Monday, September 12, 2011

Occupational Therapy post in New Delhi

Assistive Technology Services, Rehabilitation Department
Indian Spinal Injuries Centre

     Name of the Position:  Assistive Technology Analyst
Post your resume to HR department, ISIC at and/or or drop at the department 
Eligibility Qualification
Masters in Occupational Therapist/PT
(AT work specialization would be preferred)

Additional credits: SPSS basic knowledge and Computer skills

Job Description:

·        Assessment of SCI patient/PWDs who may benefit from the use of Assistive Technology for the purpose of assisting in providing Customized Assistive Device that enhance their Independence

·        Provide clinical & technical assistance and training to the patients for the purpose of ensuring their ability to use new and/or existing devices and collaborating with appropriate instructional

·        Suggest/guide fabricate/modify/repair various assistive devices for the purpose of maintaining the independence and the device in the safe and functional operating conditions.

·        Train AT users to use various assistive technology devices; teach assistive technology classes to students, patients and interns.

·        Collaborate and consult with other rehab staff on assistive technology evaluations of the in-patients and out-patients

·        Participate in continuing training and workshops to keep current with developments in assistive technology field.

·        Play a role of Research Assistant or Project Assistant in the various clinical trials and studies in the field of Assistive Technology. Interest should also be for proposal writing.

·       Perform other duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient functioning of the work.

Professional Experience
·        At least 1 year experience with adaptive technology
·        Analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired with completion of a degree or certification program.
·        Minimum 1 year of experience at renounced hospital/Rehabilitation Centre/NGO/Special School with people with disabilities, especially with SCIs and also in academic or service provision activities relevant to the duties and responsibilities. 

Information courtesy: Saket Giri

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