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Grade 3 Podiatrist

St Vincent's Health Australia
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Part Time fixed term until 23rd October 2020

About the Company

St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About Department

The Podiatry department provides podiatry services to patients across multiple sites, including St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy; St George's Hospital; Caritas Christi Hospice; residential facilities; and correctional health facilities.

The Grade 3 Podiatrist is based at the Fitzroy campus of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) however will require service provision to St George's hospital.

About the Role

The Grade 3 Podiatrist is responsible for the development and delivery of high quality podiatry care.

The role involves servicing inpatients and outpatients, including coordination of the multi-disciplinary High Risk Foot Clinic. The role is responsible for supervision of podiatry staff, coordination of undergraduate students and taking a leadership role within the department. The Grade 3 Podiatrist is expected to be a clinical expert, particularly in the specialised area of the High Risk Foot. The role is accountable to the Podiatry Manager.

Classifications for this position will range from CV9 - CV12 ($93, 800 - $107, 200 per annum).

Duties including but not limited to:

  • Provide the highest standard of podiatry services to patients through effective assessment, treatment, evaluation, team liaison and discharge planning
  • Coordinate the multi-disciplinary high risk foot clinic and facilitate case conferences
  • Ensure that podiatry services provided are based on the latest available evidence
  • Provide consultation and expert advice for staff regarding podiatric management of patients
  • Communicate assessment and management outcomes to medical, nursing, and other allied health staff via documentation, ward rounds, case conferences and meetings

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Recognised tertiary qualification in Podiatry
  • Current registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia
  • Advantageous to have Acute Tertiary High Risk Foot Service Experience

Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park

How to apply

To apply for this position please click here. Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator, Chris Delamont.

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