Aga Khan UniversityHospital, Nairobi is a private not-for-profit teaching hospital that providestertiary and secondary level healthcare services. It is one of the hospitals inEast Africa accredited by the Joint Commission International from USA. TheUniversity Hospital has been providing high quality care for the people of EastAfrica and beyond for over 60 years. Responsibilities Conduct initial evaluation and assessment of patients referred for physiotherapy Identify treatment goals and appropriate therapy techniques and proceed to administer them Conduct patient and family education Conduct regular evaluation of patients to assess progress and response to therapy, revise treatment program as necessary to achieve goals Evaluate the patientâs, need for adaptive devices such as special support, padding, protective gear, assistive standing, ambulation or mobility Maintain daily treatment notes evaluation of patientâs progress and discharge planning notes and summaries Assign patients to physiotherapy assistants or interns with laid out treatment plans and supervise their treatment Control infection by observing hygiene rules Maintain professional proficiency through review of current literature and attendance into continuing medical education programs in line with the physiotherapy accreditation requirements Have a full knowledge of the hospital policies & procedures, protocols, guidelines and adhere to the same Carry out clinical and service audits and evaluate improvement of services Supervising and delegating tasks to physiotherapy assistants and service attendants Ensuring functionality of equipment by participating in regular maintenance/monitoring & testing to ensure minimum equipment downtime Participate in planning and implementation of department goals and objectives to enable optimal performance Observe and comply with environment health and occupational safety measures Participatein the implementation of quality initiative and patient safety programs.Â
Requirements Diploma in Physiotherapy Registered with PhysiotherapyCouncil of Kenya knowledge of assessment/evaluationtechniques in regards to patients Excellent customer service skills and empatheticto patients of all ages
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