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Santa Monica, California
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Acupuncturist - East/West Medicine Clinic


Under the direction of the Director of the Center for East-West Medicine, responsible for patient care, teaching, and research of traditional Chinese Medicine. The incumbent will perform various therapeutic techniques in patient care, will assist in teaching these techniques as well as herbal and dietary therapy to medical and postgraduate students. Will also assist the Director in submission of proposals and conducting research with regards to Chinese Medicine.

Must hold a valid and active California Acupuncture License. Demonstrate the ability to perform relevant history, physical examination and behavioral status assessments of patients utilizing the TCM framework. Skill in acupuncture, acupressure, muscle manipulations, therapeutic massage, and herbal medicinal instructions. Knowledge to diagnose patients correctly in terms of traditional Chinese Medicine. Knowledge to recognize, spell, and use technical terminology correctly. Strong interpersonal skills to communicate/work with patients, peer clinicians, students, staff, as well as physicians to coordinate treatment strategies, engage in case discussions, exchange ideas and/or solve problems in a collaborative and professional manner. Skill in setting priorities and organizing workload by balancing patient care with documentation, teaching, and communication with the clinic team. Ability to demonstrate flexibility and resilience when performing multiple tasks in the midst of heavy patient workflows. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the purposes of clear communication with health care team and patients as well as documentation of encounters. Must be familiar with and able to converse in medical English.

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