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Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist in Abu Dhabi? Our client is a rehabilitation care provider with facilities both in UAE and KSA. They provide specialized rehabilitation hospital setup and dedicated medical care and rehabilitation services to patients requiring short-term rehabilitation and long-term care for patients with chronic illness or injury.
What we offer
Your salary is a tax free all-inclusive salary!
You will have a direct employment with our client for 3 years.
The working environment is professional and dedicated to give patients the best care in a second home setting.
You will be part of an international team of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals.
Our client offers you family medical insurance, family air tickets, and annual leave days.
Next to that all other benefits as per UAE labor law.
Who you are
You are a dedicated healthcare professional, your passion is to make patients feel loved and cared for. You bring experience as Occupational Therapist and an excellent work ethic.
Skills & Competencies:
Excellent communication skills in English, added advantage if bilingual English and Arabic;
Empathic personality to build connection with patients and their families;
Time and task management skills;
Education & Qualifications:
Recognized Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy;
Minimum 3 years post qualifying experience in the field of Pediatrics in a hospital / medical clinic setting;
Valid DOH license or eligibility, or convertible DHA / MOH license; · Relevant range of experience in patient care settings specifically in Out Patient;
Candidates inside UAE need apply only.
As an Occupational Therapist in Abu Dhabi you will be responsible for:
Provide highly specialized assessments for complex pediatric patients with neurological, orthopedic, and social/behavioral issues
Develop and implement appropriate and clinically reasoned treatment plans independently and in collaboration with an integrated team of physiotherapists, speech-language pathologists (SLPs), and other allied health professionals
Carry a mixed caseload of patients within the neurology specialty, with an emphasis on those with highly complex/chronic presentations
Provide highly specialized knowledge and skills for specialist seating, splinting, and other postural support aids
Identify and select, in collaboration with the client/carers, the most appropriate intervention, balancing the complexity of risk, safety, client/carer choice, independence, areas of conflict, eligibility for service, and cost-effectiveness
Use advanced experience and knowledge to assess the client's needs for specific equipment and adaptations to allow them to improve or maintain their level of independence in all Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
Demonstrate highly specialized therapeutic moving and handling skills in the assessment and treatment of clients. Provide highly specialized advice to staff, clients, carers, and families on the correct manual handling techniques, and undertake highly specialized manual handling risk assessments
Take an active role in the development of the rehabilitation service by participating in in-service training, facilitating the training and development of non-therapy staff, and sharing knowledge and skills where appropriate
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