Physiotherapist, Mbale

Last update 2024-07-16
Expires 2024-08-16
ID #2216973714
Physiotherapist, Mbale
Uganda, Eastern Region, Mbale,
Modified July 1, 2024


CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda, a Private-Not-For-Profit (PNFP) Christian Hospital specialized in Pediatric Neurosurgery and Integrated Spiritual Ministry, is seeking an experienced Individual for the Full-time position  of  a Physiotherapist.

       Position  Title   :   Physiotherapist Reports  to        :   Medical Director/ Clinical Services Supervisor Supervises       :   None Duty Station     :   CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda Department     :   Medical Location      :   Mbale, Uganda Duration      :   Fixed Term - Renewable POSITION OVERVIEW: To provide treatment for physical problems resulting from illness, injury or disability and assists the rehabilitation process by developing and restoring the function of the body enabling patients to improve their mobility.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Assessment of Patient assessment Provides assessment, plans care and delivers a range of physical treatments to resolve, restore or maintain physical based conditions.

Assess, treats and monitors mobility problems providing appropriate assistance from walking aids and supports.

Treatment Function Provides treatment to reduce pain, increase mobility and limit secondary functional disability providing effective and evaluated individualized programs of care.

Participates in ward rounds to communicate treatment plans and supports the medical team in providing holistic patient centered care.

Multidisciplinary team function Provides support to the medical multidisciplinary team by providing physiotherapy-based  assessment of the patient’s physical conditions.

Ensures the patient needs and progress is communicated to other members of the medical multidisciplinary team as appropriate.

Attends the medical multidisciplinary team reviews as  appropriate.

      Medical Recordkeeping function Maintains accurate and comprehensive treatment notes keeping a clinical record of treatment interventions.

    Occupational Health & Safety To work in such a way that does not cause injury to yourself, other staff members or customers.

Following & complying with Health & Safety policies, processes & applying them to one’s work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective Equipment as required.

Participating in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting well-being in the workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where appropriate.

Early and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of concern when identified.

Spiritual Ministry participation Participates in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs.

Attend chapel and departmental bible studies with staff (depending on weekly schedule) Professional development function -Identification of short-term  training that can help you perform your role better.

Participate in the scheduled training and sensitization arrangements by the hospital for all co-workers.

Ensure that the professional training tracker card is updated as per the above-mentioned  training attended.

A minimum of 3 professional development sessions - self initiated done in the fiscal year.

Punctuality and Attendance-Report to work as scheduled.

Report to work on time as per schedule.

Participation in Meetings- Attend and participate in department meetings as   scheduled.

Attend and participate in general co-workers’ meetings as scheduled.

Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the co-worker for this position.

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Co-worker must perform other tasks, duties, and projects as assigned, as a member of the Human Resources team.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A completed a bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized institution.

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a pediatric rehabilitation facility.

Must be registered with the Allied Health Professional’s Council.

Must be willing to learn other clinical technician functions.

Good communication skills with peers, superiors, physicians, patients and their families.

Ability to handle or process confidential documents or material in an appropriate manner.

Ability to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities and work independently.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS COMPETENCES & ABILITIES: Willingness and ability to adopt new knowledge and research  procedures.

Flexible attitude to duties and to hours of work with ability to remain calm under  pressure.

Highly organized and meticulous The deadline for receipt of applications is open until position is filled.

    This position  is full-time fixed-term renewable and based in Mbale.

CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviews, reference verification, appointment, training or any other fees).

CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondences or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.

All forms of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Physiotherapist

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