Physiotherapist

The Job

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), is an International Humanitarian Organization providing medical aid to populations in distress, victims of natural and man made disasters and victims of armed conflict, regardless of race, religion and political believes. For more information, visit our Arabic website, www.msf-me.org

Médecins Sans Frontières France is looking for Yemeni nationals to recruit for the following position:

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Location: Khamer project – Amran governorate

Contract duration: for one year (renewable).

Contract type: Full time contract.

Reporting to: Medical referent.

Main Job Duties:

Following medical prescription, plan and carry out individual treatment programmes, by assessing patients’ physical state, in order to maintain, improve or rehabilitate the physical well-being of the patient and prevent physical handicaps.

The summary of tasks as follows:

  1. Assess patient physical capacities, using different procedures (e.g. functional capacity tests) in order to set up treatment objectives with the patient and therefore improve patient's health and wellbeing.
  2. Elaborate and implement physiotherapy programmes, including physiotherapy exercises, manipulations, massages, education, utilization of physiotherapy devices and orthopedic equipment, educating and advising patients and their careers on how to prevent and/or improve conditions, in order to accelerate and improve activity results.
  3. Train patients and care-takers on how to avoid injury in order to create preventive behaviors.
  4. Actively monitor and report physiotherapy activities (correctly filling in patient files, forms, statistics, and reports) and analyze these statistics in order to improve quality service, preserving patient’s data traceability.
  5. Take care of physiotherapy equipment, managing the stock, making orders according to activity and cleaning up the equipment, in order to ensure its continuous availability and quality of service.
  6. Report to the technical referent any problem arising in the service, especially the loss/ robbery/damage of medical equipment or medicines in order to implement the appropriate measures.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Essential, Physiotherapist official degree/diploma
  • Previous working experience with MSF is an added value.
  • Arabic speaker, English skills is desirable.

How to Apply

Applications must be in English language or Arabic. Candidates should submit CV and original copies of diplomas, to the following:

Médecins sans Frontières France Office - Khamer

E-mail: msff-amran-admin@paris.msf.org

Please precise in the title of your email “Physiotherapist”

Deadline for application: 31 January 2020

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. No face-to-face contact or phone contact will be considered. Any documents sent to MSF-F (CV, cover letter, copies of diploma, recommendations letters) will not  be returned by MSF-F.

  • Employer: MSF
  • Category: Health Care
  • Location: Amran
  • Posted on: 12 January 2020
  • Deadline: 31 January 2020

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