Published on: January 5, 2022

Pallium India invites applications to the post of Physiotherapist at Trivandrum.

Job Title: Physiotherapist

Job Location: Head Office, Pallium India, Aisha Memorial Hospital Building, Paruthikuzhy, Manacaud P.O, Thiruvananthapuram – 695009

No. of Requirements: 1 (No.)

Nature of Job: Contract – Full Time 

Remuneration: ₹20000-₹21000 per month

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assess the patient on admission and decide the course of treatment in discussion with the physiatrist. 
  • Prepare individualized schedule for each patient (Home care, IP and Halfway Home) to be attached with the patient’s medical records and updated as per progress.
  • Actively participate in multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Accompany the physiatry team for home visits. 
  • Assess patient’s homes for improvements and modifications like ramps, bathrooms, beds, mattresses, room access etc. 
  • Train the patient and their caregiver for functional independence.
  • Teach the patient and their family about the importance of skin care and ways to prevent pressure sores.
  • When a vocational training is given to the patient, teach preventive measures specifically required for that vocation.
  • Prepare pictorial information guides on physiotherapy exercises for patients on discharge.
  • Provide exercise chart to every patient on discharge.
  • Regular follow up on patients after discharge along with the social worker.
  • Ensure optimum usage of assistive devices- wheelchairs, callipers etc. 
  • Contribute to service delivery improvements for the project.
  • Support physiotherapy practice in a variety of care settings as part of the wider patient/carer support team.
  • Work with the education department on delivering quality education in rehabilitation to the wider clinical community.
  • Contribute to and deliver specialist education and training to other professionals involved in patient care. Contributes to the development of patient and community focused education, including coaching patients and their families and carers.
  • Contribute to the development, management and promotion of the service ensuring the delivery of high-quality rehabilitation.
  • Collate and evaluate data to provide evidence of productivity, outcomes and quality.
  • Accountable for professional decision making.
  • Participate in service review in order to drive service improvement.
  • Willing to visits in the community in their own vehicle to reach the unapproachable needy patients for rehabilitation.
  • Manage a clinical case load of palliative patients in community as well as IP/OP units.
  • Lead and develop empowering patient focused therapeutic groups.
  • Contribute to the development of expert patient and care giver model being developed to support the needs of its community.
  • Demonstrate skills in conflict resolution and competent negotiation skills when dealing with difficult situations such as managing patient and professional unmet expectations.

Qualification: Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) / Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)

Experience: Minimum one year

Gender: Any

How to apply:

Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to career@palliumindia.org

In case of queries, write to: career@palliumindia.org

For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

One response to “Physiotherapist at Pallium India, Trivandrum”

  1. Hold Porn says:

    First time here, haha

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