Occupational Therapist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 7 months ago

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess and identify individual needs of residents, formulate, develop and implement appropriate occupational therapy programmes to facilitate, restore, improve residents’ function
  • Evaluate the residents’ care plan and re-assess to establish a follow-up care plan
  • Prescribe occupational therapy intervention to be implemented by the team
  • Teach residents skills/ techniques and how to use adaptive equipment/ tools for participating in activities
  • Initiate referral when positive signs and symptoms identified in the review of systems are beyond the specific skills of expertise or beyond the scope of occupational therapist
  • Work with residents on a one-to-one basis, group or special setting based on their levels of function and severity of disability
  • Evaluate and document residents’ therapy needs and progress
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals as part of the trans-disciplinary team of professionals involved in the rehabilitative treatment process
  • Provide therapy consultation, support and update on the residents’ progress and status to caregivers and all those involved in the team
  • Evaluate, prescribe and fabricate adapted device as required by the residents to improve function
  • Plan structured activities to meet resident’s well-being and train staff with Person Centre Care (PCC) approach
  • Train caregivers with residents home-based programme and volunteers on safety measure when assisting residents
  • Establish guidelines and procedures delineating the functions and responsibilities of the team
  • Set standards of practice and performance criteria and ensure that objectives of service are achieved
  • Keep abreast of the latest research and developments on occupational therapy
  • Mentor subordinate with complex cases and conduct case discussion
  • Attend and contribute regularly during staff meetings, case conference
  • Create networking with hospitals and other ILTC sectors
  • Perform administrative duties and administer events budgets
  • Conduct internal audit on teams’ assessment/ review
  • Coordinate with external volunteers and maintain good rapport
  • Be active in planning and executing residents’ event

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered Occupational Therapist with Singapore Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC)
  • At least 3 years in healthcare or ILTC setting

To apply for this job email your details to hcm@unitedmedicare.com.sg