Chiropractor - Copper Center, Alaska - Copper River Native Association

  • Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Alaska, USA
  • Sep 16, 2021
Full Time Associate

Job Description

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in chiropractic treatment plans that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, decrease, or prevent deformity and return to functional mobility with patients suffering from disease or injury.

To be successful in this role you must be committed to providing the best patient care. You will be compassionate, focused, and able to collaborate with other departments within CRNA.


Required Skills

JOB DUTIES


  • Review physicians referral and patients medical records to help determine the diagnosis and appropriate chiropractic care.
  • Perform and document initial exam, evaluating the data to identify problems and determine diagnosis prior to intervention.
  • Plan, prepare, and carry out individually designed programs of chiropractic treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate, and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
  • Ensure plan of care is followed for each patient regardless of chiropractors individual schedules.
  • Administer chiropractic adjustments, manual exercises, massage and/or manual techniques to help relieve pain, increase the patients strength, and decrease or prevent deformity or disuse.
  • Counsel patients about nutrition, exercise, sleeping habits, stress management, injury prevention, ergonomics, and ways to promote health.
  • Establish plan of care and evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatment plan as necessary to achieve maximum benefits.
  • Continually record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patients chart via companys EMR system.
  • Inform patient when diagnosis reveals findings outside of your scope and refer to an appropriate practitioner.
  • Participate in community and marketing events to educate the public and establish a presence in the area.
  • Meet with referring physicians on a continual basis to promote a strong relationship that is both beneficial to the patient and the practice.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • May require work before or after normal business hours on a flexible, but punctual, schedule.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES


  • Strong understanding and sensitivity to Alaska Native culture and lifestyle.
  • Strong written, analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate and ability to operate various data entry programs.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality as required for HIPAA, other regulations, and organization matters.
  • Willing to participate in cross-training to provide other functions and services for the department.
  • Ability to learn and apply program/agency operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with outside organizations and contacts.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with teams.


Required Experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Successful completion of a Doctor of Chiropractic program
  • License to practice in state of Alaska or ability to procure Chiropractic license in state of Alaska within 6 months of hire date.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Complete and successfully pass a background check.
  • Complete and successfully pass a driving history check.
  • Knowledge of on-site medical procedures, terminology, and medications.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


  • 1-2 years of post-residency clinical work experience.

To apply, please visit or contact Human Resources at (907)###-#### or ...@crnative.org for further information.


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