Full-time Faculty- Clinician - Life University in Atlanta Georgia

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Life University

Atlanta, Georgia 30060

United States

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Detailed Job Description


 Patient Care:

  1. Responsible for the implementation and promotion of a vitalistic approach centered on the vertebral subluxation complex in the clinical application of chiropractic.
  2. Manage equitable patient loads to meet student educational requirements as well as clinic system requirements.
  3. Directly supervise and/or provide patient care as appropriate on a daily basis.
  4. Manage patient care within the approved protocol(s) of the Life Chiropractic Clinics.
  5. Be accessible and responsive to the patient’s needs.
  6. Build and maintain a strong doctor/patient relationship ensuring patient satisfaction.
  7. Assure proper documentation is maintained on all patients.
  8. Monitor patient progress and ensure appropriate follow-up.
  9. Provide the highest quality care possible and assist each patient to reach his or her health goals in a suitable manner.
  10. Provide referral to other health care providers as needed.
  11. Transfer patients when appropriate and maintain continuity of patient care.
  12. Demonstrate sound clinical judgment.
  13. Be a consultation source for other faculty.
  14. Complete patient reports and/or respond to agency inquiry in an appropriate and timely manner.
  15. Develop and maintain clinical expertise.


  1. Develop and provide a hands-on mentoring approach to patient care, management, and clinical education.
  2. Engage interns in a variety of clinical activities and promote a critical thinking environment while ensuring continuity of care.
  3. Provide instruction and oversee student conduct, proficiency, professionalism, and clinical standards.
  4. Be responsible for performing the Case Management Review, ensuring that a complete, goal oriented patient management plan is formulated.
  5. Support and aid students in developing communication skills.
  6. Support and assist interns to develop skills in examination, diagnosis and case management development, and adjusting.
  7. Manage and/or direct all clinical protocols and procedures performed by clinic interns.
  8. Participate in classroom activities as assigned.
  9. Perform qualitative assessment on intern clinical competency.
  10. Participate in the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) as assigned.
  11. Assist in student assessment and group educational activities.
  12. Provide student remediation when necessary.
  13. Develop and conduct doctor/student conferences on clinical and educational issues and/or small group sessions.
  14. Provide accurate and timely clinic advisement to those students assigned to you for advisement.


  1. Comply with all Federal, State, and local laws applicable to the practice of chiropractic.
  2. Provide instruction and oversee student conduct, proficiency, professionalism, and clinical standards.
  3. Adhere to and support university, college, and clinic policies and procedures.
  4. Attend departmental, college and university meetings e.g. Faculty Staff Development Program and graduations.
  5. Be responsible for punctual attendance of all assigned hours on a daily basis.
  6. Be responsible for assisting the Clinic Director or his/her designate for the efficient operation and management of the clinic.
  7. Schedule patients during appropriate times that you expect to be on duty in the clinic (not during vacation and approved time out of the clinic).
  8. Monitor and report facility and equipment needing repair.
  9. Monitor the cleanliness and general neatness of the clinic on a daily basis.
  10. Participate on university and/or college committees and task forces as assigned.
  11. Construct a Professional Development Plan and Faculty Annual Review while pursuing listed items on an annual basis.
  12. Complete tasks assigned by the Director.

 Methods of Accountability:

  1. Patient surveys.
  2. Student evaluations.
  3. Attendance and performance at in-services, faculty development sessions and meetings.
  4. Productivity.
  5. File Reviews/Audits.
  6. Professional Development Plan and Faculty Annual Review.
  7. Performance evaluations by Clinic Director.
 Required Qualifications:


  1. A Doctor of Chiropractic degree from an accredited program, with current license in good standing in the state of Georgia (or eligible for licensure in the state of Georgia).
  2. A Bachelor degree, or completion of a Bachelor degree within two years of the first day of employment with the University.
  3. A minimum of three (3) years successful practice experience.
  4. Excellent skills related to communication, patient education, assessment, organization, diagnosis, professionalism, and adjustment technique.
  5. Current CPR certification

 Preferred Qualifications:
  Related post-graduate degree, Diplomate, certification or coursework preferred.


•Unofficial transcripts of D.C degree (official transcripts required upon hiring);  

•Three current, relevant letters of recommendation  

•Copy of your current chiropractic license.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Doctor
  • Chiropractic
  • Degree
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 3 years
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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