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Physiotherapists

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

The Physiotherapists’ job exists to implement Physiotherapy Act; Formulate, implement and review Physiotherapy policies, standards, procedures and guidelines.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR VACANT POSITIONS IN GATUNDU LEVEL 5 HOSPITAL

At Gatundu Level 5 Hospital, an Annex of Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital, we seek to engage qualified staff for the positions listed below. Applicants must demonstrate diligence, commitment and a positive attitude.

10. Physiotherapists - KUTRRH/GATHA/PHYTH/010 – 2 POSTS

Job Description
The Physiotherapists’ job exists to implement Physiotherapy Act; Formulate, implement and review Physiotherapy policies, standards, procedures and guidelines.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
i. Assessing and evaluating patients with neuro-musculo skeletal and cardio respiratory problems and designing appropriate therapeutic exercises, manual therapy, electrotherapy and hydrotherapy interventions as per the patients/clients formulated treatment plan at an inpatient and outpatient unit/ward/hospital.
ii. Carrying out physical disability assessments for categorization, registration and other support.
iii. Providing health promotion and education to patients/clients on neuro musculoskeletal disorders and health living.
iv. Preparing, verifying and maintaining information, records and progress reports relating to patients.
v. Keeping and maintaining inventory of equipment.
vi. Monitoring patient’s outcomes on Physiotherapy treatment.
vii. Sensitizing the clients on Physiotherapy issues.
viii. Collating, compiling and analyzing data for research.
ix. Participating in curriculum development and review.
x. Ensuring availability of Physiotherapy supplies and equipment.
xi. Coaching, mentoring, counseling, guiding and training staff and students.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Diploma or a Bachelors’ degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized institution.
ii. Registration with the Kenya Society of Physiotherapists (KSP).
iii. Current Practicing License from the Physiotherapy Council of Kenya (PCK).
iv. Proficiency in computer applications.
v. Knowledge of relevant legislations.
vi. Knowledge of professional standards.
vii. Proven track record of research and training in a reputable institution.
viii. At least two years working experience as a Physiotherapist in a reputable health facility.

Soft Skills Required
i. Organizational skills
ii. Communication skills
iii. Observation skills
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate
vi. Team player
vii. Ability to work under pressure

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form ONLY to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya


For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you have to attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form when you apply online via the portal.
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 1st December 2020. Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal: www.kutrrh.go.ke
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All shortlisted candidates must fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;
• Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
• Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
• Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
• A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

Please take note that all communication to potential candidates is specifically through official emails/ telephone.

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

YOUTH, WOMEN AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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