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Podiatrist

Company: Fair Haven Community Health Care
Location: New Haven
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

For nearly 50 years, we have been a health care leader in our community focused on providing excellent, affordable primary care to all patients, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. Fair Haven is proud to have a diverse and motivated team of professionals who are constantly seeking ways to enhance and improve the health and well-being of all patients.

It’s an exciting time for FHCHC. We are growing and looking for great talent to join us! If you are a passionate, caring professional interested in improving the health of our community, we’d like to know more about you.

FHCHC is a forward-thinking, dynamic, and exciting community health center that provides care for multiple generations at nearly 80,000 office visits in 14 locations. Overseen by a Board of Directors, the majority of whom are patients themselves, we are proud to offer a wide range of primary and specialty care services, as well as evidence-based patient programs to educate patients in healthy lifestyle choices. As we grow and are able to bring high quality health care to more areas that need access, we continue to put our patients first in everything we do. The mission of FHCHC is “ To improve the health and social well-being of the communities we serve through equitable, high quality, patient-centered care that is culturally responsive .”

We believe that everyone should have access to high-quality medical and dental care, regardless of ability to pay.

Job purpose

To provide high quality health care to the patients of the Fair Haven Community Health Center in the primary care setting consistent with FHCHC policies and mission.

Duties and responsibilities

In collaboration with a strong, dedicated and integrated primary care team, the essential duties include but are not limited to:

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 Diagnoses such as bunions, calluses, corns, fungal infection of the skin or nails, ankle pronation, gait abnormalities, heel spurs, arch deformities and ingrown toenails

Diabetic foot care such as nail trims, callus removal, peripheral neuropathy testing, skin ulcer treatment and amputation

Provide treatment for foot, ankle, and lower leg ailments, such as prescribing special shoe inserts (orthotics) to improve a patient’s mobility

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

Read journals and attend conferences to keep up with advances in podiatric medicine

Qualifications

Must have a license in CT in Podiatric Medicine and maintain DEA registration, CPR certification and CMEs/CEUs required for licensure

Minimum three years' related experience, preferably in an ambulatory setting with understanding of management of persons with HIV/AIDS

Bi-lingual English/Spanish and previous experience with EPIC a plus

Direct Reports

None

OSHA Status

Category I—Increased Risk Position

Potential exposure to hazardous waste and blood borne pathogens, clinical settings

Physical requirements

Physical Demands: Requires walking, bending, sitting, standing, writing, reading, telephone use, data input into computer, pulling medical records,

Mental Demands: Ability to cope with continual changing priorities under potentially stressful conditions

Manual Dexterity Required: Ability to use a keyboard, telephone.

American with Disabilities Requirements:

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis.

Fair Haven Community Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FHCHC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Keywords: Fair Haven Community Health Care, New Haven , Podiatrist, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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