Jun 15, 2019

Chiropractic Sports Medicine Resident

  • Sport & Spine Rehab
  • Whittier, CA
Full Time Associate

Job Description

Job Description Are You Looking to Make a World of Difference? With over 100 years in healthcare education, Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) is evolving both education and healthcare through its vibrant campus culture and integrative philosophy. Our holistic approach to caring permeates everything we do. Consider a career at SCU as a Sports Medicine Resident and help us in making a world of difference This position is primarily responsible for functioning as clinicians in the University clinic, as well teach and deliver lectures to students, faculty, other health care professionals, and the community. Residents are also involved in research pertaining to the field of sports medicine. The opportunity to work many different sporting events both nationally and internationally exists. Another aspect of this program is as team doctors/athletic trainers at local high schools in the area of the University. This position is also responsible for functioning as the schools team doctors, providing services all the way from performing pre-participation sports physicals for all athletes prior to competition, to fully running the training room, to on field care during athletic events and games by performing the following duties.Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Performs all duties in accordance with the University Health Clinic as a supervising clinician. Represents Southern California University and Chiropractic Sports Medicine while working any and all assigned athletic venues and while on any and all assigned rotations. Participates in research pertaining to the field of sports medicine. Attends all required course and seminar classes as assigned by the sports medicine residency program. Teaches and delivers lectures as assigned by the program in accordance with the most current knowledge in the discipline. Reviews and updates course outlines, text selection, and syllabi in cooperation with the department faculty and department chair. Uses appropriate teaching and learning strategies and methods such as active lecture, laboratory, and self-paced instruction. Performs regular evaluations of student performances. Attends and participates in department and campus meetings. Remains current in discipline and updates course content when appropriate to reflect the current levels of knowledge in the discipline. Works in an academic team and committee environment with a courteous and professional manner. Promotes the University vision, goals, and objectives to internal and external constituencies. Maintains licenses and certificates necessary for employment eligibility. Participates in scholarly endeavors. Participates in university/college committees and other service opportunities. Learn more about how SCU is Making a World of DifferenceRequirementsATTENDANCE:Must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and scheduled work breaks; where applicable.COMPETENCIES:To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Intellectual Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures. Design - Demonstrates attention to detail. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations. Project Management - Communicates changes and progress. Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.Interpersonal Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. External Working Relationships Develops and maintains courteous and effective working relationships with clients, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organizations.Organization Business Necessity The needs of the employer may be dependent on responding to and anticipating rapidly changing external and internal demands in all aspects of how business is conducted. This may include, but is not limited to, organization structure, finances, goals, personnel, work processes, technology, and customer demands. Therefore, it may become necessary to make modifications to how business is conducted and work is accomplished, with minimal or no advance notice to employees. Accordingly the employee must be capable of adapting, with minimal or no advance notice, to changes in how business is conducted and work is accomplished, with no diminishment in work performance. Safety and Security All employees are responsible for observing safety and security procedures as applicable and reporting potentially unsafe conditions to management.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:This job has no supervisory responsibilities.QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or equivalent; or more than 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experienceCERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:A Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree and a current license to practice chiropractic in the state of California.LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directorsCOMPUTER SKILLS:To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of: Microsoft Office Environment including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc. Proficient in Electronic Medical Records.OTHER SKILL, ABILITIES, AND QUALIFICATIONS:A background in the field of sports medicine, athletic training, strength and conditioning, sports nutrition, sports management, and/or coaching is preferred however not necessary. Excellent teaching skills; excellent organizational skills; ability to work independently and follow through on multiple assignments in a timely manner; work effectively as a team member; work with diverse constituencies; coordinate and prioritize a variety of diverse tasks; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding, faculty, staff, and student issues; work effectively with conflicting priorities and tight deadlines. