Diagnose and treat diseases and deformities of the human foot.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Initiative * Attention to Detail * Concern for Others * Persistence * Self Control * Dependability * Achievement/Effort * Analytical Thinking * Stress Tolerance

Representative Tasks * Diagnose diseases and deformities of the foot using medical histories, physical examinations, x-rays, and laboratory test results. * Surgically treat conditions such as corns, calluses, ingrown nails, tumors, shortened tendons, bunions, cysts, or abscesses. * Prescribe medications, corrective devices, physical therapy, or surgery.


Health Care & Social Assistance, Government,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

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