.

 

The wellbeing of our employees is our priority. We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments or additional support you may require during the recruitment process, as well as how this role can be flexible for you. Virtual interviews are always on offer and will not adversely impact your application.

 

All employees who may attend a worksite or any face-to-face work-related activity will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

 

We offer a range of great benefits, rewards and discounts, and health and wellbeing initiatives. To find out more, click here.

 

To start small and impact bigger.