Job Vacancy at a Confidential Company
- Healthcare / Medical
- Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
- Minimum Qualification
- Bachelor's Degree
- Required Experience
- Entry Level
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Male or Female
Podiatrist Job Description
*Podiatrists treat diseases of the foot.
*They treat foot disorders such as infections.
*They also treat problems associated with diabetes such as foot ulcers, corns, and arches.
*They prescribe physical therapy, surgery, drugs, and shoes to correct long-term foot problems that also include deformities.
*They order laboratory tests and make long-term foot care referrals.
Duties and Responsibilities
*They perform surgeries in hospitals.
*They also work with sufferers of diabetes and manage foot problems of overweight patients.
*They diagnose circulatory problems and apply leg braces.
*They diagnose foot problems. They evaluate X-ray tests. They interpret findings.
Training and Education Requirements
*Podiatrists typically have a bachelor’s degree in an undergraduate degree such as biology or chemistry.
*Students must first complete four years of undergraduate study.
*They enroll in courses such as biology, organic and inorganic chemistry, and other introductory sciences.
*The specialty also requires students to complete an additional four years of pre-medical and podiatric coursework.
*During the first two years of post-graduate study, students must take courses in general sciences and pre-medical studies.
*They must have great interpersonal skills and a business management aptitude.