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Podiatrist – Hamilton

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 07-Jun-2018
  • : Hamilton VIC 3300

Position Description:

  • Part time (32 hours per week available – flexible in negotiation)

  • No weekend requirements – work life balance strong encouraged

  • Seeking qualified podiatrist – experienced/new graduates encouraged to apply

  • Attractive remuneration package available – supervision/mentorship accommodated

  • CPD funding allowance ($1000) + continual professional development (internal induction/external opportunities present)

Gen Health Hamilton are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic qualified Podiatrist to compliment the team of professionals and service the increased demand within the region. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to learn from two experienced podiatrists, share knowledge and collaborate with four full time physiotherapists and have access to team based fortnightly professional development and various upskilling opportunities with the option for supervision/mentorship.

If you are interested in a role where you will be empowered with a high level of allocated responsibility, the ability to learn from a team of friendly allied health professionals then this is the right role for you. At Gen Health Hamilton, all practitioners have a strong culture of working together, sharing patients when necessary and providing joint consults to patients from both podiatrists and physiotherapists. They believe this model sets them apart from the standard expectations within the industry and all employees will be encouraged to explore specialist interests within their field and the wider community.

Criteria:

The ideal candidate will be seeking a team environment, be highly enthusiastic with an interest in community events and possess a passion for furthering their career. They must also be personally and professionally aligned with the organisations values (Service, Proactivity, Empathy Affinity and Knowledge).

You will encounter a mixed caseload of musculoskeletal, biomechanics and orthotics, paediatrics, footwear fitting and prescription (specialist range), nail care/surgery and diabetes care. Ages will range from 2 – 100 years old with teenagers/adolescents and middle age demographic your most common patients. Patients seen are a mix of private and funded care through RPC, DVA, NDIS, Workcover and TAC.

A team focused fortnightly physiotherapy and podiatry professional development session will be/is offered to all Gen Health Hamilton employees. Practioners will typically rotate presenting cases, or topics of interest for discussion and mentoring of others, enhancing the shared model approach. Furthermore you will have access to 2 x one hour individualised professional development sessions  per week to new graduate podiatrists. In addition you will have access to $1000 per year to spend on professional development.

Practice Details:

Gen Health Hamilton is a modern, collaborative approach private practice dissimilar to any other allied health clinic within the region.  Combing physiotherapy, podiatry, a footwear niche and clinical pilates, Gen Health has revolutionised patient outcomes.

Facilities:

The facilities consist of a freshly renovated clinic with four clinical treatment rooms: 2 set up solely for physiotherapy, 1 for podiatry and 1 multipurpose (physio/pod).

A large open plan clinical pilates studio also exists, with 8 DMA reformers (inc. 2 x trapformer), floor space, and a treadmill with TV screen and ipad for gait analysis. You will have access to digital scanning orthotic prescription , with Footworks orthotic laboratory. A separate orthotic modification area has been recently developed.

Additional to these facilities you will have access to the following:

  • fully functioning laundry

  • sterilising area with autocalave

  • separate staff room/practioners admin/resource area

  • optional outdoor setting for practioners to enjoy

Programs used within practice are Cliniko for bookings and Physitrack for setting homer exercises for patients. Slack will be utilised for team communication with the aim to revert to a paperless business within the short term future. Additional to the above, ALL practitioners will receive admin support for the current skilled clinical receptionists inclusive of instruments sterilisation and treatment room preparation.

Recently honored as ‘Business of the Year’ (Southern Grampians Shire Council 2016), along with ‘Business Service’ and ‘Innovation Technology ‘ Awards with various involvement in community events/initiatives Gen health Hamilton prides itself on their mission statement to ‘together strengthen the health of our local community’ and providing the resourcing to adequately train staff and provide superior services to the wider community.

About Hamilton:

Hamilton was Victoria’s first area of pastoral settlement, and today it remains the heartbeat of a thriving farming district. Nestled in a peaceful valley surrounded by rich grazing land, the regional city retains the feel of a grand old country town.

Hamilton is a vibrant place to live, work, learn and visit. The city boasts a diverse industry base that includes Tourism, Retail, Agriculture, Education, Health Services, Manufacturing, and Mining.

Hamilton is an education centre with two residential schools, Hamilton College managed by the Uniting church and Monivae College associated with the Catholic primary school at St Mary’s. Lutheran primary and secondary schools reflect the long presence of that religious community in the area. At adult level, the Hamilton Rural Learning Institute and the Hamilton Education Centre Limited serve the region. State schools and long standing private schools serve the surrounding area. There is a good range of motel, hotel accommodation, and the town’s proximity to notable natural features: the Grampians ranges, ancient volcanic peaks and lava flows, significant waterfalls and visually attractive countryside make it an excellent tourist centre.

 

After Hours/On-call:

NA

Solo or Group Practice:

Group Practice

Regional Information

The spectacular Grampians and Mount Arapiles rise above the vast plains of sheep and wheat in this part of Victoria providing a diverse array of native wildlife, picturesque walking tracks, and breathtaking scenic attractions.

The Great Ocean Road is a must-see – the famous road follows the rugged coast from Melbourne to the South Australian border making for a scenic road trip.

Key features:

  • Great Ocean Road

  • Otway Ranges

  • Grampians

  • Major towns: Horsham, Ararat, Ballarat, Warrnambool

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