Occupation Therapist

Occupation Therapist

Job Description

Reporting to the Unit Manager Physiotherapy, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

Responsibilities

Developing individual treatment plans and administrating relevant therapy regimes
Conducting a regular evaluation of patients to assess progress and response to therapy and revise treatment program as necessary.
Participating in treatment team meetings to provide information regarding patient assessment and treatment program.
Maintaining daily treatment evaluation notes of patient’s progress and discharge planning notes and summaries.
Providing training to other disciplines inside the institution on occupation therapy and special techniques or equipment used in inpatient care.
Instructing patients in the use of splints made and care of the same to avoid injuries like blisters.
Adapting or modifying prefabricated equipment to meet individual needs, monitor use of adaptive equipment.
Preparing written treatment plans and maintaining a record of patients treated.
Providing training to other disciplines inside or outside the institution on occupational therapy and treatment.
Recommending and advising the Unit Manager Physiotherapy on the appropriate equipment for procurement according to department needs.
Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications

Diploma in Occupation Therapy
Registered by the Kenya Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA)
One (1) year of working experience.
Problem-solving skills
Good communication skills, honest, good interpersonal skills.
If your background, experience, and competence match the above specifications, please send your application to recruitment@stfrancishospital.or.ke (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job title, reference number, and your salary expectation by 24th June 2021. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees.

NOTE

ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.

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