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Occupational Therapist at The Olive Prime Psychological Services

Occupational Therapist

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp

Reports to: Clinical Lead

Job Summary

  • The occupational therapist is responsible for empowering patients to participate more fully in daily tasks when this ability is compromised by a health condition.

Responsibilities

  • Review patients’ medical history and asses their conditions and needs
  • Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that help restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to patients.
  • Complete and maintain necessary records about the patient.
  • Evaluate patients’ ability to do certain tasks; confer with physicians, patients and their families, nurses and other members of a patients care team.
  • Develop a treatment plan for patients with specific goals and task that will help them meet those goals
  • Evaluate patients’ progress and prepare reports that detail progress.
  • Test and evaluate patients’ physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine realistic rehabilitation goals for patients.
  • Select activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills within limits of their mental and physical capabilities.
  • Plan, organize, and conduct occupational therapy programs in hospital or institutional settings to help rehabilitate those impaired because of illness, injury or psychological or developmental problems.
  • Recommend changes in patients’ work or living environments, consistent with their needs and capabilities.
  • Develop and participate in health promotion programs, group activities, or discussions to promote client health, facilitate social adjustment, alleviate stress, and prevent physical or mental disability.
  • Consult with rehabilitation team/Clinical Psychologist to select activity programs and coordinate occupational therapy with other therapeutic activities.
  • Promotes maximum independence by selecting and constructing therapies according to individual’s physical capacity, intelligence level, and interest.

Requirements and Experience

  • University Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • Experience in facilitating trainings.
  • Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.

Required Skills/Competencies:

  • Administer and evaluate standardized assessments
  • Select and oversee evidence-based interventions
  • Effectively document the occupational therapy process in compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Teamwork
  • Patient-centeredness
  • Dedication to compliance and best practice
  • Listening and collaboration
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: clinician[email protected] using the job title as subject of the email.

Note

  • Only individuals who have a high expectation of themselves and are driven to work above and beyond are welcome to apply.
  • Delivery of professional and excellent services must be at your core.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted