Occupational Therapist

at Life Pasteur Hospital
Location Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

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.

 

Critical Outputs

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

Influencing skills

Personal integrity

Planning & organising

Ability to build relationships

Drive and energy

Process orientation

Independence

Conflict management

Self-management

 

Requirements

 

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

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