Acupuncture Career Opportunities

Please email your job opening the Alumni Director. SWAC posts job opportunities on our website and on our student job boards and emails them to our alumni. For emails, please provide your clinic name, website, street address, contact information, and any pictures.

Louisville, CO - Dova Center For Health & Healing seeks a part-time Assistant Acupuncturist and Herbalist who:

Keeps current patient progress notes and supports patient retention requiring proficiency in general office and organizational skills and knowledge of Dova Center operations.
Supports administrator and/or staff by contributing to office operations and productivity.
Professional and strong work ethic supporting patients and communication with co-workers.
Support administrator and office manager with Department promotions, marketing and In House Events as instructed.

Availability: 2-3 half shifts each week including Wed and Friday afternoons
Experience: At least 1 year of school clinical experience in providing acupuncture

Current and above B grade in TCM accredited school.
Current ability to meet or exceed all criteria for Dova Center Assistant Acupuncturist privileging.
Maintains current malpractice liability insurance at $1m minimum.
Fertility and Women’s Health
Chinese Herbal Medicine
Chinese Nutrition
Pain treatment and management
Stress Management
General Health
Competency and Proficiency in Herbs: Prescribing formulaes as granules and Blue Poppy, Kan extracts and pills; Skilled or interest in working with granules.

We encourage you to apply online via our Indeed link.

Posted 3/20/17

Beckley, WV - On Point Acupuncture seeks part time help (3 days a week) with opportunity for a full time position. The clinic specializes in sports medicine, but would like to add someone focused in a different specialization. We treat many veteran patients, and have networks with local doctors and the VA hospital that refers patients frequently. Our clinic has three treatment rooms for acupuncture, one for massage, office space, and a seperate yoga studio. We have an office manager, receptionist, and an insurance biller, as well as two massage therapists and five yoga instructors. I am looking for an ambitious, flexible, and passionate acupuncturist and herbalist to help fill the needs of our busy clinic. This is an area that truly needs alternative medicine, and 95% or more of the patients I see have never had acupuncture before. We currently have a waitlist of three months, and we are treating 75-90 patients a week. Please send resume to Kacy Korczyk, L.Ac., MSAc., Dipl.Ac., at info[at]on-pointacu[dot]com

Posted 3/13/17

Billings, MT - Acupuncture Eastern Medical Center is for sale in Billings, Montana. Practice includes extensive patient records in the neighborhood of 1000, office and exam room furniture, herbs, medical equipment, and supplies. Practitioner in practice for over 50 years and in current location for over 35 years wanting to retire. Doctor is willing to do some training and assist with transition - subject to negotiation. With a population of over 110,000, and approximately 9 acupuncturists, there is plenty of room for growth. The local acupuncture community is very friendly. Asking $35,000, practice can be relocated to another area of Billings. Listed for sale with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Floberg Real Estate - contact Korrine Barth or Cal Northam for more info 406-850-2520 Korrine.barth[at]floberg[dot]com or 406-696-1606 CalNortham[at]floberg[dot]com.

Posted 3/13/17

Loveland, TX Scott Family Health is looking to hire an acupuncturist.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Educate patient on Diagnosis
• Perform appropriate Treatments related to patient chief complaint
• Maintain professional communication and behavior with patients at all times.  Your personal life should be discussed as minimally as possible and only when prompted by the patient Accurately order appropriate outside testing (x-ray, MRI, CT, etc) for working diagnosis.
• Have a great working knowledge of all fields within multi-disciplinary approach related to every diagnosis given.
• Accurately and expeditiously document each patient encounter within electronic medical records system.
• Initiate and maintain communication with referring practitioner as applicable
• Help with educating and training doctor’s assistants on therapies protocols.
• Mentor other providers in multi-disciplinary setting as to your profession
• Present to company and providers case studies or other pertinent information when asked to do so.
• Maintain clean treatment environment

Education and Experience:
• Strong interpersonal skills.  Ability to work effectively with people at all levels within the organization.
• Genuinely personable and friendly demeanor with patient interaction.
• Ability to prioritize responsibilities.
• Multi-task with ability to change duties quickly as interruptions arise and return to task appropriately.
• Highly organized with superior attention to detail.
• Excellent computer proficiency in Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel. 
• Flexible availability Monday-Saturday.

