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Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Description:

· Assess and treat infants, children, and teenagers with developmental, congenital, and neuromuscular disorders as well as those recovering from injury or illness.

· Use special instruments, qualitative and quantitative assessment methods, including clinical observation and standardized tests, to analyse and diagnose the nature and extent of impairments and the effect on age- or developmentallyappropriate tasks and activities.

· After evaluation write quality evaluation reports, develop treatment plans, and manage individualized treatment focused on the patient’s individual goals. Play and daily family activities should be incorporated into treatment planning and home programs as applicable to promote ongoing success.

· Maintain treatment records, progress reports, and discharge reports of clients in an appropriate, timely and effective manner.

· To regularly review progress and adjust treatment plans according to level of progress and parent goals.

· To provide parent training and support as an integral part of the therapy programme, working with family members to recognize and change neuromyotonic, physical, sensory processing and/or behaviour patterns that impede progress.

· Work collaboratively with peers, schools, teachers, and other support staff, parents LIH Healthcare Open Position Notice within the child’s natural environment to promote ongoing success.

· When working within the school setting; collaborate with teachers, special educators, interpreters, other school personnel, and parents to develop and implement individual or group programs, provide counselling as indicated, and supportive classroom activities including but not limited to positioning, mobility, adapted activities, and assistive devices. Participate as an active member of an interdisciplinary team, seeking advice and giving support as appropriate.

· To participate in the in-house professional development program and demonstrate commitment to your own professional development via online courses, professional journals and the like.

· To be involved in a structured program of teaching and mentoring junior and Chinese trained therapists.

Background & Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent programme) in occupational therapy from accredited university or college

· A minimum of 2 years of post-qualification work experience.

· A minimum of 1 years working in a paediatric community setting.

· License and/or certificate showing ability to work as an occupational therapist

· Good spoken and written English, Chinese-speaking OT candidate preferred.

Compensation & Benefits:

· Competitive salary and health insurance coverage

· Sponsored visa for expatriate staff

· Chinese public holidays and paid time off (PTO)

· Expatriate employee relocation package

· Clinical supervision and professional development/continuing education

· Patient referral bonus program

· Employee recruitment bonus program

· Exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-growing healthcare organization with a strong community-focus