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Reference Number 61043
Position Title Grade 2 Physiotherapist - Acute Orthopaedics/Musculoskeletal
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Health Professionals [1]
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Grade 2 Physiotherapist

Acute Orthopaedics/Musculoskeletal

  • Full time, Fixed term until mid 2022, 80 hours per fortnight with ADO
  • Rotational Physiotherapy Position in inpatient orthopaedics (including SSU, trauma and surgical) and musculoskeletal outpatients.
  • Make a difference every day!

 Your new team

  • We are a dynamic and friendly team working together to provide excellent patient care
  • We enjoy a collaborative working environment to achieve patient goals

Your Opportunity


Sitting within the acute orthopaedics team this role will support our acute services at city campus.

This position will provide the successful applicant opportunities to gain experience working in a well-supported multi-disciplinary team environment with a wide variety of conditions including complex trauma, emergency, and surgical patients. Starting in acute inpatients, this role involves the provision of physiotherapy service, supervision and education of student and junior physiotherapists and will be a member of our supportive team of Senior Clinicians, with significant opportunities to grow in acute orthopaedic, musculoskeletal, and primary contact physiotherapy clinical skills. This clinician will be expected to contribute to the quality and research portfolio within the team.


About You

  • Excellent physiotherapy assessment and treatment skills and the ability to manage a variety of complex patients in acute orthopaedic patients.
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Experience in a healthcare setting
  • Able to contribute to the strong research portfolio within the team

Benefits of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH)

  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees
  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals
  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport

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.




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 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Contact Person Ken Koh
Contact Number 0483809797
Closing Date 07/12/2021
Position Description
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