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Required Qualifications
As mentioned under MOH Eligibility Criteria for receiving license for Occupational Therapists. Please refer further details below. You may also refer our "MEDICAL LICENSING" page for assistance in Licensing as OT.
Job Description

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS 

 

The Employer, our top client, is a well-known & well-funded privately-owned group, owning several premium Specialist Psychiatry & Neurology Care Facilities offering the highest quality of primary & specialized care as also health education services. Their facilities are spread across most UAE Emirates & the group provided services to 1,00,000+ patients throughout the years, & growing. To add to their successful multinational team of Consultants & medical professionals, our client wishes to hire the following position, there are multiple openings in their existing and new facilities…

 

POSITION DETAILS

 

  • Position Title      : OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST 
  • Reports To          : Medical Director
  • Work Location   : Abu Dhabi, Al-Ain, Dubai, Fujairah - UAE
  • Nationality          : Any (Except those barred by UAE Immigration)
  • Gender                : M/F
  • Marital Status    : Any
  • Contract Type    : Full Time 
  • Duration              : Permanent, 2 years (Renewable)
  • Licensing              : HAAD / DHA / MOH
  • Language             : Clinical English & Arabic speaking capability desirable

 

 

JOB DUTIES / SUMMARY

 

  • The occupational therapist (OT) will, with the use of assessment and intervention, develop, recover, or maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations, of the individual. As an Allied health professional, you shall work with mental health problems, disabilities, injuries, or impairments and therefore work closely with our other professionals in, Physical_therapy, Speech_therapy, Audiology, Nursing, Social_work, Clinical_psychology, Psychiatry, Neurology & Medicine functions.
  • Common interventions might include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, injury rehabilitation, and providing support to older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes.
  • Ensure continuous knowledge up-gradation by attending & participating in CME / CPD opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks etc.
  • Enhances the reputation of the organization by displaying ownership, demonstrating and accomplishing new things, adding new knowledge etc.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Language Skills: All applicants must be clinically fluent in English & preferably in Arabic too.
  • Other Skills include Collaboration, Listening, Documentation, Analysis, Decision Making, Verbal Communication, Patient Care, Mental Health, Psychiatry, Relationship building, Discretion, Bedside Manners.


EDUCATIONAL, TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS, ELIGIBILITY, LICENSURE & CREDENTIALS

 
  • You will hold a University Educated Bachelor’s degree or Diploma from an Accredited Institution in Occupational Therapy (Minimum three (3) years course duration)
  • Or would have gained a Direct entry to a recognized program with the attainment of an MSc degree in Occupational Therapy and would have received a license to clinically practice Occupational Therapy.
  • Experience: You would have also have gained minimum Two (2) years’ experience post the above qualification in your related field – as an independent OT practitioner (Not an OT – Technician)
  • Licensing: You must possess a UAE Medical license preferably - HAAD or are a HAAD Passer. (The client may, on its discretion accept a Transferable MOH / DHA License – but not a DHA Eligibility or a MOH Evaluation) 
  • Must have Current CPR (BLS), ACLS Certifications.
  • Those without UAE license, but with right Qualifications, may submit their applications for future considerations. However, we expect serious candidates to start processing their license in the meantime. Please check your eligibility by visiting Licensure authority’s website or seek Medical Licensing Division’s assistance: http://www.roychowdhurys.com/medical-licensure-services.html 



SALARY & BENEFITS

  • The salary for Occupational Therapists are on a purely negotiable case-to-case basis and would be based as per Qualification, Experience and current package. Please mention your current and expected Salary clearly on the application format and in the CV cover letter too. 
  • Our clients are the best paymasters in town, hence besides an attractive & above average market rate 100% tax-free salary, all benefits under the UAE laws are provided – such as Family status, Medical Insurance for self & family, Malpractice Insurance, Paid leaves with return tickets to hometown, End of service benefits including gratuity etc.


APPLICATION TIPS

  1. Except for the CV - all other documents you upload must be in JPG format, and they should be named properly (eg. YourName-DHA-Eligibility-Certificate.jpg) 
  2. While Applying for this position, please add the below Questions & their Answers as Page 1 of your Word Format CV

Questionnaire to be added & answered - as page 1 of your CV

  • Full Name as in Passport  :
  • Position Applying for        :
  • Specialisation                  :
  • Current Medical License   :
  • UAE License Details         :
  • Date of Birth / Age          :
  • Passport No./ Validity      :
  • Nationality / s                 :
  • Gender                           :
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  • Mobile Number / s           :
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  • Total Exp- Post Special.    :
  • Highest Qualification / Year / Board :
  • Salary – Current / Last (USD/AED)  :
  • Salary - Expected (USD/AED)         :
  • Languages Known                          :
  • Spouse Profession                          :
  • No of dependents (Above 18)          :
  • Earliest Availability to Join               :
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Work Experience :
Minimum 2 Years Post Qualification as per Eligibility
Posting Title :
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Number of Positions :
03
Location :
Across UAE
Job Code :
TRC-008
Industry :
Medical