Physiotherapist at Premier Hospital

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Physiotherapist

JOB PURPOSE

  • The overall purpose of this job is to carry out in-depth physiotherapy assessment, treatment, review and evaluation of patients in collaboration with healthcare workers and caregivers and in line with established protocols and the Hospital’s patient care objectives.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide high quality physiotherapy assessment and intervention for patients (Referred by a doctor or self-referral) in keeping with accepted best practice standards
  • Be conversant with filling insurance reports for justification of planned management.
  • Communicate the plan of management to the referring doctor.
  • Be conversant with the different modalities of management which are:
    • Heat therapy (Hot packs & ultrasound)
    • Electrotherapy (Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • Rehabilitation (Post-op & post sports therapeutic exercises)
  • Manual therapy
  • (Myofascial release & therapeutic massage)
  • Work closely with the patients and doctors to support regular tracking of progress
  • Work closely with reception staff/customer experience to ensure that booking and billing of clients is done efficiently and accurately.
  • Communicate with the patient and family members alike on the importance of attending the multiple recommended sessions.
  • Organize CMEs for doctors on identifying patients who require physiotherapy.
  • Work closely with the marketing department to increase the number of self-referral patients by sending out broadcast messages and organizing health talks on the same.
  • Report any malfunctions on physiotherapy equipment to maintenance department and follow up with maintenance department for repairs and maintenance; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Physiotherapy from a recognized institution.
  • 2 Years working experience of active service in a busy clinical set up – in and outpatient.
  • Registration with Physiotherapy Council of Kenya.
  • Current Certificate of Practice from, the Kenya Society of Physiotherapists (KSP).

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Muscular skeletal skills, Neuro-rehabilitation skills, Cardiopulmonary skills
  • Paediatrics skills, Geriatric skills, Oncology skills
  • Ability to interpret radiology images & laboratory reports
  • Knowledge of sport injuries
  • Hydrotherapy skills
  • Understanding of health and safety guidelines related to physiotherapy
  • Patient care skills
  • Attention to detail

Method of Application

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job title on the email subject (Physiotherapist), your current and expected remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to careers@premierhospital.org. The application should be received not later than 5.00pm on 19th July 2023. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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