Job Role : Sports Physiotherapist (DOH orHAAD licensed)
A prominent client based in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates) is looking to bring on board aqualified, experienced and licensed sports physiotherapist to jointheir prestigious team
You must hold a DOH or HAADlicense to be considered.
Theselected candidate will also hold excellent experience in SportsPhysiotherapy.
You will provide physiotherapyservices to a small group of elite athletes; scope of practice toinclude injury prevention and management, rehabilitation, sportsmassage therapy and general wellness.
Previous experience :
Extensive experience working with eliteathletes
Typicalresponsibilities of sports therapists include :
Working in a multidisciplinary environment (sportsmedicine and wellness facility)
Prepareathletes both mentally and physically prior to an event, game ormatch.
Treat injuries by using manual therapytechniques and electrotherapy
Provide a sportsmassage therapy service
Use strapping, tapingand other similar techniques where necessary
Administer and provide emergency aid and treatment in asport and exercise environment and examine and assessing injuriesaccordingly
Designing and implementingrehabilitation programmes tailored to the injury and / orathlete
Collaborate with trainers and coacheson injury prevention programmes
Qualificationsand training required
Hold an internationallyrecognised degree in physiotherapy from a recognised University orequivalent. BSc in Physiotherapy or Physical Therapy or MSc degreein Physiotherapy
Additional post-graduatequalifications will be an advantage
Experiencein sports massage therapy a requirement
Key attributes :
Excellentinterpersonal skills and bedside manner
Able to form goodrelationships with people from diverse backgrounds
Able to deal sensitively with injured clients orpatients
Encouraging and motivating
Interest in general wellness
Interest in sport and exercise medicineresearch
Willing to work after hours andweekends
Willing to travel ifnecessary
Hold an active HAAD / DOHlicense