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Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Title: Senior Occupational Therapist
Job Type: Permanent
Location:
Industry: Allied Health
Reference: JOB_000267[428]
Job Published 26th Aug 2019

Job Description

Our client - a prestigious & well-known healthcare provider in the ILTC sector, is looking for Senior/Occupational Therapists to join them.

The ideal candidates are responsible for a caseload where he/she helps to improve residents’ function and quality of life. The therapist performs a thorough assessment to determine the appropriate management and treatment approach and providing education for self-management. The clinical services provided are person-centric and evidence-based. The therapist may be involved in quality improvement & research projects, supervision & training of students and care staff.

 

Basic salary - S$3500 - S$5000 (AWS & PB (approximately 2 months) as well!)

Medical Benefits

5 days work, office hours (8 am to 5 30 pm)


 

RESPONSIBILITIES

1) Professional/Clinical duties

-Assess, evaluate, plan and treat residents with a variety of disabilities for optimal care.

-Assist to conduct and present quality improvement/research projects.

-Assist to develop existing or new services.

2)Service operations

-Assist the day-to-day operations of the group or section.

-Attend to service breakdowns and assist to perform service recovery.

-Assist to formulate and implement pandemic preparedness plans when necessary.

3) Training & Development

-Review in-service programs and conduct training for therapists, support staff and other health care professionals.

-Assist to identify and develop staff for further training and upgrading.

-Participate in the training of external graduate or post-graduate occupational therapists or other professionals.

4) Performance Management

-Assist to collate statistics to monitor the performance of staff and section.

-Evaluate and appraise junior staff performance on direct report.

-Guide and supervise a group or groups of therapists or support staff.

5) Quality Assurance

-Ensure that staff complies with clinical protocols and service standards.

-Assist to conduct regular quality assurance audit.

6) Human Resource Management

-Manage junior staff disciplinary issues under direct report.

7) Increase the profile of the profession

-Assist in departmental, inter-departmental, division, organization or public events.

-Conduct talks for external parties.

-Contribute towards the increased profile of the department and profession through inter-department interactions.

8) Communication

-Foster open communication between staff for better understanding.

-Liaise with other members of the Health Team, external members of the profession and external vendors.

 


REQUIREMENTS

- Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy.

- Full registration with AHPC.

- Min 3 years of relevant experience for a senior position.

- Passion for eldercare.

- PC literate

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