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Physiotherapist:Faircape- Southern Suburbs, Western Cape

Job Description

Tokai Physiotherapy Inc is seeking a skilled and compassionate Physiotherapist specializing in Hydrotherapy for our sub-acute rehabilitation center.

Tokai Estate is a spectacular 60-bed fully accredited sub-acute facility providing high-quality care to patients of all ages.

If you are passionate about helping patients recover and improve mobility through the therapeutic benefits of water, then this is the position for you. 

Physiotherapist Responsibilities: 

  • Provide efficient and effective Physiotherapy services at Tokai Estate to a variety of patients, post surgery or acute hospitalisation (eg. stroke, total hip replacement, spinal surgery, dementia). 
  • Develop specialised skills in all aspects of rehabilitation and contribute to developing and maintaining an effective and evidence based service.

  • Improve the medical and overall patient outcome during the physical rehabilitation period. 
  • Facilitate a safe and medically stable discharge, with the appropriate level of care. 
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to coordinate patient care and ensure optimal treatment outcomes.

Hydrotherapist Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct thorough assessments of patients’ physical conditions, medical histories, and functional abilities to develop personalised hydrotherapy treatment plans.
  • Design and implement individualised hydrotherapy programs aimed at improving mobility, strength, balance, and coordination.
  • Lead hydrotherapy sessions, providing hands-on guidance and support to patients during exercises and activities.
  • Monitor patients’ progress, adjust treatment plans as necessary, and document their outcomes accurately.
  • Educate patients and their families about hydrotherapy techniques, benefits, and safety precautions.
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety standards of the hydrotherapy pool and related equipment.

Qualification:

  • Physiotherapist with a BSc Degree
  • HPCSA registration
  • Must have malpractice insurance

Requirements and Experience:

  • Familiarity with sub-acute rehabilitation protocols and evidence-based treatment approaches.
  • Willing to work within a multidisciplinary and nursing team environment
  • Strong understanding of hydrotherapy principles, techniques, and best practices.

Skills and Attributes: 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patients, families, and the healthcare team.
  • Must be a team player
  • Trustworthy
  • Passionate 
  • Well organised 
  • Analytical thinker 
  • Good time management skills 
  • Ability to work in a faced paced environment

Specific Requirements: 

  • Own transport
  • Clear health record
  • Clear criminal record
  • Clear credit record
  • Contactable references 
  • Vaccinated against covid-19 or prepared to be vaccinated prior to commencing job sources. 

The salary on offer is from R23 000 – R27 000 per month. The salary depends on experience, qualifications, knowledge, and skills. 

To see more about Faircape and what we have to offer go and look at our informative website 

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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