NEW GRADUATE PODIATRY INTERNSHIP POSITIONS 2020
January 2020 Intake x 1 position, July 2020 intake x 1 position
We are looking for a new or recent graduate Podiatrist to join our team for our structured 2 year internship. Will it be you? We are in sunny Mackay, Queensland, Australia.
We are looking for someone who...
> Wants a supportive and structured start to their Podiatry career! We have a full new graduate 2 year internship program, including training and partnership with senior Podiatrists in clinic, to support you to have a confident and successful start to your career. Recent graduates (within 2 years of graduation) are welcome to apply too!
> Loves being part of a team of friendly podiatrists and support staff, and working in a fun and encouraging environment. Our culture is everything to us. Our values are enjoyment, excellence, togetherness, trust, and generosity, and they inform every decision we make. You don’t have to be the highest achiever at university to be an excellence clinician. We are experts at training new graduate podiatrists!
> Has a passion for changing peoples lives by fixing their foot pain.
> Enjoys living in a regional area (Mackay has a population of 85,000, and has 6 flights a day to Brisbane (one hour flight time) for $150 each way.
> Has a specific interest in learning to treat biomechanical injuries and to use other cutting edge therapies for other common foot injuries and complaints. We are not a general nail care practice, as we focus on solving painful foot problems.
> Enjoys a diverse case load, in our modern, brand new clinics, but also occasional nursing home services, and outreach trips. It is great to mix things up a bit, and have some variation!
>Is interested in using cutting edge equipment, such as video gait analysis tools, 3D optical scanners for orthotics, ESWT (shockwave), SWIFT microwave for verrucae, and Lunula Cold Laser for fungal nail infections.
> Is excited to maintain and grow our relationships with the local physiotherapists, GP's, chiropractors, other local health and fitness friends we have! We are team players, so you better be too!
This is an amazing opportunity for a new graduate, or recent graduate, to develop their skills and confidence, as part of a really fun and supportive team environment. We take having fun very seriously!
Our practice focus is on fixing foot pain, and 90% of our patients are biomechanical injuries. Most of patients are direct referrals from other medical professionals.
Our practice systems and processes are world class, and are all about supporting you to focus on being the best Podiatrist you can be, and enjoying yourself while you're at it! We make your life easy.
Pay is standard award rate ($60 to 65k +), plus monthly bonus based on performance, with quarterly reviews. We support flexible hours and days off, etc. Hours are standard 38 hour weeks, with about 30 to 32 hours clinical contact time. Also, you will need a car and licence.
Extra stuff- Plus paid professional development, in your interest areas. Plus Phil usually brings in Mexican for lunch on Wednesdays. Yum!
HOW TO APPLY
We will contact you with further details after we receive your application.
P.S. Podiatry as a career has a high attrition rate, with approximately 50% of graduates leaving the profession within 5 years. Don't be a statistic! Make sure you find a job that supports you and brings out the best in you! We've focused on creating a practice we enjoy, so we can be in it for the long term. Why not come join us?