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Podiatrist - Brisbane or Sunshine Coast, QLD (Community and Aged Care)

Job Requisition Number:  2119
Date: 
Location: 

QLD, AU QLD, AU

Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?

 

At Medibank, we’re encouraged to think big. With a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.

 

HealthStrong - our Allied Health service

 

HealthStrong is Medibank's allied health provider delivering care into residential aged care, corporate wellness centres and private homes. With operations right across Australia, you’re in control of where your career takes you.

 

The Opportunity

Broaden your career horizons by choosing HealthStrong as your partner for clinical opportunities in aged care. Taking this step will allow you to experience a different clinical environment, outside of the hospital and private practice settings. This is a challenging and rewarding career choice for any clinician, regardless of background and level of experience. No matter where you are in your career, HealthStrong is here to support you each step of the way.  

 

We are currently on the lookout for Podiatrists to join our team within the Sunshine Coast and/or Brisbane Metro, QLD. This is a permanent full time position that will involve both community (in home care) and residential aged care work. We are also open to permanent part time for the right candidate (minimum 3 days per week).

Your role will be to provide podiatric care to residents across a range of nursing home facilities and clients within their homes with regular treatments, building relationships to maximise foot care and overall enhancing foot health by working as part of team all whilst providing exceptional customer care and best practice. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assess, diagnose, treat and evaluate abnormalities and diseases related to the foot and lower limb
  • Diabetic foot health assessments
  • Partake in the chronic disease management plan 
  • Provide treatment for high-risk patient groups such as the elderly and those with increased risk of diabetic foot complications
  • Give foot wear advice, foot care advice and education to staff and carers
  • Make referrals to other healthcare professionals as appropriate
  • Produce other aids and appliances for pedal comfort
  • Undertake a range of administrative tasks such as ensuring stock levels are maintained, and that equipment is kept in good working order, daily reports and handovers to all staff
  • Regional travel may be a part of this position

 

About You

An experienced or new graduate clinician, you love to make a difference in the lives of elderly Australians by providing pain management and working with them to improve their mobility. With the ability to work autonomously, you also thrive building relationships and enjoy contributing professionally to a multidisciplinary environment. You will also have a relevant tertiary degree and full registration with AHPRA.

 

To find out more about how you can be the difference, head to https://careers.medibank.com.au/career-opportunities/medibank-health/healthstrong/

 

What We Offer

As an employee you’re entitled to an array of both HealthStrong and Medibank benefits, including:

  • Full set of utensils and autoclave machine
  • Excellent remuneration based on experience (including motor vehicle allowance).
  • Regional allowances totalling $10,000 for some locations and relocation assistance where applicable.
  • $1000 CPD annual allowance.
  • Private Health Insurance subsidy and discounts on Travel, Life and Pet Insurances.
  • 14weeks paid parental leave for all eligible employees, regardless of whether you are the primary or secondary carer – in fact, we’re the proud winners of the number one workplace for dads
  • Flexible part time, flexible hours and job share opportunities available.
  • Sponsorship opportunities for overseas trained clinicians.

 

 

A career with us

 

With flexible working options, our people have choice in how and where they work. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you’ll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments.

 

To start small and impact bigger.

 


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