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Podiatry Position Available- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Discussion in 'Employment in Canada' started by Lisa Shebib, May 20, 2019.

  1. Lisa Shebib

    Lisa Shebib Welcome New Poster

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    We have a full time opening for an additional Podiatrist/Chiropodist. Our clinic is well established and continues to grow.
    $54,000 (base pay) to $90,000/year
    All association dues, professional liability insurance, and podiatry equipment, etc. are paid for by the clinic.

    Contact Name: Lisa Shebib
    Contact email: shebib@accesswave.ca

    Company: Comfort Orthotics & Podiatry Clinic
    Address: Sunnyside Mall, 1595 Bedford Highway Suite 111, Bedford, NS B4A 3Y4
    Contact: Lisa Shebib Phone 902-835-7463 Email shebib@accesswave.ca
    Position: Chiropodist / Podiatrist - Permanent – Full time
    Start Date: To be negotiated
    $54,000yr to $80/$90,000/yr
    ($54,000/yr base pay or 30% of revenue - Podiatry services including orthotics, whichever is higher)
    Experience: Experience is an asset
    Education: Podiatry/Chiropody degree
    Hours: 5 days/week (Monday to Friday) - 41.5 hours/week
    Our clinic is closed on the weekends.
    Medical Benefits, Parking, association dues and continuing education credits expenses are
    Supplies: All trade supplies, equipment & furnishings will be provided
    Website: www.comfortorthotics.ca
    Comfort Orthotics & Podiatry Clinic is a 4th Generation, family owned and operated clinic, we are proud to have over 20,000 patients walking comfortably. Our business growth is generated by referrals from Physicians who know and trust the level of care our clinic provides and word of mouth from happy patients. Work alongside existing podiatrist in our busy, clinic with room for growth.
    Duties: (will include but not limited to)
    • Assess, diagnose and treat abnormalities and diseases related to the foot and lower limb in people of all ages
    • Wound care and off loading
    • Treat diabetic and high risk patients
    • Diagnose and treat lower extremity sports injuries
    • Perform podiatric soft tissue surgeries
    • Recommend appropriate footwear for patients
    • Provide advice and make referrals as appropriate
    • Use therapeutic and surgical techniques to treat foot and lower leg issues (e.g. carry out nail and soft tissue surgery using local anesthesia, etc.)
    • Prescribe and fit orthotics and other appliances as required (with the assistance of our on-site lab which produces polypropylene rear foot control orthotics, EVA full posted orthotics, accommodative devices and footwear modifications.
    • Deliver foot health education to patients
    • Work with other medical practitioners such as doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, etc. in the provision of multidisciplinary approach to healthcare
    • Contribute ideas and suggestions for the introduction of new therapies and interventions
    • Keep informed of advancements in the podiatry profession
    Skills Required:
    · high degree of manual dexterity
    · excellent analytical ability in order to diagnose problems correctly
    · caring and professional attitude
    · effective communication skills
    · proficient in the English language
    Last edited by a moderator: May 30, 2019

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