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Physiotherapist - Cedarcrest Hospitals HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-09-13 15:23   Medical / Healthcare   Lagos   101 views
Job Details

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Reports To: Head of Physiotherapy

Purpose of the Role

The Physiotherapist will be responsible for carrying out assessments to evaluate their patients’ range of movement and ability to carry out everyday tasks.

The incumbent plans and develops bespoke treatment plans, which help patients to regain their independence and mobility by using purposeful activity, write patient case notes, and liaise with other healthcare professionals.

The holder will be responsible to diagnose, assess and treat physical conditions.

Key Performance Areas

Work with patients who have a range of conditions, including neurological, neuromusculoskeletal, cardiovascular and respiratory, sometimes over a period of weeks.

Diagnose, assess and treat their physical problem/condition.

Develop and review treatment programmes that encourage exercise and movement by the use of a range of techniques.

Involve parents and carers in the treatment, review and rehabilitation of patients.

Educate patients and their carers about how to prevent and/or improve conditions.

Write patient case notes and reports and collect statistics.

Liaise with other healthcare professionals, such as GPs, occupational therapists and social workers, to exchange information about the background and progress of patients, as well as to refer patients who require other medical attention.

Keeping up to date with new techniques and technologies available for treating patients.

Supervise student and junior physiotherapists and physiotherapy support workers.

To be legally responsible and accountable.

To act in a caring, compassionate and professional at all times.

Making assessments of patients' physical conditions.

Formulating treatment plans to address the conditions and needs of patients.

Conducting complex mobilization techniques.

Assisting trauma patients with how to walk again.

Educating patients, family members, and the community on how to prevent injuries and live a healthy lifestyle.

Referring patients to doctors and other medical practitioners.

Planning and organizing physiotherapy and fitness programs.

Perform any other task that may be assigned.

Education, Certification and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy with other relevant Certifications.

1 - 3 years work experience.

Good Team Player.

Good Interpersonal Skills.

Computer knowledge is mandatory.

Leadership Skills.

Ability to work under pressure.

NYSC Certificate.

Valid practicing license.

Profile Requirements:

Proximity to Victoria Island

Experience working as a physiotherapist.

Good interpersonal skills.

The ability to build and maintain rapport with patients.

Teamwork skills.

Administration skills.

Good health and fitness.

Tolerance and patience.

Excellent communication skills for dealing with patients and health professionals.

Interpersonal skills and a caring and sympathetic manner.

Must possess general clinical awareness.

Application Closing Date

20th September, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in PDF to: ao.lagos@cedarcresthospitals.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Employment Medical Screening test will be required for the selected candidate.

Company Description
Cedarcrest Hospitals was founded in Abuja in January 2008 and was formerly known as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics. Within a few years, the hospital expanded its scope of practice into a full-fledged private multi-specialty hospital. The core vision of the organization isto provide world-class healthcare services to patients in Nigeria, West Africa, and globally.
With hospitals located in both Abuja and Lagos, our services accommodate over one hundred (100) beds and provide services and facilities such as emergency / trauma center, a helipad, major radiology diagnostic center, a prosthetic manufacturing plant, an oxygen manufacturing plant, modular surgical operating theatres, cardiac catheterization unit and several other facilities that make for a modern multispecialty hospital.