Acupressurist Job Description Sample
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond. Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:
We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
We are responsible: Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility. SCCA is seeking an Acupuncturist to serve within its new Integrative Oncology clinical program. As a licensed Acupuncturist, you will provide intensive symptom and side effect management as a member of a multidisciplinary care team in SCCA’s outpatient clinic. This role will collaborate closely with a core team that includes the Integrative Oncology Medical Director, nurse practitioners, massage therapists, yoga therapists, nutritionists, social workers, physical therapists, psychiatry, pain management and palliative care clinics, oncologists, nurses, and clinical researchers. This position will report to clinical operations within SCCA, and work in partnership with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Public Health Sciences and Clinical Research Divisions. This role requires both highly-developed clinical skills and program development ingenuity as SCCA launches acupuncture services across a diverse oncology population. The Acupuncturist will also serve the Integrative Oncology program in developing and implementing research protocols in order to inform the growing evidence-base for the use of integrative therapies in oncology care. SCCA is ranked by US News & World Report as the #5 Cancer Hospital in the nation. By joining SCCA's Integrative Medicine program, the Acupunturist will help us establish new clinical models for cancer patients in a dynamic environment. Primary
Provide clinical leadership in implementing delivery of outpatient acupuncture services to SCCA’s oncology patient population.
Use evidence-based acupuncture techniques to treat cancer patient symptoms and treatment side effects using acupuncture needles and other tools.
Work with Medical Director to develop and implement acupuncture research protocols, serve on research committees, and participate with educational programming for colleagues.
Evaluate and document patient progress related to symptom management and services rendered, interfacing across multi-modality clinical care and electronic medical record.
Serve on multi-disciplinary Integrative Oncology clinical care team; develop and implement workflows which provide appropriate and timely access to acupuncture services based on cancer diagnosis, patient need, and symptomatology.
+ 3+ years acupuncture experience, including demonstrated clinical experience with cancer and/or other critically ill populations and appropriate acupuncture techniques utilized for management of symptoms and treatment side effects.
Critical thinker with an interest in program development and leadership.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Strong aptitude and enthusiasm for establishing patient rapport, delivery of patient education and explaining acupuncture treatment services.
Strength in developing, organizing and sustaining written procedures and documentation
Familiarity with Electronic Medical Record systems.
Self-awareness and a professional demeanor.
Successful completion of an accredited acupuncture graduate degree program
Licensed by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
Must be a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Washington or meet criteria to obtain Washington State license
Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Accredited Institution.
Training in Chinese herbal medicine.
Clinical research experience, including development of clinical trial protocols, interpreting data, and publishing manuscripts.
Leadership experience in Program development and clinical management
Process improvement experience (lean leader, six-sigma, continuous performance improvement, etc.).
Familiarity with medical insurance payment administration, and acupuncture coverage determination.
Ability to navigate organizational complexity within academic, research and/or multi-modal health systems
Formal training in Chinese herbal medicine
Formal training in research methods
Doctorate/ post-doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) from Accredited Institution
Additional clinical degree or certification (RD, LMT, RN, MA, MSW, etc)
Training in research methods We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at email@example.com or by calling 206-667-4700. ID: 10447 External Company URL: www.fhcrc.org
Join our team! A beautiful patient care centered Medical Spa focused on the overall wellness of each individual. It is a great place to work. The patients are just as nice as our staff.
- New York State license for acupuncture and NCCAOM certification
- 2-4 years of acupuncture experience outside of school clinic hours.
- Strong patient centered care skills and mastery of TCM diagnosis
- Exceptional communication skills in English, both written and verbal are essential
Guaranteed base pay and hours. Incentives given for help with marketing and sales.
*Resumes and requested compensation are required for interview consideration.
Licensed Acupuncturist And Massage Therapist
seeking a Licensed Acupuncturist to join our team! You will plan physical rehabilitative programs to improve patient quality of life.
- Develop and implement Acupunture programs that focus on rehabilitation
- Work directly with patients to achieve maximum physical recovery
- Evaluate effects of treatment and communicate patients' progress
- Record and document patient care services
- Collaborate with other team personnel to achieve well-rounded care mainly with Physical Therapist.
- Provide Myo fascial release as needed
- Previous experience in rehabilitation, or other related field
- Ability to handle physical workload
- Ability to build rapport with patients
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong leadership qualities
State of art facility in heart of Newport. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced or new graduate to join a team of outstanding clinicians in a Physical Therapist owned busy practice located in the NJ, compassionate, patient-centered care and customer service is highly valued.
-Excellent communication skills
-Essential for independent one-on-one patient interactions and
-Interest in long term personal and professional growth.
Company will provide
- Flexibility of work schedules to ensure life/work balance
- Company-sponsored in-service and training
- Potential Partnership Structure.
Applicants must have:
Valid NJ valid License
If you feel that you have these qualifications, please reply with your resume along with a cover letter.
With three locations in New York City, New York and Jersey City, New Jersey, New York Rehab Experts makes it easy for area residents to get the chiropractic and other treatments they need. The professionals here are widely respected in their areas of expertise, which include a host of chiropractic services, as well as physical therapy and massage therapy.
The team at New York Rehab Experts consists of a diverse group of professionals, all of whom are highly trained in their respective fields. All the chiropractors at the group's three centers have Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degrees and are licensed in New York, New Jersey or both states to practice chiropractic medicine. Many have additional areas of concentration and advanced certificates. The physical therapists and massage therapists have also completed rigorous programs in either physical therapy or massage therapy and are licensed to practice either physical therapy or massage therapy.
Not only are the providers highly trained in their fields, but they're also extremely experienced. Collectively, the providers at New York Rehab Experts have seen many patients. They've helped both men and women of all ages recover from injuries and illnesses.
We are a multi-disciplinary practice located in the heart of bustling West Hartford Center, CT. We are currently planning to expand our space and are looking for experienced applicants to join our team. This is an opportunity to bring your practice to a prime location while being able to influence the build of your new space.
We are seeking an experienced Licensed Acupuncturist to rent a room in our premier Wellness Center. If you feel that you’re the right candidate and are interested in joining a high energy, caring and passionate team; then please send us your resume for consideration. We look forward to meeting you!
Acupuncturist / Acupuncture Physician
As the season is getting busier and there is more need for wellness services in our area, we at "Beach Life Wellness" in Nokomis, FL. are looking for a licensed massage therapist that specializes in deep tissue massages who is motivated, ethical, positive... a team player!
For availability purposes, we prefer someone that lives in either Venice, Nokomis, or Osprey, since is closer to our Wellness Center.
This can be a great opportunity for someone looking to build or move a practice.
Here at Beach Life Wellness, you will join a group of professionals who really care, and work together as a team in a great environment!
Our Wellness Center offers Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Organic Skin Care, Personal Training, Clinical & Exercise Therapy, Nutrition Programs, Joint Health, and Spine Decompression Programs.
We offer very good compensation, excellent referral program and strong advertisement, retail commissions, and other incentives to increase your income.
Please respond to this ad with your attached resume.
From the moment our customers step inside our facility they will feel our positive welcoming energy. Here it is all about our them and we will make them feel at home.
Our customers can expect quality service and the best customer service experience. We are committed to make a positive impact in our community, leading them to a healthy and happy life!
We are looking for an energetic, established acupuncturist, who is eager to join our integrative medical team. We believe in putting our patients first and giving them the best comprehensive care possible. You will run and operate your own practice while participating in the group for cross referrals and coordinated comprehensive care. We have a lovely, bright space located in North Redondo Beach, CA for a team player looking to grow their own practice as part of a group. Marketing and advertising can be done both individually and as a group. We see patients/clients of all ages and backgrounds, including many sports and fitness enthusiasts.
Part Time Acupuncturist Position
Modern Acupuncture is a new yet exploding Community Acupuncture Clinic coming to Reno, NV set to open February 1, 2018. We have hired a wonderful Clinic Director in a very experience Licensed Acupuncturist but looking for a part time member to our team. Each location offers the natural health benefits of acupuncture in highly accessible locations. From the moment you walk through our doors, all five senses will encounter an environment of relaxation and healing. We are looking for confident and energetic Acupuncturists to help us bring this proven pathway to better health and well-being to the Reno community. With a competitive base salary and bonus structure this positions offers a team oriented environment with a positive and vibrant clinic culture. Our Acupuncturists are asked to be quality, patient-centered practitioners providing the highest standard of care. Our marketing strategy and platform will provide industry highs in new patient generation. If this opportunity gets you excited and you want to learn more please submit your CV.
Effectively provide quality patient centered care while developing leadership, communication and teamwork skills
Role and Responsibilities:
Exemplify the Modern Acupuncture Culture by staying true to the Core Values, communicating the Vision and executing the Mission every day
Provide quality patient centered care attempting to achieve a wellness paradigm shift for all patients
Properly document all patient care
Complete patient call follow ups in a timely manner
Develop and deliver a quality New Patient Experience every time
Build and maintain relationships with existing patients
Duly Licensed Acupuncturist with strong wellness philosophy
Highly professional with excellent communication skills
Willingness to learn and develop within Modern Acupuncture model
Steady and stable approach to patient care
Active Acupuncture license from State of Nevada
Flexible work schedule to include evenings and weekends
For more information on Modern Acupuncture, visit www.modernacupuncture.com
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 (ZCIT) 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: 2018-8606 External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org
Acupuncturist - Institute For Health & Healing (Sacramento) (Full Time/Days)
This position is primarily responsible for providing individual Traditional Chinese Medicine consultations and acupuncture sessions to IHH clinic patients. This position works under the clinical supervision of the IHH medical physician and under the administrative supervision of the IHH Regional Manager.
