ORTHOPTIST II.. - 2 POST

Employer: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
Date Published: 2017-08-25
Application Deadline: 2017-09-09

JOB SUMMARY:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(i)    Make casts and taking measurement as instructed;
(ii)    Fabricate various related appliances;
(iii)    Fit of patients under the supervision and modification of defective appliance with the guidance of superior staff;
(iv)    Advice patients on how to use, maintain artificial limbs and body support devices and cleanliness knowledge of those appliances;
(v)    Repair prostheses or Orthosis;
(vi)    Prepare and ensures availability of materials required for making various appliances;
(vii)    Assist in research work undertaken by Orthopaedic Unit on artificial limbs and fabrication where necessary; and
(viii)    Perform any other Duties and Responsibilities as assigned by his/her superior.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor Degree in Orthotics/Prosthetics or its equivalent from a recognized University /Institution and must be registered by the respective regulatory Board/Council.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PMGSS 5.1

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