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Occupational Therapist

The Nairobi Hospital
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Physiotherapist, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • One (1) year work experience.
  • Registered with the Kenya Society of Physiotherapists.
  • Possession of valid annual practicing license.
  • Good communication skills, honest, good interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities

  • Developing individual treatment plans and administrating relevant therapy regimes
  • Conducting regular evaluation of patients to assess progress and response to therapy and revise treatment program as necessary.
  • Participating in treatment team meetings to provide information regarding patient assessment and treatment program.
  • Maintaining daily treatment evaluation notes of patient’s progress and discharge planning notes and summaries.
  • Providing training to other disciplines inside the institution on occupation therapy and special techniques or equipment’s used in patient care.
  • Instructing patients in the use of splints made and care of the same to avoid injuries like blisters.
  • Adapting or modifying prefabricated equipment to meet individual needs, monitor use of adaptive equipment.
  • Preparing written treatment plan and maintaining a record of patients treated.
  • Providing training to other discipline inside or outside the institution on occupational therapy and treatment.
  • Recommending and advising the Chief Physiotherapist on the appropriate equipment for procurement according to department needs.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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