CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT

GRESHAM, OR 97030

Posted: 04/12/2019 Industry: CLERICAL Job Number: 28811 Pay Rate: $16.00
Job Summary
The Back Office CA is a fully licensed Chiropractic Assistant qualified to assist in the treatment of patients. This position will have primary responsibilities of maintaining patient treatment flow and providing services to the patients as directed by the treating doctor. Among these tasks include physiotherapy application, soft tissue massage and therapeutic stretching/exercises, radiograph setup, and maintenance of rooms and equipment. They spend more time with the patient than any other team member, so they will have perhaps the most impact on the success of treatment. This CA must have knowledge of anatomy, exercise physiology, and chiropractic philosophy and principles. They must be skilled in massage therapy, counseling, education, and communication. They must have the ability to multi-task and be detail oriented. Above all, they must be enthusiastic, compassionate and encouraging to patient needs, and a team player, willing to help in any way they can to make the office run smooth and help others succeed. All necessary training will be provided and supervised by the doctors and staff to ensure maximal opportunity to meet expectations.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily (after adequate training that will be provided). The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
" High School Diploma or equivalent and at least 18 years old
" Must Obtain and maintain Oregon Chiropractic Assistant License
" Must have demonstrated Intermediate computer skills
" Demonstrated ability to multi-task and problem solve
" Excellent customer service skills
" Excellent oral communication skills
" Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
" Must be flexible with changing demands
" Ability to self-start - looking for tasks to do before being told
" Professional attire and health-consciousness
" Ability to maintain professional demeanor in a setting with multiple interruptions (phone and people)
" Must have excellent personal hygiene and self-care, and non-smoking only due to patients and staff sensitivities.



Decision Making:
" Must have the demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks during unstructured times.
" Understand professional and personal boundaries. Respect and courtesy come first with patients and other team members.
" Use proper conflict management strategies to avoid discord and to prevent altercations. Understand the proper chain of command - report and resolve.
" Able to see areas where efficiency can be increased and help create a system to achieve the final goal of providing quality care to the most people possible.
" Understand the role of rules and regulations, as well as guidelines. As a professional healthcare office, HIPAA guidelines and other legal issues govern, and you will be responsible for following these rules strictly. However, much of patient care involves guidelines, working as a team member and being flexible to variable demands. Therefore, you must be able to ascertain whether there is flexibility or not and USE YOUR BEST GOOD JUDGEMENT IN ALL MATTERS.

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