Careers in Podiatry
At Barwon Health, we understand the importance of foot health, which is why our podiatry services are available at various locations, including University Hospital Geelong, McKellar Centre, Community Health Centres, and Residential Aged Care facilities. Podiatrists have a broad scope of podiatry practice, ranging from high-risk foot treatment and management to rehabilitation support and injury prevention.
At the McKellar Centre, our team of podiatrists collaborate with a range of internal and external programs to provide our clients with a holistic experience. As part of the multidisciplinary team, podiatrists are responsible for delivering high-quality and cost-effective podiatry services into the inpatient, community-based rehabilitation settings and residential aged care settings. There is a focus on goals-based outcomes and continuous improvement. With a commitment to best practice standards, podiatrists provide consumer-centred care to a diverse range of community members, supporting them to achieve their optimum level of health independence. The role also includes contributing to the multidisciplinary models of care, providing comprehensive, coordinated, and integrated services.
University Hospital Geelong
The University Hospital Geelong Podiatry team have a role playing an integral part in of number of multidisciplinary teams. Collaborating closely with colleagues across a variety of acute, surgical, and emergency programs, podiatrists enjoy a challenging and rewarding role. Podiatrists work in both inpatient and outpatient settings, supporting a range of clinics, including the diabetes high risk foot clinic and total casting clinic.
Community Health podiatrists provide high-quality and effective care to our patients with a focus on treating high-risk foot conditions. Podiatrists work collaboratively with our multidisciplinary primary care team to improve patient outcomes.
Our 12-month, full-time graduate position works closely with a senior clinician and podiatry manager to develop skills in providing high-quality, cost-effective podiatry services across a range of settings. The graduate is part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team that values respect, compassion, commitment, accountability, and innovation.
Join our team and be part of a group of healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the foot health and overall wellbeing of our patients. With opportunities for professional growth and development, collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, and the satisfaction of making a positive impact on people's lives, joining our podiatry team is a rewarding and fulfilling career choice.
Last Modified: Thursday, 11 January 2024
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University Hospital Geelong
Address: Allied Health Reception (level 2)Bellerine St, Geelong 3220
Contact Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday
Phone: (03) 4215 0826
Address: 45-95 Ballarat Road, North Geelong
Contact Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
Community Health Podiatry services are available at:
- Barwon Health North
- Newcomb Community Health Centre
- Belmont Community Health Centre
- Surf Coast Community Health Centre
Contact 03 4215 7700