Career Opportunity 

We Want You: Podiatrist/Chiropodist Opportunity

 

Beautiful Nova Scotia awaits with a lifestyle only those who have visited and live here can appreciate!

 

Located in New Glasgow and Truro, HealthWalks Inc. Orthotic Clinic and Shoe Store (2 locations) is a 20-year-old successful private practice/business, originally set up as a pedorthic clinic. We are looking to recruit a second podiatrist who is highly motivated and attentive to detail.

 

The successful candidate must be qualified to be registered with The College of Chiropodists of Ontario within the first year of practice which is one of the only regulatory bodies in Canada. Check their approved programs here: 

http://cocoo.on.ca/applicants/apply-college-chiropodists/approved-programs/

To start working without delay, registration is required through:

 https://podiatryns.com

 

Our intention is to find a team player who is interested in working in a unique setting that is a private, family run business. The caseload would include podiatric services, split between foot care and orthotic therapy. There is an online course that is required called FMT Level 1. You can find it here: 

https://www.footmobilisation.com. Once job offer is signed, you will receive log in details to complete this online training.

 

Preference will be given to someone who demonstrates the ability and motivation to participate in all areas of the business including marketing ideas and to someone who has a keen attention to detail in all areas of patient care and documentation. 

 

This opportunity includes podiatric patient assessment and treatment, orthotic assessment and treatment, education regarding shoe recommendations, reporting to doctors and meeting with doctors. Impeccable documentation and organization is a must.

 

We are open to hiring a new grad as well as a temporary contract. Starting salary is one that creates a win win situation with endless opportunity once you have proven yourself to be an invaluable team member in the first year. After 2 years, a bonus plan and/or revenue sharing options are available with a proven track record of independence wtihin the clinic. Medical benefits are available.

 

The position requires some coverage in both locations, New Glasgow and Truro. Watch this video of our region to get a feel for the community:

https://www.novascotia.com/about-nova-scotia/regions/northumberland-shore

It is recommended you live in Colchester County to make both clinics a maximum of 30 minutes away. https://www.tcpep.ca/livetrurocolchester

 

There are also opportunities to add satellite clinics if you are interested in traveling out of province.

 

E-mail karey@healthwalks.ca with your resume once you have confirmed with the college that you can register with them. Also include the reason you would like to work in rural Nova Scotia and any questions you may have. We like to move quickly so please note your expected salary in your first e-mail.

 

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