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Physiotherapist, Physiotherapy Department 

Nairobi, Kenya
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Industry: Hospital & Health Care
Description: Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high quality health care. The Main Hospitals serve as the principal sites for clinical training for the University's Medical Colleges and Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan and East Africa. Our Vision of Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is to be the premier, tertiary, teaching and referral health care facility in sub-Saharan Africa. ​For over fifty years, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH) has been taking care of families in East Africa. As a private, not-for-profit hospital, we strive to provide access to quality healthcare to all who need it. At AKUH, patients are our first priority. Our team of medical professionals, faculty and staff are here to provide you and your loved ones with the highest standards of healthcare. We are committed to working together to ensure that you and your family receive outstanding medical services, first-rate facilities and compassionate care. The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi has set the standard for comprehensive healthcare and modern medical education in East Africa. Our dedicated staff, advanced facilities and state-of-the-art technologies have earned the hospital great reputation as a leading medical institution and teaching hospital in the region, and beyond. Patients benefit from our unique team-based approach to car​e, which enables you to benefit from the diverse expertise of our entire team of medical professionals. As the teaching hospital for Aga Khan University’s Medical College and School of Nursing and Midwifery, we practice an evidence-based approach to medicine, driven by the cutting-edge research conducted by our experienced faculty members. Our approach to care is guided by our core principles of Quality, Access, Impact and Relevance.​
Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Select and administer appropriate tests to evaluate range of motion, neuromuscular status, pain and physical functional ability
  • Review medical file of patient for information pertinent in aiding evaluation
  • Identify treatment goals and appropriate therapy techniques and equipment to achieve goals
  • Conduct regular evaluation of patients to assess progress and response to therapy, revise treatment program as necessary to achieve goals
  • Advise and recommend to referring doctors on necessary interventions and or change of management
  • Document initial reports of results on evaluation of patients’ physical condition
  • Maintain daily treatment notes evaluation of patients’ progress and discharge planning notes and summaries
  • Administer physical therapy treatment using full range of treatment techniques
  • Instruct patients in the use and care of wheelchairs, braces, crutches and other adaptive equipment
  • Develop treatment plan to be followed by patient after discharge and advice the importance of continuing physiotherapy after discharge and to organize their physiotherapy appointments
  • Observe and comply with environment health and occupational safety
  • Participate in the implementation of quality initiative and patient safety programs
  • Conduct in house Continued Medical Education(CME), monitor and review progress
  • Training support staff and assessing their performance to as to maintain optimum performance level

Requirements

  • Diploma in Physiotherapy from a recognized Institution
  • Preferred one (1) years’ experience in physiotherapy 
  • Registered with the Physiotherapy Council of Kenya
  • Possess knowledge of assessment/evaluation techniques in regards to patients
  • Excellent customer service skills and empathetic to patients of all ages
Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Hiring Kenya

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