Emory

  • Assistant Professor - Podiatry

    Job Number
    25517
    Job Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Division
    School Of Medicine
    Department
    SOM: Medicine: Endocrinology
    Location : Name
    Grady
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
  • 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

     

     

    Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

     

     

    Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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