(Scope of Practice – Physiotherapist)
This is an exciting new opportunity for a physiotherapist with a passion for musculoskeletal physiotherapy to develop their knowledge and skills.
If you enjoy working within a multidisciplinary team and the challenge of learning new skills then don’t miss out on this chance.
Regional and National support is available to develop the required skills in haemophilia conditions management.
If having the flexibility of managing a caseload with a blend of face to face and telehealth sounds inviting we welcome your application.
You will be part of a close-knit national network of physiotherapists looking after the musculoskeletal health of the haemophilia population. You will be working alongside staff of the haematology service.
This is a 0.1 position (4 hours per week). There are no set hours. You decide how best suits you to carry out your duties.
- Providing health promotion in the Haemophilia population through the treatment of acute bleeds
- Rehabilitation of existing joint and muscle dysfunction
- Musculoskeletal health screening through Haemophilia Joint health scores of all severe and moderate haemophilia patients. This will involve some travel to outreach clinics
- Participation as a member of the NZ haemophilia treaters Group and also the Australia New Zealand Physiotherapy group.
The position is funded by the Haemophilia Society but is based out of MidCentral District Health Board covering Manawatu/Horowhenua up to Taranaki and across to the Hawke’s Bay.
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here