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

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

Qualification

  • BA/BSC Degree

Experience

  • 2 years and above in related fields

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