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Palmer College of Chiropractic Rehabilitation Resident in Davenport, Iowa

The Rehabilitation Resident is responsible for the delivery of chiropractic and rehabilitative care as well as the supervision of care rendered by students. This position is an in-house training program in rehabilitation.  This is a three-year minimum program, leading to board examination eligibility.



  • Responsible to the assigned administrator and has a support responsibility to all other departments and college personnel as necessary.

  • Responsible for the supervision of students as required.



  • Responsible for conducting primary and secondary exams on patients.

  • Responsible for the delivery of chiropractic care; including management of individual patients.

  • Make recommendations for care to fellow clinicians when appropriate.

  • Maintain and monitor patient records’.

  • Supervise and educate students and externs.

  • Attend departmental, main clinic and residency meetings.

  • Support the missions of the department, the clinic and the College.

  • Acquire knowledge from outside sources through residency sessions, seminars, outside readings and certifications. Share that knowledge with students, faculty and staff.

  • Develop interests in specific areas; develop specialties with the future ability to educate in some capacity.

  • Act as a role model for students, faculty and staff.

  • Responsible for extern program: hiring and dismissal, education, records and scheduling

  • Perform all responsibilities in a manner that fully complies with Palmer’s Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action policy.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Palmer College of Chiropractic provides a generous array of benefits for full time employees, including but not limited to:

  • Paid Time Off annually – 10 vacation days; 12 sick days; 16 holidays

  • Health Benefits – Health, vision, dental insurance, Flex spending, Health Savings Account

  • 403(b) Retirement – 6% of salary employer contribution after 1 year of employment, with immediate vesting and optional employee contribution

  • Free Chiropractic care for employees & their dependents

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • On-site recreation facility & personal training

  • Life insurance



  • Ability to perform assigned duties with time pressures and frequent interruptions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to travel to outside events.

  • Ability to work various hours as job requires.



    Doctor of Chiropractic Degree required.  Completion of National Boards Parts I, II, III with eligibility to sit Part IV.  Completion of post graduate education, and in house coursework, making the resident eligible to sit for the ACRB Diplomat exam. Must have completed at least one publishable journal case report/research project within a refereed journal.



  • Performs sedentary to light work in a ventilated, lighted, and temperature controlled office setting.

  • Frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift light objects (up to 50-100 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the workday.