Occupational Therapist

Prioritizes tasks ensuring effective functioning of the unit. Follows the chain of command in reporting incidents or concerns. Participates in the departme...

Prioritizes tasks ensuring effective functioning of the unit. Follows the chain of command in reporting incidents or concerns. Participates in the departme...

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Occupational Therapist

American Hospital

Healthcare

Posted on 10 May, 2024
Apply before 31 May, 2024


Experience

2 – 5 years

Location

Dubai

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree

Nationality

Unspecified

Gender

Any

Job Sector

Healthcare

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Unspecified

Vacancies

Unspecified

Job Description

  • Prioritizes tasks ensuring effective functioning of the unit.
  • Follows the chain of command in reporting incidents or concerns.
  • Participates in the department's Quality Improvements (QI) activities.
  • Complies with Hospital Policy and Procedure regarding safety, infection control and security.
  • Promotes incident, and customer complaint reporting to improve patient and family care.
  • Uses selected measurement procedures, such as Joint Range of Motion (ROM) tests, manual muscle tests, and functional and coordination tests.
  • Applies supportive and assistive devices accurately and in such a manner as to avoid possible harm to the patient or damage to the equipment.
  • Applies appropriate modalities at correct dosages, correct length and intensity as deemed necessary by initial and ongoing patient evaluation.
  • Ensures compliance with current American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) documents, including Standards of Practice for Occupational Therapy and the Criteria, Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Code of Ethics, and Guide for Professional Conduct.
  • Ensures that services are consistent with the mission, purposes, and goals of the physical therapy services.
  • Ensures that services are provided per established policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that the process for assignment and reassignment of physical therapist staff supports individual physical therapists' responsibility to their patients and meets the needs of the patients/clients.
  • Reviews and updates policies and procedures.
  • Identifies departmental performance improvement issues and participates in performance improvement activities (e.g. chart reviews, revision of documentation forms, workflow studies, etc.).
  • Re-evaluates patient care services and programs, and completes assignments in the departmental plan to improve services regularly.
  • Participates in new program development (e.g. developing treatment protocols for new patient populations).
  • Identifies needs for equipment repair or upgrade to maintain quality of care.
  • Makes recommendations for the selection and purchase of specific equipment and supplies.

Job Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current license of practice in country of origin or country point of hire and/or Dubai Health Authority (DHA), United Arab Emirates.

PERSONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience post-certification as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.

Job Location

Dubai

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