Occupational Therapist

2.00 to 5.00 Years   Dubai, United Arab Emirates   20 Sep, 2023
Job LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
EducationNot Mentioned
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IndustryOther Healthcare Services
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Job Description

  • Provide˙timely Occupational Therapy evaluation of referred patients through established patient evaluation procedures.
  • Undertake assessment and treatment of children with a variety of conditions.
  • To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of his/her˙work within the scope of professional practice and˙hold˙responsibility for own caseload.
  • Provide spontaneous and planned advice, teaching, and instruction to patients and caregivers.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate, comprehensive, and timely patient treatment records in line with professional and Hospital standards of practice.
  • Comply with the organizational and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the patient?s progress by re-assessing continuously.
  • Provide˙assessment and reassessment to monitor patient?s progress.
  • Set appropriate, measurable, and purposeful long and short-term functional activity goals and participation goals˙with the patient and caregiver(s).
  • Plan˙and implement age-appropriate treatment interventions, effective in promoting patient motivation and progress in activities of Daily Living, Functional Mobility, Cognitive and Visual Perceptual Assessment and Intervention, Sensory-Motor Assessment and Intervention, School readiness, Home and/or school visit for environmental assessment, and Adjustment to disability.
  • Assess, plan, provide˙and evaluate˙the educational needs of the patient and family.
  • Provide˙appropriate discharge planning and patient/ family teaching, including documentation and provision of necessary home programs as intervention occurs.
  • Consult with and report to the Rehabilitation team on a regular/weekly basis, including daily huddles.
  • Provide appropriate and timely progress notes, at least daily for inpatients and each visit for outpatients, education updates, and contact updates as indicated by patient condition or special program.
  • Identify and manage patient deterioration of patient conditions, initiates appropriate action, and escalates accordingly.
  • Demonstrate˙critical thinking skills by problem-solving appropriately during patient care.
  • Utilize a professional practice framework and evidence-based care, identifies improvement areas while minimizing risks creating care that is optimal for˙children and families.
  • Provide˙comprehensive clinical handover for weekend duty and leave coverage as required.
  • Prescribe and request˙optimal, appropriate, resource-efficient equipment/supplies.
  • Ensure˙all equipment used is in proper working order and remove˙defective equipment for repair and report this to Rehab Aide and/or Team Leader
  • Demonstrate understanding and support of, as well as a commitment, to the organization through providing patient services in an ethical and legal manner.
  • Display competence and responsibility in the prevention of contamination and transfer of infection.
  • Demonstrate competency with basic Physical Therapy equipment and attend training on any new items.
  • Facilitate the incorporation of patient safety and transformational leadership principles into clinical rehabilitation interventions.˙

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