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Position Title: Rotational Occupational Therapist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent 1.0FTE
Date Posted: 27/02/2018
Application Closing Date: 18/03/2018 11PM
Job #: 055843
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Rotational Occupational Therapist


  • Fulltime Permanent position


As a rotational occupational therapist you will have the opportunity to undertake 6 monthly rotations, getting to know the different areas within the hospital.


The areas could include a rotation in our Rehabilitation Service including over 65 rehabilitation through to a mixture of Acute clinical areas - anything from orthopaedics right through to working with someone who’s had a stroke.


In this position you will provide assessment and treatment for a variety of patients, on a one-to-one basis or group setting.  You will work alongside staff in existing areas, and may also extend Occupational Therapy services into other areas.  You will be able to work alongside others to determine necessary service guidelines and occupational therapy clinical input. 


To be considered for this role you will need to be registered with the New Zealand Occupational Therapy Board and hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate.


With an enthusiastic approach you will bring energy and drive to the role.  As an excellent communicator you will thrive on having the opportunity to build and develop ongoing relationships with patients and their families and you will bring strong time management skills.  You will be a self-motivated person who is keen and willing to work as an integral team member, to learn and develop professionally and have a flexible attitude.


You will be computer literate with strong attention to detail, allowing you to complete paperwork for funding of equipment and resources. You must hold a full clean drivers licence.


Closing Date: Sunday, 18 March 2018


For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:

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