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Careers

Careers

Dover Park Hospice is a non-profit, charitable organisation providing palliative care to patients suffering from advanced diseases regardless of age, race or religion. We are dedicated to be a Centre of Excellence for care delivery, education and research in Palliative Care. We are also a member of the Health Endowment Fund, the National Council of Social Service and the Singapore Hospice Council.

We are currently looking for matured & committed individuals to join us for the following positions:

1.  Care Coordinator

Requirements:

  • GCE ‘O’ level / ‘A’ level / Diploma qualification
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, especially in MS Excel
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in healthcare industry is preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support in the coordination of care of patients in the community with various community stakeholders.
  • Submit referrals and apply for services in the community or hospitals for patients.
  • Assist the clinical operations team to deliver care and services that are needed in homecare.
  • Apply for Senior Mobility Fund for patients as decided by homecare clinical team.
  • Assist in DPH outreach projects in the community.
  • Attend meetings, record minutes and follow up on the action plans.

 

2.  Occupational Therapist

Requirements:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered with Allied Health Professions Council
  • 3 years of relevant experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • Independent worker and able to work in a team
  • Preferably with work experience in a healthcare or voluntary welfare organisation setting

Responsibilities:

  • Provide OT assessment for assigned inpatient, daycare and homecare patients.
  • Develop goal-oriented, individualised care plans for referred patients to promote coping, symptom management, self-care, etc.
  • Source for and recommend adaptive and home equipment, and educate patients and their family members on its use.
  • Offer interventions to enhance patients’ physical, psychosocial and spiritual well-being.
  • Support caregiver training, and work with Volunteer Programme department to identify and develop programmes for volunteer training.
  • Participate in inter-disciplinary patient care by working closely with the rest of the clinical team and volunteers.
  • Present cases at team meetings and participate in case consultations.
  • Participate in assigned education, research and activities that are aligned with the objectives and mission of DPH.

 

3.  Executive, Communications & Outreach

Requirements:

  • Degree in Mass Communications / Business Management / Marketing or related discipline
  • Min. 2 years’ relevant experience in community outreach or education
  • Self-driven and able to work in a team
  • Prior work experience in a healthcare or voluntary welfare organisation setting is preferred

Responsibilities:


The jobholder will play an active role in providing administrative, content management and operational support to the department. He/She will liaise with organisations or schools to partner with them and build goodwill and working relations. He/She will also work closely with the Fundraising and Volunteer Programme departments to support all DPH fundraising and corporate events. This includes working with suppliers, vendors, patients and their families, and volunteers.

Communications

  • Work with department manager to market DPH-based events and various relevant community outreach programmes, including the preparation of branding and marketing materials, and coordination of logistical arrangements.
  • Coordinate existing organisation’s communications activities, such as the Patient Portrait Project.
  • Maintain and update the DPH photo and video libraries for publicity usage.
  • Assist with content management on DPH website and social media to achieve communications objectives.

Community Outreach

  • Be the liaison person to volunteer ambassadors to arrange meetings with external outreach partners to share information on DPH, establish and maintain good working relationships to enhance support for DPH activities.
  • Conduct presentations to visitors and coordinate community outreach activities, eg. Booth in the Community,
  • Work with different stakeholders, eg. People’s Association, grassroots organisations and government agencies to ride on suitable platforms for outreach events.
  • Manage the content for digital outreach activities.
  • Meet goals of target contacts and conversion rates both online and at outreach events.

4.  Admin & Event Assistant (temp)

Period: 2 May to 31 October 2018

Job Scope:

  • source for online leads/donors for fundraising events.
  • make cold calls and follow up with donors on their response to the events.
  • perform administrative duties including filing, maintenance of Excel spreadsheets, preparation and mailing of appeal letters, etc.
  • see to logistical arrangements and packing.
  • help out on-site on event day and follow on matters after event wrap-up.
  • any other ad hoc tasks as assigned.

Candidate’s Requirements:

Render professional psycho-emotional, social and spiritual care and support to patients and their significant others and, in doing so, help them lead more meaningful and satisfying lives in the context of the situation where the death of a family member is imminent.

  • able to commit to work from May to October 2018
  • GCE ‘A’ levels / Diploma in any discipline
  • proficient in the use of MS Word and MS Excel
  • able to work independently and as a team
  • meticulous
  • good communication skills


5. STAFF NURSES (IN-PATIENT & HOME CARE)

You will be required to work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide palliative care to patients with terminal illness and end-stage organ failure. The palliative management will include pain and symptoms management, psychological, emotional and spiritual care support to patients and their family members.

You will also ensure and maintain the standards of professional nursing practice and work effectively as a team.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Nursing from a recognised institution
  • Minimum 5 years  of nursing experience in an acute care or home care setting
  • Palliative Care / ICU nursing training or background preferred
  • Able to work 3 rotating shifts (for in-patient wards)
  • Must be registered with the Singapore Nursing Board

6.  RESIDENT PHYSICIAN

To work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide symptom management, clinical care, psychological, emotional and spiritual care to patients and their families. 

Requirements:

  • Basic medical degree recognized by Singapore Medical Council
  • Minimum 3 years post-graduation medical school
  • Experience working in palliative care settings is desirable but not essential as training will be provided

Responsibilities:

  • Leads the team of nurses to provide medical consults  to patients with advanced and progressive disease
  • Formulates and review care plans with multi-disciplinary team to maintain standards of care and ensures safety of patients.
  • Assessment of new cases and performs on-call duties

Interested candidates are to email detailed resumes stating currect and expected salaries to:

Human Resource Department
Dover Park Hospice
10 Jalan Tan Tock Seng
Singapore 308436
Email: hr@doverpark.sg