LOCUM Occupational Therapist – Cooktown

HOSPITAL AND LOCAL COMMUNITY OUTREACH ROLE. Sole rural Occupational Therapist based in Cooktown.

URGENT Locum Occupational Therapist, job ref: 1060372
Locations: Cooktown, QLD
Salary: HP4, $73.10 per hour plus super. Accommodation and Travel provided.

Sole rural Occupational Therapist required. Starting ASAP until the end of June 2021, with possibility of extension. Based in Cooktown as the sole Occupational Therapist. HOSPITAL AND LOCAL COMMUNITY OUTREACH ROLE. ACCOMMODATION AND TRAVEL PROVIDED, with paid travel days on first and last of your journey. Must be able to provide all credentialing documentation immediately.

Please quote job reference: 1060372

About our Client, your new employer:
Our client is a multi-purpose health service in Cooktown, QLD with a focus for patient care, offering a range of services including but not limited to emergency, general ward, medical imaging, residential aged care and allied health services. The facility operates 24 hours per day 7 days a week (your role is Monday – Friday) and is one of the main providers of health services in the region.

A little about the role:
We are seeking a confident Occupational Therapist to work as the sole OT in a multi-disciplinary team. The role is HP4 level and involves work in both inpatient and outpatient, aged care, paediatric and community – both locally within Cooktown and health centre visits to the aboriginal communities of Wujal Wujal and Hope Vale. COMMENCING ASAP, you will work with the community and in the hospital with inpatients as a sole OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST and will treat a variety of cases. Ideally you will have a background in rural and remote practice with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health experience but this is not essential.

Duties you will be responsible for:
  • Provide a high standard of assessment and treatment to your caseload.
  • Provide high quality patient care at all times.
  • Work independently as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Comfortably and confidently work as the sole Occupational Therapist.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with the team and your patients.
Skills and Experience:
  • Full AHPRA registration.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Background in rural and remote practice with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health experience advantageous.
  • Appropriate rights to work in Australia.
  • Ability to meet our client’s stringent credentialing requirements.
  • Experience a beautiful and unique part of Australia.
    Treat a mixed caseload.
  • Work within a friendly team of experienced professionals.
    Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and explore what FNQ has to offer.
  • Accommodation and travel provided, including paid travel days to start and end the locum.
  • Full support with interstate travel information and monitoring while you are on assignment
Invitations are now open to apply for this incredible position today. Terry is available to discuss this role in the strictest of confidence. Please forward your resume or contact Terry Fitzgerald today.
E: terry@aussielocums.com.au P: +61 7 4031 9991 M: 0447 435 335
  • Location: Cooktown, QLD
  • Job Type: Contract or Temp
  • Job Ref: 1060372

Your consultant

Terry Fitzgerald is available to discuss this role and many others in confidence. Great jobs like this don’t come around that often, so make sure you apply now!

Email: terry@aussielocums.com.au
Phone: 0447 435 335