Permanent Podiatry (Foot and Ankle Surgery) Position in Lafayette, LA

(Physician/MD qualifications required) Podiatry (Foot and Ankle Surgery) - We are seeking a Podiatrist for a family Podiatry Private Practice to become a part of our team! You will focus on providing high quality patient care as part of a healthcare team.

Lafayette, LA

Job duties
?Review patients medical history to evaluate the condition of the feet, ankle or lower leg
?Carry out diagnosis on the feet through X-ray examination and medical laboratory tests
?Prescribe and fit prosthetic appliances such as shoe inserts to improve patients mobility
?Specialize in podogeriatrics to treat feet and lower leg problems in elderly people
?Perform foot and ankle surgeries to remove bone spurs and address leg deformity
?Prescribe medication for feet conditions such as plantar fascitis, heel stress, and athletes foot
?Refer patients to other specialists to treat conditions such as diabetes or arthritis
?Apply podiatric techniques such as whirlpool|paraffin baths, shortwave, and low voltage electrical treatment for patients
?Organize forums and programs to educate the public on the importance of foot care
?Direct and supervise the activities of podiatrist assistant and trainee podiatrists
?Advise patients on ways to increase speed of recovery and prevent future leg problems
?Monitor the recovery progress of patients to determine the need for change in treatment
?Operate instruments such as X-ray, lasers, grinders, and visual gait-analysis equipment in the treatment of patients
?Work in the field of sports medicine to address leg and feet injuries
?Attend educational conferences and seminar

?Must currently have licensed as a Podiatrist in the state of Louisiana
?Able to work with different groups of patients including children and the elderly
?Excellent critical thinking skills
?Properly diagnose and develop treatment plan for patients with feet problems

Perks And Benefits
•Competitive compensation of $170,000 to $300,000 annually
•Full loaded benefits package
•New graduates are welcome to apply

Hours Of Operation
This is a full time position.
Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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