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Podiatrists Wanted in Ireland

Discussion in 'Podiatry Employment' started by Tatiana da Silva, Jan 14, 2020.


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    Spectrum Health

    Who are Spectrum Health?

    We’re a company of allied health services, with an established network of private practice clinics across Ireland. This year, we’re expanding into different sectors and are working to improve both the quality and range of our services.
    Who are we looking for?
    We are looking for podiatrists to work in the following clinics:
    · Dublin
    · Cork
    · Kilkenny
    · Limerick
    · Maynooth
    · Mullingar
    · Sligo
    · Waterford
    · Wicklow
    You will work alongside physiotherapists, psychologists, a dietitian and a health coach. If you’re looking for private practice experience, this position may suit you.
    You will also have access to a dedicated support team at our HQ, as well as structured performance management with the clinical director. We will also give you two days of induction training when you begin, where you will hear from other departments within the company too: marketing, operations, HR, etc.
    There are a number of part-time, full-time and contractor positions available across the locations above.
    The salary range for this position €35,000-€50,000 based on full time hours and depending on experience.

    What is the role and what are your responsibilities?
    · Treat a variety of skin ailment such as verruca’s, corns, calluses, etc.
    · Assess and treat ingrown toenails, clipping toenails and general feet tidy up
    · Treat patients with diabetes at increased risk of foot disease who require preventative care and assistance
    · Determine the condition of a patient’s feet, ankles, or lower legs by reviewing his or her medical history, listening to the patient’s concerns, and performing a physical examination
    · Diagnose foot, ankle, and lower-leg problems through physical exams, and other methods
    · Provide treatment for foot, ankle, and lower leg ailments, such as prescribing special shoe inserts (orthotics) to improve and correct foot and ankle deformities
    · Give advice and instruction on foot and ankle care and on general wellness techniques
    · Educate patients on how to improve and/or improve conditions
    · Liaise with other healthcare professionals, such as GP’s, Physios and other members of multi-disciplinary teams, to exchange information about the background and progress of patients and Refer patients to other physicians or specialists if they detect larger health problems, such as diabetes
    · Meet continuous education requirements and maintain an up to date CPD folder
    · Write patient case notes and reports and collect statistics; as well as managing their payments, and issue receipts
    · Place stock orders and log repairs
    · In some cases, supervise student and junior podiatrists and enhance your teaching skills
    · Manage clinical risk and have excellent infection control awareness
    · Be caring, compassionate and professional and always have the patient at the core of everything you do

    What experience and qualifications do I need?
    · BSc OR MSc (essential) with relevant clinical experience
    · Must be a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists Ireland (SCPI) and hold current Professional Indemnity Insurance (essential)
    · Private practice experience (preferred)
    · New grads welcome

    This job might be for you if:
    · You have excellent communication skills
    · Motivating people, including yourself, comes easily
    · You’re an expert problem solver and can think on your feet
    · You have excellent time management skills
    · You can self-evaluate fairly
    What are the benefits of working with us?
    · Discounted health insurance (available after probation period)
    · An additional day’s annual leave after one year’s service
    · “Me Day” – an additional day’s leave each year for trying something new
    · Educational and CPD support
    · A monthly health & wellness allowance
    · Taxsaver tickets for public transport
    · Cycle to Work scheme
    · Cycling Ireland membership
    · Discounted allied health appointments
    · 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
    · Free appointment with a financial advisor
    · Monthly social activities (and other company wide clubs)
    · Death in service policy (available after one year’s service)
    How do I apply?
    Call 00353 1611740 for further information (cannot post email link)
     
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