Physiotherapist

  Ministry of Public Health
Diploma   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1326
Date Posted:Apr 17, 2017
Reference:Phys/
Closing Date:Apr 24, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Female
Functional Area:General
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:4 months
Required Languages:90

About Ministry of Public Health:

Founded:  

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is tasked with a critical mandate; to deliver and promote sustainable and accessible health care services to the people of Afghanistan. Social and economic advancement can only be realized in a thriving and healthy society. The success of the MoPH is heavily driven in its ability to plan and use allocated resources effectively. Effective financial management is therefore critical for sustainable development and is the primary tool that translates the MoPH development strategies into noticeable outcomes or service delivery. Good governance and democratic accountability relies on transparent management of the MoPH budget. Therefore, ineffective financial management undermines the effectiveness and efficiency of development interventions and hinders the country’s progress towards improved and sustainable health care. MoPH finance directorate is going through a reform process and after reviewing the structure of finance directorates of other line ministries such as MRRD, MoE and MAIL, has proposed a new and standard structure that is approved by MoPH leadership, for this purpose MoPH needs a qualified staff as head of coordination and reporting unite, to take the responsibility of overall coordination and financial reporting of MoPH.

Job Summary:

1. Assess the patient, taking care to write detailed assessment cards with history, problem list, long and short term goals and treatment plan
2. Undertake suitable treatments and follow up as appropriate; treatment may include patient education, use of exercises, mobilization and other physical modalities such as electrotherapy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:
1. Assess the patient, taking care to write detailed assessment cards with history, problem list, long and short term goals and treatment plan
2. Undertake suitable treatments and follow up as appropriate; treatment may include patient education, use of exercises, mobilization and other physical modalities such as electrotherapy.
3. Undertake in-patient treatment and gait training of patent received orthopedic appliances
4. Refer patients to other specialties such as orthopedic services as appropriate
5. Prescribe and measure suitable walking aids and wheelchairs as appropriate
6. Use all physiotherapy equipment, supplies and machinery properly and safely, take care of them and keep them clean
7. Be punctual and professional in working practice and follow the requirements of the administration on time-keeping, report writing and preparation of any necessary documents
8. Follow up patients in home based visits or outreach programmes as appropriate
9. Cooperate with relevant medical and health personnel in the best interest of the patient
10. Provide training to families trainer, and community health workers on basic exercises as appropriate
11. Supervise PTAs in the treatment and follow-up of patients
12. prepare monthly statistical reports
13. any other duties commensurate with level as instructed by line manager

Job Requirement:

Qualifications & Requirement:

1. Graduate from physiotherapy Institute/ One year training Certificate with three years practical experience.
2. At least two years practical working experiences in physiotherapy profession after graduation.
3. Fluent in writing and communication in both national language and some knowledge of English as well
4. Good communication skill with patient to motivate them for continuation of their treatment
3. Fluent in writing and communication in both national language and some knowledge of English as well
4. Good communication skill with patient to motivate them for continuation of their treatment

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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