Physical Therapist III - Elegancia Health Care

Date: 12 Feb 2024

Location: QA

Company: Power International Holding

Job Summary

As an autonomous practitioner and key multi-disciplinary team member, they will provide highly specialist, holistic assessment and goal orientated treatment through a patient centred model of care. Utilizing a broad range of physiotherapeutic techniques, they will effectively promote health and well-being and maximize functional recovery, using both a restorative and preventative approach to patient care. They will be expected to enable junior staff members to effectively manage patients and promote knowledge sharing and skill acquisition, through a variety of formal and informal sessions, and peer review activities.  They may deputize for the Manager - Rehab and Physiotherapy and should act as an advocate for Physiotherapy Services in all interactions. 

The View Hospital aims to provide high quality, Physiotherapy services across the following key Rehabilitation service areas: 

 

Orthopaedics and Rheumatology 

Cardiac Rehabilitation  

Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine 

Pain Management 

Women’s Health 

Neurology and Neurosurgery 

Paediatrics

Job Responsibilities 1

rovides highly specialist, critically reasoned, and holistic, physiotherapeutic assessments, for inpatients and outpatients, referred with varying complexities of musculoskeletal, orthopaedic, neurological or cardio-respiratory presentations, encompassing physical, psychological, emotional, and social aspects. 

​Provides goal orientated, evidence based, and clinically reasoned treatment plans alone and in conjunction with an integrated team of physicians, nurses, and other Allied Health Professionals. 

​Provides effective and safe patient (and family) education to assist in management of and/or recovery from, injury, illness, or disease. 

​Takes an active role within the development of the Rehabilitation service, delivering In-Service training, facilitating/delivering the training and development of non-therapy staff, and sharing knowledge and skills where appropriate. 

​Manages own time and caseload with an awareness of limitation of the therapy service and a knowledge of specialist facilities and appropriate referral and provides support to colleagues and direct reports to manage their caseload. 

​Demonstrates specialized therapeutic moving and handling skills in the assessment and treatment of clients and gives specialist advice to staff, clients, carers, and family on the correct manual handling techniques, undertaking highly specialized manual handling risk assessments as appropriate. 

Job Responsibilities 2

​Acts as a key figure within the Hospital, in the provision of specialist knowledge and skill in the Physiotherapeutic assessment, management and treatment of patients, within a broad scope or defined clinical specialism. 

​Adheres to all departmental and facility wide policies, procedures, risk assessments and processes in the interests of maintaining a safe and effective work environment and promoting the highest quality patient care experience. 

​Practises clear, concise, and timely documentation of clinical records including (but not limited to) initial assessment, re-evaluation, treatment sessions, discharge planning, referral letters and reports using a variety of digital applications and IT systems. 

​Advocates the benefits of physiotherapy where necessary, using clinical reasoning, evidence practice examples, recognised international guidelines/care standards within the physiotherapy team and wider Hospital. 

​Takes responsibility for health safety and security and day to day maintenance of equipment and working environment, reporting issues via appropriate channels.  

​Maintains appropriate infection control practices and training, to maintain the safety of patients and colleagues. 

​Undertakes clinical and non-clinical audit tasks, as assigned, aimed at informing the facility leadership on performance in critical areas as deemed necessary. 

​Maintains and develops own knowledge and skills through further learning activities related to the role of physiotherapy within the Hospital. 

​Functions at all times in accordance with the national laws and regulations, legislative, regulatory and policy guidelines relevant to the scope of Physiotherapy practice in the State of Qatar.

Additional Responsibilities 3

Job Knowledge & Skills

Expertise in the assessment of complex presentations as a PT and within and MDT setting. 

Expertise in the formation and implementation of goal- orientated treatment plans. 

Hydrotherapy experience (desired). 

Evidence of appropriate continued professional development. 

Expertise in set up, delivery and after care of manual therapies, movement therapies, and electrotherapy treatments. 

Proficiency in the administration of standardized outcome measure testing applicable to area of work. 

Knowledge of technological and robotic advances in patient treatment and evidence behind their use (desired). 

Expertise in the application of evidence based practice.

Job Experience

Minimum 6 years post qualifying experience. 

For Qatari Nationals, Qatar universities graduates, offspring of Qatari women or offspring of residents, they are required to complete a training period of one year under supervision of a licensed healthcare practitioner (Refer to DHP Circular No.24/2020). 

Evidence of specialisation through employment history, in line with required skillset and postgraduate qualification is preferred.   

Previous experience working in a multi -disciplinary care team.  

Competencies

Accountability
Collaboration
Creates Strategy - Developing
Develops Future Leaders - Developing
Drives Performance - Developing
Leadership
Quality
Resilience

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Science or Science
Professional Qualification in any related field or any related field