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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 Preferred + 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. UMPhysicians has deep roots in the University of Minnesota Medical School, which has trained physicians since 1888. In 1997, 18 separate practice groups of physicians at the University united to form University of Minnesota Physicians. Today UMPhysicians is an independent nonprofit governed by a board of directors. We own and manage more than 50 specialty clinics and five family medicine clinics and employ more than 900 physicians and 1,600 health professionals and staff. UMPhysicians contributes a significant portion of operating revenue to support the Medical School’s research and education priorities.

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Associate Veterinarian - Acupuncturist

VCA Great Lakes Veterinary Specialists is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian certified in Acupuncture to join our 24-hour emergency/critical care and specialty referral hospital in Warrensville Heights, near Cleveland—the only such practice in Northern Ohio! Our spacious hospital is well-equipped, including CT, fluoroscopy, oxygen cages, scopes, ultrasound, monitors and a ventilator. We have separate GI and respiratory isolation wards, an ICU, feline and step-down ward. As a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Among the reasons to consider joining VCA are: + Network of 3,800+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists.

  • Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S.

  • WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff.

  • Robust Clinical Studies program.

  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities. VCA Great Lakes adds value to your compensation package with the following: + Competitive salary plus bonus potential.

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance.

  • Generous CE allowance.

  • Opportunity to teach and mentor.

  • 401(k).

  • Life and Long Term Disability insurance + Professional Liability coverage. VCA Great Lakes is located in a beautiful suburb of Cleveland with all the perks and benefits of living close to everything. Cleveland is known for its trendy restaurants, internationally recognized arts community, for its cosmopolitan attitudes, its multiple professional sports team and is becoming increasingly well known for its growing outdoor scene. Over the last few years the city has created the MetroParks Network, an extensive system of nature preserves encompassing over 21,000 acres including over 70 miles of what is known as the Emerald Necklace Trails. It provides more hiking, mountain biking, sledding, fishing, nature trails & centers and skiing than one can do in a lifetime. The city is very affordable enabling purchases of very large homes and a very high quality of life. It also boasts two unmatched health care systems (Cleveland Clinic and Metro Health) which creates an environment filled with other professionals like yourself. Farmers markets abound, beautiful neighborhoods, like Shaker Heights, with their historical homes are very accessible and the city’s familial neighborhood feel is overwhelming. If interested in this opportunity, please click the “Apply” link below. If you think this would be an ideal opportunity for someone you know, click “Share.” Required SkillsRequired Experience

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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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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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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, 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



REQNUMBER592680 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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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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Job Description:

Monmouth Pain and Rehabilitation is seeking an Acupuncturist for our rapidly growing multidisciplinary facility. The position will be part time, Tuesday and Thursday 8AM - 7PM

Ideal candidate:

-Is independent

-Has a positive disposition and works well in a group setting

-Ability to establish good rapport with patients

-Create treatments plans

-Effective time management skills

Experience is a plus, but not essential. Licensure must be current and in good standing.

Company Description
Multidisciplinary Out-patient rehabilitation. Established practice has been privately owned for 18 years.

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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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