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Podiatry QLD

Podiatrist - NWRH, Longreach, Mount Isa and Townsville

Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle

Multiple opportunities are now available for full-time Podiatrists to join the North and West Remote Health teams in Mount Isa, Townsville and Longreach.

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 often present in private practice funding, offering long-term treatment and prevention strategies.

You will work with a diverse range of clients 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;
  • Maintain accurate and up to date medical records and relevant clinical activity data as required;
  • 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:

Townsville: David Stringini on 0437 713 900 or [email protected]
Mount Isa: Esther Yang on 07 4744 7600 or [email protected]
Longreach: Mary Macintosh on 07 4652 7100 or [email protected]

About You
Our preferred candidate will:
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to chronic disease management, patient centered care, best practice, health promotion and continuing professional development;
  • Possess the ability to exercise independent professional judgement in problem solving, assessments or interventions with or without supervision;
  • Demonstrate initiative and adaptability in relation to time management and workload priorities; and
  • Have well-developed written and oral communication skills and able to demonstrate the ability to positively participate and contribute within teams.

Qualifications and Skills
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 License
  • 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;
  • We provide genuine community and not-for-profit primary healthcare 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 and the opportunity to choose your own external mentor. Plus, you will receive up to 10 days of paid professional development leave per year and 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.

For those relocating to Longreach, NWRH will provide initially shared housing to support your move and help you get settled, with an ongoing rental subsidy provided once you settle into your own accommodation!

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

Please note:
  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role; and
  • All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.

For more information and to apply:
Podiatrists - New Year, New Role! | North and West Remote Health (NWRH) (applynow.net.au)