Chiropractor- Casual/As Needed- Milwaukee Area

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Major Responsibilities: Performs assessment of client status and formulates a chiropractic medicine treatment plan in accordance with the client’s goals and chiropractic medicine practice standards; ensures assessments reflect synthesis of gathered data into an appropriate plan of care. Develops a chiropractic plan reflecting client’s stated goals and expectations of chiropractic medicine, incorporates principles of growth and development over the life span. Performs chiropractic services to patients/clients utilizing appropriate methods according to certification guidelines and professional practice standards. Completes all required documentation within the same business day of the client’s visit. All written communication is legible and concise. Establishes and maintains all required documentation following department policy including patient/client write-ups. Tailors education (written and communicated instruction) to meet the age-specific and individualized need of the client. Recognizes client’s inability to attain goals and consults with other appropriate professionals in the interest of the client. Facilitates patient/client’s obtainment of equipment or supplies needed to meet individualized goals. Acknowledges confidential nature of the professional relationship with a client and respects each client’s right to privacy. Takes an active role in program development and contributes ideas for the development of promotional materials and community education. Develops formal educational offerings in accordance with department strategies to meet customer needs. Participates in self-directed, professional continuing education to enhance clinical performance by updating theoretical knowledge, technique skills and clinical applications. Provides an environment consistent with accepted standards of sanitation, hygiene, safety and Universal Precautions. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department’s policies and procedures. Age-specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards. Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required: Chiropractic license issued by the state of Wisconsin, and Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required. Education Required: Doctorate Degree in Chiropractic Medicine. Experience Required: No experience required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: Good human relations, communication, organization, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Must be able to assist in lifting/moving patients. Will frequently be required to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance, occasionally lift up to 50 pounds with assistance. Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, and reach above shoulders and twist frequently during the workday. Repetitive use of the hands in all activities. Must have functional use of senses to allow for effective communication. Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job. Potential for exposure to blood and body fluids through patient contact and therefore must have ability to wear protective clothing as needed. May be exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards associated with x-ray equipment. Required wearing protective clothing including lead shield for x-ray precautions. This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

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