Occupation Therapist Job Vacancy in Kenya

Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital

Position Title: Occupation Therapist

Key Responsibilities

  • Review patients’ history and perform the respective therapies.
  • Investigate patients’ sensori-motor behaviour and physical condition, identify
  • Patients’ main problems and develop a treatment plan in consultation with other health professionals.
  • Confirm questionable and notifiable conditions and report them to the medical officer in charge.
  • Adhere to the policies and philosophy of the hospital, as directed by the Hospital Governing Board.
  • Perform rehabilitation processes on patients.
  • Participate in the decision of patients’ referral to other well-equipped hospitals for further management and handle referrals from subordinate Health Facilities.
  • Ensure proper monitoring of patients follow-ups.
  • Offer psychological support to ailing or disabled patients and relatives.
  • Evaluate progress of patients, modify treatment where necessary and cessation of treatment once goals have been achieved.
  • Plan and accompany mobile health teams and provide specific diagnostic and curative talks including health related lectures.
  • Assist patients who have strained muscles or limbs to do proper exercises to fully regain their health and teaching these exercises to the patients for faster and successful recovery.
  • Participate in training of community extension workers, new physiotherapists’ etc e.g CHWs and monitoring/supervising their activities in effort to improve community health.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Diploma in Occupation Therapy
  • Enrolled and have a valid practicing license.
  • At least 2 years’ experience.

Applications to be send to hr@runeemahospital.org. The applications to reach us not later than 2nd November, 2023