Chiropractors :

Assess, treat, and care for patients by manipulation of spine and musculoskeletal system. May provide spinal adjustment or address sacral or pelvic misalignment.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $102,870.00
Average Time to Fill 48 days
Typical Education Doctoral or professional degree
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 269
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 11.80 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Critical Thinking
Customer Service
Written Communication
Work Ethic
Intellectual Risk-taking
Numerical and Arithmetic Application

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Treat psychological disorders and issues
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Solve clinical problems
Treat medical condition of patient
Provide physical therapy to patients or clients
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Apply traction to patients
Conduct medical x-rays
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Implement nutritional practices and techniques

Analyzing Data or Information

Interpret x-ray images
Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Analyze medical or health data
Examine patients
Analyze patient activity
Conduct physical examinations
Take vital signs
Conduct patient assessments
Perform medical research

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Related Licensing Requirements

Chiropractor Graduate Permit (18-0000000112)

846 IAC 1-10-2 Applications Authority: IC 25-10-1-1.5 Affected: IC 25-10-1-14 Sec. 2. A graduate student shall submit the following information: (1) Certification from the school that the applicant is enrolled in the final year of course work. (2) An application approved by the board and provided by the bureau, including, but not limited to, the following information: (A) The location of practice of the supervisor. (B) The proposed dates of practice by the graduate student. (C) The name and license number of the supervisor.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners (3172342054)

Chiropractor Temporary Permit (18-0000000113)

846 IAC 1-9-1 Temporary permits Authority: IC 25-10-1-1.5 Affected: IC 25-10-1-2; IC 25-10-1-5.5 Sec. 1. (a) The board may issue a temporary permit under IC 25-10-1- 5.5 if the applicant submits the following: (1) An application to take the first examination given by the board after the applicant's graduation from an accredited chiropractic school or college provided by IC 25-10-1-2(a). (2) All information required by 846 IAC 1-5-1. (3) Certification of graduation from the accredited school or college of chiropractic provided by IC 25-10-1-2(a). (4) Fee provided by 846 IAC 1-4-7. (b) An application for a temporary permit shall include the following information to be submitted by the supervisor: (1) The location of practice. (2) The name and license number of the supervisor. (c) A supervisor shall hold an Indiana chiropractic license which is current and in good standing. (d) A chiropractor shall supervise no more than one (1) holder of a temporary permit at any given time. (e) A supervising chiropractor shall be exclusively responsible for the direct supervision of a holder of a temporary permit. (f) A holder of a temporary permit shall not provide an independent diagnosis of a patient.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners (3172342054)

Chiropractor (18-0000000027)

To obtain a license, the candidate must: Be 18 years of age. Not have committed any crime that would compromise professional standing. Be a graduate of a school or college of chiropracty accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Chiropractic Education or other U.S. Department of Education agency. Applicant must have been in residence for instruction at least 400 hours. A concentration in specific areas such as biological and medical sciences is also required. Have completed at least 2 years, or 60 hours, of education in a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education before training in chiropracty school or college. Successfully pass an examination administered by the Board. Must pay all examination and application fees. Licenses must be renewed every two years, provided that the candidate furnish evidence of having attended at least 1 professional chiropractic conference or seminar approved by the Board during this two-year period. More detailed information, including examination dates and application packets, may be obtained directly from the Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners (3172342054)

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