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  • Posted: Mar 9, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • St. Luke’s Orthopaedic and Trauma Hospital is an ultra-modern hospital started in the year 2012, after operating as a clinic and an orthopaedics supplier since year 2005.
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    Occupational Therapist

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • This job generally requires the ability to do the following:
    • Review patients’ medical history and asses their condition and needs
    • Evaluate patients' ability to do certain tasks
    • Confer with physicians, patients and their families, nurses, therapists, social workers, and other members of a patient's care team
    • Develop a treatment plan for patients with specific goals and tasks that will help them meet those goals
    • Guide patients to perform tasks to meet their goals
    • Demonstrate exercises that can help patients better perform everyday tasks and relieve pain
    • Evaluate a patient’s home or workplace and identify potential improvements based on their needs
    • Educate a patient’s family about how to help care for and accommodate them
    • Recommend and teach patients how to use adaptive equipment that will help them with daily living, such as wheelchairs and eating aids
    • Assess patients' progress against goals and prepare reports for healthcare providers and insurance agencies
    • Any other responsibility assigned to the jobholder by the supervisor from time to time

    Working relationships

    Internal Relationships: Nursing, reception and radiology

    External Relationships: Patient, consultant, patient relatives, clinical officers, other Hospital

    Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

    • Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution.
    • Must be registered with the Kenya Occupational Therapist Association (KOTA).
    • At least one (1) year proven work experience as Occupational Therapist
    • Excellent knowledge of principles and practices of occupational therapy
    • Hands-on experience with computer programs and creative media
    • Familiarity with ADLs evaluation tools ( e.g. Katz ADL scale, Lawton IADL scale)
    • Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities


    Technical & Behavioral competencies

    • Communication skills
    • Communication skills
    • Compassion and patience
    • Critical thinking skills
    • Interpersonal skills.
    • Team working skills
    • Accountability
    • Integrity
    • Confidentiality

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to St. Lukes Orthopaedics & Trauma Hospital on to apply

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