Podiatrist – Senior (Outpatients)

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Metro North Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Government

Engage with the hospital based multidisciplinary team for a varied and complex caseload of patients with foot disease.

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Brisbane – North
  • Contact Name: Rachel Bishop
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 19-FEB-21

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Utilise high-level clinical skills, knowledge and independent professional judgement to manage a varied and complex caseload within the ambulatory podiatry high risk foot services of MNHHS, in accordance with prescribed professional and ethical standards. The setting is a hospital podiatry outpatient clinic for the management of complex foot conditions in a multi-disciplinary environment

  • Develop effective professional relationships with patients and other healthcare providers in the multi-disciplinary team to influence clinical outcomes

  • Apply clinical evidence to initiate service improvement activities to improve the knowledge base within ambulatory podiatry services of MNHHS and contribute to high-level quality research

  • Enhance clinical practice, knowledge and expertise within the clinical speciality through active learning within the team and by engaging in both formal and in-formal professional development

  • Contribute to effective team dynamics and client relationships utilising high-level communication and negotiation skills

  • Facilitate the translation of evidence into practice through the provision of clinical practice supervision and/or clinical development of staff, students, community based ambulatory podiatrists and multidisciplinary contemporaries.

Job ad reference number: RBH363484 Close date: Friday 19 February, 2021

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers

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