Physiotherapist (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) 130 views

Job Description

Scope of the work: To provide effective and quality patient care to ensure continuous improvement and provision of quality health care services in Faizabad Hospital through providing Quality physiotherapy services, assist in improving patient care and supervise the work of staff Responsibilities:

  • Conduct daily ward rounds for observation and review of patients. Ensure patient case notes, transfer, referral and discharges are written on daily basis
  • Run clinics on a regular basis.
  • Regularly monitor patients’ progress.
  • Attend to emergency cases when necessary.
  • Assess the status of the patients before providing physical therapy services for optimum customer satisfaction.
  • Evaluate, monitor and record patients progress related to the care plan and maintain accurate records.
  • Observe and comply with the environmental health and Occupational safety measures to ensure compliance with set regulations. Participate in Planning and Implementing department objectives, to enable optimum performance.
  • Conduct training for staff to enable individual and department growth.
  • Work with clinical team to enable optimum performance
  • Demonstrate initiatives in professional self development.
  • Ensure active participation in clinical governance and quality assurance activities
  • To be committed to reduce the impact on climate and the environment by setting goals for striving net-zero carbon operations
  • Any other duties assigned by Head of Department or Clinical Manager


Aga Khan Health Service, Afghanistan (AKHS,A), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), is a long-term partner of the ‘Ministry of Public Health, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’ for the implementation of “Basic Package of Health Services” in three provinces (Baghlan, Bamyan and Badakhshan), and implementation of Essential Package of  Hospital Service (EPHS) in Badakhshan and Bamyan province. AKHS-A is implementing three Community Midwifery Education Program Schools each in Bamyan, Badakhshan and Baghlan.

Job Requirements


Diploma in Physiotherapy from a recognized institution/college or BSc. Program in Physiotherapy is preferable.


1 or 2 years of related experience as physiotherapist.


  • Knowledge of assessment/Evaluation techniques, monitoring and recording patients’ progress.
  • Good knowledge of patient theory, techniques, and equipment.
  • Ability in counseling and problem solving
  • Ability to perform patient services and operate equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

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Years of Experience

1 or 2 years of related experience as physiotherapist.


Till end of June 2022 with possibilities of extension


12965 AF

Submission Guideline

Qualified applicants who are exactly suitable with above criteria are requested to send their Applications + CVs in one document and clearly mention the job title and vacancy number in the subject line: (BDK-PHYS-001) otherwise their application will not be considered. 

Note:Applications are reviewed on active bases and after receiving sufficient eligible applications we may process the position before closing date. 

Aga Khan Health Service, Afghanistan strives to promote diversity as well as provide an equal employment opportunity to each candidate, regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, language, marital status, origin, political affiliation, religion, sex, or social status’.

Aga khan Health Service- Afghanistan is an equal opportunities employer. Female are encouraged to apply.

AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to  reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles. We encourage applicants with previous experience or an interest in this field to apply

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