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Kzn Department of Health Vacancies 2022 – Speech Therapist

Website KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

Job Description:

Quality improvement initiatives, clinical guidelines, teaching and training, audits (core standards, infection control, ideal hospital etc).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Effective communication with all stakeholders (patients, NGO’s, caregivers etc).
  • Perform outreach services as needed.
  • Confidential and ethical multidisciplinary approach to treatment of patients.
  • Conduct home and school visits and other community visits as needed.
  • Comprehensive caregiver training, patient education and related concerns.
  • Provision of effective and comprehensive assessment and treatments for paediatrics,adults and general speech therapy services to all patients.
  • Ability to understand and communicate in the local language of the community is an added advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of paediatric dysphagia assessment and management.
  • Conduct group work/therapy and or block therapy as identified.
  • Support the supervisor in all projects and transformative efforts.
  • Ensure professional development in line with patient care profile.
  • Administrative work related to patient care, report writing, statistics, meetings, case conferences, legal reports as needed eg. Disability grants, medico legal work and

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of Twenty (20) years relevant experience after registration with the Health
  • Knowledge of departmental administrative tasks.
  • Professional Council of SA (HPCSA) as a Speech Therapist.
  • Current registration as a Speech Therapist.
  • Supervisory skill for junior staff or students.
  • Ability to problem-solve, and apply analytical processes to patient care.
  • Knowledge of ethical code & scope of practice.
  • Sound knowledge and skill in speech therapy paediatric, adult & general diagnostic therapeutic procedures.
  • Appropriate qualification as a Speech Therapist,

Job Details:

Company: KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

Job Category: Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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