Occupational Therapist Job in Nigeria

 RHV Hospital is a leading healthcare institution dedicated to providing exceptional medical care and improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities in Nigeria. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, we strive to deliver high-quality healthcare services and uphold the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

We are driven by a passion to provide exceptional healthcare services that thrive in caring, quality, and innovation on a pedestal that matches global healthcare standards. Our exceptional personnel, cutting-edge clinical technology, and adept utilization of information systems will distinguish us. We will provide our community with services that prioritize safety, achieve desired outcomes, and align with the latest professional knowledge whilst being served by the best healthcare faculties in the nation and beyond. We will be known as the best place to be a patient, the best place to work, and the best place to practice medicine.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Occupational Therapist

Location: Mowe, Ogun



Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Occupational Therapist to join our Therapy Services team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, planning, and implementing rehabilitation programs to help patients achieve optimal functional independence and quality of life.

Key Responsibilities

  • Patient Assessment:
    • Conduct comprehensive assessments of patients’ physical, emotional, and social abilities.
    • Develop individualized treatment plans based on assessment findings.
  • Therapeutic Interventions:
    • Implement a variety of therapeutic interventions to enhance patients’ abilities in daily living activities.
    • Utilize adaptive equipment and technologies to support patients’ functional independence.
  • Patient Education:
    • Educate patients and their families about therapeutic techniques and strategies to support recovery.
    • Provide guidance on home modifications and adaptive strategies.
  • Collaborative Care:
    • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams, including doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, and social workers.
    • Participate in case conferences and care planning meetings.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate and detailed patient records, including assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries.
    • Ensure compliance with healthcare regulations and standards.
  • Professional Development:
    • Stay updated with the latest advancements in occupational therapy.
    • Participate in ongoing training and professional development opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution.
  • Current registration and licensure with the relevant regulatory body in Nigeria.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in occupational therapy practice, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • Strong knowledge of occupational therapy principles, techniques, and equipment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and handle stressful situations.
  • Compassionate and patient-focused approach to care.

Key Competencies:

  • Clinical Expertise: Proficient in occupational therapy procedures and patient care.
  • Attention to Detail: Ensures accuracy in patient assessments and documentation.
  • Communication Skills: Effectively educates and communicates with patients, families, and healthcare team members.
  • Problem-Solving: Capable of addressing and resolving issues promptly.
  • Team Collaboration: Works well within a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive patient care.

Working Conditions:

  • Work primarily in the rehabilitation/ therapy services department and other clinical areas.
  • May be required to work in shifts, including evenings, weekends, and public holidays.
  • Must adhere to strict hygiene and safety protocols to prevent infection and ensure patient safety.

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter to: careers@redeemershealthvillage.org using "Occupational Therapist Application" as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • This job description serves as a guide and may be subject to adjustments based on organizational needs and evolving healthcare practices at RHV.