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Senior Occupational Therapist

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC)
Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates


Responsible to supervises and organizes daily activities of subordinates. Arranges training and provides guidance. Plans and administers Occupational Therapy program for patients 

Education / Qualification Required:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy


  • Minimum Five (5) years of experience as Occupational Therapist in a hospital-based setting, including one (1) years of supervisory experience.
  • Minimum Three (3) years of experience including one (1) years of supervisory experience with Master Degree in Occupational Therapy


Valid and in a good Standing License in current country of practice

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and supervises daily work activities of subordinates. 
  • Schedules employees. 
  • Changes assignments as required. 
  • Ensures subordinates adherence to departmental documentation policy
  • Established and develops treatment programs. 
  • Liaises with other departments to coordinate patient treatment activities. 
  • Participates in development of departmental standards policies and procedures
  • Provides guidance and assistance to therapists with individual patients, as required
  • Evaluates performance of subordinates, Counsels subordinates to improve performance and to correct deficiencies. 
  • Recommends disciplinary actions
  • Informs Department Head of work related issues and recommends corrective action
  • Ensures that proper equipment and supplies are available and they are properly maintained. 
  • Assists with evaluation of equipment and materials
  • Provide 50% of work time for direct patient care. 
  • Evaluates patients and administers occupational therapy procedures. 
  • Maintains treatment & Progress reports. Consults with physicians regarding treatment and patient outcome
  • Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures
  • Participates in self and other’s educational, training and development, as applicable
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


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