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Licensed Acupuncturist

Licensed Acupuncturist Location: Canaan, CT Job Description Mountainside, founded in 1998, is a leading behavioral healthcare provider dedicated to treating alcohol dependency and drug addiction.

Accredited by The Joint Commission and CARF for its high standards of care, Mountainside seeks out passionate and talented individuals to join its staff. Regardless of the position held, each employee plays an important role in caring for clients, giving them a unique and positive experience during their stay. Nestled at the base of a private mountain in the serenity of the Litchfield Hills, Mountainside’s main campus provides an ideal setting for an individual to get the customized, effective care that they need to begin their recovery journey.

Mountainside also has outpatient locations in Wilton CT and has administrative offices in Manhattan. Mountainside is currently seeking a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.A.C.). The acupuncturist is responsible for providing auricular and full body acupuncture for chemically dependent persons in residential and detoxification treatment. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesProvide auricular and full body acupuncture for chemically dependent persons in residential and detoxification treatment Provide individualized treatment that is tailored to the client’s needs Ensure that informed consent is obtained prior to treatment Review acupuncture assessments prior to treatment to eliminate risk of adverse reactions Engage client in the initial phase and secondary phase of evaluation and treatment Complete individual and group progress notes Participate in weekly to biweekly meetings with the Medical Director, Nurses, and/or program development Be knowledgeable of all policy of acupuncture as per CT Public Health Code to acupuncture as they pertain to the treatment of substance abuse or drug dependency QualificationsMust have college degree, appropriate state of Connecticut Licensure to practice acupuncture, and experience with addiction/chemical dependency Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment Ability to work independently and within a team Experience working in customer service Ability to safely operate vehicles and transport passengers CompensationCompetitive hourly wage based on experience and performance Free Nutritious Meals Access to Gym 24/7 How to Apply Please complete the ERS Background Check Authorization and Employment Application, and email them with your resume and salary requirement using the form provided to the right or email to: Mountainside Treatment Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Licensed Acupuncturist

Job Description:

We are a multidisciplinary clinic with multiple locations in Lower Manhattan seeking a well rounded, educated acupuncturist with a great work ethic. You must be licensed & insured and interested in raising the bar for our field. Days and hours for shifts will vary & rate of pay commensurate with experience.

Company Description:

We are a multidisciplinary clinic that utilizes physical therapy, chiropractic, massage therapy and acupuncture for optimal results with our patients.

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Trilogy Spa Holdings is looking to hire Acupuncturists at El San Juan Hotel. Trilogy Spa Holdings is a professional spa management company dedicated to creating and operating the most innovative, service-centric and performance optimized branded spas in the hospitality industry.

The ideal candidate desires to be a Partner at Trilogy, not merely an employee. We are seeking someone who wants to make a difference in the lives of our guests, hotel partners and owners! The Acupuncturist will deliver the member and guest acupuncture experience to the highest level of Trilogy Spa Holdings standards.

This key professional role includes world-class acupuncture treatments and cupping. Actively participate as needed to support spa management in the marketing and promoting of healing therapy/wellness services. The Acupuncturist is expected to protect the health and safety of all members, guests and staff.

Requirements: Masters or Masters Level degree in Acupuncture from an accredited 3-year full time clinical acupuncture program. Board Certified through the National Certification Commission on Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Duly qualified and licensed to practice in Puerto Rico. Experience: Minimum of 3 years performing acupuncture treatments.

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Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range

  • Flex Staff

  • Schedule: Flex

  • Location: Portland, OR (South Water Front) * Salary: Paid per service

  • Job Type: Flex (AFSCME) ## Functions/Duties of Position The Acupuncturist is responsible for administrating acupuncture, according to standard operating procedures. In addition, s/he is responsible for learning specialty services as requested by management. The Acupuncture Therapist is required to build a repeat clientele, and actively participate in educational seminars and events.

Job Requirements Required Qualifications:

  • ACAOM accredited education * 1 year experience practicing acupuncture, preferably with existing clientele

  • Working knowledge of anatomy and basic physiology; strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to project and promote a healthy image

  • Ability to communicate to members and staff in a courteous, friendly and professional manner

  • Ability to learn new services, follow a schedule, perform services in a timely manner, multi-task and work with other service providers

  • Current Oregon Acupuncturist License * NCCAOM Certification * 25 CEUs biennially. CPR/AED certification. Preferred Qualifications: * Three years of experience practicing acupuncture, preferably with existing clientele * A proven track record in delivering high-quality customer service

  • Strong educational sales skills

Additional Details Ability to stand and perform bodywork for six continuous hours a day

. Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

Job Title: Acupuncturist Department: March Wellness Location: CHH Drug Testable: Yes Job: IRC56871

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Under the direction and supervision of the Sub-Chief of Physical Medicine, utilizes acupuncture to stimulate certain points on or near the surface of the body by the insertion of needles to prevent or modify the perception of pain or to normalize physiological functions. May perform or prescribe the use of oriental massage, acupressure, breathing techniques, exercise or nutrition, including the incorporation of drugless substances and herbs as dietary supplements to promote health. Essential Functions:

  • Provides medically necessary acupuncture, consults, assesses and treats when requested/authorized by family physicians/specialists.

