Physiotherapist at Cedarcrest Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria

Graduate Civil Engineer at Livingstone Group of Companies

Physiotherapist at Cedarcrest Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria

The Role

  • Reporting to the Hospital Manager, the Physiotherapist is responsible for performing the physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse and complex conditions.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for carrying out assessments to evaluate patients’ range of movement and ability to perform normal routine tasks on their own.
  • The incumbent will be expected to plan and develop bespoke treatment plans, which help patients to regain their independence and mobility by using purposeful activities.


  • Works with patients with a variety of conditions, including but not limited to neurological, neuromusculoskeletal, cardiovascular and respiratory, sometimes for weeks or months.
  • Diagnose, assess and treat the patient’s physical problem/condition.
  • To evaluate a patients’ progress, reassess and alter treatment programs if required, developing reflective practice.
  • Responsible for encouraging exercise and movement of patients.
  • Develop and review treatment programs that encourage exercise and movement through the use of a range of techniques.
  • Advice patients on leading a healthy lifestyle.
  • Responsible for involving patients and their carers in the treatment, review, and rehabilitation of patients.
  • Educate patients and their carers about how to prevent and/or improve conditions.
  • Liaise with other healthcare professionals to exchange information about the background and progress of patients, as well as to refer patients who require other medical attention.
  • Liaise with other healthcare professionals to encourage a holistic approach to treatment.
  • Be highly skilled in communicating with patients of all ages who have a range of physical and psychological barriers to understanding.
  • Keep up to date with new techniques and technologies available for treating patients.
  • Write patient’s case notes and reports and collect statistics.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and comprehensive patient treatment records.
  • The incumbent is expected to be caring, compassionate and professional at all times.
  • Responsible for managing clinical risks that could occur in the physiotherapy department.
  • Provide support, guidance, and training to physiotherapy assistants.
  • Staying up to date with developments in treatments.


  • BPT/BScPT in Physiotherapy. Master of Physical Therapy will be an added advantage.
  • 3+ years of proven experience as a Physiotherapist.
  • Understanding of Physical Therapy’s best practice.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Tolerance and patience.
  • Good physical health and fitness.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • The ability to build a rapport with patients from a variety of backgrounds and communicate with their relatives and carers.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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