Health Center Faculty CMR/Floor Doctor Part Time

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Life Chiropractic College West
Location
Life Chiropractic College West HQ - Hayward, CA, 94545

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Job DetailsJob Location Life Chiropractic College West HQ - Hayward, CAPosition Type Part TimeEducation Level Chiropractic DCJob Shift DayJob Category EducationDescription PURPOSE Life Chiropractic College West (Life West), is a leader in chiropractic education is currently seeking a part time floor Doctor for our Health Center.

As this is a teaching facility, it is the primary focus of this institution to instruct our students/interns so that they may enter the profession with sufficient knowledge and skills to be able to perform all required skills and procedures independently, proficiently and safely. It is the responsibility of the faculty doctor of chiropractic at Life Chiropractic College West’s Health Center to assist and instruct the interns in all aspects of patient care including, but not limited to; history taking, physical examination, appropriate imaging and lab decisions, diagnosis, communication with patients, and regular care of the patient through the adjustment and any ancillary procedures that are deemed necessary.

This full time health center faculty doctor works in a variety of settings to oversee and manage the care of student patients, to assist, assess and approve the interns’ ability to develop relevant diagnoses, management plans, goals of care prognoses in the CMR process and to assist and assess the interns’ ability to position and process diagnostic images in the health center

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that all care including history exams, x-rays and other studies, adjustment and all ancillary care and all referrals, etc. are performed within the accepted standards of care.
  • Must be available to practice at least 35 hours per week (within a minimum 40 hour work week) during normal Health Center business hours of operation
  • Participate in variable number of hours per week in either the Student Health Center observing student patient care, going one-on-one case management reviews and taking x-rays.
  • Participate in all Health Center competency testing
  • Participate in all Health Center faculty development activities
  • Participate in weekly Health Center faculty meetings
  • Participate in Health Center committees and in the planning and implementation of strategies to improve teaching at the LCCW Health Center
  • Participate in the annual Spring for Life and WAVE activities.
  • Teach and assess all required skills and competencies as described by the CCE
  • Minimal acceptable participation in scholarly activity includes the publication or conference presentation of at least one case study per year.
  • Will participate in evaluation of duties at least annually to include producing a self-evaluation, completing an annual inventory of service and scholarly activity, and participating in faculty development activities and events provided by LCCW as well as at least one conference or seminar per year.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: EDUCATION & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a D.C. from a CCE accredited Chiropractic College
  • Must have a least five years of chiropractic experience
  • Must have a current license to practice chiropractic in the state of California
  • Must have a current x-ray operators permit
  • Must have a clear record with the Board of Chiropractic Examiners in this state and all other where licenses are or have been held.
  • Computer skills are necessary
  • Command of the English language is required, second language maybe helpful
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Excellent people and management skills are necessary
  • Teaching experience is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent oral, written and communication skills
  • Requires ability to communicate and exchange information clearly and concisely.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must be self-motivated

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Able to spend long hours sitting, standing, and lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment
  • 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 use of a computer keyboard

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work performed in a general office/health center setting

Life Chiropractic College West (LCCW)) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, LCCW does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.

For additional information, please submit your questions to [email protected].

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of Life Chiropractic College West. Since no job description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder’s responsibility.

EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGMENT

I have read this job description and discussed it with my supervisor.

Organization

Working at Life Chiropractic College West

Leadership and Innovation

Life Chiropractic College West, which offers a Doctor of Chiropractic degree, is internationally recognized for leadership and innovation in chiropractic education. The curriculum at Life West features an integrated emphasis on chiropractic philosophy and technique which draws passionate students from around the world. Life Chiropractic College West provides solid academic and clinical experience through our 12 and 14 quarter program options. The Life West learning community is known for its diversity, integrity and co-operative spirit.

What Makes Life West Distinct?

What makes Life West distinct from other chiropractic schools, is that Life West students are trained in over 13 different chiropractic techniques, providing excellence in hands-on chiropractic education. Life West provides a well balanced approach to education, integrating the fundamental elements of practitioner success: science , technique, philosophy and business skills. Our location is fantastic! You will find us in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area where our location gives students an unparalleled experience in lifestyle as well as access to a wide variety of mentorship and career opportunities.

Graduate Success

Life West graduates are well prepared for their career, with a strong foundation in the sciences, a deep understanding of the chiropractic philosophy, hands-on practice using cutting-edge technology as well as specialized training in innovative chiropractic techniques. Find out for yourself why our graduates are so delighted with the education they received at Life West.

A Bigger Mission

The Doctor of Chiropractic program has a huge mission: “Creating a Brighter Future for Humanity”. How do we make that happen? Life West delivers a curriculum and clinical training experience which provides Life West graduates with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and competencies to uniquely serve the health care needs of the community as a chiropractor. Want to know more? Be sure to read our entire mission and purpose statement to find out more. Life West is also committed to the contribution of academic and clinical research to the body of knowledge available to and for the chiropractic profession.

At Life West, our program prepares the chiropractor to function as a specialized health care provider, offering care on a direct-access, initial contact basis. This care focuses on the relationship between the structure of the human body, especially the spine, and the function of the human body as coordinated by the nervous system. A chiropractor places specific attention on the relationship between the skeletal structures of the body and the nervous system and how this relationship may affect the restoration and preservation of health.

A Focus on Clinical Excellence

Our Doctor of Chiropractic program prepares Life West graduates to provide for the health care needs of patients through excellent assessments, diagnostic competencies and superior patient management skills. Life West graduates are taught how to provide patient care on an independent basis, to co-manage patient care in cooperation with other members of a patient’s health care team, to consult with other providers as required by a patient’s needs and to refer patients to other providers consistent with the best interests of the patient. Life Chiropractic College West prepares graduates to become teachers of healthy living strategies, health risk avoidance approaches and wellness promotion concepts.

A Well-Balanced Chiropractic Education

At Life Chiropractic College West, students learn chiropractic history, philosophy, and principles as a foundation for the practice of chiropractic. Life West trains graduates as Doctors of Chiropractic to function as primary health care providers, with the ability to evaluate the health status of their patients and to consult and refer patients within and throughout the health care professions in accordance with their professional judgment. Life Chiropractic College West promotes the growth and development of the profession through education and research in chiropractic principles and practice. Life West encourages students to develop a high standard of ethics, so that they may better serve their patients, the public, and the profession. Life Chiropractic College West encourages students to communicate freely with members of other health care professions as well as with members of the chiropractic profession. Life Chiropractic College West seeks to inspire its students to become active in their respective communities and to work for the betterment of the human condition. Life West students are encouraged to be teachers charged with the responsibility of educating the public on health and its achievement through chiropractic care. After graduation, Life Chiropractic College West offers a postgraduate education program enabling Life West graduates and others to maintain and improve their professional skills.

Life Chiropractic College West is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Chiropractic Education, an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Life Chiropractic College West shares a history with Life University. In March 1981, the efforts of Dr. George Anderson, Dr. George Wentland, and Dr. Sid E. Williams, then president and founder of Life Chiropractic College (now Life University), were instrumental in forming what is today Life Chiropractic College West. Life University maintains a close relationship with Life Chiropractic College to this day.

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