Physiotherapist Assistant (Maternity Leave Cover)

Syrian American Medical Society Foundation

Position: Physiotherapist Assistant (PT Center) (Maternity Leave Cover) PRF-2206-01001- 284

Job Location: Gaziantep, Turkey

Reporting to: Physiotherapist

Working area: Gaziantep, Turkey

Number of positions open: 1

Last date for application: June 24, 2022


Key relationships:

Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist’s Assistants

General objective of the position:

The Physiotherapist Assistant participates in the implementation of physical therapy programs by subjecting the patient to exercises and movements according to the appropriate treatment program, and monitoring and evaluating the progress of the patient’s health status.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Participating in implementation the patient’s physiotherapy program, which aims to enable them to improve the functional performance of the affected organs and relieve pain through the implementation of specific exercises and movements.
  • Helping the patient to take off and wear clothes, splints and prosthetic devices.
  • Participating in implementation of exercises and movements necessary for the patient which mentioned in the physiotherapy plan.
  • Observing the patient while performing exercises and recording any symptoms that occur to them.
  • Bring the necessary equipment and work to clean it after the treatment session.
  • Apply general safety principles and rules during work.
  • Participate in assessing the need for equipment and consumables necessary for work.
  • Participate in assessing the training needs for the staff.
  • Participate in recording and documenting the therapeutic data taken, the extent of the patient’s response and the evolution of their health status.
  • Participate in preparing and submitting health status assessment reports for patients.
  • Training the injured and their family on the exercises to be followed at home.
  • Training patients to use assistive devices (crutches, chairs, etc.)
  • Apply infection control procedures and wear personal protective equipment while working.
  • Any other duties related to the work assigned to it by the direct manager.


Mandatory Qualifications required:

  • University degree in Physiotherapy or Physiotherapist Assistant.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as Physical Therapist.


  • Advanced written and spoken in Arabic


  • Microsoft Office (Word – Excel)

How to apply


The salary will be defined regarding the SAMS Turkey Office salary scale on-going.

Interested candidates may please send their resume and fill the application in the following link: