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Occupational Therapist III

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Occupational Therapist III will be responsible to the Senior Occupational Therapistfor contribution to patient satisfaction through delivery of efficient and effectiveOccupational Therapy services.

Qualifications and Experience

 Diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution.
 Registration by the Kenya Occupational Therapists Association.
 At least three (3) years work experience in an NHIF accredited health facility.
 Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution


Assessing, formulating and implementing patient’s treatment plan.

 Carrying out Clients functional assessments and formulating intervention measures.
 Providing health education to patients and care givers.
 Maintaining record and data relating to patients.
 Collecting data for operational research.
 Protecting patients and support staff by adhering to Infection Control Protocols.
 Sensitizing the Community on existing and emerging occupational therapy issues.
 Implementing and monitoring outpatient and inpatient Occupational Therapy
 Supporting quality Assurance/OSHE initiatives in the Department.
 Ensuring compliance with the set standard operating procedures.
 Preparing periodic reports.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Reporting; Quality management; Patient care; Occupational medicine; Documentation and record keeping
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenyatta National Hospital

Health care, medicalCompany size: 1000+ people

Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi is the oldest hospital in Kenya. Founded in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40 as the Native Civil hospital, it was renamed the King George VI in 1952. At that time the settler community were served by the nearby European Hospital (now Nairobi Hospital). It was renamed Kenyatta National Hospital — after Jomo Kenyatta — following independence from the British. It is currently the largest referral and teaching hospital in the country.

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