APDK Orthopaedic Technologist In-Charge Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Career Employment Kenya: APDK Orthopaedic Technologist In-Charge Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2019
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The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) is a local NGO providing comprehensive rehabilitation services with the aim of empowering persons with different abilities.

APDK Nairobi Branch, seeks to fill the following vacancy: Orthopaedic Technologist In-Charge.

Duties:

  • Coordinating Clinical Assessment, planning, formulating and implementing patient’s management plan.
  • Provision of orthopaedic technology therapy services to children with different disabilities( Neuro-developmental, hand malformation, sensory integration deficits and many others which entails designing, fabrication, fitting and maintenance of orthopaedic appliances that are required by the individual clients.
  • Maintaining information, records and data relating to patients.
  • Follow up of clients to enhance compliance on usage of the mobility and assistive devices.
  • Preparing periodic reports.
  • Coordinate all technical and clerical work related to the performance of orthopaedic functions
  • Allocate and Review the work of Orthopaedic technologist and Technicians
  • Train and/or direct technicians in the performance of new orthopaedic procedures
  • Training parents, caregivers and patients on home programme (Mobility and assistive device usage and maintenance.
  • Work hand in hand with occupational therapists and physiotherapists in management of children with disability.
  • Documentation of client’s progress and monthly/weekly reports.
  • Ensure patient demands are met and deadlines are kept to ensure continued provision of services.

Qualifications

  • Possess Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology from Kenya Medical Training College or any other relevant institution
  • At least 3 years relevant working experience in coordinating and providing technical support to Orthopaedic services
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment on disability issues and readiness to work with persons with disabilities across board.
  • Have the ability to work for long and odd hours under minimum supervision to meet deadlines.
  • Computer literate and ability to work independently
  • Experience with donor funded projects and reporting
  • Be registered with NAOT
  • Available to begin immediately

Qualified persons with physical challenges are encouraged to apply

Applications should be send in Hard copy together with a CV including current contacts of three references (one of whom should be the immediate supervisor), copies of relevant certificates and testimonials and current / last and expected remuneration to be submitted on or before 28th May 2019.

The Recruitment Committee
APDK – Nairobi Branch
Westlands Waiyaki Way
Opposite Oil Libya
Box 46747, 00100
Nairobi

Job Summary:
Job Title

Orthopaedic Technologist In-Charge

Job Category

Health and Medical

Job Type

FULL_TIME

Company / Organization

Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK)

Approx. Salary

KShs

Job Opening Date

20190515

Job Expiry Date

20190529

Job Details
Job Location

Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya

N/A

Nairobi County

Kenya

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