Acupressurist Job Description Samples

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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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Acupuncturist - Community

Department: 2210_4945 Community Wellness

Expected Weekly Hours: 0


Day Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides complementary care to clients in an organized and systematic manner according to Center and institutional policy.

EDUCATION REQUIRED: NJ Acupuncture license. Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree (Master of Oriental Medicine & Acupuncture) preferred.

EXPERIENCE: 2 to 4 years' experience. 5 to 8 years' experience preferred. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Graduate of an approved or accredited school for acupuncture (minimum 500 hour program). State Licensure (where applicable) Acupuncture license. National Certification through NCBTMB NCCAOM (if not possessed upon hire, a plan for completion within 18 months will be a component of the appointment process). Pregnancy, Craniosacral, One Brain, and Polarity Therapy – Specialized/Advanced Certification preferred. National Certification through NCBTMB NCCAOM preferred.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Familiarity with common chronic pain conditions. Familiarity with other complimentary health interventions and ability to make accurate referrals. Multiple adjuncts to acupuncture.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Moderate (e.g. continuous typing, occasional lifting, prolonged standing/bending, etc.)

PRIMARY EQUIPMENT USED: Standard Massage Therapy equipment including a bodywork table or chair. Acupuncture needles and adjuncts. Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.

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Acupuncturist Location: Wasilla, AK Department:

Valley Complementary Medicine Clinic Schedule: Regular Part Time Shift: Day Shift Hours: 40 Job Details: + Provides acupuncture services to customer-owners referred from the Primary Care System within SCF.

Minimum Qualifications: 1. Current Alaska license or certification. 2. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required. ACLS, NRP, ATLS, ALSO and PALS as required for speciality.

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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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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. Job ID: 2017-6422 Grade: 21 External Company URL:

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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, assessments and treatments 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.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience

  • N/A. Education

  • 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. Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

  • 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.

  • BLS. Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. Preferred Qualifications: - Post-graduate degree preferred; i.e., Ph.D. in related fields, N.D. (Doctor of Naturopathy), D.O.M. (Doctor of Oriental Medicine).

COMPANYKaiser Permanente


LOCATIONWalnut Creek, CA

REQNUMBER592464 External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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Eastern Medical Center is expanding!
We are looking to add a third acupuncturist to our practice, established Acupuncture Center in the Bay Area since 1982.

We are looking for an expert in Sports Acupuncture, ideally candidate will have training and at least 3 years professional experience related to treating clients through Sports acupuncture.

We offer fully stocked treatment rooms (7), use herbal tablets, essential oils, cupping. You will already have reception and administratives covered, plus online scheduling will be available for your clients.

Promotion and out reach is encouraged though not required. Most important for the practitioner is to take care of the clients, and don’t worry about the rest. There will be a client base already, you just show up 3-5 days of the week for starters eventually including Saturday, and see how it goes. Base pay is based on experience, and increases the more clients seen.

We are located in Pleasanton, CA in the middle Hacienda Business Center. There is plenty of room for expansion in the area of your interest, and plenty of opportunities for out reach

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Licensed Acupuncturist (Per Diem)

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Shift: Days

Employment Status: AX - Active - Per Diem 

Job Summary

To provide licensed acupuncture services including examination, evaluation and treatment of patients in a prompt, courteous, competent and professional manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintains and follows standard quality, safety, environmental and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to local, state and federal laws, regulations and statutes.
  • Receives continuing education, reads trade journals, and keeps up-to-date on industry practices and regulations.
  • Responsible for the performance of comprehensive acupuncture management  and treatment regimens:
    • Meets with patients to collect a detailed case history;
    • Analyzes physical findings and medical histories to make diagnoses;
    • Devises a personalized treatment plan;
    • Explains the diagnosis and treatment to patients, prepare them for treatment, and responds to their questions and concerns;
    • Identifies correct anatomical and proportional point locations based on patients' anatomy and positions, contraindications and precautions;
    • Performs acupuncture and related techniques.
  • Evaluates treatment outcomes and recommends new or altered treatments as necessary to further promote, restore, or maintain health.
  • Assesses patient progress through questioning and examination as well as reviewing treatment plans if necessary.
  • Consults with the patient’s specialty and/or primary care providers, as necessary.
  • Maintains detailed and complete records of health care plans and prognoses in electronic medical record.
  • Provides education to patients, clients, community groups, and staff on the benefits of acupuncture.
  • Develops and maintains a portfolio of acupuncture educational materials for clinicians and patients, using print and non-print media.
  • Additional duties, as assigned.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

LAc or LOM - PA

Required Education and
ExperienceRequired Education:

Graduate of an acupuncture program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). 

Required Experience:  Minimum of 1 year acupuncture experience with pediatric patients. 

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: Additional acupuncture training or clinical experience in selected specialties, such as hematology, oncology, pain management or sports medicine.                                                                                                                     

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: Certification by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

Additional Technical Requirements

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Chiropractor / Acupuncturist

Seeking a NYS dual licensed Chiropractor & Acupuncturist for cutting edge/ innovative medical practice.

Headquartered in downtown Manhattan with 14 specialties amongst 20+ providers (MD/DO/DC/LAC/DPT/LMT)

We are expanding into Midtown Manhattan, West Village, Brooklyn, and Queens and are looking to add top talent to our team.

The ideal candidate will be a new grad and have an interest in treating sports/pain related conditions.

Candidate will be trained by a dually licensed professional in Acupuncture and Chiropractic

ART/Graston/FAKTR/K-Tape Certifications a plus / Herbs training not essential .

Practice 70% musculoskeletal 30% TCM

Competitive base salary + bonus structure + malpractice insurance covered + CME allowance

Punctuality and keen documentation a must

Ideal candidate will be coachable and eager to learn how to thrive as a dually trained professional in NYC

Recent grads encouraged to apply. Future grads okay. Practice will have ongoing need for dually trained providers.


Job Perks:

-Excellent benefits
-Great collaborative team environment
-Career opportunity in healthcare & wellness
-Monthly staff yoga and wellness events
-Be part of a fast-growing medical group with excellent internal culture looking to change the way healthcare is delivered

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