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CURE International Physiotherapist Needed
Location: Malawi, Africa
CURE has an exceptional opportunity for an experienced and skilled physiotherapist (volunteer) at its hospital in Malawi who will be able to demonstrate a high level of musculoskeletal expertise. Proven post graduate knowledge and experience is essential. Evidence of leadership and extended skills in pediatric orthopedics will be highly advantageous. You will gain a broad based experience in managing orthopedic conditions in both children and adults in the developing world. Teaching experience is essential as you will be required to mentor local therapy staff and physiotherapy students in order to develop sustainable local skills and capacity in physiotherapy and rehabilitation. Responsibilities include: Deliver patient care to pediatric inpatients/outpatients and adult outpatients/ inpatients. Provide mentoring and practical support to the physiotherapy team based at the Beit CURE International Hospital including Physiotherapists, Rehabilitation Technicians, Physiotherapy Assistants and Therapy Volunteers. Maintain, develop and implement patient treatment protocols in order to continually advance standards. Coordinate, teach and supervise College of Medicine Physiotherapy Students and visiting Therapy Volunteers. Provide administrative leadership and logistical support to facilitate the running of the therapy department. Attend and participate in Clinical Staff Education Meetings. This is a full-time, volunteer (6 months - 2 year commitment) position that offers coverage of flight and in-country accommodation expenses, and contingent on the budget, perhaps a modest stipend.