Emory University Assistant Professor - Podiatry in atlanta, Georgia

Description

Ultimately, you will give our patients the best treatment based on their condition and help them recover or stabilize as soon as possible.

  • Review patients’ medical histories

  • Examine patients’ legs below the knees to diagnose diseases

  • Order additional medical tests (like blood tests, cultures, X-rays, ultrasounds and bone density tests) when indicated

  • Perform minor foot and ankle procedures

  • Use various podiatric techniques (like debridement, wound dressing, offloading, casting and laser therapy) to treat deformities and ailments

  • Prescribe medication for the lower leg, including for pain relief and orthoses that improve mobility and lower extremity health

  • Advise patients on foot care and general wellness practices

Timely, appropriate documentation and completion of medical and billing records

Requirements

  • Doctoral degree in Podiatric Medicine

  • License to practice Podiatric Medicine in the State of Georgia

Minimum of 1 year postgraduate experience as a Podiatrist

  • Excellent knowledge of therapeutic and surgical treatments for the lower extremities

  • Familiar with all types of foot problems including genetic abnormalities and deformities

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well both with children and the elderly

  • Empathy and patience when dealing with serious diseases

  • Up-to-date with latest technologies and treatments in Podiatry

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Job Number 25517

Job Type Regular Part-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Medicine: Endocrinology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322