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Licensed Acupuncturist

Location: Boston, MA
Post Date: 1/18/2022
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Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It's a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all-and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet - an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. Join BMC today and help us achieve our Vision 2030 which is a long-term goal to make Boston the healthiest urban population in the world.

Position: Licensed Acupuncturist

Department: Family Medicine

Schedule: Per Diem

POSITION SUMMARY:

As an Acupuncturist at Boston Medical Center, you will be working with our Program for Integrative Medicine on a mission to provide our patients with evidence-based, well-rounded care. Your primary goal is to provide patient-centered care and advocate for their well-being and healing. Using your Acupuncture licensure, you will assess, treat, and recommend the course of care for our patients. You are also responsible for inputting, maintaining, and communicating accurate and thorough notes per patient visit in our Electronic Health System, Epic and with the remainder of the team.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:

  • Evaluate and assess patient condition by conducting brief health history
  • Maintain safe and clean treatment environment and adhering to the Family Medicine Melnea Cass Clinic sanitary procedures
  • Administer acupuncture treatment using sterile, single use needles at specified locations to address patient and/or referring provider's chief complaint
  • Evaluate effects of treatments by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; modifying when necessary
  • Document patient encounters by charting in Epic
  • Educate patients on benefits and risks of acupuncture treatment
  • Light cleaning and maintaining an inventory of supplies as needed

Must adhere to all of BMC's RESPECT behavioral standards.

(The above statements in this job description are intended to depict the general nature and level of work assigned to the employee(s) in this job. The above is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of accountable duties and responsibilities required).

JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:

Master's Degree in Acupuncture from an accredited institution

PhD preferred

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Certified by the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine)
  • Current Acupuncture license in the state of Massachusetts

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 5 years of work as a Licensed Acupuncturist

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to make patients feel safe and comfortable during acupuncture treatments
  • Exceptional time management and ability to treat multiple patients per hour
  • Confident and positive disposition
  • Able to work weekends/evenings (if applicable)
  • Able to stand and/or sit for long periods of time

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