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Occupational Therapists

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

The Occupational Therapist’s job exists to formulate, review and interpret occupational therapy policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR VACANT POSITIONS IN GATUNDU LEVEL 5 HOSPITAL

At Gatundu Level 5 Hospital, an Annex of Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital, we seek to engage qualified staff for the positions listed below. Applicants must demonstrate diligence, commitment and a positive attitude.


11. Occupational Therapists - KUTRRH/GATHA/OCTH/011 – 2 POSTS

Job Description
The Occupational Therapist’s job exists to formulate, review and interpret occupational therapy policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Providing occupational therapist services to patients;
ii. Assessing and formulating patient’s treatment plan;
iii. Examining and assessing patients’ needs;
iv. Rehabilitation and habitation of patients through simulated activities;
v. Verifying and maintaining information relating to patients;
vi. Maintaining records and data relating to patients;
vii. Collecting data for operational research;
viii. Sensitizing on occupational therapy issues;
ix. Preparing periodic reports;
x. Ensuring availability of relevant materials, supplies and equipment;
xi. Setting up and running model clinics;
xii. Maintaining quality standards.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Degree in Occupational Therapy or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution with at least 1-year experience and/or a Diploma in Occupational Therapy with at least 3 years’ work experience.
ii. Higher Diploma in occupational therapy (any specialty) is an added advantage.
iii. Certificate of Registration with Kenya Occupational Therapist Association.
iv. Current practicing license from the Kenya Occupational Therapist Association (KOTA).
v. Proficiency in computer applications.
vi. Knowledge of relevant legislations.
vii. Knowledge of professional standards.
viii. Proven track record of research and training in a reputable institution.

Soft Skills Required
i. Organizational skills
ii. Communication and interpersonal skills
iii. Observation skills
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate
vi. Good time management skills
vii. Responsive, prompt and effective
viii. Team player
ix. Ability to work under minimal supervision

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form ONLY to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya


For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you have to attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form when you apply online via the portal.
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 1st December 2020. Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal: www.kutrrh.go.ke
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All shortlisted candidates must fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;
• Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
• Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
• Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
• A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

Please take note that all communication to potential candidates is specifically through official emails/ telephone.

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

YOUTH, WOMEN AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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