Physiotherapist at Cheshire Ethiopia

Job Description

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Senior Physiotherapist the Physiotherapist is responsible for the administration of physical therapy treatment to patients


  • Administers active and passive manual therapeutic massage, and heat, light, sound, water and electrical modality treatments for admitted children and outpatients
  • Administers traction to relieve neck and back pain using intermittent and static treatment equipment
  • Instructs, motivates  and assists patients to learn and improve functional activities such as daily living activities
  • Fits patients for adjusts, and trains patients in use and care for orthopedic braces, prosthesis and supportive devices such as crutches, walkers, wheelchairs, etc.
  • Meets with physiotherapy unit supervisor and others to exchange, discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying and coordinating treatment programs
  • Gives orientation to new assistant physiotherapists  and directs and gives instructions to same
  • Performs clerical duties such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, etc.
  • Keeps records of both admitted and outpatients
  • Participates in CE outreach program
  • Performs any other related duties assigned to him/her by the Physiotherapy unit Supervisor or Technical Coordinator.

Work Unit:

  • Physiotherapy

Immediate Supervisor:

  • Physiotherapy unit Supervisor

Required number

  • 01

Job Requirements


  • BA/BSC Degree


  • 2 years and above in related fields

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