Community Physiotherapy Officer (Grade level 8 )
Detailed Job description / requirements:
ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY
Okhaldhunga Community Hospital (OCH) is a project of United Mission to Nepal Medical and Development Trust (UMN MDT), working in communities for the health, education, and self-reliance of those living in poverty in Nepal, carrying out other social service work for the public good. It is a 50-bed general hospital east of Kathmandu providing quality and affordable healthcare to the people of Okhaldhunga and surrounding districts.
The hospital has been running a Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) project in Okhaldhunga since 2020 whose goal is to transform Okhaldhunga into a disability-inclusive society to enable people with disabilities and their families to experience fullness of life through their inclusion in, participation and contribution to society.
OCH is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a Community Physiotherapy Officer
Position: Community Physiotherapy Officer (Grade level 8)
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Contribute to the CBR project goal of improving access to health of people with disabilities by providing a Primary Rehabilitation Therapy (PRT) service, delivering formal and informal PRT training to CBR project staff and community, and by providing health education/disability prevention information and training.
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy from a recognised university with Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) registration.
- Minimum two years physiotherapy work experience in hospital/clinic/community.
- Knowledge of CBR/Disability Inclusive Development and disability situation in Nepal.
Salary and benefits will be according to OCH standards.
All interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply for this position. The Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded from our website: www.umn.org.np/vacancy
Completed application forms accompanied by electronic copies of academic qualifications, passport size photograph and registration certificate from NHPC should be sent by email to email@example.com by 5 pm 11 October 2023. Applications must be in English. Late applications will not be considered.
Interviews for the shortlisted candidates will take place at UMN’s Thapathali office early November 2023
We especially encourage applications from women and marginalised groups.