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Job Description(subject to change to meet the operational needs of the department)
This per diem position is in the Division of Vascular Surgery.
As a surgical podiatrist, you will be joining 2 other full time podiatrists on staff in the division and will be working closely with 4 vascular surgeons.
We are looking for a highly motivated podiatrist with a strong interest in wound care.
The job entails assessing and treating diabetic patients with foot wounds and non-diabetic patients with vascular wounds.
More than half of the time will be spent seeing patients in the office setting. The rest of the time will be used for inpatient rounding, seeing consultations in the hospital/ED and performing surgery in the operating room.
Candidates must possess podiatric surgery skills, understanding of diabetic foot complications, and wound healing in lower extremities. Must be board certified or board eligible in the American Board of Foot and Ankle surgery.
About the area The Baldwin Park service area is located just east of downtown Los Angeles, within easy range of the major attractions, restaurants, and shopping of a world-class metro center. Yet it's also 20 minutes from hiking trails in local mountains, and provides easy freeway access toward beaches, ski slopes, and deserts.
Working here At Baldwin Park, we offer a high level of autonomy, in which physicians can feel they're in control of their patient and can provide Permanente-quality care. Yet there's a strong sense of partnership and teamwork: The medical staff know they're always a quick phone call or hallway chat from receiving support and resources. In this collegial, flat-hierarchy environment, both personal development professional growth can thrive. For associates and partners alike, speaking up is not only encouraged, but expected: regular town hall meetings with the medical director encourage open dialogue and foster new ideas. And wellness is a big focus, with opportunities for bike rides, hikes, happy hours, and other social activities that promote partnership.
Board Certified or Board Eligible
Equal Employment Opportunity External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status