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Job Title: Sports Medicine Physiotherapist

Company: Elite Healthcare Systems (EHS)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Experience: 2 years

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health / Safety  

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Elite Healthcare Systems (EHS) is a uniquely positioned healthcare system committed to providing the best affordable, accessible and high quality evidence based healthcare services to improve the health of our patients and the communities we serve.

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Role and Purpose of Position: – To provide physiotherapy services to the EHS Sports Medicine Clinic (3 days) and to deliver best practice sports medicine services in partnership with the EHS Sports Medicine Team. – To liaise and work with medical, fitness and coaching staff on all physiotherapy related issues within the EHS Sports Medicine Team.

Reporting Relationship

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Operational: Lead Physiotherapist

Functional: Medical Director, EHS and Director Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic, EHS.

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Key Qualities:

Essential: – Degree or equivalent in physiotherapy / Chartered Physiotherapist – A minimum of two years post graduate experience working in a clinical setting or sports medicine – Good communication skills – The ability to work well within a team environment – Good organisation skills – Experience working in Sports Medicine – Flexibility and willingness to work unsociable hours including weekends and evenings.

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Desirable: – Higher qualification in sports physiotherapy, musculoskeletal physiotherapy or sports science – More than 1 years’ experience working as team physiotherapist to a professional sports team – Computer competence – Pitch side traumatology qualification.

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Responsibilities: – To work with the Team doctor in the treatment and monitoring of injuries. – Develop rehabilitation programs for long-term injured players – Assist with the local development and integration of the proposed Injury Tracking/Monitoring system and ensure that the injury data is kept up to date – Co-ordinate injury pre-habitation and rehabilitation programmes of players – Work closely with other specialists and the EHS fitness advisors especially in the pre-habitation and injury rehabilitation of players – Take part in player education in consultation with team Doctor(s) and Fitness Staff on injury prevention, treatment and management – Assist in the completion of muscular-skeletal screening for all contracted players at the start of the season and implement individual pre-habitation programmes as required. End of season screening should be completed where necessary. – Attend squad training and be available to give treatment at times suitable to you and the player.  – Ensure that there is a cross-cover arrangement in place for all absences, utilising the existing EHS personnel – Complete written reports for coaching staff in preparation for squad training days. Communicate with coaches regarding progress of injured players on a regular basis. – Be trained and updated in acute pitch side care, including spinal injury, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation – Keep up to date on recent research in sports medicine related physiotherapy issues – Maintain and update your knowledge and practice of sports medicine, by participation in a proposed CME education program.

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Performance Measures: – Develop and implement injury prevention and treatment protocols – Maintain satisfactory continued education in the practise of sports physiotherapy – Excellence in communication within the medical, management and coaching groups – Ensure that the proposed Injury Monitoring database is kept up to date.

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