Physiotherapy Technologist x3 at Mary Begg Health Services

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  • Company: Mary Begg Health Services
  • Location: Zambia
  • State: Zambia
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: IT/Telecom Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

POSITION: PHYSIOTHERAPY TECHNOLOGIST (3)

LOCATION: KMH – SOLWEZI

CONTRACT TYPE: FIXED TERM  2 YEARS

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

At MBHS, The Physiotherapy technologist Support the OH Physiotherapist and FQM fitness and wellness coordinator in implementing evidence based preventative, rehabilitative and wellness programs for employee. Provide physiotherapy care and wellness programs to employees when needed and or requested by OH physiotherapist and FQM Fitness and wellness Coordinator. The Physiotherapy technologist will understand and demonstrate skills required to support the clients in all aspects of the physical wellness and rehabilitation. He/she must maintain the confidentiality of the company and its staff at all times and adheres to the Mary Begg Health Services Code of Conduct.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES

  • Assist the OH physiotherapist and FQM Fitness and wellness coordinator in the implementation of rehabilitation and exercise sessions to employees.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and training in the application of physical rehabilitative and wellness interventions including individual and group exercise instructing, functional rehabilitation and work conditioning and hardening.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and training in the safe use of rehabilitation and exercise equipments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic life support including CPR and other first aid techniques since they work with medically high risk clients.
  • Collaborate with OH Physiotherapist and Fitness and wellness coordinator in conducting high quality evidence based standard patient assessments.
  • Ensure adherence to infection prevention and control policies of MBHS by making sure that the therapy rooms are clean and tidy, used equipment has been properly sanitized and stored as well as exercising proper hand hygiene.
  • Carry out one to one and small groups interventions under the direction of the OH Physiotherapist and FQM Fitness coordinator.
  • Observe and regularly monitor patients progress using standardized outcome measures and report to OH physiotherapist and FQM Fitness & wellness Coordinator.
  • Ensure all patient documentation is complete, legible and filed in the patient’s medical folder per MBHS procedure.
  • Assist the OH Physiotherapist and FQM Fitness and wellness coordinator in carrying out departmental stock control, ordering and receiving supplies, monitoring equipment and reporting faulty equipment as outlined by local departmental policies and procedures.
  • Carry out clerical duties as outlined by local departmental policies and procedures and when required/ instructed including filing, answering telephone, recording statistics, photocopying.
  • Undertake training and further learning to develop the personal skills required to improve the standard of patient care.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills required

  1. Must have a Diploma in Physiotherapy or country equivalent.
  2. Any fitness training and certification will be an added advantage
  3. Interest and experience in fitness preferred.
  4. Must be registered with the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) and have a valid license to practice.
  5. Strong Communication. Interpersonal & Influential Skill
  6. Fluent in written and spoken English
  7.  3 years’ experience in physiotherapy

Method of Application

To apply , follow  this link  or click the apply button and attach your detailed Curriculum Vitae. Closing date: 13th December, 2021. Only candidates that meet the requirements should apply. If you do not hear from us 2weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful. Offers of employment or job openings with requests for payment or fees should be treated with extreme caution, viewed as potentially fraudulent and reported immediately.
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