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Townsville Hospital And Health Service
Townsville, Queensland, Australia (on-site)
8 days ago
Townsville Hospital And Health Service
Townsville, Queensland, Australia (on-site)
8 days ago


Location: Townsville University Hospital, TOWNSVILLE

Generous remuneration package value up to $7062 p.m. comprising:

  • Salary range of $58.02 to $62.43 p.h. (HP4)
  • up to 4 weeks annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • 75% employer contribution to superannuation.

Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, employee wellness and assistance programs, and access to corporate discounts.

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is world-class healthcare for northern Queensland.
Our purpose is `great care every day'.

Are you someone who is passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision, purpose and values?

  • Committed to achieving health equity and continuously improving safety and quality.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team and other providers.
  • Contribute to a high performing team, demonstrating a culture that lives our values.

About your opportunity

Fixed term temporary, 2 years commencing April 2023, 45.6 hours per fortnight

Provide patients and stakeholders/customers with high-quality occupational therapy clinical services and leadership in the speciality area of oncology and cancer care, including the management and treatment of lymphedema, in accordance with organisational goals. Offer leadership in occupational therapy within the oncology and cancer care context by bringing a high level of knowledge, skills, and support to other occupational therapists working in oncology, cancer care, and lymphedema. This includes clinical supervision, consulting, and quality activities.


  • It is a mandatory requirement to be and to remain vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Mandatory: Tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Occupational Therapy, and current registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
  • Proof of qualification, registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and possession of a current practising certificate.
  • Mandatory: Post graduate qualifications or Certified Level 1 Lymphoedema training which meets the Australian Lymphoedema Association (ALA) guidelines.
  • Highly desirable: Post graduate qualifications of Certified Level 2 Lymphoedema training which meets the Australian Lymphoedema Association (ALA) guidelines.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role: Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.
  • 6 month probation period may apply.
  • Pre-employment checks will be conducted.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.

Why make the change?

Living in Townsville; a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand and Magnetic Island.

Enquiries:  Michelle Watson on 07 4433 2848

Job Ad Reference: QLD/TV476474

Application Details: Apply ONLINE

Closing Date: Thursday 13 April 2023 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68462300
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Townsville, Queensland, Australia
  • Company Name For Job: Townsville Hospital And Health Service
  • Position Title: Occupational Therapist Senior (Oncology/Lymphoedema)
  • Work Setting: Oncology & Palliative Care
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Job Type: Contract - Full time

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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