Are you an experienced Podiatrist or recent graduate with a strong community spirit and a sense of adventure? Join a leading provider of community based allied-health services, living and working in Longreach - the 'Heart of Outback QLD' Attractive remuneration package circa $70,054 - $85,859 plus up to $15,900 salary sacrificing ADDITIONAL benefits include 5 weeks annual leave, leave loading, accommodation subsidy & relocation assistance About NWRH Leaders in the delivery of community based mental health, aged care, allied health, wellbeing, disability and outreach services in remote Australia since 1993, North and West Remote Health ( NWRH ) harnesses the diversity, energy and professionalism of a large team of multidisciplinary health care professionals delivering comprehensive healthcare services in remote and Indigenous Communities across Australia. This dynamic and evolving organisation continues to break new ground in the provision of direct health services and preventative health programs and is a leading advocate for rural and remote health care. Your new career awaits NWRH has a new opportunity for a dedicated Podiatrist to join their team on a full-time basis.

This role is based in Longreach, QLD, with regular travel required to nearby communities. This travel is done as a team, and on an 8-10 week rotation, with generally no more than 1-2 nights away from home a week. Working as part of a tight-knit, multidisciplinary team, you will be responsible for delivering podiatry services and community education activities across a service area of approximately 15 communities.

Your main role will be to prevent, diagnose and treat disorders of the feet by: Examining patients' feet to determine the nature and extent of conditions, deformities and injuries; Treating foot disabilities caused by diseases such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disorders, rheumatoid arthritis and other neuropathies; Performing minor surgery to remove and improve abnormal conditions; Prescribing, arranging the fabrication of and fitting footwear, replaceable pads, supports or other devices to correct foot abnormalities; Recording patients' treatments and progress, and evaluating the effectiveness of clinical interventions; and Assisting health and community groups by raising awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and disability, and other health-related issues. About You To be considered for this position you will have or be eligible to obtain AHPRA registration as a Podiatrist . With fantastic training and support structures in place, NWRH is able to accept applications from both recent graduates and experienced Podiatrists.

Whilst post-graduate experience isn't essential, you will need to bring with you a genuine desire to learn from your team, external mentors, and the communities themselves. You'll be passionate about providing high-quality care to your clients, and be confident in your ability to assess and treat a broad range of clients and conditions - without.

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29 May 2020


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