Cure Children’s Hospital Jobs 2021 – Fresher Research Physiotherapist

Cure Children's Hospital Jobs 2021

Job Title: Fresher Research Physiotherapist – Cure Children’s Hospital Jobs 2021

Organization: Cure Children’s Hospital of Uganda

Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda

Reports to: Neuro Assessment Coordinator

Staff Reporting to Position: None

Department: Medical Services



Cure Children’s Hospital of Uganda Profile

CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda is a specialized children’s neurosurgery hospital in Uganda. It is a private hospital, owned and operated by CURE International. The hospital is also a teaching center in pediatric neurosurgery for Sub-Saharan Africa.



Job Summary

To carry out physical and neurodevelopmental assessments, therapy interventions, and rehabilitation working in conjunction with the multidisciplinary research team.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide high-quality physiotherapy assessment and intervention for clients within the context of the study research protocols and in keeping with

  2. accepted best practice.

  3. Assists in the administration of standardized neurocognitive and other clinical assessment tools to study patients and/or their families

  4. Provide input into the development of clinical procedures and protocols within the department.

  5. Ensure integrated multidisciplinary patient care and follow up, coordinating and communicating as required with both team members within the hospital, and other relevant external partners in care

  6. Provide follow-up monitoring and care as directed through health outcomes’ assessments like the Bayley’s, vinelands, and the modified Ashworth’s scale

  7. Deliver education sessions to clients participating in research projects in areas relevant to physiotherapy service provision as required

  8. Support the regular monitoring and tracking of participants’ care and rehabilitation progress; working to support the implementation of changes in response to identified gaps.

Support function to Hospital Physiotherapist

  1. Supports and assists the hospital physiotherapist in patient management

  2. Provide assessment, plans, care and delivers a range of physical treatments to resolve, restore or maintain physical-based conditions

  3. Provides treatment to reduce pain, increase mobility and limit secondary functional disability providing effective and evaluated individualized programs of care

  4. Assesses, treats, and monitors mobility problems providing appropriate assistance from walking aids and supports

  5. Adheres to CHU and MOH standards of patient care, treatment protocols, and documentation.

  6. Participates in ward rounds to communicate treatment plans and supports the medical team in providing holistic patient-centered care

  7. Provides support to the medical multidisciplinary team by providing physiotherapy based assessment of the patient’s physical conditions

  8. Ensures the patient needs and progress is communicated to other members of the medical multidisciplinary team as appropriate

  9. Attends the medical multidisciplinary team reviews as appropriate

  10. Communicates effectively with all other CHU staff to ensure successful patient care from every discipline within the hospital.

  11. Maintains accurate and comprehensive treatment notes keeping a clinical record of treatment interventions.

  12. Demonstrates ongoing personal development by undertaking relevant training including CME activities as may be organized inside or outside the hospital

  13. Represents the hospital at physiotherapy related activities as required

  14. Requisitions for supplies necessary for physiotherapy work, and keeps a record of their inventory and use.

  15. Reports any malfunction of equipment to the immediate supervisor or appropriate person (s) as soon as possible.

Spiritual Ministry

Participates in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs.

Occupational Health & Safety observed.

  1. All staff members are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to themselves, other staff members, or customers.

  2. Following & complying with H&S policies, processes & applying them to their own work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective Equipment as required.

  3. Participating in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting wellbeing in the workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where

  4. appropriate.

  5. Early and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of concern when identified.



Minimum Qualifications for Cure Children’s Hospital Jobs 2021

  • A completed diploma or Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy from a recognized institution

  • 1 to 3 years experience in a pediatric rehabilitation facility

  • Must be registered with the Allied Health Professional’s Council

  • Experience in providing assessment, intervention, and rehabilitation management for children with disabilities.

  • Must be willing to learn other clinical technician functions

  • Good communication skills with peers, superiors, physicians, patients, and their families

  • Ability to handle or process confidential documents or material in an appropriate manner

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities, and work independently

  • Team player.



How To Apply for Cure Children’s Hospital Jobs 2021

Applicants must submit their documents as a single combined pdf file to include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and a current practising License with the Allied Health Professionals Council, and references to the Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 903, Mbale, or e-mail to or Hand deliver to CURE Children’s Hospital, Plot 97-103 Bugwere Road, Mbale.

Further information may be obtained by calling 045-4435273.

  • CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviews, reference verification, appointment, training, or any other fees).

  • CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondences or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. All forms of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 13th August 2021 at 5:00 pm



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