A Focus on Healing

Phrao has very little medical assistance with only 4 doctors to serve a population of 54,000. The elderly and disabled are often ignored and left without attention to their special needs.

We are working on incorporating a therapeutic mobile visit aspect to our Project Access program to relieve these individuals and to help them regain their strength and confidence.

Position Overview

Warm Heart seeks an innovative and caring Occupational/Physical Therapist or Nurse to provide mobile home visits to the elderly and persons with disabilities in our community.

Primary Responsibilities

● Utilize professional judgment and clinical knowledge to evaluate individual’s abilities through functional and standardized assessments, skilled observation, and interviews.
● Develop individualized plans for patients to help them function as independently as possible. These may include therapeutic and strengthening exercises, functional training, manual therapy techniques, and problem-solving, memory and coordination games.
● Communicate (through translators) with individuals’ families to instruct them as to how to better support, expedite, and assess therapy progress.
● Maintain clinical and administrative records to provide detailed reports on individuals, their disabilities, and their therapeutic needs.
● Assist with other projects, as assigned (e.g. all volunteers are required to teach English for 2 hours of each week.)

Experience/Skills

● Innovative and well-versed in therapeutic techniques in order to provide assistance to an isolated community with limited resources.
● Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Occupational/Physical Therapy or Nursing.
● Organized and self-supporting.
● Conversationally fluent in English.

Apply Today!