We have an urgent need for a physiotherapist to assist at the SIL medical clinic in Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea. Your service to our community will support the work of Bible translation in the country.


  • Administer medically prescribed physical therapy treatment for patients suffering from injuries, or muscle, nerve, joint and bone diseases, to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability.
  • Evaluate and treat patients with injuries, congenital and idiopathic disabilities, and age and disease-induced disabilities
  • Work with children who have developmental delays in conjunction with the Speech Therapist and Occupational Therapist
  • Provide advice on prevention of injury, as well as education of both patients and medical staff
  • Record patient evaluation, treatment and recommendations in their medical records


  • Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited school
  • Continuing education requirements for licensure from your home country
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a variety of settings
  • Previous multicultural experience would be helpful
  • Preference for working with children of all ability levels

Language and Culture Training:

  • Some type of language and culture training course would be helpful but not essential
  • Orientation workshops will be provided through our National Centre in Kangaroo Ground, Victoria

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