CHIEF PHYSIOTHERAPIST

  • Full Time
  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Natalia 330 Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, 3201 View on Map
  • Health KwaZulu-Natal posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Aug 24, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R466,119.00 - R466,119.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R466 119 – R517 326 per annum. Other Benefits: 13th Cheque/service bonus, medical aid: optional home owners allowance subject to meeting prescribed requirements.
  • Qualifications not-provided"
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: NDH 19/2021 (X1 POST)
  • Centre PMB Assessment and Therapy
  • Enquiries
    Mrs. PB Mabaso Tel No: 033 397 0382
  • Where to submit application
    should be forwarded to: Human Resources Department Northdale Hospital, Private Bag X 9006, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
  • Notes
    Applicants are advised that a new application for employment (Z83) has been in effect since 1 January 2021. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at www.dpsa.gov.za-vacancies. Applications submitted using the old Z83 form will not be accepted. Applications must be accompanied by (1) a comprehensive CV, with specific starting and ending dates in all relevant positions and clarity on the levels and ranks pertaining to experience as compared to the Public Service, as well as at least 2 contactable references, (2) a copy of the applicant’s South African ID Document, (3) a copy of the applicant’s driver’s license, (4) a copy of Grade 12 Certificate as well as all qualifications mentioned in the CV and (5) a SAQA verification report for foreign qualifications. (Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents/ copies on or before the day of the interviews). It is the applicant’s Responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation. Incomplete applications, applications received after the closing date or applications without SAQA verification reports for foreign qualifications will not be considered. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process and the verification of educational qualification certificates. It is important to note that it is the applicant’s Responsibility to ensure that all information and attachments in support of the application are submitted by the due date. Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The target group in terms of employment equity target for an advertised post is an African Male

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate qualification as a Physiotherapist, registration with the Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Physiotherapist. Three (3) years’ experience as a Physiotherapist. Knowledge, Skills: Sound knowledge of Physiotherapy diagnostic & therapeutic procedures, Use and care of equipment, Scope of practice, ethical codes & relevant legislation. Sound knowledge in the management of human resources, financial resources and equipment resource Clinical reasoning and decision making skills Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team Organization, time management Communication and interpersonal relations Supervisory and management skills. Skills in management of patients with cerebral palsy /neurological conditions would be an advantage. DUTIES: Comprehensive assessment of all patients using correct diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, Development of appropriate treatment programmes for patient Co-ordinate suitable treatment programmes for individuals or groups, Provision of appropriate mobility and seating devices to patients. Recording of clinical findings and discussions in patient files. Practice holistic management of patients by referring to appropriate disciplines.Statistics for clinical and non-clinical tasks, Serve as representative on committees such as IPC, OHS, resuscitation etc. as allocated by supervisor. Participate in Quality Improvement programmes of the physiotherapy department and institution as requested. Involvement in monitoring and evaluation programmes of the physiotherapy department such as clinical and documentation audits, leave and attendance audits, NCS, Ideal Hospital assessments etc. Participate in regular performance management assessments. Participate in staff development activities e.g. CPD, in-service training, case presentations etc. Ensure safety and security of equipment and consumable resources of the department. Co-ordinate the utilisation of human resources in the physiotherapy service, adhere to prescripts of labour relations, and develop procurement plans for the equipment, assistive devices and consumable needs. Ensure effective and appropriate use of resources within the physiotherapy service.

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