Kenyatta National Hospital Principal Occupational Therapist Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital Principal Occupational Therapist Jobs in Kenya

  • Kenyatta National Hospital is a Government State Corporation whose vision is to be a world
    class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare. The Hospital seeks to recruit dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant positions.

    Job Purpose

  • An officer at this level will be responsible to the Head of Department, Rehabilitative Services
    in the provision of occupational therapy services in the Hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Chief Principal Rehabilitative Services in the overall administration of the

  • Participate in formulation of hospital and national health policies.

  • Ensure compliance to the provision of various Occupational Therapists legislations and regulations that provides for guidance, standards and regulation of occupational therapy practice;

  • Formulate, interpret and review policies relating to pational therapy services in conformity with the world occupational therapy standards;

  • Domesticate and ensure compliance with occupational therapy standards, guidelines and ethics;

  • Evaluate occupational therapy services to ensure quality clinical outcomes.

  • Co-ordinate bio-medical research and clinical audit to inform policy

  • Plan and budget for occupational therapy services;

  • Manage facilities, assets and resources of occupational therapy services;

  • Facilitate regular inspections and quality audits to ensure conformity with Hospital guidelines and regulations;

  • Participate in Human Resource planning

  • Plan and manage capacity development including guiding, training, mentoring & coaching of staff.

  • Informing and advising the Chief Principal Rehabilitative Services on matters that influence and impact on occupational therapy performance;

  • Participating in curriculum development and review of training programs in line with occupational therapy council guidelines majoring on emerging hospital need;

  • Providing technical and professional guidance to team members and management as required;

  • Overseeing deployment of staff to ensure uninterrupted service delivery as envisaged in the service charter;

  • Participating
    in identifying staffing gaps and recruitment process

  • Providing technical advice on matters pertaining to Occupational therapy services to the hospital management;

  • Participating in tender processes including specification, evaluation, inspection & acceptance for occupational therapy assets/equipment;

  • Participating in multi-disciplinary clinical care committees;

  • Ensuring prudent management of resources;

  • Participating in performance management and capacity development;

  • Participating in drafting of hospital and national policy papers

  • Participating in the development and review of the Institution’s strategic plan;

  • Pursuing strategic collaborations and partnerships with local and international organizations with an aim of improving and enhancing standards of service;

  • Facilitating development of therapy programmes with the aim of improving services and optimizing patient experience.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy or its equivalent from an recognized institution.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Previous work experience of at least five (5) years of relevant experience with a minimum of three (3) years as a Senior Occupational Therapist or comparable position.

  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

  • Registration certificate with the Kenya Occupational Therapist Association.

  • Valid practicing certificate from Occupational Therapist Association.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta National Hospital Principal Occupational Therapist Jobs in Kenya

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