Published on: August 19, 2023

Pallium India invites applications to the post of Community Physiotherapist (Part time) at Trivandrum.

Job Title: Community Physiotherapist – Part Time

Location: Palode, Thiruvananthapuram

Qualification: MPT/BPT

Experience: Minimum 1 year

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assess the patient on admission and decide the course of treatment in discussion with the physiatrist. 
  • Prepare an individualized schedule for each patient (Home care, IP, and Halfway Home) to be attached to the patient’s medical records and updated as per progress.
  • Actively participate in multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Accompany the physiatry team for home visits. 
  • Assess patients’ 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 skincare and ways to prevent pressure sores.
  • Prepare pictorial information guides on physiotherapy exercises for patients on discharge.
  • Provide an 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.
  • Willing to visit the community in their own vehicle to reach the unapproachable needy patients for rehabilitation.
  • Manage a clinical caseload of palliative patients in the community as well as IP/OP units.
  • Lead and develop empowering patient-focused therapeutic groups.
  • Contribute to the development of expert patient and caregiver 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.

How to apply:

Interested candidates please send your detailed CV to

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