Speech Therapist

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

Description

 

A vacancy exists for a Speech Therapist, based at Rehabilitation, Eugene Marais Hospital, reporting to Marethe Van Niekerk, Therapy Services Co-ordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring delivery of uncompromising quality care in line with Company Strategic Objectives and applicable Health Legislation.

 

Critical Outputs

Ensure excellent patient and customer service in accordance with Life Rehabilitation standards

Effectively respond to queries and handle accordingly

Conduct assessments, plan programmes and administer treatment to patients with neurological disorders such as TBI, CVA, Post-Covid and Guillain Barre

Keep accurate and timeous records and reports

Function effectively as a part of an interdisciplinary team to meet the requirements of quality patient care

Educate patients and their families about the patient’s condition

Contribute to weekly team and family meetings

Attend and contribute towards Continuous Professional Development activities of the unit

Supervise and train of university students

Build relationships with referring doctors and therapists

 

Requirements

 

Grade 12 National Senior Certificate

B degree in Speech Therapy and current HPCSA registration

3-5 years experience post Comm-Serv and ability to work independently, without supervision

Special interest in the treatment of adults with neurological disorders, NDT training an advantage

High level of competence in performing video swallows and managing dysphagia

Commitment to quality patient care and customer satisfaction

Pass Verification assessment (i.e., Criminal check, etc.)

Normal expected hours 130 hours per month

 

Competencies

 

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

 

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