LatestAbstract Submissions for the 2019 Occupational Therapy Whakaora Ngangahau Conference is now open
The Permanent Scientific Programme Committee warmly invite you to submit an abstract for the 22- 25 September 2019 Conference at the Waipuna Conference Centre Auckland The overarching vision for the 2019 Conference is Tu mai e nga rangatira, tu mai hei mataariki, tu tei tirohanga mo te ao / Leaders: Stand, be seen & shine. Read More…
Congratulations Dr Mary Silcock on being invited to the WHO Rehab Competency Framework working group
As part of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Rehabilitation 2030 initiative and a global ‘Call for Action’, to support low- and middle-income countries develop effective, sustainable approaches to strengthening their rehabilitation workforce, the World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) were approached to join a working committee to develop a comprehensive rehabilitation competency framework. The working Read More…
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Capital and Coast DHB
ABOUT THE ROLE
Older Adult, Rehabilitation and Allied Health (ORA) Services are provided to people of all ages in inpatient, outpatient and community settings. This role is part of the ORA inpatient allied health service which provides services to people in Wellington Regional Hospital and Kenepuru hospital in Porirua.
The Occupational Therapist in this role will work at Kenepuru Community Hospital predominantly with people experiencing functional change due to multiple medical conditions or accident related injuries.
As the Occupational Therapist, you will:
provide specialist occupational therapy assessments and interventions to efficiently achieve timely discharges in the best interests of the client, and may provide ongoing follow up in the community as part of this.
work collaboratively with your colleagues in contributing to comprehensive assessments and development of a multidisciplinary plan.
support colleagues in other clinical areas as required by the service and mentor students. Clinical areas can include the health of older people wards, and surgical unit safely and effectively meet the needs of the people we work with, an Occupational Therapist in this position will need a broad range of skills while working in an inpatient or community setting to assist individuals and families to maximise their optimal occupational performance and engagement in daily life roles.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 8 years clinical practice with at least 5 years working in rehabilitation settings – inpatient, and/or intermediate care and/or community.
Demonstrate skills and knowledge in:
the application of functional, cognitive, rehabilitative and
compensatory approaches to occupational based assessment, goal setting, and intervention.
assessment of cognition to assist in determining capacity.
manual handling assessment, interventions and training others
pressure care assessment and management
sound clinical reasoning in the management of patient care
using ‘SMART’ clinical goals to work in an integrated way with their multidisciplinary colleagues
working within an MDT
an understanding of the broader rehab individuals process through in a New Zealand Context
Have experience in being / the knowledge to be an approved assessor with Enable New Zealand in personal care and household management
Have experience in:
working collaboratively with community providers to support integrated practice
promoting the occupational therapy role whilst effectively working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
working in a high turnover, fast-paced environment
Current full NZ driver’s license with ability to drive a manual and automatic car (required for roles based in the community or where the role may be required to work across multiple sites).
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet resources and e-mail.
A high standard of written and spoken English.
Have experience providing supervision – other therapists and students on clinical placement.
ABOUT THE ORGANISATION
Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has the equivalent of around 4,300 full-time staff, making us a major employer in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. We also operate Te Korowai-Whāriki, a large mental health campus based at Porirua.
CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.
Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour. With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there’s plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.
Applications close on 18 February 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email [email protected] and please indicate the vacancy number (AH017-19) and job title in the subject line. ... See MoreSee Less
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New Zealand Occupational Hygiene Society Work-Related Health Conference 2019
6 & 7 May 2019, Trust Arena, Henderson, Auckland.
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Abstract Submissions for the 2019 Occupational Therapy
Whakaora Ngangahau Conference is now open
The Permanent Scientific Programme Committee warmly invite you to submit an abstract for the 22- 25 September 2019 Conference at the Waipuna Conference Centre Auckland
The overarching vision for the 2019 Conference is Tu mai e nga rangatira, tu mai hei mataariki, tu tei tirohanga mo te ao / Leaders: Stand, be seen & shine.
The following Conference themes have been developed to showcase this vision and we welcome abstracts to reflect:
Leading others / Te ārahi i te tangata kē
Leading practice / Te ārahi i ngā mahi tiaki
Leading research / Te ārahi rangahau
Leading innovation / Te ārahi auahatanga
Occupational therapists as leaders / Ngā kaiwhakaora ngangahau hei kaihautū
Leading in partnership / Te ārahi i roto i te mahi kōtui
Pathways to the present / Ngā ara o mua iho ki nāianei
Leaders leading leaders / Te kaihautū hei ārahi i te kaihautū
Leadership and equity / Te hautū me te ōritetanga
Education / Te Mātauranga
Children & families / Ngā tamariki & ngā whānau
Adults / Ngā Pakeke
Mental health / Te hauora hinengaro
Physical health / Te hauora tinana
Kaupapa Māori / Ngā Kaupapa Māori
Indigenous services / Ngā ratonga iwi taketake
Older adults / Ngā pakeke kaumātua ake
Community / Te Hapori
Consumer engagement / Te tūhono ki te kiritaki
Health and societal systems / Ngā pūnaha hauora, pāpori hoki
Occupational therapy profession / Te tira ngaio o ngā kaiwhakaora ngangahau
Aoteaora New Zealand society / Te pāpori o Aotearoa New Zealand
The Association’s Te Tiriti relationship model of weaving tangata whenua and tangata tiriti in true partnership under which Te Tiriti o Waitangi was intended. We therefore, invite abstracts that incorporate leadership from a tangata whenua perspective revealing the authentic aspects of being leaders/rangatira.
Abstracts close on 5 April 2019. For full information on submission types, tips and abstract templates and how to apply for funding to attend the 2019 Conference follow this link - www.cmnzl.co.nz/otnzwnaevents/call-for-abstracts/
To submit an abstract go to www.otnzwnaevents.co.nz ... See MoreSee Less
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