Occupational Therapist

Prime Source

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted
Ref: LP933-50

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Industry: Healthcare - Allied Location: Abu Dhabi/Al Ain

A reputed Hospital (JCIA accredited) in Abu Dhabi having international accreditation is seeking applications from experienced Occupational Therapists /Physical Therapists and ICU Nurses.

POSITION: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Position Description:
Facilitates development and rehabilitation of patients by planning and administering medically prescribed occupational therapy.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results, determining occupational therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
- Helps patient develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities by implementing programs involving manual arts and crafts, practice in functional, prevocational, vocational and homemaking skills, activities of daily living, and sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities, directing aides, technicians and assistants.
- Prepares patient for return to employment by consulting with employers, determining potential employee difficulties, retaining employees, helping employers understand necessary physical and job result accommodations.
- Evaluate results of occupational therapy by observing, noting, and evaluating patient progress, recommending and implementing adjustments and modifications.
- Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers contributing to patient care conferences.

Requirements

- Bachelor of Science or Diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution with a minimum of 3 years' duration required.
- Western/European Training/qualification preferred but not a must.
- Valid HAAD/DHA License or eligibility for HAAD Licensing required.
- BLS is mandatory, PALS and ACLS preferred.
- Minimum of three (3) years' OT experience required in ICU, long-term care, outpatient and inpatient, pediatric and Adult field.
- Previous experience with long-term care patients, especially different forms of ventilation, immobility and enteral nutrition preferred.
- Sound assessment skills with advanced clinical reasoning and analytical ability for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.
- English fluency required, Arabic skills is an advantage.

Salary: approx. 16,000AED to 20,000AED (negotiable, depends on experience and qualifications)

Medical Coverage, Annual paid leave, Annual Airfare.

About the Company

At Prime source, our client relationships are built on bonds of mutual respect, loyalty and discretion. We understand the trust placed in us with each contract and we honor that commitment with an absolute commitment of our own: to do everything we can to deserve the trust placed in us and to do nothing that would compromise it.