Occupational Therapist (OT) Aged Care


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Job Description:

This role will see you joining a dynamic Allied Health Department of 12 in-house staff committed to quality care. The team environment is supportive, social and flexible. You will be reporting into the Allied Health Manager who has over 25 years' experience in the aged care sector. He has a broad range of experience creating and implementing innovative Allied Health Programs to maximise resident's wellness and enjoyment of life.

This is an excellent opportunity to work directly with the team manager to help develop internal policy and procedures and best practice.

This role would suit a new graduate who is eager to learn and develop their career within a supportive environment.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Occupational Therapy functional assessment and management programs: Home environment safety and modifications, mobility scooters, wheelchairs, recliner lounge chairs, activities of daily living enhancement, and quality of life activity support.
  • Comprehensive Allied Health Assessment and Pain Management Program for Residential and Community clients with dedicated onsite support and mentoring from the Allied Health Team Physiotherapists.
  • Falls Prevention Management and individual "hands on" rehabilitation.
  • Working effectively within a multi-disciplinary team and taking on a portfolio of interest such as Student Program, CPD, Falls Prevention, OH&S.
  • Attend regular handover, team meetings and strong commitment to in-house monthly CPD program and journal club.

Selection Criteria:

  • Enthusiastic and friendly OT with an interest in policy and procedure development supported by evidence-based practise.
  • Current Occupational Therapy Registration with AHPRA.
  • New Graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Valid National Police Check.
  • Excellent remuneration

For more information, please contact Siobhan on 02 4945 6208

Company Info
Medacs Healthcare NZ PO Box 74385 Auckland 1543, Suite 1 Level 1
72 Dominion Road

Phone: 0800300580 / 09 623 8007
Web Site: www.medacs.co.nz

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