Mahitahi Hauora PHE - Podiatrist (three month contract)

Podiatrist required for three-month contract working across Whangārei and Hokianga

Mahitahi Hauora supports primary healthcare providers, including general practices and Māori health providers, to deliver care and to look after the wellbeing of their communities and whānau. We also deliver care and wellbeing support directly to the community and whānau. As a Mahitahi employee you will be passionate about supporting transformational change and improve service delivery in primary health.

Mahitahi Hauora follow the kaupapa of 'What Matters to Whānau', working to the framework of Papa Tikanga. Together, achieving What Matters to Whānau means engaging and listening to whānau voice to inform service design and delivery while also supporting community and whānau-driven solutions that promote wellness.

About this Contract

We have a short term requirement for a Podiatrist to support our Whangārei and Hokianga communities for a period of three months. As this contract would involve some travel to the Hokianga, a vehicle could be available to use on required days to support this contract. 

Broad service specifications include:

  • Providing best practice, quality podiatry services based on established professional standards and codes of practice to patients referred for assessment and treatment
  • Provide treatment for patients in a timely manner as per the NZSSD Diabetes Foot Screening and Risk Stratification Tool and Mahitahi Hauora’s podiatry treatment guidelines and the community based Diabetes Podiatry Service Flow chart
  • Provide outcomes and care plan to the General Practice multidisciplinary team via the Podiatry referral management system
  • Data completion for referred patients must meet service requirements (treatment and assessment records)

We are looking for a podiatrist currently registered in NZ, who has managed patients in primary care environments and who has an unencumbered NZ driver’s licence. 

If you are interested in supporting this service for this short contractual period, please contact us to obtain more detail of the service agreement and to discuss the requirements of the service.

Claimable treatments under this short term contract would be available from the date of contract signing to the 31st August 2021.

If you are interested in this short term contract and in supporting this service, please contact us immediately at hr@mahitahihauora.co.nz