KNH Deputy Chief Physiotherapist Jobs in Kenya

KNH Deputy Chief Physiotherapist Jobs in Kenya

  • Kenyatta National Hospital is a government state corporation whose vision is to be a world class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare.

  • The Hospital seeks to recruit dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant positions.

    Deputy Chief Physiotherapist

    Job Purpose

  • An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Physiotherapist in the provision of
    physiotherapy services in the Hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing policies, standards, guidelines and procedures in the provision of Physiotherapy services;

  • Coordinating stakeholders in disability mainstreaming and rehabilitation;

  • Devising appropriate Physiotherapy programmes with the aim of preventing/minimizing disability and promoting maximum independence and full integration
    in all aspects of life;

  • Promoting and availing knowledge on use of assistive/supportive devices and

  • Coordinating development of health promotion and education materials for sensitization on neuro-musculoskeletal disorders and health living;

  • Ensuring provision of holistic Physiotherapy services to clients;

  • Coordinating assessment and categorization of persons with disabilities;

  • Conducting research on emerging trends and issues in Physiotherapy;

  • Managing an up-to-date data base for Physiotherapy services for in-putting into the integrated health information system;

  • Monitoring and evaluating physical disability and Physiotherapy programmes and projects;

  • Preparation of strategic/work plans;

  • Participating in curriculum development; and

  • Coaching, mentoring, counseling, guiding and
    training staff and students.

    Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

  • Masters degree in any of the following disciplines; Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Sports Physiotherapy, Obstetrics Physiotherapy, Pediatric Physiotherapy, CardioPulmonary Physiotherapy, Neuro-Rehabilitation, Critical Care (ICU) Physiotherapy or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Registration with Kenya Society of Physiotherapists.

  • Minimum five (5) years relevant experience, with not less than three (3) years as a Senior Physiotherapist or in a comparable role.

  • Valid practicing certificate.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KNH Deputy Chief Physiotherapist Jobs in Kenya

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