20 - Florida Campus - Port Orange, FL
Doctor of Chiropractic
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. Manage patient care within protocol of the
Palmer Chiropractic Clinics. Oversee student conduct. Consult with other
Faculty. Be accessible and responsive to patient needs. Coach and mentor
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 department personnel and others
as assigned by the appropriate administrator.
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
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
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
Participate in the development and running of the entrance and proficiency
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to perform assigned teaching duties effectively.
Ability to utilize general office equipment and other necessary equipment
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.
Requires an active Florida chiropractic license. Faculty Clinicians must have
an active 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.