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Physiotherapist III

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Physiotherapist III will be responsible to the Senior Physiotherapist for ensuringpatient treatment satisfaction through delivery of efficient and effective physiotherapyservices.

Qualifications and Experience

 Diploma in Physiotherapy from a recognized institution.
 At least two (2) years progressive work experience in an NHIF accredited health facility
 Registration by the Kenya Society of Physiotherapists
 Evidence of at least attendance of accredited continuous professional medical
education will be an added advantage
 Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution.


Responsibilities

 Assessing, formulating and implementing patients treatment plan

 Carrying out clients functional assessments and formulating intervention measures.
 Maintaining record and data relating to patients
 Providing health education to patients and care givers.
 Collecting data for operational research.
 Protecting patients and support staff by adhering to infection control protocols.
 Sensitizing the community on existing and emerging physiotherapy issues.
 Implementing and monitoring outpatient and inpatient physiotherapy programmes.
 Ensuring compliance with the set standards operating procedures
 Preparing periodic reports.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Following care plans; Physiotherapy; Patient care; Counseling; Research planning; Documentation and record keeping
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenyatta National Hospital

Health care, medicalCompany size: 1000+ people

Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi is the oldest hospital in Kenya. Founded in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40 as the Native Civil hospital, it was renamed the King George VI in 1952. At that time the settler community were served by the nearby European Hospital (now Nairobi Hospital). It was renamed Kenyatta National Hospital — after Jomo Kenyatta — following independence from the British. It is currently the largest referral and teaching hospital in the country.


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