Physiotherapist Job Description

A physiotherapist is a person who specializes in study and treatment of health problems, physical injuries, and disabilities through physical means such as massage and exercise.

Physiotherapists assess and treat musculoskeletal disorders, cardiopulmonary disorders, neurological problems, and developmental disorders.

They may also work in collaboration with other health care providers, such as doctors, nurses, and occupational therapists.

Physiotherapists may work independently, but most often work in teams with other health care providers.

They typically work under the supervision of a doctor.

Physiotherapists work in the public and private sector.

After graduating from an accredited physical therapy program, physiotherapists must work under a licensed physiotherapist for at least two years before becoming licensed themselves.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Physiotherapist to work with us in our clinic. We offer a variety of services to our clients, and we're looking for someone who can help us provide the best possible care. If you're a Physiotherapist who's looking for a new opportunity, we'd love to hear from you.

Physiotherapist Duties:

  • Provide individualized treatment to patients with a wide range of disorders, using clinical assessments, manual therapy techniques, modalities, exercise, and patient education/counseling
  • Refer client to appropriate physicians and other health care providers to complete their treatment
  • Assisting other health care professionals in the provision of patient care
  • Perform administrative duties such as, but not limited to, scheduling, billing, and record keeping
  • Perform any tasks as required by patients

Physiotherapist Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients in achieving maximum functional independence by restoring mobility utilizing manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and other modalities
  • Prepare, write, and deliver therapeutic exercise programs
  • Perform manual therapy interventions
  • Perform diagnostic assessments
  • Understand the biopsychosocial model
  • Establish, maintain, and document treatment goals
  • Provide patient/family education
  • Monitor patient progress and ensure adherence to therapeutic exercise programs
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor, co-workers, patients, and families
  • Work independently and collaboratively with healthcare team members
  • Attends professional meetings, maintains certification, and completes related research
  • Other duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, or a related field
  • 5+ years’ proven experience in a physiotherapy setting
  • Strong knowledge of neurological rehabilitation
  • Strong knowledge of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Strong knowledge of treatment planning and assessment
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an organization. We are committed to building a team that is reflective of the communities we serve, and we encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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