Position Details
Reference Number 35483
Position Title Orthopaedic Technologist
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

Two (2) Part time positions are available (0.6 EFT available for each). Either or for trainee or accredited Orthopaedic Technologist. On a rotating roster

An exciting opportunity awaits a highly motivated individual who likes to work with autonomy while also being an integral part of a large team and a fast paced organisation. Western Health is currently recruiting to the Orthopaedic Technologist role. The recruitment profile for this position is open and the organisation is looking to hear from both experienced, fully qualified Orthopaedic Technologists and those individuals who may be interested in completing a traineeship to formally enter this interesting and dynamic profession. 

As a member of the Adult Specialists Clinics team you will work closely with Western Health’s other Orthopaedic Technologists. Interfacing with nursing staff, doctors and other clinical professionals an Orthopaedic Technologist will demonstrate the ability to articulate descriptions of orthopaedic conditions based upon a basic understanding of anatomical structures and their relationship with one another. This knowledge allows them to perform a variety of tasks including the fabrication and removal of casts and splints, application of orthopaedic devices, and removal of external orthopaedic hardware.

You will be required to work across all Western Health 5 sites.

Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Culture

At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria Desirable: Are you eligible to work within Australia?
Contact Person Janine Martin
Contact Number 83457086
Alternate Contact Person Marcela Posteraro
Alternate Contact Number 83456488
Closing Date 22/10/2019
Position Description Trainee Orthopaedic Technologist ASC.docx
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