Podiatrist will provide medical and surgical care for patients with foot, ankle, and lower leg problems. Provide diagnosis of illnesses, treat injuries, and perform surgery involving the lower extremities. Podiatrist will treat a variety of foot and ankle ailments, including calluses, ingrown toenails, heel spurs, and arch problems, as well as treat foot and leg problems associated with diabetes and other diseases.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assess 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, x rays, medical laboratory tests, and other methods
- Provide treatment for foot, ankle, and lower leg ailments, such as prescribing special shoe inserts (orthotics) to improve a patient’s mobility
- Perform foot and ankle surgeries, such as removing bone spurs and correcting foot and ankle deformities
- Give advice and instruction on foot and ankle care and on general wellness techniques
- Prescribe medications
- Refer patients to other physicians or specialists if they detect larger health problems, such as diabetes
- Provider adheres to all LCHC Policies and Procedures.
- Addresses patients, visitors, families, and co-workers in a pleasant, respectful and professional manner.
- Develops and maintains open communication with the staff in both the pharmacy department and other departments to achieve overall organizational goals and objectives.
- Works as a team member, both within the department and while addressing customer needs including, but not limited to, nursing, providers and patients.
- Organizes and utilizes time in an effective fashion to assure optimal patient care.
- Demonstrates a commitment to providing the highest and most reliable quality service available on a daily basis.
- Demonstrates ethical conduct and practices
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Podiatry and have a Massachusetts license for the practice of medicine.
History of good attendance & positive work attitude
Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, LCHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. LCHC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of LCHC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.