Occupational therapist - united arab emirates, dubai

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 leaderdemonstrate 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. skillsexperience documenting in an electronic medical recordproficiency with microsoft office suiteielts– a minimum score of 6.0 or equivalent (must be valid and not exceed 2 years)arabic language skills (spoken) an assetessential:a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from an accredited institute/college/universitypreferred:evidence of completion of discipline-specific specialist courses e.g. sensory integration, seating, and positioning, and cognitive training.experienceminimum three (3) years of clinical practice in a pediatric hospital dealing with complex care patients, or rehabilitation facility, working primarily with pediatric patients.certification and licensurevalid and current professional license from country of origincurrent license from dhaupdated basic life support

Fursaty Careers/Learn to B HR Consultancy
Occupational Therapist
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
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