  • Provides an accurate diagnosis, supported by medical findings based on standardized examination and techniques generally accepted by the medical community.

  • This includes TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and Western diagnostic techniques.

  • Produces complete, accurate, uniform and replicable examinations.

  • Provides quality treatment to cure or relieve the medical condition causing the patient's complaint.

  • Documents all treatments and patient's response to acupuncture therapy on patient's chart.

  • When working in the Workers compensation system, states an opinion whether anatomic loss, functional loss and physical complaints of the patient are work-related, and writes a comprehensive medical report describing the degree of injury consistent with Workers Compensation terminology and requirements. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications:

  • Post-graduate degree preferred; i.e., Ph.D. in related fields, N.D. (Doctor of Naturopathy), D.O.M. (Doctor of Oriental Medicine).

  • Graduate of an accredited school and complete four academic years of education with a minimum of 1548 hours of theory including biology, organic biochemistry, physics, psychology, anatomy and physiology, pathology, nutrition and vitamins (400 hours); history of medicine, medical terminology (30 hours); clinical sciences such as internal medicine, pharmacology, neurology, surgery and clinical medicine including dentistry, nursing, chiropractic and homeopathy, western pharmacology and BLS (128) hours; Tai Chi, Chi Kung, traditional Oriental medicine theory and diagnosis, needling techniques, and acupressure (660 hours); herbology (300 hours including botany); practice management and ethics (30 hours); and 800 hours of clinical training.

  • Licensed to practice Acupuncture in the State of California. Maintain currency of Acupuncture licensure in the State of California.

  • Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

COMPANYKaiser Permanente




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Acupuncturist ( Women's Health Specialists Clinic)

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

As an Acupuncturist, you will provide acupuncture treatments for patients suffering from pain, injury, illness and emotional and psychological maladies for our Women's Health Specialist Patients.

  • Meet with patients to obtain information about their complaints, symptoms, medical history, diet, lifestyle and psychological health.

  • Makes diagnosis and treatment strategies.

  • Maintains detailed and complete records, health care plans and prognoses. Suggest treatments involving herbal medicine.

  • Identify precise locations on a patient's body where needles should be inserted, or where electrical or health stimulation is to be applied.

  • Performs acupressure and related techniques while explaining procedures to patients and prepares them for treatment.

  • Actively participates in teaching colleagues, medical students, and residents in the clinical setting.

  • Works cooperatively with providers, medical and administrative staff.

  • Participates in conducting patient education sessions or education classes in the clinic; provides outreach to the community by providing information sessions as directed.

  • Evaluates treatment outcomes and makes further recommendations as necessary to further promote, restore, or maintain good health.

  • Demonstrates ability to provide applicable care/service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level of population served.

  • Communicates in a respectful manner.

  • Ensures a safe, secure environment.

  • Partners with patient/care-giver/management in care/decision making.

  • Individualizes care/service plan to meet patient/customer needs.

  • Modifies interventions/service based on population served.

  • Provides patient/employee education based on assessment of learning needs of learner.

In order to qualify for this role, you must possess:

  • Graduate of an accredited school with a BA or BS degree. Certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

  • Current Acupuncture license to practice in the state of Minnesota. Must have Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI) or obtain NPI prior to employment start date. BLS

  • 3-5 years' experience as an acupuncturist


  • Post-graduate degree preferred: i.e. D.O.M (Doctor of Oriental Medicine), N.D. (Doctor of naturopathy)

UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.

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Licensed Acupuncturist

Inspired By Me Psychological Wellness, PLLC is seeking an immediate full time replacement for a very busy acupuncture practice. You must be a fully licensed acupuncturist with at least two years experience and willing to work evenings.

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Per Diem Acupuncturist


Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.The Oncology Acupuncturist for The Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrated Therapies and Healthy Living provides clinical services to cancer patients and families, provides education to patients, families and staff, and assists/participates in the development and implementation of research studies involving acupuncture and other integrative medicine modalities.


  • Reviews the patient's medical history to develop individualized treatment plans.

  • Prepares the patient for the procedure by informing patient of the treatment and intended effect.

  • Performs acupuncture treatments.

  • Documents visits and maintains records in compliance with HIPAA regulations and Dana-Farber policies.

