Changi General Hospital Pte Ltd

Senior / Occupational Therapist

Job Category:  Allied Health Professional
Posting Date:  7 Jun 2024

Job Description

 

You will be part of our team in a variety of clinical areas including geriatrics, acute medical & orthopaedics, neurological rehabilitation, hand therapy, mental health and community care. You will be working with a team of multi-disciplinary specialists in providing a wide range of services to our patients in CGH and in the community.

 

  • Assess complex patient presentation in a specialised clinical area in a logical and sequential manner generating and testing multiple hypotheses
  • Investigate, interpret and analyse patients’ problems directly and indirectly related to the conditions referred, demonstrating sound clinical reasoning
  • Plan and implement comprehensive treatment – reflecting current available scientific evidence, ensuring patient safety and effectiveness of intervention.
  • Educate patients and their families efficaciously and effectively regarding specific physical and/or mental disabilities, including evaluation of home and work environment and making appropriate recommendations.
  • Monitor patients’ progress throughout treatment, prepare and maintain records and reports as appropriate, ensuring adherence to confidentiality requirements.
  • Participate as an active member of the care team by attending relevant ward / unit rounds, clinics, meetings, etc. Take initiative to suggest and operationalize areas for improvement.
  • Play a leadership role with the department or as a representative of the department; Deputise for HOD when assigned
  • Develop strategic and clinical plans for area of specialization, so as to shape and facilitate achievement of Department Action Plans, collaborating with internal and external clients in a professional manner
  • Lead and guide the development of clinical specialization and oversee training/development requirements of staff
  • Supervise, mentor and manage performance of staff, so as to facilitate achievement of team, departmental and organisation’s goals and objectives
  • Facilitate evidence based practice, analysis of clinical outcomes, and related research/improvement activities in department to elevate clinical standards

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy or its equivalent
  • Preferably 5 years relevant for senior positions
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience in mentoring and training preferred for senior positions
  • Must be fully vaccinated by COVID vaccinations