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Reference Number 64750
Position Title CDAMS Occupational Therapist
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - Royal Park Campus, Parkville
Award Health Professionals [1]
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  • Occupational Therapist-Grade 3
  • Cognitive Dementia & Memory Service
  • Part Time Fixed Term for 12 months working 64 hours per fortnight
  • Located at Royal Park Campus - RMH

The Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) aims to assist in diagnosing and providing support to people who are experiencing changes in their thinking, behaviour or memory. The CDAMS multi-disciplinary team provides clinical diagnosis, information on appropriate management options and direction when planning for the future. The team is committed to working collaboratively to provide expert diagnosis and advice regarding strategies and supports available. CDAMS is a Specialist Clinic within the Sub-acute Ambulatory Care Service (SACS).

 

Your new role:

  • Home based functional assessment of cognition that contributes to the diagnostic picture.
  • Provide cognitive strategies and link patients to resources and community supports.
  • Contribute to the CDAMS care plan at the multi-disciplinary meeting.
  • Provide information and support to patients and families regarding diagnosis, management and supports.

About you:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent) and professional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • A current Victorian driver's licence.
  • Demonstrated clinical competence in the assessment and management of clients with dementia.
  • Display sound organisational skills through efficient time management, professional responsibility and accountability.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

 

Interested?

 

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

 

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 (All 3 doses) Vaccination prior to commencement.

Contact Person Fiona Kenneally
Contact Number 83872334
Alternate Contact Person Simone Thomson
Alternate Contact Number 84872579
Closing Date 19/08/2022
Position Description
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