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ACUPUNCTURIST

ACUPUNCTURIST

ID 
2017-22927
Site 
MERIDIAN MED GRP-SPECIALTY CR
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Jackson
Status 
Part Time > 20 Hours
Shift 
Day
Shift Hours 
HOURS VARY

More information about this job

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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

 

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