The employee must be able to perform each essential function effectively to be successful in this position:
  • Be aware of and comply with the regulatory requirements to ensure that legal and professional responsibilities are met.
  • Adhere to policies and procedures.
  • Update own personal and professional education and development at every opportunity.
  • Establish and maintain professional working relationships with patients.
  • Is wholly accountable for own practice in line with the Code of Professional Conduct and takes every opportunity to improve your knowledge and professional competence.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned and required.
Clinical – relating to the treatment of actual patients
  • Treat illnesses, diseases, neurological and respiratory issues in a wide range of patients, including complex patients with multiple conditions.
  • Attempt to rehabilitate patients to allow them to feel comfortable and cope in their day-to-day life.
  • Utilise a wide variety of skills and treatment procedures, including passive modalities, manual therapy and therapeutic exercise to expedite recovery.
  • Deal sensitively with patients who have high levels of anxiety and aggression caused by pain or limited mobility.
  • Assess and treat patients’ physical problem/condition.
  • Develop and review treatment programmes that encourage exercise and movement by the use of a range of techniques.
  • Involve carers in the treatment, review and rehabilitation of patients and educate patients and their carers about how to prevent and/or improve conditions.
  • Write patient case notes and reports.
  • Keep up to date with new techniques and technologies available for treating patients.
  • Carry an active caseload as required by service demand.
  • Maintain professional confidentiality.
  • Work to the highest professional standards.
  • Attend the regular team brief sessions and obtain important information.
  • Effectively liaise with Departments to maintain good working relationships.
  • Provide support to other employees and team members.
  • Observe cleanliness, tidiness, health and safety and security and report problems to Head of Physiotherapy.
  • Prepare for and participate in regular development and performance reviews.
  • Develop and maintain a positive working environment by demonstrating flexibility, enthusiasm and reliability.
  • Participate in Continuous Professional Development initiatives and in-service education programmes.
  • Undertake personal and professional development.
  • Actively encourage patient education and health promotion based on current research and best practice.
  • BSc/Diploma in Physiotherapy or Physical Therapy.
  • Current Licensure: Country of origin/UAE. Experience 1. Minimum two (2) years’ experience post qualification in related field. Skills
Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (English, Arabic an advantage).
  • Interpersonal skills to establish a rapport with patients and their families.
  • Team work skills to collaborate with other healthcare professionals and doctors.
  • Problem-solving ability.
  • Tolerance, patience, sensitivity and tact.
  • Organisational and administrative skills.
  • A genuine concern for the wellbeing and health of patients.
  • The ability to work under pressure and manage your time effectively.
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team.
  • Caring and empathetic.