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Podiatry Position Available - Nova Scotia, Canada

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Lisa Shebib, Sep 21, 2022.

  1. Lisa Shebib

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    Company: Comfort Orthotics & Podiatry Clinic (comfortorthotics.ca)
    Address: Sunnyside Mall, 1595 Bedford Highway Suite 111, Bedford, NS B4A 3Y4
    Contact: Lisa Shebib 902-835-7463
    Position: Chiropodist / Podiatrist - Permanent – Full time
    Compensation: Compensation: $80,000 - $120,000. Salary is based on the earnings of our current podiatrists. (30% commission on Podiatry and Orthotic Sales with a guaranteed base of $60,000)
    Start Date: To be negotiated
    Experience: Experience is an asset
    Education: Podiatry/Chiropody degree
    Hours: 41.5 hours/week. The clinic is closed on the weekends.
    Benefits: Medical Benefits, Paid vacation time, Paid sick time, Free parking, Association dues, Professional Liability Insurance fees and Continuing Education course fees are covered.
    Supplies: All trade supplies, equipment & furnishings will be provided

    Comfort Orthotics & Podiatry Clinic is a family owned and operated clinic, we are proud to have over 30,000 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 our team of podiatrists and pedorthists in our busy clinic.

    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 (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
    · Promote clinic services in the community
    · 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
    · Attention to detail

    We will assist the successful candidate navigate both the immigration process and the application to become a member of the Nova Scotia Podiatry Association.
    The successful candidate must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19

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