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Clinic Faculty Doctors (Chiropractic)

Employer
Parker University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
May 31, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Are you interested in building a career that makes a difference and creates a legacy? Parker University, the fourth-fastest growing college in Texas and the fastest-growing college in Dallas, is currently seeking full-time campus-based Clinic Faculty Doctors to mentor interns in the Dallas Clinic, College of Chiropractic. The Clinic Faculty Doctors educate individuals as patient-centered chiropractic physicians and members of a collaborative interdisciplinary healthcare team while embracing education, research, and service.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

Course/Pod Management: Faculty members are responsible to design, deliver and manage their course in accordance with the guidance provided to them by their direct supervisor. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Adhere to the syllabus.
  • Clearly communicate course requirements, means of evaluation, deadlines, and policies to students.
  • Hold clinic-related classes as scheduled, take attendance and submit it timely.
  • Develop high-quality means of evaluating student learning outcomes and apply them fairly and consistently in accordance with Parker policies, as well as methods and timelines set forth in the syllabus.
  • Submit grades and required course documentation timely.
  • Follow Parker policies and procedures in all elements of course management.
  • Evaluate interns individually on the basis of clinical skill, attitude, attendance, knowledge and patient management.
  • Demonstrate quality clinical decision-making and documentation relevant to the clinic policies.
  • Maintain adequate patient volume. 
  • Facilitate student participation in marketing activities.

 

Student/Patient Interaction: Faculty members generally have more direct contact with students than any other institutional employee and are responsible for managing that contact consistent with the highest ethical and professional standards.

  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with students and patients.
  • Respond timely to student e-mails and voicemails.
  • Maintain required office hours to provide additional academic and clinical support to students and go over assessments and other graded work.
  • Fairly and consistently apply Parker clinic and student conduct policies.

 

 Clinics:

  • Lead a team of interns in the service of patients and the community by ensuring the efficient care of patients and educating the community on health-related service and topics
  • Develop and execute a plan for attracting new patients for the Parker University Chiropractic Clinics and the intern team
  • Assist in programs for orienting new interns to the clinical experience
  • Identify the need and recommend additional instructions to interns found deficient in any aspect of patient care
  • Report severely deficient interns to the Dean of Clinics
  • Monitor intern progress toward clinical requirements for graduation and aid the intern in fulfilling said requirements.
  • Comply with Clinic policies and procedures.
  • Maintain high levels of patient satisfaction.

 

Curricular and Programmatic Quality, Integrity and Review: The faculty, within the framework provided by programmatic accreditation standards and institutional vision and mission, has responsibility for curricular maintenance and improvement.

  • Assist in vertical and horizontal integration of curriculum.
  • Participate in Quality Enhancement Project, OSCE exams, and other activities designed to evaluate student learning outcomes.
  • Contribute to maintenance and/or improvement of programmatic outcomes such as National Board scores, Student Satisfaction Surveys, Graduate Exit Surveys, etc.

 

Clinics:

  • Have thorough knowledge of Parker quality patient care including the use of chiropractic adjusting, neuromuscular therapeutic exercise and activity, diagnostic imaging and body chemistry testing, nutrition and supplementation, and advising patients on therapeutic lifestyle change and management.
  • Maintain patient documentation consistent with the University’s standards defined by in-service presentations, training, and audit review and remediation
  • Review of assessment tools and outcomes.
  • Follow Medicare diagnostic organization and documentation standards on patients covered by Medicare
  • Maintain set performance statistics and goals
  • Report known safety violations to the Dean of Clinics or Clinic Director of respective clinic.

 

Professionalism and Scholarly Activity: Faculty members are part of the overall institutional team, and are expected to not only contribute to the success of their individual courses and/or program, but also to the success of the University as a whole.

  • Engage with all Parker stakeholders in accordance with Parker values, policies, and procedures.
  • Respond timely to requests from direct supervisor, as well as other University offices.
  • Attend and participate in university events, including scheduled faculty meetings and three DC commencements per year.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development in discipline(s) taught and educational methods.
  • Contribute to scholarly works.
  • Participate in service activities.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  •  Clinics
    • Doctor of Chiropractic degree and TX license is required (applicant must either be licensed in TX or eligible to obtain a TX license within the first teaching term, which is a condition of hiring). 
    • A minimum of five-year practice experience is required. The Dean of Clinics may consider applicants with less experience if they have had significant clinical experience managing complex cases.
    • Ability to stand or sit for up to eight (8) hours per day and lift thirty-five (35) pounds. Must be dexterous and ambulatory and have the ability to perform the routine duties of a chiropractor consistent with service necessary for up to one hundred (100) patients per day.
  • An advanced graduate, doctorate or professional degree that demonstrates mastery in a relevant subject.
  • A minimum of three years of full-time teaching; documented participation in research and/or scholarly activities is preferred.
  • All other requirements per Rank Advancement as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
  • Minimum professional experience, as appropriate for any applicable programmatic accreditation.
  • A current certificate or license as applicable to the program of instruction, additional postgraduate certifications are preferred.
  • Participation in professional development and service to the institution.
  • Participation in course evaluation and improvement strategies.
  • Completed 18 graduate hours in the discipline taught required.
  • Evidence of ability as an effective teacher, to include use of active learning approaches.
  • Evidence of the interest in and ability to engage in research, scholarly and/or creative activity required.

 

 JOB REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/ETC.:

  • Competence in their respective field of study.
  • Effective communication in the English language, both verbal and written. Ability to adapt course materials to the chiropractic paradigm.
  • . Proficiency with appropriate lab equipment.
  • Proficiency in software applications common in higher education environments, such as the Microsoft Suite student information systems, and Learning Management Systems.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Compliance with the applicable state and federal laws and regulations and accepted industry standards as associated with courses taught in their respective discipline. 
  • Professional dress and demeanor; positive attitude and willingness to work with other faculty as part of a team and be supportive of the University.

 

Clinics:

  • Good public relation skills
  • Inclusion in Parker directed network health plans
  • Allowing Parker University to access the NPPES database for licensing verifications and updated information for billing purposes.
  • Perform duties as assigned by the Dean of Clinics or Clinic Director of the respective clinic 

 

Parker University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

 

WHY PARKER? 

Founded in 1982 by Dr. James William Parker, Parker University has more than 1,800 students and 34 academic programs. Parker University proudly offers its famed Doctor of Chiropractic degree and programs in Business and Technology and Health Sciences. 

Parker University has been recognized as a Great College to Work For® and one of the 25 Fastest-Growing Colleges in the U.S.

Parker University offers competitive salaries, generous benefits, and the opportunity to engage with our unique campus community.

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