Are you a dedicated physiotherapist feeling the burn of long hours, mountains of paperwork, and the never-ending quest for work-life balance in your current practice?
It might be time to consider a rewarding career shift to become an Occupational Rehabilitation Consultant at Altius Group. We get the struggles you’re facing, and we're here to offer you a breath of fresh air.
Behind the Clinic Doors: Life as a Physiotherapist in Private Practice
Physiotherapists working in private practice or hospitals face a laundry list of challenges that can take a toll on their professional and personal lives.
Here are some of the most common challenges:
1. Long Hours
On average, we’re talking gruelling 10-hour shifts. The demand for physiotherapy services extends beyond regular office hours, and personal time becomes a distant memory.
2. Administrative Overload
The constant juggling act between clinical duties and administrative responsibilities can be overwhelming. The burden of paperwork and administrative tasks can lead to burnout and detract from your passion for patient care.
3. Financial Stress
Managing expenses, client retention, marketing your services– it’s all part of the hustle. Stress levels can skyrocket.
4. Work-Life Balance
Say goodbye to weekends and personal time. Long hours, weekend shifts, and administrative work can disrupt your work-life balance, affecting your overall well-being.
5. Professional Isolation
Working in individual practice settings can be isolating. You miss out on the benefits of collaborating with a diverse team of professionals.
6. Keeping Up with Industry Changes
Staying updated with the latest advancements in physiotherapy and understanding industry changes can be time-consuming and may seem like a full-time job in itself.
Discover a Fulfilling Career at Altius Group
Altius Group offers a refreshing alternative to the traditional physiotherapy career path. As an Occupational Rehabilitation Consultant at Altius Group, you can enjoy a range of benefits that address the pain points you face in your current role.
Here’s a glimpse of what’s waiting for you:
1. Manageable Work Hours
Say goodbye to long, exhausting hours. At Altius Group, you'll work from Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, allowing you to regain control of your work-life balance. Jessica, a return-to-work (RTW) Coordinator Lead and Exercise Physiologist, shared her experience working at Altius:
"Flexible working hours are a big benefit for me, especially since having my son. Being able to schedule my day how it suits me is a massive win."
2. Flexible Work Options
Enjoy the flexibility of working from home, reducing your daily commute and enhancing your overall well-being.
3. Higher Job Satisfaction
Join a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team of professionals who collaborate to achieve common goals. Experience the fulfillment that comes from being part of a supportive team.
"It's a very supportive culture and it's very diverse, people from all sorts of backgrounds work for the company and it's great to see how we all come together to achieve the same goal," said Jacob, a Principal Consultant and Exercise Physiologist with Altius Group’s Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) team.
4. Reduced Administrative Burden / Paperwork Relief
As an Occupational Rehabilitation Consultant, your focus will be on providing expert guidance and writing reports, sparing you from the endless paperwork.
Why Physiotherapists Are Ideal Candidates for Occupational Rehabilitation Consulting at Altius Group
Transitioning to a role as an Occupational Rehabilitation Consultant at Altius Group is a seamless and beneficial move for physiotherapists.
Here's why your background equips you perfectly for this role:
1. Practical Skills
Your experience in private practice or hospital settings has honed your clinical skills, making you well-equipped to provide valuable guidance in occupational rehabilitation.
2. Empathy and Patient-Centred Approach
Physiotherapists have a deep understanding of patient needs, which is a crucial asset when helping individuals return to work safely.
3. Communication Skills
Your ability to explain complex medical concepts to patients will serve you well when working as an Occupational Rehabilitation Consultant, where clear communication is essential.
What Do Occupational Rehabilitation Consultants Really Do?
One common misconception is that Occupational Rehabilitation Consultants solely work for insurance companies. In reality, Altius Group is a third-party service provider with a distinct focus on more than just “return to work”.
Our primary mission is to assist injured individuals in reclaiming not just their productivity but also their overall quality of life. We’re dedicated to helping individuals reintegrate into the workforce and beyond, striving not just to facilitate a return-to-work process, but a comprehensive “return-to-life" journey.
Join Us in Transforming Lives and Careers
If you're ready to make a rewarding career transition and leave behind the challenges of private practice or hospital settings, Altius Group welcomes you with open arms. Our Occupational Rehabilitation Consultants are passionate about making a positive impact on people's lives, and we believe your experience as a physiotherapist will be an invaluable asset in achieving this mission.
Don't let burnout and dissatisfaction define your career!
Embrace the opportunity to enjoy work-life balance, and be part of a supportive team. Discover the exciting world of Occupational Rehabilitation Consulting at Altius Group and realise your true professional potential.