Occupational Therapist

Location
Job-type Permanent
Salary €28 - €29 per hour
Reference J366036
Date Published about 1 month ago
Role: Occupational Therapist - Sub Acute Facility, Dublin 12
Location: Parnell Road, Dublin 12, Dublin
Employment Type: Full Time Permanent
Salary: €28 - €29 per hour

TTM Healthcare are currently looking to recruit an experienced and dedicated Occupational Therapist for our clients on a Full Time Permanent basis, for the opening of their new state-of-the-art sub-acute facility located on Parnell Road in Dublin 12. Our clients have been leading operators of Nursing Homes throughout Ireland for the last two decades, who are dedicated to providing quality care through innovation and continuous growth.

Responsibilities:

Be responsible for managing own caseload and for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of treatment/intervention programs for service users according to service standards
Assessments to include (but are not limited to) seating assessments, complete functional assessments, complete hand assessments, cognitive assessments and recommendations on environmental layout
Collaborate with service users, family, carers and other staff in treatment/intervention planning and in the provision of support and advice
Plan discharge or transition of the service user between services as appropriate
Ensure the quality of documentation of all assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, reports and discharge summaries are in accordance with professional standards
Foster and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, front-line managers, and other healthcare personnel in the team
Be involved in service planning and development by anticipating the changing needs of the service and service users for the inpatient service
Demonstrate a commitment to research and evidence-based practice, identifying and contributing to research, clinical evaluation and audit opportunities
Document, and communicate verbally and/or in writing results of assessments, treatment/intervention programs and recommendations to the team and relevant others in accordance with service policy
Arrange and carry out duties in a timely manner within settings appropriate to service users' needs and in line with local policy/guidelines. Attend review meetings, team meetings, case conferences, ward rounds etc.
Maintain quality standards of practice and participate in quality assurance and clinical audits as appropriate.
Be responsible for adhering to existing standards and protocols and for leading out on the development and maintenance of standards/strategies for quality improvement and outcome measurement
Incorporate national and international Evidence-Based Occupational Therapy Practice (EBOTP) into their practice
Ensure that professional standards are maintained in relation to confidentiality, ethics and legislation
Operate within the scope of Occupational Therapy practice within Ireland and in accordance with local guidelines
Adhere to the Ethics for Occupational Therapists from CORU and the AOTI

Eligibility criteria:

Hold a recognized qualification BSc or MSc as an Occupational Therapist and have validation of your qualifications if you qualified outside the Republic of Ireland
2 year minimum, post-graduate experience as an Occupational Therapist
Registration with CORU
Must have their own vehicle and full driving license
Excellent language, interpersonal and communication skills
All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Ireland

For more information on this role please contact Rachel on 01 513 4908 or apply today!


TTM Healthcare Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer