Adjunct Clinic Doctor

  • Parker University
  • Parker University, Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX, USA
  • Nov 12, 2020
Part time / Adjunct   Medicine & Dentistry Health & Medical Services

Job Description

 

JOB OBJECTIVES:  Assist intern teams that are led by assigned Clinic Faculty Doctors by approving and overseeing certain aspects of patient care and organizing intern learning activities.

        

SUPERVISION RECEIVED FROM: Dean of Clinics & Director of Compliance & Operations

 

SUPERVISION GIVEN TO WHOM: Student Interns, Patients

 

STATUS: Exempt

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The role of the Clinic Adjunct Doctor is to be an ambassador of the Parker brand, patients of the Parker Wellness Center, and interns of Parker University, College of Chiropractic via the following:

 

  • Be chiropractic authentic-have a clear understanding of chiropractic for overall health and wellbeing, passion for the value that chiropractic offers humanity, and the skills to communicate this effectively
  • Expertly act according to the Parker core values, Parker Clinic Handbook, and a success consciousness that creates an environment of professionalism
  • Have thorough knowledge of Parker quality patient care including the use of chiropractic adjusting, neuromuscular therapeutic exercise and activity, diagnostic imaging, body chemistry testing, nutrition and supplementation, and advising patients on therapeutic lifestyle change and management
  • Maintain patient documentation consistent with the university’s standards defined by in-service presentations, training, and audit review and remediation
  • Assist Clinic Faculty Doctors in the service of patients by participating in patient care when necessary and overseeing interns in the following ways:
    • Approve pre-treatment patient services
    • Confirm patient response to treatment and authorize release from the associated visit
    • Provide temporary authorization for appropriate and correct active treatment plans
    • Deliver and approve informed consent procedures
    • Operate the following equipment when necessary:
      • X-ray
      • Mechanical traction
      • Low level laser
      • Electric modalities
  • Assist Clinic Faculty Doctors in preparation for educational activities and intern team meetings
  • Maintain set performance statistics and goals
  • Identify to Clinic Faculty Doctors the need for additional instruction to interns found deficient in any aspect of patient care.
  • Report severely deficient interns to Clinic Faculty Doctors and clinic administration.
  • Follow established personnel policies as established in the Human Resources Employee Handbook, Faculty Handbook and other policies established within the clinic.
  • Comply with College and Clinic policies, regulations and procedures and maintain a Texas Chiropractic license as regulated by the Texas State Board.

 

  • May need to occasionally attend and accept responsibility of information distributed via clinic doctor meetings, training sessions, and other required meetings.
  • Report equipment failure, breakages and malfunctions to the Director of Compliance and Clinic Operations, Dean of Clinics, or the Director of Irving Clinic.
  • Understand that fraternization with students/interns is strictly forbidden.
  • Report known safety violations to the Director of Compliance and Clinic Operations, Dean of Clinics, or the Director of Irving Clinic.
  • Notify assigned Clinic Faculty Doctor and/or the Director of Compliance and Clinic Operations, Dean of Clinics, or the Director of Irving Clinic when going to be tardy or absent from work

Preferred and Required Qualifications

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

            EDUCATION/EXPERTISE:  Customary to have a 4-year Bachelor’s Degree, Doctor of Chiropractic degree is required; One to Three years of experience in patient care or a Parker University College of Chiropractic graduate with an exceptional record as a Parker University chiropractic intern; Active Texas chiropractic license in good standing.

 

            PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to stand or sit for up to eight (8) hours per day and lift thirty-five (35) pounds.   Must be dexterous and ambulatory and have the ability to perform the routine duties of a chiropractor consistent with service necessary for up to one hundred (100) patients per day.

 

            JOB REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/ETC.:   Good public relation skills; professional appearance; must adhere to the prescribed dress code; good organizational skills; fluent in English, including speaking and writing skills; flexible in accepting a varied work schedule (day time, evening, and Saturday hours); ability to inspire student interns in their clinical residency; willingness to function as a team member in a large clinic environment and in the educational processes within the clinic; knowledge of and commitment to the chiropractic and Parker philosophy of health care; allowing Parker College to access the NPPES database for licensing verifications and updated information for billing purposes.

Application Details

Apply Here: https://www.parker.edu/job-postings/

 

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