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Senior/Occupational Therapist

Job Title: Senior/Occupational Therapist
Job Type: Permanent
Location:
Industry: Allied Health
Reference: JOB_000180[205]
Job Published 23th Jul 2019

Job Description

Our client, who is a well-known Private Healthcare provider, is looking for qualified, geriatric experienced Occupational Therapist to join their DRC team.

5 days work, office hours.

Location: East/West

Excellent remuneration with AWS, PB, VB & other benefits.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist in fulfilling the mission of the Organisation.

Assist the Organisation in the following areas:

(a) Clinical Care

  • Responsible for the accurate assessment and appropriate treatment for clients admitted to SLEC.
  • Provide a high standard of Occupational Therapy (OT) services for assigned caseloads, including dementia care, in line with MOH service requirements.
  • Provide coverage of OT services to assigned centers.
  • Maintain up to date documentation in accordance with MOH requirements including:
  • Initial assessment
  • Reassessments
  • Therapy goals
  • Individualized care plan
  • Multidisciplinary meetings
  • Treatment updates (using SOAP format)
  • Discharge planning
  • Work as a multidisciplinary team and attend case conferences, team meetings, and family meetings.
  • Provide home visits, home modification and caregiver training as required to facilitate the continuity of care for our clients.
  • Submit applications for schemes such as eSMF when necessary.
  • Maintain safety and upkeep of all OT equipment and resources in Day Rehab.
  • Review and assist in the implementation of activities in the assigned daycare centers (MDC/DDC/EDC).
  • Provide overall guidance and supervision to Dementia Care Team and daycare staff involve in dementia care.
  • Referral to external organizations as necessary (eg. Social Work Department)

(b) Administration Duties

  • Engage with relevant agencies relating to OT.
  • Supervise therapy associates/assistants.
  • Document and report adverse incidents as necessary.
  • Maintain a neat and tidy workplace.
  • Collect and submit monthly statistics to Cluster OT.

(c) Training and Education

  • Participate and give talks for department CEP.
  • Provide supervision to assigned OT students/interns.
  • Provide OT related training to other professionals/staff, students, volunteers and the community.
  • Provide training for dementia care and activity engagement (at the group and individualized level) for daycare staff.

(d) Research and Quality Improvement Projects

  • Participate in research and QI activities at the departmental and organizational level.

General Duties

  • Ensure clients’ safety at all times.
  • Assist in the preparation of information and reports as required.
  • Assist in identifying issues relating to the provision of OT services in the DRC/daycare center, and recommend and implement improvements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

- Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution.

- Full registration with AHPC.

- At least 2 years of relevant experience working with the elderly population.

 

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