Language Therapist

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

Provide speech and language therapy clinicals to all patients admitted to Life Rehabilitation Unit, including on some weekends and public holidays.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Effectively respond to queries and handle them accordingly.
  • Work closely with the dietician regarding dietary needs and food consistency.
  • Keep accurate and timeous records and reports.
  • Contribute to weekly team and family meetings.
  • Professional therapy service implementation in accordance with Life Healthcare protocols and procedures.
  • Participate in discharge planning and carer training.
  • Educate patients and their families about the patient’s condition.

Job Requirements:

  • Special interest in the treatment of adults with neurological disorders, NDT training would be an advantage
  • Experience in advanced swallowing investigations would be an advantage.
  • A high level of competence in dysphagia and tracheostomy management is required.
  • B degree in Speech and Language Therapy and current HPCSA registration.
  • Experience in hospital-based rehabilitation and ability to work independently, without supervision.

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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