Podiatrists:

Diagnose and treat diseases and deformities of the human foot.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $168,380.00
Average Time to Fill 64 days
Typical Education Advanced degree (includes Master's, Professional, and Doctoral degrees)
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 144
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.43 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Decision-making
Professionalism
Critical Thinking
Customer Service
Problem-solving
Integrity
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Intellectual Risk-taking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Perform medical surgery
Treat chronic diseases or disorders
Wrap extremities such as ankles, fingers, or wrists to support muscles or ligaments
Treat patients using alternative medical procedures
Solve clinical problems
Treat medical condition of patient
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Conduct invasive medical diagnostic assessments
Conduct medical tests
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Fit medical supportive devices
Adjust medical supportive or assistive devices such as prostheses

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Prescribe medication
Recommend medical devices, drugs, or treatments
Prescribe treatments or therapies
Prescribe assistive medical devices or treatments
Diagnose medical conditions
Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests
Handle infectious materials safely according to procedures
Implement sanitation practices in health care settings

Analyzing Data or Information

Interpret x-ray images
Interpret medical laboratory test results
Calculate medicine dosages
Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Analyze patient activity
Examine patients
Take vital signs
Conduct patient assessments
Perform medical research


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Booster Skills & Certifications

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Emergency Medicine
X-Rays
Pediatrics
Osteopathic Medicine
Practicing Medicine
General Practice
Electronic Medical Records


Related Licensing Requirements


Podiatrist (18-0000000052)

In order to obtain a license to practice podiatric medicine in the state of Indiana, candidates must: Have a doctorate in podiatric medicine from a school or college approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education. Have completed at least 12 months of graduate podiatric medical training. Have not been convicted of a crime nor have been subject to disciplinary sanctions that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Have proper malpractice insurance. Pass successfully the board-administered examination. Pay all examination and application fees. Podiatrists must apply for a certificate as a supervising podiatrist in order to employ a podiatrist's assistant. Licenses for podiatrists can be renewed every four years while those for podiatrist's assistants are reviewed annually. More detailed information, including application packets and test dates, may be obtained directly from the Indiana Board of Podiatric Medicine.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Board of Podiatric Medicine~Attn: DPM Board (3172342064)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/podiatry.htm

Limited Scope Physician (18-0000000064)

844 IAC 4-4.5-17 Limited scope temporary medical permits Sec. 17. (a) A person not currently licensed to practice medicine in Indiana, yet licensed to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine by any board or licensing agency of any state or jurisdiction may make application for a limited scope temporary medical permit that, if issued under this section, shall remain valid for a nonrenewable period not to exceed thirty (30) days. (b) A person seeking a limited scope temporary medical permit under this section shall do the following: (1) Complete an application form supplied by the board, specifying the following: (A) The reasons for seeking a temporary medical permit. (B) The location or locations where the applicant will provide medical services. (C) The type, extent, and specialization of medical services that the applicant intends to, or may, provide. (D) The activity, organization, function, or event with regard to which the applicant may provide medical services. (2) The applicant's residence and office addresses and phone numbers. (3) Pay to the board the nonrefundable fee specified by 844 IAC 4-2- 2, at the time the application for temporary medical permit is filed. (4) Submit one (1) recent passport-type photograph of the applicant, taken within eight (8) weeks prior to filing the application, simultaneously with filing the application for a temporary medical permit. (5) Submit proof of holding a current and valid unrestricted license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in another state or jurisdiction. (6) Submit a certified copy of the original medical school or osteopathic medical school diploma.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm

Temporary Physician Permit (18-0000000068)

