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Hiring in Tacoma, WA
Posted: 21 January 2020 08:34 PM   [ Ignore ]  
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We are looking for an acupuncturist for our new Tacoma Community Acupuncture Clinic. Our clinic is set to open April 2020. We are looking for the right fit to help us grow with our business.

What is Community Acupuncture?
Community acupuncture is a nationwide movement to create access to acupuncture by reducing the cost barrier and creating more access to healing. We are part of an international cooperative called People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA). POCA clinics offer treatment in a group setting and charge on a sliding scale format (ex. $25-55).

Community acupuncture is practiced in a group, rather than one-on-one, setting. The treatments are primarily on the front of the body and mainly on distal points (legs, arms, hands, feet, ears, etc.). The patient will relax in a nice comfy chair for an hour or so.

Treating patients in a community setting has many benefits: it’s easy for friends and family members to come in for treatment together; many patients find it comforting; we can be treated fully clothed, and a collective energetic (“qi”) field becomes established, making individual treatments even more powerful!

What we need from you:
A belief in the mission and values of our Clinic
A valid state acupuncture license
Willingness to learn and practice meridian based, distal point treatment strategies and protocol In addition to TCM.
The ability and willingness to: attract and retain sufficient regular patients to fill assigned shifts, solve problems within the scope of responsibilities, maintain effective working relationships with clinic staff, perform multiple tasks at one time
High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
Proficient computer and administrative skills
Professional appearance and communication skills
Being dependable and punctual with a strong work ethic
The desire to work and grow in a dynamic environment.

You will be responsible and accountable for:
Treating patients in recliners/chairs in a fast paced community setting
Greeting patients, establishing rapport within first 5 minutes in a kind, welcoming manner, with minimum talking.
Diagnosing and devising treatment plans based on quick review of new patient paperwork, and short conversation with new patients & quick review/update with returning patients.
Completing 5-6 tx/hr (minimum of 4tx./hr during first 2wks, and 5-6tx/hr in first 6 months)
Completing treatments in 10 minutes or less and New patients 20 minutes or less (not including needle retention time)
Attracting and retaining patients so that your shifts remain at a minimum 65% full
Remaining aware of the community treatment room and shifting priorities, i.e. prompt beginning and ending of treatments and contact with each patient.
Relying primarily on frequency of treatment versus other possible modalities.
Working and communicating with all co-workers clearly and consistently, including patient charting
To be welcoming and respectful to all kinds of people.
Maintaining a high level of confidentiality of all clinic matters and following all HIPAA regulations.
Other duties as mutually agreed upon including clinic administrative duties & marketing.
Paid training at $15/hour. Hourly rate starts at $25/hour. Paid staff meetings. PTO. Potential for Malpractice and DOH fees paid after the completed evaluation period.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $25.00 /hour (with room to grow)

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)