1st UP CAMP Job Fair

When & Where
17 April 2009, Friday (9AM to 5PM)
NTTC-HP Auditorium, Old NEDA Building,
University of the Philippines-Manila Compound,
Padre Faura Street,
Manila, Philippines

Please take note that all interested parties (including companies who might want to offer their products for sale) must register to join the job fair. Registration period is from March 30 to April 15, 2009. For more details, click here to download a copy of the guidelines and the registration form for the said Job Fair.

WFOT Bulletin Editor Position

Here is an announcement from the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) Executive Director first.

Dear Colleagues

The WFOT Executive Management Team have established an international search to fill the Editor’s position for the production of the WFOT Bulletin. Please click on “to download the associated file” below for a copy of the covering letter, position description and person specification. The World Federation is asking for your cooperation in circulating this as widely as possible.

The WFOT (World Federation of Occupational Therapists) Bulletin is published twice a year – in May and in November. The production of the WFOT Bulletin is congruent with WFOT’s organizational objectives and priorities in the following aspects:

1. Increase and maintain the awareness, understanding and use of WFOT and the services of occupational therapists; and
2. Facilitate the expansion and dissemination of professional knowledge.

Applicants must include their reason for applying, what specific skills and attributes they will bring to the position including demonstrating their competencies in line with Position Specification and provide a relevant CV in electronic format.

A detailed Job Description including selection criteria and Person Specification is available for download – see below.

This is a volunteer position that may be entitled to an honorarium in the future.

Please send your application to: admin@wfot.org

Applications close Monday February 16, 2009.

Please note: following the appointment of the Bulletin Editor, applications will also be invited for a News Editor and Editorial Board members. Please indicate in your application if you are willing to stand for these other positions if your application is not successful for Bulletin Editor
Kind regards

Marilyn Pattison
WFOT Executive Director

Click here to download the associated file.

UP-PGH OT Staff Screening Program 2008

The Section of Occupational Therapy of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the UP-Philippine General Hospital is now accepting applications for its Staff Screening Program for 2008. It is a 4-week program designed to provide an objective basis for ranking applicants for an Occupational Therapist Staff position. Staff Screening Program period is from February 04-29, 2008.

General Learning Goals & Objectives
To provide opportunity for the applicants to demonstrate their knowledge and clinical skills and be evaluated in the following areas:

  • clinical competencies
  • teaching and supervisory skills
  • documentation skills
  • professional behavior and attitude
  • organizational and administrative skills
  • other exceptional skills

Practice Areas

  • Pediatric OT Clinic (Psychiatric & Physical Dysfunction)
  • Adult Rehabilitation
  • Acute Cardiac/Pulmo Rehabilitation
  • Splinting & Brace Clinic
  • Dysphagia OT Clinic

Interested applicants must submit the following for evaluation:

  • One (1) copy of Resume with recent 2×2 picture (must include details regarding applicant’s work history)
  • One (1) copy of Transcript of Records
  • One (1) copy of PRC license, certificate, and board rating

Credentials may be submitted electronically through our e-mail address: pgh_drm_ot@yahoo.com

The program is open to all occupational therapists holding a valid PRC license.

Deadline of application is on January 28, 2008 (Monday). All pre-qualified applicants shall receive our SSP Packet via e-mail. Slots limited to a maximum of SIX (6) applicants ONLY.

For inquiries, look for Nelson Alconcel at telephone number (632) 521-8450 local 3034 (office hours only). You may also visit the department section personally or through their website: www.freewebs.com/pgh_drm_ot/index.htm.

AOTA’s 88th Annual Conference and Expo

The American Occupational Therapy Association has posted their invitation for OT’s to attend the 2008 Annual Conference and Expo.

Imagine the Possibilities!

Join us in Long Beach, California for the AOTA 2008 Annual Conference & Expo! This beautiful setting is the perfect backdrop for unparalleled continuing education, energizing interaction with colleagues, and professional rejuvenation. AOTA President Penelope Moyers will lead off the conference with a high-energy Welcome Ceremony where we celebrate our unity and creativity as a profession. Then, we are honored to welcome keynote speaker Warren Macdonald, whose life story will not only move you but empower you to imagine the possibilities for your clients, as well as for your own life and career.

More than 500 educational sessions will fill your days with a rich, practical, and varied learning experience, one that will deepen your knowledge in your own area of interest or specialty practice and allow you to explore the wide possibilities of the profession. With 25 primary focus areas and 7 secondary focus areas, this year’s offerings reflect many facets of the occupational therapy profession and provide an unrivaled opportunity to share the expertise and insight of outstanding practitioners while earning up to 24 Contact Hours.


Key Deadlines

  • February 13—Early Registration saves you money.
  • March 14—Hotel Reservations at AOTA Conference Rate.
  • March 19—Regular Registration Deadline

Important: Registration and Housing opens January 7, 2008.

Click here for more information.

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