Chiropodist / Podiatrist

Company

Comfort Orthotics & Podiatry Clinic

Comfort Orthotics & Podiatry Clinic is a 5th Generation, family owned and operated clinic, we are proud to have over 20,000 patients walking comfortably. Our business growth is generated by referrals from Physicians who know and trust the level of care our clinic provides and word of mouth from happy patients. Work alongside existing podiatrist in our busy, clinic with room for growth.

Location

Sunnyside Mall, 1595 Bedford Highway Suite 111, Bedford, NS B4A 3Y4

Duties

Duties: (will include but not limited to)
 Assess, diagnose and treat abnormalities and diseases related to the foot and lower limb in people of all ages
 Wound care and off loading
 Treat diabetic and high risk patients
 Diagnose and treat lower extremity sports injuries
 Perform podiatric soft tissue surgeries
 Recommend appropriate footwear for patients
 Provide advice and make referrals as appropriate
 Use therapeutic and surgical techniques to treat foot and lower leg issues (e.g. carry out nail and soft tissue surgery using local anesthesia, etc.)
 Prescribe and fit orthotics and other appliances as required (with the assistance of our on-site lab which produces polypropylene rear foot control orthotics, EVA full posted orthotics, accommodative devices and footwear modifications.
 Deliver foot health education to patients
 Work with other medical practitioners such as doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, etc. in the provision of multidisciplinary approach to healthcare
 Contribute ideas and suggestions for the introduction of new therapies and interventions
 Keep informed of advancements in the podiatry profession

Requirements

Education: Podiatry/Chiropody degree

Skills Required:
 high degree of manual dexterity
 excellent analytical ability in order to diagnose problems correctly
 caring and professional attitude
 effective communication skills
 proficient in the English language

Type of Job

Permanent – Full time

Start Date

To be negotiated

Hours

5 days/week (Monday to Friday) - 41.5 hours/week Our clinic is closed on the weekends.

Salary

$54,000yr -$80,000/yr ($54,000/yr or 30% of revenue whichever is higher)

Comments

Experience is an asset

Benefits: Medical Benefits, Parking, association dues and continuing education credits expenses are covered

Contact

Name

Lisa Shebib

Telephone

902-835-7463

Email

shebib@accesswave.ca

Website

Comfort Orthotics & Podiatry Clinic

Display Date

2018-09-12

Expiry Date

Until Filled

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