Podiatrist for Duke Orthopaedics in Raleigh, NC Area

Employer
Duke Health
Location
Raleigh, North Carolina
Posted
Apr 06, 2019
Ref
23236
Position Type
Permanent
The Duke Department of Orthopaedic Surgery seeks a podiatric physician to join our faculty in the Raleigh, NC area. Candidates will have completed their residency in podiatric surgery, and must be BC/BE with the ABPM and/or ABPS.

This podiatrist will provide clinical services in Wake County locations, with operative cases at Duke Raleigh Hospital. The podiatrist will spend some time at the Duke Raleigh Wound Healing Center seeing new outpatient referrals and ensuring continuity of care with prior inpatient consults upon discharge from the hospital. They will treat a growing volume of inpatients and outpatients in need of diabetic foot and wound care, including debridements and appropriate level amputations within the foot. Patients in need of higher level amputations would continue to be cared for by orthopaedic/vascular teams, as appropriate. Patients requiring more complex Charcot reconstructive efforts would be referred to our Duke Orthopaedics foot and ankle team.

Ideal candidates should offer experience ensuring high quality, coordinated care for a complex patient population. They will understand community podiatric care and efficient delivery care paths, and will be an integral member of a multidisciplinary care team on the inpatient and outpatient sides. The salary for this position is competitive and the benefit package is excellent.

The Duke Orthopaedics Foot and Ankle team provides comprehensive clinical care with a broad spectrum of research activities. Duke faculty promote and develop excellence in education and research, in addition to patient care. There is a rich training environment at Duke, with participation by students, residents, and fellows.

The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, has a population of more than two million residents and offers diverse opportunity. From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage - there are options for every lifestyle. The area is family-friendly, while offering young singles many options for an active outdoor and social scene. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) lies in the midst of the area, a globally prominent research and development center conceived around the main academic centers - Duke University, University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University. This trio of leading universities, combined with the RTP, has made the area culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a terrific place to live.

Interested candidates should apply with CV and letter of interest via the APPLY link below.