Physiotherapist needed at Faircape Group

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Job title : Physiotherapist

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Job Description

  • Our world-class care aims to bridge the gap between hospital and home. Our Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) of leading healthcare professionals administers care in the most therapeutic environment possible and supports healing outcomes in all aspects. 
  • Tokai Physiotherapy Inc is looking for a Locum Physiotherapist to join their team. The successful incumbent will assist in the sub-acute facility in conjunction with the current Physiotherapists based there.

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform thorough evaluations of patients’ physical conditions, including range of motion, strength, balance, posture, and functional abilities.
  • Assess pain levels and develop pain management strategies.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans based on the assessment findings, patient goals, and medical history.
  • Set realistic goals for improving mobility, function, and quality of life.
  • Administer a variety of physiotherapy techniques and modalities, such as exercises, manual therapy, heat/cold therapy, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation.
  • Instruct and educate patients and their families on exercises and self-care techniques.
  • Regularly reassess patients’ progress and adjust treatment plans as needed.
  • Document treatment sessions, progress notes, and outcomes accurately.
  • Work closely with other healthcare team members, including physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, and speech therapists, to coordinate care and ensure a holistic approach to rehabilitation.
  • Provide ongoing communication with patients and their families about treatment progress and goals.
  • Use and maintain physiotherapy equipment and assistive devices safely and effectively.
  • Follow all healthcare and safety protocols and maintain compliance with legal and ethical standards.
  • Stay updated on the latest research and best practices in physiotherapy.
  • Advocate for patients’ needs and preferences to ensure they receive the best possible care.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Physiotherapy
  • HPCSA registration

Requirements:

  • Proven clinical experience
  • Experience working in a neurological environment is advantageous
  • Experience working in an acute setting is advantageous
  • Post graduate courses or CPD activities in this field
  • Experience in the rehabilitation field optimal

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong knowledge of physiotherapy techniques and evidence-based practice.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and collaborate with other healthcare professionals.
  • Empathy and patience when working with patients facing physical challenges.
  • Physical stamina and dexterity to perform therapeutic techniques.
  • Willing to work within a multidisciplinary and nursing team environment
  • Team player, trustworthy, passionate 
  • Reliability

Specific Requirements:

  • Own transport
  • Solid and positive references
  • Clear criminal record

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