Health Center Mentor Faculty

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Job DetailsJob Location Life Chiropractic College West HQ - Hayward, CADescription PURPOSE

As this is a teaching facility, it is the primary focus of this institution to inspire our students/interns so that they may enter the profession with sufficient knowledge and skill to be able to perform all required skills and procedures independently, proficiently, and safely. It is the responsibility of the Health Center Mentors at Life Chiropractic College West Health Center to assist and instruct the interns in the aspects of patient care including history taking, physical examination, appropriate imaging and lab decisions, diagnosis, communication with patients, regular care of the patient through the adjustment, and any ancillary procedures that are deemed necessary to help create a more real-world experience for the intern.

A Health Center Mentor at LCCW manages and operates a full-time chiropractic practice within the LCCW Health Center. To assist him/her in managing this practice, the Health Center Mentor is assigned approximately 16-22 interns, Clinic I through Clinic IV. It is the responsibility of the HC mentor to oversee and manage the care and education of the patients who come into the practice. The HC Mentor and the HC Administration are responsible for supporting and assisting the practice team members in the recruitment of patients and the growth of the practice. The HC Mentor is responsible for teaching and assessing required skills.


  • Manage and operate a full-time chiropractic practice within the teaching clinic at Life Chiropractic College West.
  • Instruct interns in patient care, including history, exams, x-rays and other studies, adjustments, any necessary ancillary care and referrals, and required informed consent. Insure that these are performed within the accepted standards of care.
  • Assessment of interns per LCCW assessment procedures, including but not limited to required Patient Visit Evaluation and Report of Findings.
  • Must be available to practice at least 30 hours per week during normal Health Center business hours. An additional 5 hours will be spent in the Student Health Center or an off-campus outreach clinic maintained by the college and in weekly practice and faculty meetings.
  • Instruct the practice team members to practice within the limits of the law in the State of California and in accordance with the Federal Regulations and the LCCW Health Center policies and procedures.
  • Participate in Health Center competency testing and coordinate with the competency director in working with interns who may need remediation.
  • Participate in college functions per the CBA.
  • Participate in faculty development activities.
  • Participate in committees and the planning and implementation of strategies to improve teaching at the LCCW Health Center.
  • Monitor the progress of the practice team members to ensure competency.
  • Meet regularly with the practice team to meet practice team members’ needs.
  • Each mentor will oversee Medicare and Personal Injury patients within their practice, including Case Management Review (CMR). Additional CMRs may be performed on an "as needed" basis and as dictated by individual practice and Mentor needs.

Life Chiropractic College West Provides the Following:

  • Malpractice insurance for all LCCW Health Center practice-related activities.
  • Yearly CA State Chiropractic Satellite licensing fees.
  • Use of Health Center staff for billing and accounting and other usual front-desk activities.
  • Office space to include a desk and chair, phone, and computer.
  • Shared facilities to include the use of all imaging department facilities by appointment.
  • General supplies as needed to practice.
  • A marketing program to attract area residents to the Health Center.
  • Each practice team will be provided with appropriate adjusting or exam tables, chairs, view boxes, and computers for record keeping and computerized ROF materials.
  • Additional hours will be compensated per the current CBA.


Education, Training, and/or Experience

  • Must have a D.C. degree from a CCE-accredited Chiropractic College.
  • Must have a minimum of five years of chiropractic practice experience.
  • Must have a current license to practice chiropractic in the State of California.
  • Must have a clear record with the Board of Chiropractic Examiners in California and all others where licenses are or have been held.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Command of the English language.
  • Ability to work in a busy, multifaceted, and dynamic environment.
  • Excellent people and management skills.
  • Teaching experience is preferred.
  • Ability to solve problems.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Must be self-motivated.


  • Work is performed primarily in a standard office/health center environment with extensive contact with the public.
  • This shall include, but not be limited to, adequate ventilation and temperature control, lighting, security, and protection at all College facilities, and properly maintained buildings, clinics, offices, and classrooms.


  • Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including the use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Life West is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors except where otherwise provided by law.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 7/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time