Osteopathic Doctor Job Description

osteopathic doctor job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Osteopathic Doctor Job Description

An osteopathic doctor (DO) is a type of doctor whose education, training, and licensing is similar to that of an M.


Some osteopathic physicians (DOs) specialize in the relationship between structure and function of the human body.

The D.


(Doctor of Osteopathy) is the only osteopathic medical specialty that requires a four-year college, followed by an additional three years of medical school.

Osteopathic physicians (DOs) complete training similar to that of medical doctors (M.


s); however, the D.


is required to complete an additional year of hands-on clinical training in osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT).

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an Osteopathic Doctor who is passionate about helping others and who is looking for a challenging and rewarding career.

Osteopathic Doctor Duties:

  • Implement and enforce compliance regulations and provide quality assurances in all areas of operation
  • Maintain and continue to improve organizational performance, efficiency, and effectiveness
  • Develop, oversee, and oversee quality, safety, and regulatory compliance plans, policies, and procedures
  • Achieve operational goals and established objectives
  • Ensure that facility operations remain aligned with company policies and procedures
  • Manage and oversee the maintenance of all facilities, including their operational status, safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness
  • Ensure that the operations of the facility are in accordance with all regulatory agency required standards
  • Monitor expenses, analyze claims, and allocate budgets
  • Support marketing initiatives by promoting the services through local/regional newspapers and media outlets
  • Manage and oversee product and training manuals
  • Conduct thorough, in-depth assessments of organizational needs
  • Maintain good relationships with medical groups, hospitals, and patients

Osteopathic Doctor Responsibilities:

  • Performs medical and physical examinations, diagnoses, treats, counsels, and generally cares for patients; prescribes medications and performs minor surgery; refers patients to specialists and/or hospitals; completes other duties of a Physician
  • Attends continuing medical education courses
  • Treats acute and chronic illnesses
  • Prescribing medications
  • Preparing patients for surgery
  • Consulting for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy
  • Performing various laboratory tests and X-rays
  • Diagnosing injuries and illnesses
  • Enlisting the services of various specialists and hospitals
  • Assisting referring physicians
  • Advises and counsels patients on preventive health care and occupational health and safety
  • Evaluating and identifying various disabilities
  • Overseeing activities of paraprofessionals and ancillary staff and supervising tasks performed by the

Requirements And Skills:

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven leadership, management, and organizational skills
  • Strong ability to influence others

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to success. We are committed to building a team that reflects this belief, and we encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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