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Graduate Podiatrist - Grade 1

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Published At:21 days ago
Job no: 69293
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Podiatry

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Fixed Term Position until 31 Dec 2025
  • Full Time at 80 hours per fortnight
  • Podiatrist Grade 1 Classifications (CM2-CM5)
  • Alfred Health location
  • Great staff benefits!

 

The Department

A unique opportunity exists for a graduate podiatrist to grow and support the Alfred Health Podiatry Team.

The Alfred Podiatry Service provides acute foot care to patients with high risk foot problems, including ulceration, infection, Charcot foot and acute wounds. The service includes outpatient and inpatient treatments with a strong focus on wound management and comprehensive case management.

The Podiatry staff work in collaboration with many other hospital departments to provide patient care of the highest standard and take pride in maintaining treatments in line with the latest evidence-based practice.

There is a strong focus on continuing professional development for all staff and research is encouraged.

 

The Position Summary

The Grade 1 Podiatrist, with the support of supervising Podiatrists, will be responsible for providing a high standard of client/patient centred care across a variety of patient cohorts, including inpatients and outpatients of Alfred Health. This will be achieved through the application of competent clinical skills in assessment, planning, implementation of treatment and management. The Podiatrist will be flexible in service delivery models adjusting to the needs of inpatients and ambulatory care patients. This position involves working as a member of multidisciplinary services across all sites of Alfred Health and being flexible as the service develops and grows.

 

Experience and Qualifications Required

Essential 

  • Tertiary qualification in Podiatry and registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia via AHPRA

Experience

  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and electronic communication skills to enable effective liaison within an interdisciplinary team
  • High level of clinical competence judged by level of independent practice

Desirable

  • Relevant clinical experience, preferably in a hospital setting
  • Understanding of the National Safety and Quality Standards

 

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library facilities, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance

 

For enquiries regarding this position, please contact Liz Perry, Podiatry Manager on 0407 376 680.

 

Applications close Sunday, 11 August 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Published on 04 Jul 2024, 5:55 AM