Occupational Therapist - Orthopaedic -Limerick

Job Ref.No: 
13244
Publish Date: 
20/11/2020 - 00:00 to 20/12/2020 - 00:00
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Contract Type: 
Permanent Part Time
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HealthcareDirect are currently looking to employ part time Occupational Therapists to complete ad hoc work in an orthopaedic hospital setting in Limerick.  You will work in a fully supported environment lead by our OT Clinical Manager. Salary is commensurate with experience. If you feel that you are the right person for the role we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Deliver a comprehensive occupational therapy support service to patients prior to and following their elective orthopaedic surgery.
  • Be responsible for client assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised treatment/intervention plans that are patient centred and in line with best practice.
  • Collaborate with patients, family, and other staff in treatment planning /intervention to ensure that an optimum service is provided for all patients.
  • Communicate and work in co-operation with other team members in providing an integrated top-quality service.
  • Document patient records in accordance with professional standards and departmental policies.
  • Work within own scope of professional competence in line with principles of best practice, professional conduct and clinical governance.
  • Active engagement in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) e.g. Staff Training Days, completing relevant training courses, attending educational seminars etc.
  • Maybe required to perform home adaptation assessments in patient’s home from time to time.
  • Liaise with other Healthcare Professionals as necessary such as nurses, physiotherapists and social care personnel etc.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum 1 year post-graduation experience
  • CORU registration
  • Membership of the AOTI
  • Full driver’s license and access to a car
  • Private Indemnity Insurance

Healthcare Direct have a highly experienced team of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists supported by Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Managers. We specialise in providing healthcare services to the public and private sectors across Ireland. We provide patient centred quality care in a wide range of settings including community hospitals, nursing and residential care settings, specialist care centres, and also private sessions in patients’ homes. As such, we see a broad and diverse range of clinical presentations.

Healthcare Direct fully believes in supporting its staff members and supporting employees with Continuing Professional Development (CPD). The post-holder would benefit from:

  • Full professional clinical support and supervision from our dedicated Clinical Management Team.
  • Extensive support from the wider Operations Management Team.