Job Locations US-CA-Fresno / Central Valley
Posted Date 7 months ago (9/4/2019 8:36 AM)
Job ID 2018-1056
# of Openings 1
Type Regular Full-Time
Overview Podiatrists for UHC provide podiatric health care to
patients that includes preventative care and diagnostic and
therapeutic procedures. Podiatrists, also known as doctors of
podiatric medicine (DPM's), diagnose and treat disorders, diseases,
and injuries of the foot and lower leg.
Treat corns, calluses, ingrown toenails, bunions, heel spurs,
and arch problems; ankle and foot injuries, deformities, and
infections; and foot complaints associated with diabetes and other
diseases. To treat these problems, podiatrists prescribe drugs and
physical therapy, set fractures, and perform procedures. They also
fit corrective shoe inserts called orthotics, design plaster casts
and strapping to correct deformities, and design custom-made shoes.
Deals with systemic diseases such as arthritis and manage patients
who suffer from foot problems associated with diabetes. They also
refer patients to other physicians and specialists if they detect
larger medical issues. Podiatrists also prescribe medication,
physical therapy and corrective devices to further aid the healing
of foot diseases and deformities
Responsibilities Works closely with the Chief Medical Officer,
Associate Medical Director, Clinic Manager and other members of the
clinic management team to:
Provides medical services in a health clinic setting and is
responsible for providing medical care to UHC patients and the
Diagnose diseases, conditions, and illnesses of patients
presenting at UHC.
He or she needs to review x-ray and laboratory findings.
It will be the duty to prescribe the appropriate type of
medicine and treatment.
Responsible for referring patients for special types of
diagnostic treatments or medical procedures and coordinates plans
Provides medical consultation to prevention, treatment, care and
diagnosis of health conditions and problems.
Responsibility to keep and prepare accurate medical charting and
records using electronic medical records system.
Responsible for ensuring documentation compliance with health
programs and insurances.
The basic degree required is the graduation from accredited
university or school with a DPM degree.
Possess a valid CA Medical License
Possess a current DEA Certification
Valid CA Driver’s License
2 years + experience in a healthcare setting, preferably in an
ambulatory care setting.
Able to quickly build and maintain rapport with patients and
providers of differing backgrounds; team player
Intermediate to Strong computer skills
Positive professional insight
Flexibility and dependability
Demonstrated good problem-solving skills; sound judgment
Effective leadership/supervisory skills
Modern office practices and procedures including email
Attention to detail and excellent follow-through on work
Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds and push up to 50 pounds
Must be able to hear staff on the phone and those who are served
in-person, and speak clearly in order to communicate information to
patients and staff.
Ability to keyboard. Typing or otherwise working with fingers
for long periods of time. Not with hand or whole arm.
Is expected to remain on their feet in an upright position for
continuous periods of time without being able to leave the work
Is expected to walk for long periods of time between exam
Must be able to read memos, computer screens, personnel forms
and clinical and administrative documents.
Must have high manual dexterity.
Must be able to reach above the shoulder level to work, must be
able to bend, squat and sit, stand, stoop, crouch, reach, kneel,
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