Trainee Physiotherapist




Aga Khan University Hospital


Karachi, Pakistan


The Aga Khan University Hospital is a not-for-profit healthcare institute that offers all medical services to their patients under one roof. In addition to the tertiary care hospital in Karachi, AKUH has a network of 4 secondary care hospitals, 30+ Medical Centres, and over 290+ Clinical Laboratories, 30+ Pharmacies in over 120+ cities across Pakistan. It also offers Home Healthcare Services and home deliveries of medicines. The Hospital provides Zakat for those patients who are eligible, and the health systems offers generous Patient Welfare to support those in financial need. In recognition of its high quality and patient safety, the AKUH is accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) as an Academic Medical Centre and its Clinical Laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for fast and accurate testing.

Physiotherapy department at the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) provides comprehensive services to assist adults and children in overcoming physical, neurological and cognitive impairments, disabilities and handicaps.

Trainee Physiotherapist programme at AKUH is unique in a sense that it helps to equip fresh graduates for initiating and establishing their careers in Physiotherapy. The one year programme offers didactics and hands on physical therapy experience in the areas like Pain management, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Obs/Gyne Rehabilitation, ICU, CICU, CCU and Advance Rehabilitation etc. 
Aga Khan University Hospital invites applications for the position of Trainee Physiotherapist.


You will have the opportunity and exposure for hands on practice in the following areas, including:
  • assisting in handling patients with pain and physical problems caused by illnesses, disabilities and injuries.
  • maintaining and updating patients' records and documentation. Assisting in evaluation and formulating treatment plan.
  • consulting and collaborating with consulting Physicians and other medical professionals in providing physiotherapy treatments. 
  • providing quality physiotherapy treatment to the highest possible levels.
  • educating patients and their families about treatment interventions and home exercises.
  • complying with organizational policies and standards of quality care.
The areas of work will include:

  • Outpatients (Pain Management)
  • Intensive Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Women’s Health
  • Neurology (Neuro Medicine / Surgery)
  • Orthopedics
  • Oncology
  • Cardiology
  • Sports Injuries
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Learning difficulties


You should have:
  • a BSc. degree in Physical Therapy or Doctor of Physical Therapy with minimum CGPA of 3.5/80% marks
  • good interpersonal skills, particularly communication skills
  • good command in the use of computer applications, particularly MS Office
  • willingness to work independently as well as in teams and handle work pressure.
Please ensure that your CGPA/ percentage is mentioned in your CV.

Full time employment may be offered upon successful completion of the traineeship programme and availability of the vacant position.

To Apply

​You should send your detailed CV by sending email on human.resources@aku.edu and mention the position title applied for in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by January 31, 2023