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Chiropractor Position – Kitchener, ON

Chiropractor Position – Kitchener, ON

Category: Marketplace / Practice Opportunities
Category: Seeking Clinical Opportunities

Description:

Position: Chiropractor
Location: Conestoga College – Doon Campus Rec Centre, Wellness Office
Reports to: Wellness Coordinator
Status: Independent Contractor
Time Requirement: Up to 35 hours per week (some evenings and weekends may be required)
Pay Structure: 70% of appointment cost

Company Overview
Conestoga Students Incorporated (“CSI”) was founded in 1973 and is the official student association representing more than 21,000 students at all Conestoga College campuses. All full-time fee-paying students are the owners and customers of CSI, and we are dedicated to serving the students to the best of our ability.

For more information on what we do and the services we offer, please check out our website at: https://conestogastudents.com/

Working with CSI will come with the following benefits and perks:

  • Flexible hours of operation during weekdays with no expectation to work evenings or weekends
  • A pre-established clientele consisting of Conestoga College students, staff, and faculty
  • Marketing and promotional support via a robust Marketing department
  • Full administrative support from our Wellness team
  • Direct billing to insurance companies
  • Potential to work up to 30-35 hours per week
  • Rent is paid by CSI
  • CSI-owned chiropractic table and TENS machine

Position Overview

The Chiropractor provides chiropractic services to the students, staff, and faculty of Conestoga College, as well as other clients as requested. The Chiropractor operates within the Wellness Office in the Rec Centre at Conestoga College’s Doon Campus.

In carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position, the Chiropractor must cultivate and maintain a diverse and inclusive environment in which the variety of clients’ backgrounds, experiences, places of origin, racial/ethnic identities, sexual identities, gender, ages, and more are heard, respected, and valued.

A great deal of responsibility is exercised with final overview by the Wellness Coordinator. It is also important that the Chiropractor communicates consistently with the Wellness Coordinator to ensure that they are up to date on the basic overall operations of CSI’s Wellness services and programming.

Duties and Responsibilities

Chiropractic Care

  • Administer client-focused chiropractic services to students, staff, and faculty of Conestoga College, as well as other clients as requested
  • Distribute and assess completed Health History Forms
  • Provide education and consultation on chiropractic care, injury prevention, and health promotion
  • Consult with clients about their medical histories and evaluate their musculoskeletal system and physical abilities/needs in order to determine an appropriate individualized treatment
  • Prepare medical reports and assessments
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and materials, ordering and restocking as needed
  • Prepare for each appointment by cleaning the chiropractic office, sanitizing the chiropractic table and other equipment
  • Implement treatment programs that include manipulations, education, and other therapeutic options
  • Perform adjustments on the spine and other areas as needed
  • Request X-rays when necessary
  • Respond and adapt to client feedback
  • Recommend treatment plans and self-help home care
  • Recommend collaborative treatment with other practitioners when necessary
  • Encourage clients to rebook for further treatment when necessary
  • Maintain a healthy, safe, and sanitary environment
  • Ensure the safe and proper use of chiropractic equipment and supplies
  • Maintain a strong working relationship with fellow team members
  • Actively contribute to building a loyal client base through reception, advertising, and marketing, and continually improving the guest experience
  • Provide chiropractic services in accordance with CSI’s policies, procedures, and customer service standards
  • Operate in accordance with the Standards of Practice as set out by the Ontario Chiropractic Association
  • Participate in Wellness events to help self-promotion of chiropractic services
  • Work closely with the Wellness Coordinator, reporting the status of CSI’s chiropractic services
  • Maintain a valid clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

Other General Duties

  • Work in accordance with corporate by-laws, policies, and procedures, particularly to the CSI Mission Statement
  • Adhere strictly to health & safety laws, policies, and procedures (including COVID-19 policies)
  • Maintain confidentiality for business practices
  • Work in an organized manner where detail, accuracy, and confidentiality are critical
  • Mandatory attendance at CSI-related training days
  • Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions

Physical Demands
This position spends long hours standing and exerting physical force, which can cause muscle strain throughout the body.

Environmental Conditions
This position performs work primarily in a small office.

Sensory Demands
This position performs work in a dimly lit environment with potential exposure to scented products.

Mental Demands
This position deals with a wide variety of people on various issues.

Qualifications

  • Registered member in good standing with the Ontario Chiropractic Association
  • Ability to obtain and provide a valid clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check upon request
  • Ability to purchase and provide supplies and materials required for chiropractic care
  • Ability to provide proof of Professional Liability Insurance with a minimum of $2 million upon request
  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED
  • Candidates will be asked to demonstrate the following:
      • Deep understanding of best practices in chiropractic care
      • A passionate, nurturing, and caring disposition
      • Basic computer skills (e.g. scheduling appointments)
      • Ability to write emails and documents in a formal tone
      • Ability to build positive working relationships, especially with other wellness practitioners
      • Cultural competence: Respect and understanding for persons who come from a variety of socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds
  • Min. 2 doses of vaccination against COVID-19 (or equivalent)
  • Preference will be given to those who have a deep knowledge of the experience of international students

How to Apply

Application Materials
To have your application considered, you must prepare the following Application Materials:

  • A resume, letter, or audio/video recording that provides the following information:
      • Why you are interested in this position
      • What skills and/or experiences you have that you feel would enhance your performance in this position

Instructions
If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the company website and apply through Bamboo HR at https://conestogac.bamboohr.com/jobs/, providing all of the above Application Materials.

Accessibility, Diversity & Inclusion
Conestoga Students Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity for work without regard to any prohibited ground of discrimination. To better reflect the diverse community in which we operate, CSI is also committed to ensuring that at least 30% of candidates interviewed are people who identify with a racial/ethnic minority.

If you anticipate any need for accommodations in the process of applying, interviewing, or working, please feel free to let us know at csihr@conestogac.on.ca as soon as possible and at any time so that we are most equipped to provide a barrier-free experience.

Contact Email:  csihr@conestogac.on.ca