If interested, please email Scott Hessler at shessler[at]scottfamilyhealth[dot]com.

Posted 3/7/17

Wasilla, AK - Ancient & Modern Pain Solutions is looking for a motivated, friendly, humble, detail-oriented leader to fill a part-time position for licensed acupuncturist. The acupuncturist is responsible for conducting diagnostic investigation; creating, following through with, and recording treatment plans; directing and instructing an assistant; and interacting with patients, staff and other providers in a professional manner.

-NCCAOM Diplomate of Acupuncture Certification AND
-The ability to obtain, or current possession of, an Acupuncture license for the State of Alaska AND
-At least a Master's degree in Acupuncture or Oriental Medicine OR
-A valid Acupuncture license issued by your state or national government

-Bachelor's degree in sports/exercise science, biology, health or related field
-Knowledge/degree of herbal medicine
-Strong knowledge of anatomy
-Knowledge of/specialty in treatment of pain
-Knowledge of contemporary physical diagnostic methods including musculoskeletal, neurological, and
orthopedic examinations.

Located in the majestic mountain surrounded Mat-Su Valley of Alaska, our clinic treats mainly pain and neuropathic conditions with a secondary emphasis on TCM and internal medicine. Our aim is to combine time-proven traditional medical practices with contemporary examinations and therapeutic techniques. Benefits and competitive salary DOE. To apply, please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to info[at]AncientModernHealth[dot]com

Posted 3/7/17

Socorro, NM - Socorro Desert Herbals, LLC, a family practice acupuncture and herbal medicine clinic, seeks a DOM for a part time position, ideally 2 days a week. Desert Herbals has been helping residents of the greater Socorro area since 1996. Pay is based on per patient treated, with applicable bonuses, and a matching IRA after one year employment. We are looking for a DOM who thrives in a busy clinic and practices primarily TCM. Other methods of acupuncture are not excluded. All basic acupuncture supplies are included. There is a well stocked pharmacy with Chinese herb granules, pills, some Chinese bulk herbs and Western herbs. There is an office manager and receptionist to handle paperwork and scheduling. Socorro is a small university town (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology) near the Very Large Array and Bosque del Apache wildlife refuge. It is about a 75 mile drive south of the Albuquerque airport. If this sounds like a position you would like, please call Jeanne Dixon at 575-835-4787 for more details.

Posted 3/3/17

Louisville, CO - Jade Turtle Well-Spa has an opening for a Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist who excels in people and communication skills; is interested in building their practice here long term; is committed in providing thorough, excellent care to their patients; has experience, specific CEU training; and passion for treating: fertility and women's health, pediatrics, and cosmetic acupuncture (cosmetic training is a plus); is certified in Herbal Medicine and competently practices Herbal Medicine with patients; will offer monthly talks at our center to the general public; will meet with doctors; participate in health fairs; promote themselves and their specialties; has a minimum of two years in private practice. We will consider an incredibly ambitious new grad with stellar references from local practitioners and teachers. In this case, it will be an associate position that will be comprised of assisting with other LAcs and mentoring to get you up to speed on how we practice here, and then you will be supported in growing your practice here.

