Director of Physiotherapy job at CURE International

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Vacancy title:
Director of Physiotherapy

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Doctors & Other Health Professionals ]

Jobs at:

CURE International

Deadline of this Job:
06 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Monday, May 23, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

CURE has an exciting opportunity for an experienced physiotherapist looking to use their expertise to impact the lives of children living with treatable disabilities across the globe. We are seeking a highly qualified physiotherapist to serve on a one-year contract as a Director of Physiotherapy. In this role, you would be responsible for overseeing and developing the physiotherapy services across CURE’s network of eight pediatric hospitals. You will have the opportunity to travel to each CURE hospital located in Africa to evaluate the current state of the physiotherapy services and make evidence-based recommendations for future improvement and growth opportunities. If you are looking to hone your skills and expand your expertise all the while making a lasting impact on the lives of children and their communities, contact us today to learn more!

Essential Duties:
1. Clarify and/or develop practices and policies related to the physiotherapy services provided across the CURE network to ensure a high-level of patient care.
2. Lead staff development opportunities and facilitates learning and development to advance subspecialty expertise.
3. Collaborate with medical directors to review the existing processes for hiring, training and developing physical therapy staff and make recommendations for improvement.
4. Conduct monthly Zoom calls with all physio providers on the network as part of a Continuing Medical Education program.
5. Direct patient care and supervision of care including evaluation, assessment and planning to ensure proper case management.
6. Provide therapy to patients while maintaining the highest standards of quality and efficiency.
7. Conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the current state of the physiotherapy services at each CURE hospital and make recommendations for standardizing and improving equipment, protocols, and training.
8. Provide written reports to the executive leadership team following each hospital visit detailing the comprehensive analysis and suggested recommendations.
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Education/Experience Requirements:
1. Graduate of an accredited physical therapy/physiotherapy program
2. 10+ years of experience as a practicing therapist
3. Must be willing to travel approximately 50% of the year
4. Experience in a teaching institution
5. Pediatric specialist

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
1. Fluency in English is required.
2. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally across cultures and language barriers
3. Strong training and facilitation skills.
4. Strong computer literacy, specifically Excel and Word.
5. Advanced skills in data analysis, presentation and reporting writing
6. Exceptional organizational and project management skills.
7. Strong research, analytical, and budget development skills.
8. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well collaboratively, as well as independently, in a team environment.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Job application procedure
All candidates should be familiar with the Statement of Faith and will be required to agree with the declarations of CURE’s Statement of Faith to be considered for this position.
NOTE: This is a one-year contracted position that requires significant travel across Africa. The ideal candidate would be located in/willing to relocate to Africa for this position; however, we may be willing to consider other options for the right candidate. Though it is advertised to have the individual located in Zambia, we are willing to entertain the possibility of relocation to any city in which we currently operate a CURE hospital.

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