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Physiotherapist I- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Ethiopia
The Physical Rehabilitation Programme (PRP) of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Addis Ababa is looking for a qualified candidate to fill up the following vacant position based in Addis Ababa with frequent travel to regions.
 
Physiotherapist I
 
      Main tasks
  • Works in the Physical Rehabilitation Programme (PRP) team of different professionals having common operational objectives
  • Travels on a planned schedule to the respective assigned field projects
  • Under the supervision of the ICRC PT team leader, s/he is in charge of the follow-up of the implementation of the plans of activities defined in close collaboration with the respective centres management teams and, if required, to develop specific technical tasks.
  • Participates in physical rehabilitation projects setting up, implementation and follow up
  • Develops and implements specific clinical and technical tasks (i.e. training, patient protocol, PT standards, use of raw materials) in relation with the planned activities defined in close collaboration with the respective centres management teams
  • Supports the PRP team in terms of administrative, Stock management system, Patient management system), translation work and organisation of events in the assigned field locations, on request
  • Contributes to the weekly, monthly & annual reports and statistics with input related to Physiotherapy activities in the Physical Rehabilitation Centres - PRCs.
  • Registers and treats information confidentially and with accuracy, maintaining adequate communication among the Physical rehabilitation Unit members.
Specific technical activities
  • Leads by example to set multi-disciplinary approach and standards supporting the physical rehabilitation activities of the partners
  • Support the development and implementation of national standards in physical rehabilitation
  • Ensures that the PRC maintain appropriate patients' records
  • Supervises and guides local physiotherapists in ensuring correct assessment and adequate gait training of the patient.
  • Supervises and guides local physiotherapist and assistant Physiotherapy staff in the provision of wheelchair, and other walking aids
  • Strengthens PRC staff knowledge in pre and post fitting care
  • When required, and in presence of local physiotherapist(s) with the objectives to show appropriate protocol / practices, S/He provides direct physiotherapy treatment to a patient;
  • Improves the management of the clinical activities including
    • Making sure that physiotherapy equipment, are maintained, repaired or replaced.
    • Ensuring respect of safety working procedures
  • Promotes good relationship between the staff of the PRC management
  • Reports on occurred problems immediately to the ICRC PRP team leader
  • Identifies main constraints in achieving objectives and proposes solutions (plan of action).
  • Collaborates to files' update and ensures proper follow-up and archiving.
  • Actively contribute to the networking in the physical rehabilitation sector including social inclusion actors and components
  • Provides any kind of support regarding physical rehabilitation meetings or sessions, courses agenda, presentations, etc
  • Provides briefings of expatriates and national staff, if required in the field assigned locations, in relation to physical rehabilitation programme
  • Collaborates to update interlocutor's contact information in the data biases
  • Represents the ICRC PRP in internal routine meeting at the assigned field locations – i.e. weekly meeting – as well as any ad hoc meeting, on request.
  • When necessary, do professional interpretation between the expatriates and the interlocutors
  • Ensures periodical visit reports are submitted to the team leader and briefs the Physical rehabilitation Programme Manager on activities.


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