$10k attraction and relocation incentives + $5k retention incentives available.
A leadership opportunity for a senior podiatrist to manage our new high risk foot service for the southern sector of the Western NSW Local Health District.
Permanent full time. This position is eligible to receive attraction and relocation incentives up to $10k and retention incentives of up to $5k upon a qualifying period.
Based at the Orange health service, you will be responsible for establishing the high risk foot clinic and outreach to surrounding towns and southern sector. As we establish a consistent model of care across the Western NSW LHD you’ll collaborate with colleagues at the clinic in Dubbo and across the district towards implementation.
In this role you will work with existing medical services to provide an evidenced based service to patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. You’ll bring a high level of expertise, knowledge and advanced reasoning and practice skills to meet the complexity of conditions such as ulceration, infection, neuro-arthropathy and amputation.
You will lead a multidisciplinary team that includes a dietician, social worker, Aboriginal health worker, allied health assistant and diabetes educator. To promote the quality and safety of services, you’ll provide clinical supervision and support to Level 1/ 2 staff, allied health assistants and students.
We offer flexible work practices, training, development, clinical research opportunities and a District wide network of support. The role will suit a motivated and driven person with experience in service development and an interest in leading patient safety and quality initiatives, with strong advocacy skills to escalate care needs of the high risk foot clinic cohort.
This position is based in Orange, a region that has something for everyone at every stage in life and has become the destination of choice for tree-changers looking to swap busy city lifestyles for an authentic life balance.
The region boasts easy access to modern city infrastructure (home to 41,000 residents), services and culture, pristine natural environment and an unspoilt natural beauty in the landscape which enjoys four distinct seasons in the year. The calendar of cultural, food and arts events is full, and being a safe and secure place to live, it’s a great place to raise a family as part of a friendly community.
The Western NSW Local Health District is the largest health District in NSW and the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities.
We are committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to our organisation.
Join us in shaping the future of rural health in this integral role.