This position works in collaboration with all other practitioners of the IHH clinics to provide exceptional integrative medical care to all patients. This position also collaborates with the other IHH acupuncturists to implement and sustain best practices in the area of acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Provides appropriate body acupuncture to patients during private, one-on-one sessions.Takes medical histories in accordance with the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine.Creates a healing environment of care for patients, including compliance in areas such as hygiene, needle disposal and patient safety in accordance with SMF and Sutter standards.Participates as a member of the Clinical Services Team and provides Chinese Medicine recommendations during case conferencing.
Able to proficiently use Microsoft Outlook and Word. Utilizes the Electronic Health Record (EPIC) to document patient visits. Develops appropriate treatment plan for each patient based on the individual’s specific needs.
Provides appropriate referral when other treatment is necessary or more suitable. Consults with other providers as needed. Maintains professional interaction with all patients and staff.
Participates in integrative medicine trainings and related continuing education programs to maintain and develop diagnostic and treatment skills. Participates in the development and implementation of marketing plans to inform the community of the IHH’s Chinese Medicine services. Works in collaboration with other clinic Chinese Medicine practitioners to collaborate on best practices.
Attends clinic integrative team meetings as requested. Ensures patient privacy during acupuncture session. Brings concerns about all aspects of patient care, including patient complaints, to Supervisor or Manager in a timely fashion.
Participates in implementing patient satisfaction surveys and reviewing with Supervisor. Education/Certification/Licensure: Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine or Oriental Medicine. Holds current license for performing acupuncture in the State of California. Experience: Five years experience working as an acupuncturist required or other relevant life or medical experience. Experience working with a diverse range of conditions and people at a variety of stages of health.
Displays sensitivity to the needs of patients and families in stressful health situations, and composure in an emotionally charged environment. Exhibits a desire to work as part of an integrative medicine team. Has genuine commitment to the mission and goals of the Institute for Health & Healing.
Strong background in whole foods diets herbal products preferred.
Knowledge of clinical oncology patient needs. Must have knowledge of the field of complementary medicine and be prepared to work toward the appropriate integration of its approaches with conventional medicine. Must be able to work as a member of a dynamic integrative medicine team toward the highest quality service and patient outcomes. Working Relationships: The incumbent comes into contact with key administrative, management, supervisory, and departmental employees; with key leaders and members of the medical staff; with key vendors and suppliers related to departmental and administrative operations; and many peers and other individuals within Sutter Medical Foundation, the Sacramento Sierra Region, and the Sutter Health System.
Organization: Sutter Medical Foundation
- Institute for Health & Healing (Sacramento) (Full Time/Days)*
Location:California-Greater Sacramento Area-Sacramento
Other Locations: *California-Greater Sacramento Area-Roseville
- All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. 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.
The field of integrative health and medicine reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and professions to achieve optimal health and healing. Simply put, integrative health and medicine offer best practices for optimal health and healing.
The Acupuncturist will provide acupuncture services to a variety of clients who suffer from conditions that are amenable to treatment with this modality. In addition to direct service delivery, the person in this position is also responsible for documenting the services provided, as well as communication with referral sources and other treating providers as needed. Essential Function Title Essential Function Description Clinical Services Evaluate, determine, and provide an appropriate acupuncture treatment plan for each client.
Collaborate with other health care professionals as required. Clinical Documentation Document all services provided with goals for each treatment and ensure documentation meets professional standards. Share treatment information with other treating providers as required.
Educational Materials Develop and present educational materials that support and expand on acupuncture therapies and traditional oriental medicine approaches to healing. Educational Programs Develop and present workshops, classes, and ongoing programs that target health/ wellness topics to be offered to clients and team members. Research Participate in the identification and implementation of research to further elucidate the current therapeutic approaches.
Generates ideas for possible research in the area of mind body therapy. Client and Team Member Safety Demonstrates understanding of their role in developing and maintaining an environment that is safety for clients and team members. Compliance Reports environmental risks or equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
Team Member Relations Interacts with practice and provider staff in a timely and professional manner. Other Duties as Assigned Completes all other necessary duties with attention to detail and in a timely manner. Educational Level Education Details Required or Preferred Masters Level Certified Diplomate by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) Formal training in acupuncture and completion of a professional educational program in a clinical health care specialty Required Experience Experience Details Required or Preferred 3 years minimum Clinical experience in the practice of acupuncture Required 3 years minimum A good understanding of holistic healthcare and integrative medicine.
Required Excellent communication skills Required Experience working in a multi-disciplinary setting Desired Licenses or Certifications Details Required or Preferred License Acupuncture - Board Certified (NCCAOM) Required Certificate National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM/NCCA) Required Job ID: 2017-22927 Process Level Name: MERIDIAN MED GRP-SPECIALTY CR Shift: Day Shift Hours: HOURS VARY
Making better hires starts with building better job descriptions
- Browse 100s of templates across 40+ industries
- Customize your template with your company info & job requirements
- Post it to 20+ job boards in seconds – for FREE!