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Senior Physical Therapist

Job in Doha - Qatar
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-10-06
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Physical Therapy, Allied Health, Rehabilitation
  • Doctor/Physician
    Physiotherapist
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position Summary

The Senior Physical Therapist reflects the mission, vision, and values of the organization, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Senior Physical Therapist is responsible for administering physical therapy evaluations and treatment plans for patients by providing assessments and selecting appropriate techniques and therapies in order to restore function and prevent disability.

The Senior Physical Therapist serves as a role model and resource to Physical Therapy staff in the department.

Responsibilities

• Selects and administers appropriate physical therapy evaluations
• Develops and implements collaborative treatment plans.
• Provides patient, family and caregiver education.
• Participates with other team members in patient discharge planning through verbal and written communications
• Provides clear, concise patient care documentation as per departmental standards.
• Supervises appropriate support personnel via monitoring the treatment plans’ administration and provides follow-up clinical direction and guidance.

Administration of Work
• Provides direct patient care for an established population.
• Performs appropriate physical therapy evaluations and re-evaluations on a regular basis
• Designs and implements appropriate treatment plans
• Participates in patient discharge and home care planning to facilitate the continuity of patient care
• Completes all related medical documentation in a timely and accurate manner and in accordance with established policies and standards
• Assists in monitoring of quality management indicators
• Demonstrate competency through the annual completion of written and demonstration style competency examinations

Leadership/Supervisory Skills
• Delegates appropriate responsibilities to support staff
• Promotes philosophy and objectives of the facility.
• Completes special projects as assigned by the Manager
Communications/Relationships
• Promotes and maintains professional working relationship with peers
• Maintains/promotes open communication with interdisciplinary team
• Serves on assigned departmental committees
• Attends/contributes to monthly departmental and discipline-specific service meetings
Organizational Expectations
• Adheres to the departmental policies and procedures
• Adheres to the Code of Ethics and Customer Service Standards as demonstrated through positive patient/guest relations, positive and effective interactions with staff, formulating and meeting developmental goals

Additional senior level responsibilities as required by departmental needs:
• Coaching and training of new and existing staff
• Orientation of new staff to the department
• Serves as a resource and offers general guidance to departmental staff
• Assists with departmental process improvement projects
• Patient Education
• Coaching other clinical roles such as Medical Assistants

Licensing / Certifications

Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in Qatar with QCHP.
• Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR required.
Position Requirements
Bachelor,   3 to 4 Years work experience
Experience and Skills Required

Experience required:
• Two years’ experience as a Physical Therapist/Physiotherapist, should be registered as physiotherapist in home country


Skills required:
• High level interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, physicians, management, staff and other customers.
• Demonstrated customer service skills, including the ability to use appropriate judgment, independent thinking, flexibility and creativity when resolving customer issues.
• Ability to apply critical thinking, communication, influence, and flexibility to make optimal decisions based on multiple variables and desired outcomes.
• Recognizes and accepts accountability for safety and care of patients
• Demonstrated patient centered / patient valued behaviors.
• Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
• Good ability to effectively handle challenging situations and balance multiple priorities
• Strong data, analytical and finance orientation.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Desire to work in multi-disciplinary setting.
Fluent English speaker. Knowledge of Arabic would be an advantage although not essential

Qualification’s Essential:
• 3 year accredited Diploma OR
• Bachelor’s Degree in physical Therapy OR
• DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy (entry level) Graduate
• Masters of Physical Therapy (entry level) graduate
Preferred: None
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
  • Arabic - Good
Additional Information / Benefits
A negotiable attractive salary and benefits are on offer to the right candidate.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Contact Information
Contact Name: Access Staff International Pty Ltd
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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