Medical Teams International Physiotherapist Jobs in Uganda

Medical Teams International Physiotherapist Jobs in Uganda


Job Summary

  • Responsible for providing physiotherapy assessment and treatment to patients within the health facility and conducting follow up home visits, with special emphasis on mothers with obstetric fistulas.

    Job Responsibiities

  • Responsible to assess patient physical capacities in order to set up treatment objectives with the patient

  • Conduct physiotherapy treatment including assessment and delivery of physiotherapy interventions for mothers with obstetric fistulas and general patients

  • Conduct home visits, especially for mothers with obstetric fistulas, to review progress and support clients in adhering to treatment plan

  • Build capacity by training health facility staff in the physiotherapy exercises per patient treatment plan to ensure patients are supported in recovery

  • Participate in the screening of mothers with obstetric fistulas and advise in fistula repair operations

  • Participate in community sensitization activities related to obstetric fistulas as a member of the Refugee Women Health project team

  • Maintain proper documentation and submit reports as per schedule

  • Participate in capacity building activities to continually improve knowledge and delivery of evidence based services

  • Take care of physiotherapy equipment, managing the stock, cleaning up the equipment, in order to ensure its continuous availability

  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct

  • Other duties as assigned

    Education, Licenses, & Certifications

  • Diploma in Physiotherapy is required; Bachelor’s Degree is preferred

  • Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required

  • Valid practising license is required

    Experience

  • 2 years of experience is required KNOWLEDGE,

    Skills & Abilities

    Knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge of physiotherapy practices and equipment

  • Knowledge of obstetric fistula repair operations and recovery activities

    Skills

  • Highly skilled in performing physiotherapy services and using physiotherapy equipment

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to lead trainings

  • A good command of both written and spoken English

    Abilities

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct

  • Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice

  • Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first

  • Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy

  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

    Physical Conditions

  • This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Medical Teams International Physiotherapist Jobs in Uganda


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