|Location||Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, South Africa|
A vacancy exists for an Occupational Therapist based at Life Pasteur Hospital (Bloemfontein- Free State) reporting to the Therapy Services Coordinator. Life Rehabilitation at Pasteur Hospital is part of an expanding network of rehabilitation units within Life Healthcare Group.
Effective delivery of quality customer care
Ensure excellent patient and customer service in accordance with Life Rehabilitation standards.
Effectively respond to queries and handle accordingly.
Evaluation, program development and treatment of patients admitted to the unit.
Assessment and treatment of patients with neurological disorders such as traumatic brain injuries and strokes.
Function effectively as a part of an interdisciplinary team to meet the requirements of quality patient care.
Education of patients and their families about the patient’s condition.
Participation in weekly team and family meetings.
Active participation in continuous professional development activities of the unit.
Supervision and training of university students.
Building relationships with referring doctors and therapists.
Competencies and Personal Attributes
Attention to detail
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Verbal & written communication
Planning & organising
Ability to build relationships
Drive and energy
Applicants need to have a B degree in Occupational Therapy and currently be registered with HPCSA.
Experience in treating adults with neurological disorders will be a strong advantage.
It is essential to have an understanding of spinal cord injuries, stroke and traumatic brain injury.
NDT training will be an advantage.
The candidate will need to demonstrate commitment to quality patient care and customer satisfaction.
Pass Verification assessment (i.e., Criminal check, etc.)
Interested candidates can send their CV