GPG Current Vacancies – Chief Occupational Therapist

  • Full Time
  • Boksburg

Website Gauteng Provincial Government

Job Description:

Applications must be submitted with a Z83 form with relevant attachments to Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Private Bag x 169, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered to Cnr Malherbe & Steve Biko Road, Main Entrance at Level 3. Steve Biko Academic Hospital is committed to the pursuit of diversity and redress. Candidates whose appointment will promote representivity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.


Job Responsibilities:

You are responsible to manage all the Occupational Therapy services related to the acute care facility including treatment, recordkeeping, effective quality service delivery, Human Resource Management of Occupational therapists and midlevel workers, Financial and Stock management, Quality improvement projects, Risk management, Training and development of the OT staff. Your clinical duties will include the executing the Occupational therapy process with your clinical case load in an MDT setting, allocating workload and leave management. Assist in the management of all resources of the occupational therapy, implement sectional and provincial quality assurance measures in the department. Participate in the formulation and review of strategies in allocated area of work as required. Participate in continuous professional development and facilitate those of subordinates according to HPCSA and government regulations in allocated area of work. Provide training to allocated occupational therapy students as required and contribute to research activities.

Job Requirements:

Relevant Degree in Occupational Therapy. A Post graduate qualification- diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy will be an advantage. Registration with the HPCSA as independent practitioner. Proof of current registration with HPCSA. A minimum of five years’ work experience post community-service. At least three of these years must be in supervisory or management position. Proven experience in acute clinical care setting will be an added advantage. Experience with PMDS and supervision of Occupational therapist/s and or midlevel workers. Proven student training experience.

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Provincial Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Boksburg

Application Deadline: N/A


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