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Physiotherapists


  •  Posted:  Wed. 12 Dec, 2018
  •  Expires:  28, Feb 2020
Job Type
full-time
Location
Lagos
Specialization(s)
Medical/Doctor

Job Summary


Job Description

Job Summary

To provide effective and efficient physiotherapy treatment to meet the needs of inpatients and outpatient clients, in line with best practice.

Main responsibilities

  • To undertake comprehensive assessments of patients and to formulate effective, clinically reasoned treatment plans.
  • To carry out timely assessment and treatment of a mixed caseload of inpatients and to facilitate safe discharge home from the hospital.
  • To be competent in using a wide variety of assessment techniques and skills
  • To assess patients’ needs for any rehabilitative equipment and aids to improve safety and functioning within the home.
  • To train patients, carers, family members and other agencies on the use of any equipment issued.
  • To ensure high standards of cleanliness and presentation are maintained at all times.
  • To be responsible for the safe use of equipment used within the physiotherapy department, notifying the Physiotherapy Manager of any equipment in need of repair or maintenance, and employing effective use of reporting systems already in place.
  • To comply fully with all departmental and organisational policies and procedures
  • To demonstrate the ability to communicate complex and sensitive information to patients, carers and other staff including imparting unwelcome news.
  • To demonstrate the mental ability to remain concentrated and focused throughout a working day and respond to a variety of patient emotional needs..

Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in Physiotherapy
  • Registration with the Medical Rehabilitation Therapists (Registration) Board of Nigeria (MRTB).
  • Post-graduate qualification relevant to hospital physiotherapy practice
  • At least 2 years’ experience
  • Foreign training and experience is an added advantage

Knowledge/skills required

  • Minimum of basic computer skills
  • Good organisational and communication skills.
  • Possess high degree of accuracy and attention to details.
  • Must be able to analyze and solve problems effectively.      
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work long hours, often under pressure
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team 

Job Experience

company details

Evercare


A Reputable Group Health Fund is investing in Africa and Asia through a buy & build strategy of healthcare assets. As beneficiaries, the platform will consist of hospitals, clinics and diagnostics centers across the African and Asian Continent.This will be the first truly worldclass international healthcare provider in Nigeria.

Lagos

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