IC 25-22.5-5-4 Temporary medical permits Sec. 4. (a) The board may authorize the agency to issue temporary medical permits for the practice of medicine or osteopathic medicine. When a temporary medical permit is issued, it is subject to any termination date specified by the board. A temporary medical permit may be issued to any person who: (1) has completed the academic requirements for the degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy from a medical school approved by the board; and (2) desires to obtain postgraduate medical education or training in a medical education institution or hospital located in Indiana which has standards for postgraduate medical education and training satisfactory to the board; is required to obtain a temporary medical permit unless the graduate possesses an unlimited license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in Indiana. Application for the permit must be made to the board subject to this article. A temporary medical permit issued to a person under this subsection for purposes of postgraduate training is valid for a period of one (1) year and may be renewed for additional one (1) year periods at the discretion of the board. (b) A medical educational institution located in Indiana which has standards satisfactory to the board may, in the board's discretion, secure from it a permit for a person in the active practice of medicine outside the state of Indiana or the United States, but who is not licensed in Indiana, to teach medicine in the institution for an annually renewable period not to exceed one (1) year by filing with the board an application by the institution and the person certifying: (1) the person's professional qualifications; (2) the term of the teaching appointment; (3) the medical subjects to be taught; and (4) other information and assurances as the board may require. If the application is approved, the person

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm

CSR-Podiatrist (18-0000000085)

IC 25-29-3-1 Evidence required for licensure Sec. 1. An individual who applies for a license to practice podiatric medicine must present satisfactory evidence to the board that the individual: (1) does not have a conviction for a crime that has a direct bearing on the applicant's ability to practice competently; (2) has not been the subject of a disciplinary action by a licensing or certification agency of another state or jurisdiction on the grounds that the applicant was not able to practice podiatric medicine without endangering the public; (3) has graduated with a degree of doctor of podiatric medicine from a college or school of podiatric medicine approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education; (4) has satisfactorily completed at least twelve (12) months of progressive graduate podiatric medical training that meets the requirements of the Council on Podiatric Medical Education; and (5) has proper medical malpractice insurance.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Board of Podiatric Medicine~Attn: DPM Board (3172342064)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/podiatry.htm

Limited Podiatry TMP (18-0000000086)

IC 25-29-5-3 Limited licensure Sec. 3. The board may issue a limited license to an applicant who pays a fee established by the board and who presents satisfactory evidence to the board that the applicant: (1) except for the requirements under IC 25-29-3-1(3) and IC 25-29-3-1(4), meets the requirements under IC 25-29-3-1; (2) meets the requirements established by the board; and (3) is enrolled in a graduate training program in an institution that is approved by the board.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Board of Podiatric Medicine~Attn: DPM Board (3172342064)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/podiatry.htm

CSR- Physician (18-0000000062)

IC 35-48-7-5.8 Sec. 5.8. As used in this chapter, "practitioner" means a physician, dentist, veterinarian, podiatrist, nurse practitioner, scientific investigator, pharmacist, hospital, or other institution or individual licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to, or administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in the United States. As added by P.L.65-2006, SEC.6.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm

Podiatrist Temporary Permit (18-0000000087)

IC 25-29-5-2 Temporary licensure Sec. 2. (a) The board may issue a temporary license to an applicant who pays a fee established by the board and who presents satisfactory evidence to the board that the applicant: (1) meets the requirements established by the board; and (2) is licensed in a state, territory, or possession of the United States. (b) A temporary license expires the earlier of: (1) the date the applicant holding the temporary license is issued a license under this article; or (2) the date the board disapproves the applicant's licensure application.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Board of Podiatric Medicine~Attn: DPM Board (3172342064)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/podiatry.htm

Physician (18-0000000011)

In order to obtain a license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in Indiana, the candidate must: Possess a degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy or its equivalent from a board-approved medical school. Have successfully passed the board-administered licensure examination. Be physically, mentally, and professionally competent to practice. Have not been convicted of a crime nor have been subject to disciplinary sanctions that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Have one (1) year of post-graduate training in a hospital or institution located in the United States or Canada. Submit a transcript of all educational records. Make a personal appearance before the board, at the boards discretion. Candidates who have graduated from a medical school outside the United States may be required to submit additional documentation. More detailed information, including application materials and test dates, may be obtained from the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana. Please contact the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency for updates to the licensing requirements above.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm


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