Graduation from an approved school of podiatry. Possession of a current license to practice podiatry in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as issued by the State Board of Podiatry.
Basic computer skills to include, but not limited, to Microsoft Office Products
This is professional medical work in the field of Podiatry. A resource is responsible for the examination, diagnosis and treatment of ailments and deformities of the foot involving medical, mechanical and/or surgical care and treatment.
Resources either independently or in collaboration with other medical and professional staff, recommend or initiate the care and treatment of patient musculoskeletal diseases such as Gout and Rheumatoid Arthritis, and manifestations of systemic diseases such as diabetes, neurological and peripheral vascular diseases and deformities of the foot and those anatomical structures of the leg governing the function of the foot; and instruct patients and staff on methods and techniques of proper foot care.
Work requires the exercise of independent medical judgment based upon training and experience in podiatric medicine; and making appropriate referrals for care and treatment as necessary.
Work is performed independently in accordance with professional standards and is subject to review by a higher-level physician or administrative supervisor through consultations, reports and results achieved.