Okhaldhunga Community Hospital (OCH) is a project of United Mission to Nepal Medical and Development Trust (UMN MDT), working in communities for the health, education, and self-reliance of those living in poverty in Nepal, carrying out other social service work for the public good. It is a 50-bed general hospital east of Kathmandu providing quality and affordable healthcare to the people of Okhaldhunga and surrounding districts.

The hospital has been running a Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) project in Okhaldhunga since 2020 whose goal is to transform Okhaldhunga into a disability-inclusive society, and a mental health project for both hospital and community since 2022. Both projects are expected to continue for many years to come.

OCH is pleased to announce exciting opportunities for two physiotherapists:


1. Position: Hospital Physiotherapy Officer (Grade 8)

Required No.: 1

Main Role: Day-to-day responsibility for physiotherapy services and treatment of inpatients, outpatients and rehabilitation.


  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy from a recognised university with Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) registration

Preferred Experience:

  • Neurological Rehabilitation Experience.
  • 2 or more years’ broad exposure to physiotherapy assessment and treatment.


2. Position: Community Physiotherapy Officer (Grade 8)

Required No.: 1

Main Role

Contribute to the CBR project goal of improving access to health of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) by providing a Primary Rehabilitation Therapy (PRT) service to PwD, delivering formal and informal PRT training to CBR project staff and community, and by providing health education/disability prevention information and training.


  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy from a recognised university with Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) registration.

Essential Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ physiotherapy work experience in hospital/clinic/community.

Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of CBR/Disability Inclusive Development and disability situation in Nepal.


Salary and benefits will be according to OCH standards.


Application Submission: All interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply for these positions. The Job Descriptions and Application Forms can be downloaded from our website:

Completed application forms accompanied by electronic copies of academic qualifications, passport size photograph and registration certificate from NHPC should be sent by email to


Deadline for Application Submission: March 27 2023, 5pm, Monday


Applications must be in English. Late applications will not be considered. Interviews will take place at Okhaldhunga Community Hospital, Siddicharan 11, Sobru, Okhaldhunga District, Province 1 in early April 2023.

We especially encourage applications from women and marginalised groups.