Physiotherapist in Imo, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Summary

  • The Physiotherapist helps accident victims, medical patients, and chronically disabled people maintain and improve their physical wellbeing by designing, implementing, and supervising custom treatment plans.
  • They supervise patients’ progress and make adjustments to treatment plans as needed.
  • These therapists can help patients maintain or restore flexibility, strength, and range of motion.


  • Determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
  • Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
  • Meets the patient’s goals and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results
  • Administers physical therapy treatments by giving massages, initiating traction, applying physical agents, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines
  • Evaluates effects of physical therapy treatments and fit of prosthetic and orthotic devices by observing, noting, and evaluating patient’s progress as well as recommending adjustments and modifications.
  • Planning discharges by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare workers
  • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs. Instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs, recommending and/or providing assistive equipment as well as recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Develops physical therapy staff by providing information; developing and conducting in-service training programs.

Basic Qualifications

  • The individual must have minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy
  • 1-2 years experience
  • The individual must be computer literate

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Productive and quality focused
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career
  • Good bedside manner
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