  • Follows up with clinical care team as necessary.

  • Ensures a safe environment and maintains equipment and supplies in a clean, operable and safe manner.

  • Participates actively in development of oncology acupuncture program

  • Adheres to all hospital and departmental policies and infection control procedures.

  • Transfers acupuncture care to community provider when appropriate.

  • Participates in regular staff meetings and attends conferences as directed.

  • Educates patients, families and staff on acupuncture and other related modalities.

  • Participates in Zakim Center research projects.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of acupuncture

  • 5 to 7 years of experience working as an acupuncturist are required, along with the successful completion of National Board Exam, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

  • Must have a valid and current Massachusetts license to practice acupuncture through Board of Registration in Medicine.

  • Prior training in medicine/integrative medicine preferred.

  • Experience with adult and pediatric cancer patients and/or chronically ill patients and clinical research are also preferred.

  • Demonstrates understanding of special needs and behaviors of age groups of the population served

  • Must possess a basic understanding of health care clinical operations

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with Zakim Center Staff as well as all other oncology interdisciplinary team members.

  • Excellent time management and communication skills.

  • Enthusiasm for learning and teaching.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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Acupuncturist @ Near Site In San Jose

About the Role:

The Acupuncturist will help implement a new care delivery model focused on a differentiated patient care experience. The Acupuncturist will be provide care to the highest standard of evidence based care and ensuring an optimal patient experience in an integrated care environment. This will include participating in care team conferences, health outcomes analysis, and care coordination activities. The Acupuncturist will also be responsible for meeting individual and care team clinical, administrative, and financial performance metrics.


The Acupuncturist will provide patient centered, comprehensive primary care services consistent with the medical home care delivery model. Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in the selection of a suitable treatment plan for all patients.

  • Participate in the selection of cost-effective treatment modalities.

  • Obtain and record patients' medical histories.

  • Diagnose health problems by reviewing patients' health and medical histories;

questioning, observing and examining patient.

  • Maintain accurate treatment records for patients.

  • Advise patients about recommended treatment options.

  • Counsel patients about nutrition, exercise, sleeping habits, stress management, and

other matters.

  • Consult with and refer patients to appropriate health practitioners when necessary.

  • Extensive knowledge about the different anatomical points of the human body as they

relate to various forms of acupuncture, including the 365 acupuncture points in the

human body.

  • Ability to determine the size and count of the needles inserted in human body.

  • Participate in Health Center quality improvement programs, as well as participate in

multidisciplinary quality assurance programs that monitor the performance of the Health Center's written policies.

  • Collaborate with the care team to ensure improvement of patient care at the Health Clinic.

  • Use best efforts to cooperate with clinical outcome reviews and measurements as may

be established by our client.

  • Comply with all policies, procedures, and protocols of the clinic.


  • The Acupuncturist is required to licensed with 5-7 years of professional clinical experience.

  • Must have exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills.

  • Outstanding communication skills and attention to detail will be valued assets.

Additional California Information

Qualified candidates must meet all standards set by the national accreditation body, ACAOM, that is recognized by the federal Department of Education. To be licensed, you must graduate from an accredited school and pass the national board exam. Unlike some states, California also requires additional hours of training in herbal medicine and the passing of an herbal medicine exam.


The Acupuncturist reports to the Crossover Health Medical Doctor.


This is an opportunity for an exceptional acupuncturist to be part of something special, the new Health Center. You will also be a part of the larger social mission of Crossover Health in creating next generation care. Crossover trains our team members to perform their jobs superbly, and create an environment where they can flourish. Ultimately, our culture breeds success, and rewards it in many different ways. Our teams are comprised of talented people who work hard to delight the customer.

When you join the Crossover Team, you are welcomed into a family dedicated to changing health care and creating the most memorable and rewarding experiences for our guests. We are going to change the world and we want someone like you to help us. Come be a part of our revolution as we help our patients, "be well, do good and enjoy life."

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UNC Physician's Network is seeking a Licensed Acupuncturist. Acupuncture treatments may be engaged for chronic pain, stress, sleep disorders, headaches, nausea, fertility and overall wellness of mind and body. We are looking for an experienced and motivated professional interested in being part of an integrated team of medical professionals committed to providing excellent care.

The successful individual will be an effective communicator with patients and colleagues, being able to explain and educate for perfect balance of best clinical practice in a patient centric environment.

Will establish an acupuncture treatment plan.

Perform acupuncture and chart the care delivered to the patient.

Provide follow up as necessary.

Job Qualifications:

Current and valid licensure as Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc) by North Carolina Acupuncture Licensing Board

  • 3 years of clinical experience in providing acupuncture services is highly desired.

Experience with Epic electronic medical record documentation is desired.

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