Chiropractor

  • Linea Health Care
  • Talladega, AL 35160, USA
  • Jan 13, 2018
Full Time Associate

Job Description

Scope: The Chiropractor reports to the Medical Director and is responsible for providing services to Linea Health Care Services. The purpose of a doctor of chiropractic practice is to ensure that a patient returns to good health. This includes accomplishing pain relief and improving their mobility.The doctor will be required to utilize their hands to put particular types of pressure on the joints of the patient to achieve positive results in treatment. There will be many different types of pains that will need to be treated, which may affect various areas such as the lower back, neck, and in muscles.

CORE VALUES

Caring Behaviors

Courtesy: Is respectful and courteous to each other at all times
Friendliness/Teamwork: Promotes and rewards teamwork and inclusiveness; Is sensitive to the concerns of our patients and our co-workers

Integrity Behaviors

Reliability: Communicates frequently, honestly and openly
Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for practicing our values
Safety: Notices a safety concern and brings it to someones attention; Models safe behaviors (wears badge, washes hands, keeps work area clean and orderly)

Discovery Behaviors

Responsiveness: By his/her actions, creates an environment of trust; Encourages learning, creativity and new ideas
Personal Leadership/Self-Initiative: Helps others to identify and solve problems; Seeks personal growth and enables others to do so.
KEY FUNCTIONS

Evaluate the functioning of the neuromuscular skeletal system and the spine using systems of chiropractic diagnosis.
Diagnose health problems by reviewing patient health and medical histories; questioning, observing and examining patients; and interpreting x-rays.
Maintain accurate case histories of patients.
Advise patients about recommended courses of treatment.
Obtain and record patients medical histories
Counsel patients about nutrition, exercise, sleeping habits, stress management, and other matters.


Arrange for diagnostic x-rays to be taken. Consult with and refer patients to appropriate health practitioners when necessary.
Suggest and apply the use of supports such as straps, tapes, bandages, and braces if necessary. Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from relevant sources.
Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing or verifying information or data.
Identifying information by categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing or verifying information or data.
Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems, or process-related topics.
Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Identifying the development needs of the others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge of skills.
Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, otherwise negotiating with others.
Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
Other duties as assigned.





CORE COMPETENCIES

IC " Analytical Thinking:
o Gather relevant information systematically;
o Break down problems into simple components; and
o Make sound decisions.
IC " Build Relationships:
o Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks; and
o Show sincere interest in others and their concerns.
IC " Innovative Thinking:
o Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness; and
o Offer new ideas, solutions and/or options.

EDUCATION: Have at least 2 years of experience in their field; Be licensed to practice in the state in which they wish to practice; Inform patients on the appropriate exercises to help rehabilitate and achieve speedy recovery; Complete up-to-date, accurate paperwork and medical file for each patient; Maintain complete client confidentiality for their medical files and other paperwork; and Conduct himself/herself in a professional and friendly manner, bearing in mind that the primary goal is the patients recovery and reintegration into the workforce.

This position requires:
Working in Office Environment ______ No ___X___ Yes
Working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic) ______ No ___X___ Yes
Exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues ___ X__ No ______ Yes
Exposure to harmful chemicals ____X__ No ______ Yes
Exposure to radiation ____X__ No ______ Yes
Exposure to animals ____X__ No ______ Yes

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Indicate the time required to do each of the following physical demands:
Time Spent
Never
0% Occasionally
1-33% Frequently
34-66% Continuously
67-100%
Standing X
Walking X
Sitting X
Reaching X
Lifting/Carrying
Up to 10 lbs. X
10lbs to 50 lbs. X
More than 50 lbs. X
Pushing/Pulling
Up to 10 lbs. X
10lbs to 50 lbs. X
More than 50 lbs. X
Use computer/keyboard X
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