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Upperline Health Podiatric Physician in Bradenton, Florida

We are seeking a DPM to join us in our Bradenton, Florida location. 

Immediate hire.  

Upperline Health launched in 2017 and is the nation’s leading comprehensive and coordinated lower extremity healthcare organization. Upperline Health provides the highest quality integrated health services to more patients in need through a skilled and compassionate team. We specialize in targeting patients at risk of developing complications and intervening earlier with an innovative care management approach to prevent more serious consequences. Upperline Health is based out of Nashville, TN and currently has practices in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Benefits

Comprehensive health benefits, 401K, path to partnership, med mal, licensure, and CME

About the Podiatric Physician Role

This position will cover the entire gamut of foot and ankle medicine from the comprehensive patient examination through the surgical, non-surgical and biomechanical management of all foot and ankle conditions.  The candidate must demonstrate compassion for patient needs, have great attention to detail and thrive in a collaborative environment. As Upperline expands, this individual will be able to explore a wide range of career opportunities within the company.

What You'll Do

  • Our DPMs will provide Upperline services in a clinic setting. Staff membership at the hospital will be expected.

  • You will assess the patients presenting lower extremity complaints, review his/her medical history, listen to the patients’ concerns, perform a physical examination, order the appropriate imaging or medical labs and then develop and implement a clinical plan of care.

  • Types of care for podiatric patients include comprehensive examination, with an all-encompassing approach to all aspects of foot and ankle care including at-risk foot care, painful foot and ankle conditions, trauma, wound care and surgical management when appropriate.

  • Surgical services will be provided in the practice based on the scope, education, training and experience of the physician.

  • You will give advice and instructions on foot care and you will also educate patients and families about general wellness care, medication usage, side effects, medical adherence and prevention.

  • Each day, you will maintain patient medical records and medical documentation consistent with state regulations and Upperline Health standards and policy.

  • You will participate in continuing education as required by the state Board of Podiatric Medicine.

  • You will prescribe medication as permitted by the state Board of Podiatric Medicine.

  • Other related duties as deemed necessary.

Qualifications of the Podiatric Physician

  • Degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine with appropriate certification and licensure is required

  • DPM license is required – Active license is preferred or the ability to obtain within applicable timeframe

  • Our DPMs must have strong compassion for our patients and their families

  • Possession of DEA registration or eligibility required

  • CPR certification expected, and consistent the requirements of the state Board of Podiatric Medicine

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to ensure that each of your interactions with patients, family caregivers, clinicians, and team members is effective and meaningful

Job Type: Full-Time

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