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Palmer College of Chiropractic Faculty Clinician in Davenport, Iowa

Personnel at Palmer whose regular assignment includes instruction, research and/or public service as a principal activity and who hold academic rank as Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant professor or Instructor. Faculty Clinicians support the mission of Palmer College and the Palmer Clinics, provide quality chiropractic patient care, provide leadership and guidance to student externs and provide quality chiropractic clinical education to student externs.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Responsible to the assigned administrator and has a support responsibility to all other departments and college personnel as necessary.

  • Responsible for the direct supervision of students in the classes, student advisees and work study students, as assigned.

     

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Faculty duties fall under several areas: teaching, patient care, service/citizenship and advising/mentorship. Specifically, the following activities are expected of all faculty clinicians:

  • Facilitate the integration of the art, science and philosophy of chiropractic in the clinical setting.

  • Manage patient care within the approved protocol of the Palmer Chiropractic Clinics.

  • Be accessible and responsive to the patient’s needs, monitor patient progress and ensure appropriate follow up.

  • Provide avenues for referral to other health care providers as needed

  • Be a consultation source for other faculty.

  • Assure proper documentation is maintained on all patients, file patient reports in a appropriate and timely manner.

  • Provide hands on mentoring and foster a critical thinking environment for student intern education.

  • Oversee student conduct, proficiency, professionalism and clinical standards.

  • Oversee and/or direct all clinical protocols and procedures by student externs including adjustments, examinations, radiology and laboratory procedures and case management.

  • Schedule clinical correlation classes regularly incorporating detailed clinical competencies, case studies and clinical procedures.

  • Perform qualitative evaluation assessment on interns, conduct doctor/student conferences.

  • Participate in the development and running of the entrance and proficiency examinations.

  • Serve on appointed committees, task forces and other teams.

  • Perform all responsibilities in a manner that fully complies with Palmer’s Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action policy.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to perform assigned teaching duties effectively.

  • Ability to utilize general office equipment and other necessary equipment in teaching.

  • Ability to effectively advise and mentor students.

  • Ability to work effectively with others.

  • Ability to work independently and autonomously.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to work various hours as job requires.

  • Ability to participate as a Medicare insurance provider.

     

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in the area of arts or sciences. Requires a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from an accredited chiropractic college. Faculty Clinicians must have an active Iowa chiropractic license.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Performs sedentary to light work in a ventilated, lighted, and temperature controlled office setting.

  • Frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift (up to 50 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the workday.

     

Palmer College of Chiropractic provides a generous array of benefits for full time employees, including but not limited to:

  • Paid Time Off annually

  • Health Benefits – Health, vision, dental insurance, Flex spending, Health Savings Account

  • 403(b) Retirement – 6% of salary employer contribution after 1 year of employment, with immediate vesting and optional employee contribution

  • Free Chiropractic care for employees & their dependents

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • On-site recreation facility & personal training

  • Life insurance

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