|Location||Durban, South Africa|
|Date Posted||January 17, 2022|
A permanent Occupational Therapist (6 hours) vacancy exist at the Acute Rehabilitation Unit at Entabeni Hospital, Durban. Life Entabeni Rehabilitation is part of an expanding network of rehabilitation units within Life Healthcare group. The successful candidate will report to the Therapy Services Coordinator.
Function effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team to meet the requirements of quality patient care
Understands the private healthcare industry, and relevant legislation, challenges and role players
Evaluation, program development and treatment of patients admitted to the unit
Assessment and treatment of physical, functional and cognitive problems.
Prescription and ordering of assistive devices
Education of patients and their families about the patient’s condition.
Participation in weekly team and family meetings.
Active participation in continuing professional development activities of the unit.
Supervision and training of, therapy assistants, and other subordinates
Building relationships with referring doctors and therapists.
Applicants must have a degree in Occupational Therapy, and must have current registration with the HPCSA.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in treating adults and children with neurological disorders will be an advantage.
Experience and interest in management and treatment in paediatric rehabilitation will be an advantage
Recognised further training within their profession in the field will be an advantage
It is essential to have an understanding of stroke, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury.
Excellent Interpersonal relationship skills, and understanding of interdisciplinary teamwork,
Effective communication skills, leadership and performance orientation
Candidate will need to demonstrate commitment to quality patient care and customer satisfaction/experience.
Interested candidates can send their CVs