Location   United Arab Emirates
Sector   Pharmaceutical
Job Type   Full Time
Date   31/08/2015
Job Ref No   3446

Company Profile

Our Client is a JCI Accredited hospital with premium services and care services. The Department of Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy require a qualified professional.


Job Description


Job Purpose and Summary:

To provide a physiotherapy service to patients within out patients, paediatrics, adult orthopaedics, spinal injuries and rehabilitation.  To perform physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse and complex conditions, to provide a physiotherapy diagnosis and to develop and deliver a patient focused treatment programme.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities;: Clinical Responsibilities:

To undertake an assessment of patients, using clinical reasoning skills and manual assessment techniques and provide a physiotherapy diagnosis of their condition.

With appropriate support, to formulate prognosis and recommend the  best course of intervention, developing discharge plans. To formulate and deliver individual and group physiotherapy treatment programmes based upon knowledge of the evidence of the treatment options available. This commonly involves manual physiotherapy techniques.

To be responsible for planning and prioritizing your own patient case load

Encourage patients and their carers in an active approach to regaining and maintaining independence. This requires empathy, sensitivity and good interpersonal skills.

Be highly skilled in communicating with patients of all ages who have a range of physical and psychological barriers to understanding. To work within Department of Physiotherapy clinical guidelines and to have a working knowledge of national and local standards and monitor own quality of practice. To be responsible for maintaining accurate and comprehensive patient treatment records in line with  standards of practice. 


Candidate Profile

Special Requirements::

An accredited occupational therapy degree is required. Graduates with other first degrees in relevant subjects must obtain an accredited two-year postgraduate qualification. Prior relevant work experience of at least 5 years is essential.

UK candidates must have an NHS approved physiotherapy degree and registered membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Minimum 5 years of post qualification work experience required.