Psychologist – sessional

Life Entabeni Hospital
Psychologist – sessional

A vacancy exists for a sessional Clinical Psychologist at the Entabeni Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit. Reporting to the Therapy Services Coordinator, the successful applicant will be expected to work as part of a multidisciplinary, team offering quality service to rehab clients. Life Entabeni Rehab is part of an expanding network of rehabilitation units within Life Healthcare.

Critical Outputs
  • Evaluation, programme development and treatment of patients admitted to the unit.
  • Assessment and management of cognitive and neuro psychological problems.
  • Function effectively as a part of a multidisciplinary team to meet the requirements of quality
  • patient care.
  • Education of patients and their families about the patients’ condition.
  • Participation in weekly team and family meetings.
  • Active participation in continuing professional development activities of the unit.
  • Building relationships with referring doctors and therapists.
  • Applicants need to have a Master’s Degree in Psychology and be currently registered with HPCSA.
  • Experience in treating children and adults with neurological disorders will be an advantage.
  • It is essential to have an understanding of stroke, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.
  • Interpersonal relationship skills, team work, effective communication skills, leadership and performance orientation.
  • Candidates will need to demonstrate commitment to quality patient care and customer Satisfaction.

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Closing date
Monday, April 30, 2018

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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