Orthopedic Hospital Occupational Therapist Job in Kenya

We are an Orthopedic Hospital with a very strong inclination towards the Ministry and winning souls for the kingdom of God.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop a rehabilitation programme to help rebuild lost skills and restore function
  • Advise on home and workplace environmental alterations, such as adjustments for wheelchair access, recommend changes in patients living environment that are consistent with their needs and capacities
  • Work with patients who have a range of conditions, including neurological, neuro musculoskeletal, Orthopedic, cardiovascular and respiratory and booking them regularly for follow up and continued treatment where required
  • Teach anxiety management techniques
  • Help people to return to work and advise/ design and fabricate special equipment such as splints for correction and prevention of further disabilities
  • Coach people with learning difficulties or poor social skills, e.g. autism in relation to social interaction
  • Develop and review treatment programmes that encourage exercise and movement by the use of a range of techniques.
  • Any other role that maybe needed from time to time

Requirements;

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required at Entry:

1. Diploma in Occupational Therapy

2. 1-2 years’ experience

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses or Certificate:

  • Strong communications skills with peers, superiors, physicians and patients and their families
  • Willingness to travel to remote clinic associated with our facility
  • Integrity – Ability to be tactful, maintain confidences, and foster an ethical work environment; prevent inappropriate behavior by coworkers; give proper credit to others; handle all situations honestly.

To Apply: Send your C.V and Cover letter quoting the job title in the email address to kenya.hr@cureinternational.org

Application Deadline: 9th May 2018.


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Updated: May 4, 2018 — 6:44 am