Podiatrist - Mt Isa or Longreach

Location: Mt Isa or Longreach
Salary: Attractive starting salary from $73,978 to $90,666 (depending on experience)
Closing Date: 31/08/2022

Multiple opportunities are now available for full time Podiatrists to join the North and West Remote Health teams in Mount Isa and Longreach. You can also choose to be based in Townsville with a commute to either community. As part of a supportive, diverse, and multidisciplinary team, you’ll provide podiatry services in collaboration with a range of specialists. You'll get to treat based on clinical need without the barriers that are often present in private practice funding; offering long-term treatment and prevention strategies.

 You will work with a diverse range of clients, set your own schedule and have the chance to see the real difference your work makes as you enable rural communities to live and receive high-quality holistic care.

Core duties:

  • Examine patients' feet to determine the nature and extent of conditions, deformities and injuries;
  • Treat foot disabilities caused by diseases such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, and other neuropathies;
  • Record patients' treatments and progress, and evaluate the effectiveness of clinical interventions;
  • Assist health and community groups by raising awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and disability, and other health-related issues; and
  • Collaborate with specialists and lead teams to provide holistic health plans for clients.

For further questions, please contact Thomas Norton on 07 4781 9300 or thomas.norton@nwrh.com.au

Skills and experience

You will currently be registered or eligible to obtain registration with AHPRA, and have a passion for providing quality healthcare.

In addition you will need:

  • A relevant Podiatry qualification
  • A current, unrestricted 'C' class Australian Driver's Licence
  • A combined blue card & NDIS worker screening (You can apply online at this link)
  • The right to live and work in Australia

Why join our team?

  • The clinical caseload is varied, giving great exposure to a range of different clinical presentations, allowing you to explore all areas of your discipline early on in your career;
  • We provide genuine community and not-for-profit primary health care services where there is no cost to the client;
  • We have a great team culture with many early career professionals across our business; this allows for strong friendships to be formed and a wealth of peer support to be provided;
  • Working with a large multidisciplinary team you will learn about other health disciplines, holistic health care and referral pathways that exist, allowing a wraparound service for your clients; and
  • If applying as a Graduate, you will be well supported with structured supervision and mentoring.

We pride ourselves on growing our clinicians to be the best versions of themselves and providing career progression opportunities. At whatever level you join, you'll have ongoing mentorship and support available and the opportunity to choose your own external mentor. Plus, not only will you receive up to 10 days paid professional development leave per year, but in addition to this, up to $10,000 for outside professional development (including flights and accommodation if required)!

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery or a new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution

Have an amazing lifestyle and work life-balance whilst making a real difference to those living in the community - Apply Now!

For more information about this position please click here Podiatrist | North and West Remote Health (NWRH) (applynow.net.au)

Contact Officer:  Esther Yen

Contact phone number: 07 4744 7607

Contact email address: esther.yen@nwrh.com.au