Copper River Native Association
September 12, 2023
Job Type



Assess, plan, organize, and participate in chiropractic treatment plans that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, decrease, or prevent deformity and return to functional mobility with patients suffering from disease or injury.

To be successful in this role you must be committed to providing the best patient care. You will be compassionate, focused, and able to collaborate with other departments within CRNA.


  • Review physician’s referral and patient’s medical records to help determine the diagnosis and appropriate chiropractic care.
  •  Perform and document initial exam, evaluating the data to identify problems and determine diagnosis prior to intervention.
  • Plan, prepare, and carry out individually designed programs of chiropractic treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate, and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
  • Ensure plan of care is followed for each patient regardless of chiropractor’s individual schedules.
  • Administer chiropractic adjustments, manual exercises, massage and/or manual techniques to help relieve pain, increase the patient’s strength, and decrease or prevent deformity or disuse.
  • Counsel patients about nutrition, exercise, sleeping habits, stress management, injury prevention, ergonomics, and ways to promote health.
  • Establish plan of care and evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatment plan as necessary to achieve maximum benefits.
  • Continually record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient’s chart via company’s EMR system.
  • Inform patient when diagnosis reveals findings outside of your scope and refer to an appropriate practitioner.
  • Participate in community and marketing events to educate the public and establish a presence in the area.
  • Meet with referring physicians on a continual basis to promote a strong relationship that is both beneficial to the patient and the practice.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • May require work before or after normal business hours on a flexible, but punctual, schedule.


  • Strong understanding and sensitivity to Alaska Native culture and lifestyle.
  • Strong written, analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate and ability to operate various data entry programs.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality as required for HIPAA, other regulations, and organization matters.
  • Willing to participate in cross-training to provide other functions and services for the department.
  • Ability to learn and apply program/agency operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with outside organizations and contacts.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with teams.


  • Successful completion of a Doctor of Chiropractic program
  • License to practice in the state of Alaska or ability to procure Chiropractic license in the state of Alaska within 6 months of hire date.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Complete and successfully pass a background check.
  • Complete and successfully pass a driving history check.
  • Knowledge of on-site medical procedures, terminology, and medications.


  • 1-2 years of post-residency clinical work experience.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

Physical Requirements:

The work is generally active, with occasional mild to moderate physical exertion, requiring routine standing, walking, bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting, demonstration of rehabilitation exercises, and manipulation of weights ranging from 10 - 200lbs with intermittent periods of sitting. The majority of work is performed in a clinical office setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities, and abilities. CRNA is a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus. May require local travel between compact services of CRNA which may involve exposure to extreme weather conditions. Works in an environment where the protection of client confidentiality is essential. Personal Protective Equipment will be provided when and where needed.


Supervision Received:

Work will be monitored through meetings, reports, and regular communication with the immediate supervisor. General guidelines for operations are based on program requirements, conditions of grant award(s), and the general policies and procedures of CRNA. 

Supervision Exercised:

Position will exercise minimal supervision.


Contacts include and not limited to volunteers, organizational staff, clients, and outside agencies.


  • All employment at CRNA is “at will.” This means that the employee or CRNA may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
  • CRNA is a no tolerance workplace. All employees must pass an initial and random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
  • CRNA has several positions that require a criminal background check for the safety of our clients. All employment offers in the “covered” classification are conditional until CRNA has received a Federal criminal background check verifying eligibility to work in these programs.
  • As applicable by position and company policy, must meet standards for fitness for duty, immunizations, credentialing and privileging.

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