Soft Tissue Therapist

Location
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

The establishment of ISN is to provide sports science, medicine & technology services, conduct research and development in the area of sports; and provide continuing education towards achieving excellence in sports. 

ABOUT THE NATIONAL SPORTS INSTITUTE OF MALAYSIA (ISN)

The National Sports Institute of Malaysia (ISN) is an agency under the Ministry of Youth and Sports and is responsible for the delivery of Elite Athlete preparation programs for major International events such as the Olympics, World Championships, Asian and Commonwealth Games.

ISN is striving to take Malaysian sports to new heights of sustainable achievement through the development of an improved high performance delivery system (PODIUM Programme). ISN is hiring a team who will develop, manage and execute the programme, and is looking for suitable candidates with the right experience and capabilities to apply.

POSITION TITLE – SOFT TISSUE THERAPIST

MAIN TASK AND ACTIVITIES:

Provide Soft Tissue Therapy services to athletes 

Conduct simple musculoskeletal evaluations and make necessary referrals to the medical team

Assist the medical and sport science support teams with injury screening and to deliver injury prevention programs

Assist the medical team in planning, executing and reporting medical coverage for sport events/athletes during training and games

To be involved in the medical and health education activity programs for athletes and coaches

Deliver training and education to staff as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT AND EXPERIENCE:

Diploma in Sports Science or Sports Rehabilitation with certification/ Post-Graduate, Diploma in Sports massage or equivalent.

More than 3 years working experience as masseur.

3 recommendations/testimonial letters from previous employers.

Good understanding of other disciplines of Sports Medicine and Sport Science.

TRAITS AND PERSONALITY:

Strong communication skills within a multicultural environment

Demonstrated commitment to on-going professional development 

Ability to work as a member of a team 

Leadership by example

Integrity and respect for confidentiality 

SALARY: COMPETITIVE