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Clinician Educator (Part-Time)

Employer
University of Bridgeport
Location
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 22, 2024


The mission of The University of Bridgeport is to promote academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

Provide neuromusculoskeletal medicine patient care for both acute and chronic pain conditions at Federally Qualified Health Centers and Community Health Centers (hereafter Facility) while training and supervising Chiropractic Residents and students. Maintain patient records and prepare documentation for Medicaid and Medicare or other patient billing, where permissible, and assign to Facility for processing. Work closely with Facility medical and administrative staff and University supervisors to provide high quality patient care and excellent clinical training. Regularly evaluate and document Resident and student performance and assess outcomes. Participate in and/or support research and scholarship. Demonstrate leadership with regard to the expanding role of chiropractic physicians within Federally Qualified Health Centers and Community Health Centers and the University of Bridgeport policies, handbooks, and agreements, as well as applicable laws.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Maintain patient charts and other data, billing records, and time sheets and submit to FQHC and/or University (as applicable) in a timely manner as required by FQHC, federal and state law, and University policy. Upon request, provide all information and records required for Medicare, Medicaid or insurance carrier billing, assign all patient billing to FQHC, and cooperate with regard to FQHC’s submission of billing to Medicare/Medicaid or private carrier. Comply with Medicaid, Medicare and other pertinent laws and regulations, and supervise resident’s and student’s compliance.

  • Attain and maintain credentialing with assigned Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).

  • Responsible for the evaluation and management of patients and direct supervision of patient care as administered by chiropractic students and neuromusculoskeletal medicine residents at FQHC/community health centers and hospitals.

  • Ensures that the patient electronic health care record is current and properly documented.

  • Complete satisfactorily all education requirements by FQHC.

  • Attend and participate at FQHC medical staff meetings.

  • Submit monthly patient statistics and hourly time sheets by the third day of the following month to the program director.

  • Attend and participate at regular meetings with chiropractic residents.

  • Attend and present at neuromusculoskeletal medicine (NMSM) continuing education programs.

  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed.

Other Functions :
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.

  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.

  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Demonstrated commitment to developing and fostering best practices and policies to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and build an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.

Minimum Required Qualifications :

Education, Training and Experience :
  • Licensed as a chiropractic physician in the State of assigned FQHC

  • Board Certified in Chiropractic Orthopedics or Chiropractic Specialist (or in process)

  • Minimum of three years of clinical experience

  • Strong interest in community health and chiropractic education

  • Previous teaching experience in a professional program or postgraduate (Preferred)

  • Published in peer reviewed journals (Preferred)

  • Meets credentialing requirements of Federally Qualified Health Center (offer of employment contingent upon credentialing).

Special Requirements :
  • Valid license & insured vehicle

Physical and Mental Requirements :

Work Environment

None

Under 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

Over 2/3

Outdoor Weather Conditions

X

Work with fumes or airborne particles

X

Work near moving mechanical parts

X

Risk of electrical shock

X

Vibration

X

Physical Activity

None

Under 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

Over 2/3

Standing

X

Walking

X

Sitting

X

Talking & Hearing

X

Using hands/fingers to handle/feel

X

Climbing or balancing

X

Bending, pulling, pushing

X

Driving

X

Lifting Requirements

None

Under 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

Over 2/3

Up to 10 pounds

X

Up to 25 pounds

X

Up to 50 pounds

X

Up to 75 pounds

X

Up to 100 pounds

X

Over 100 pounds

X

Vision Requirements:

X Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)

X Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)

X Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)

X Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or

left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)

X Depth perception (i.e. three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and

spatial relationships)

___ No special vision requirements

Full-Time Employee Benefits:
  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Pet Insurance

  • 401k employer match

  • Employee & dependent life insurance

  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents

  • PTO program

(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between The University of Bridgeport and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

The University of Bridgeport provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. The University of Bridgeport complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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