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and taste or smell.The employee must regularly lift and /or move more than 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Providing sideline coverage and treating patients in emergent and non-emergent situations.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Expectations of SCU EmployeesThe SCU Presidents Cabinet has identified a set of values and attributes that are bare minimums for employment, those that are core to who we are as a university, and values to which we aspire. Further identified are qualities and attributes desirable for employees in general, and senior leadership specifically. This is in harmony with principles found in The Advantage, by Patrick Lencioni.SCU Core Values:1. Transparency: Transparency implies openness, clear communication, respect, and accountability. Transparency is operating in such a way that it is easy for others to see what actions are performed. At SCU we believe that transparency leads to trust, improved problem solving, stronger unified teams, and enhanced productivity.2. Grit: Grit is passion and perseverance toward long-term goals. A positive, non-cognitive trait based on an individuals passion for a particular long-term goal coupled with a powerful motivation to achieve their respective objective. This perseverance of effort promotes the overcoming of obstacles or challenges that lie within a gritty individuals path to accomplishment. At SCU, grit is Sprinting the Marathon we have engaged in to be successful and reach long-term sustainability in the ever-changing healthcare and higher education environment.(http://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_the_key_to_success_grit.html)3. Sense of Humor: Having a sense of humor is about having a sense of perspective and using the ability to find the humor in situations to manage stress and creatively problem solve. At SCU, adding relevant and safe humor is about celebrating work, not trivializing it. By occasionally taking ourselves lightly, while still taking our jobs seriously, mixing humor in an appropriate manner will lead to improved workplace productivity and morale.SCU Permission-to-Play Values: SCU Aspirational Values:1) Respect 1) Evidence based2) Integrity 2) Passion3) Emotional intelligence 3) Extra mile4) Team player 4) Integrative5) Accountability 5) Adaptability6) Collegiality7) AuthenticityProfile Qualities:1) Customer service focused2) Willing to invest in student/client success by fostering positive relations, guidance, and assistance3) A belief that no task that improves the University is beneath us/servant leadership4) Be an ambassador of the brand5) Be a part of recruitment6) Resource innovatorProfile-Specific Qualities By Category:1.) They promote positivity and teamworka. They actively work to build up teams and break down silosb. They actively work to be part of the solutionc. They actively work to empower themselves and their teammates, working together in decision making processes2.) They see how they can affect the bigger picturea. They understand how their role helps to build the future of integrative healthcareb. They pay attention to the details.Benefits[Benefits may be subject to change and are dependent on type of employement] Twelve yep TWELVE paid holidays per year E.V. Charging Stations Free Employee Parking On-Site Chiropractic Treatment: No Charge for Employee / $25 per session for Family and Friends On-Site Acupuncture Treatment: $10 per session for Employee / $25 per session for Family and Friends On-site World Class Human Performance Training at only $39/month for unlimited sessions OR complementary use of the Universitys student managed weight/exercise facility On-Site 1400 sq. ft. Yoga Studio with access to our tranquil herbal garden 10 paid sick days per year 2 to 4 weeks of rolling vacation accrual An active culture calendar including: team happy hours, lunch & learns, enrichment events, and more. Medical Benefits: 5 plans to choose from with 1 plan free (employee only) Dental Benefits: 2 plans to choose from with 1 plan free (employee only) Vision Benefits: Complementary insurance through VSP (employee only) Life Insurance: 1x Annual Salary Additional Voluntary Benefits including: Pet Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Accident Indemnity, Cancer Care, and more. Fees apply when charging vehicle.Co-Pays may be applicable depending on insurance These hours do not roll over at the end of the year and cannot be banked. Accrual rate and maximum hour cap depend on the position held by the individual and the amount of time said individual has been employed by the University (3.08, 4.62, or 6.15 hours/pay period). Happy Hour events are only authorized by individual area Vice-Presidents and the University President. If held, attendance is never mandatory. Non-alcoholic beverages as well as food are always provided. These voluntary benefits are made possible through SCUs relationship with both ADP and Aflac; as such, SCU is not responsible for program or claim administration.