Position Details
Reference Number 169622
Position Title Outpatient Orthoptists
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Surgical & Critical Care
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 3
Position Summary
  • Diverse role providing assessment and care to patients referred to the service
  • Build your career at Geelongs largest employer and receive ongoing development
  • Rewarding and flexible Permanent Part Time position – 3 hrs per fortnight

About the facility

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 7,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 21 key locations throughout the region.

About the role

Barwon Health is seeking a dynamic Orthoptist to join their highly skilled, collaborative and friendly team at University Hospital Geelong. In this role you will assist the Ophthalmology team to provide assessment and care to patients referred to the service, delivering patient care consistent with values of the Barwon Health. You will provide consumer focused evidence based care and have an active role within the multidisciplinary team. As the successful applicant you will have approved qualifications in Orthoptics as recognised by the Australian Orthoptic Association as well as Registration with the Australian Board of Orthoptics.

About the culture

Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best.  Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to The Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Desirable: Previous experience working with in a multidisciplinary team.
Desirable: Flexibility to increase hours when required to cover leave.
Desirable: Commitment to public health.
Contact Person Dianne Day 
Contact Person Job Title NUM 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1397 
Closing Date 01/07/2021
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.