We are conveniently located right off US-36 at:

972 W. Dillon Road Ste 1
Louisville, CO 80027

Please send your qualifications/resume and cover letter
ATTN: Gina or Sally

Posted 2/24/17

Kansas City, MO - Elements Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine seeks another practitioner to join our team. We're a Chinese medicine clinic with three treatment rooms, an herbal pharmacy (granular), and a growing retail space. We currently have two practitioners who specialize in pain management, women's health and fertility, sports medicine, and eye disease. We are seeking a fun, ambitious, and passionate practitioner that wants to join a team environment and has a desire to grow with us for the long term. In addition to practicing, you should be willing to help out when needed with various tasks such as scheduling, answering phone calls, accepting payment, various office maintenance, and participating in individual and team marketing events. Experience with iPads and EHR systems will be helpful, and the ability to positively embrace change in a growth environment is required. Preference will be given to those that can bring other unique specialties to the team.

As an employee, you will receive a base salary plus percentage of billed procedures, contingent on experience. Malpractice insurance, licensing, association fees, and other expenses deemed necessary for you to practice are paid for. This is a great opportunity for any practitioner who does not want to deal with the headaches and troubles of managing a business. If you are interested, please submit your resume or CV to dtoy[at][dot] Please do not call our office.

Posted 2/16/18

Espanola, NM - Inside Out Recovery Center is hiring an acupuncturist for an acupuncture group on Tuesdays from 1:30-2:30. The pay is $50 a group. The groups will most likely be about 6 people or so. If interested, call Kathy Sutherland-Bruaw, M.A., CPSW, Executive Director, at (505) 367-3500.

Posted 2/9/17

Minneapolis, MN - Family Tree Acupuncture is looking to add another provider to our busy clinic. TCM practitioners who have a strong interest in obstetrics and gynecology and want to work in an intimate, medically focused, patient-centered clinic are encouraged to apply. This position an opportunity to take over the practice of a large established patient base with room to expand and grow. You will be provided with a fully stocked treatment room, HIPPA complaint cloud based scheduling and EHR, in clinic learning opportunities and the ability to expand your practice as much as you desire. We have great relationships with local hospitals, birth centers, clinics, midwives, obstetricians, doulas, massage therapists and chiropractors that will provide you with extensive referral network. Read more about our clinic environment and applicant requirements on our website. To apply, please send your CV/Resume and a letter of interest with the subject line "Acupuncture Position" to Stefanie[at]familytreeacu[dot]com.

Posted 2/6/17

Sheridan, WY - Powder River Acupuncture, an 11-year acupuncture and Chinese medical clinic, is for sale. The practice is a sole proprietorship with deep roots in the region and a reputation for excellent care. Stable proven patient base provides established income and then you can add your own specialties and see it grow more. Cash-based business with low overhead, rented downtown location with 2 treatment rooms, growing economy, and a less hectic life. Valued at $46,714, asking price is $45,000, and you'’ll have a turnkey practice. You will need to secure your own financing. Owner will give a 30-day transition. Serious inquiries only may email Barbara at pra[at]actaccess[dot]net.

Posted 2/1/17

Salt Lake City, UT - The Pointe Express Acupuncture is for sale. The owner is looking for the perfect doctor for the clinic's patients. TThe clinic comes with everything for a practitioner to come in and take over: Breast Thermal Image Scanner, Near Infrared Machine, Far Infrared TDP Lamp, Proform Vibration Machine, Chi Machine, full Chinese herbal pharmacy, all furniture (including a front desk, 6 zero gravity chairs, 3 treatment tables, assorted tables), plants, 17 blankets, 10 baskets, shelves, 18 gowns, and assortment of supplements and acupuncture supplies, etc. Work two days a week for $7K a month. The Express clinic is designed for the busy person who comes in for a quick 20-minute treatment. We have 100+ active patients who give a lot of referrals. I spend about 5 minutes with each patient, on average. Sales price is $45K. Owner will spend as much time as needed to train. Call Trisha at (801) 272-1522 to schedule a time to come see the clinic.

Posted 1/31/17

Memphis, TN - Xu Wellness Center is looking for two acupuncturists to work at our center for community acupuncture. We will pay salary plus commision and would like for someone to start as soon as possible. Please email resume to Joanna Wu at joanna[at]xuwellnesscenter[dot]com Recent graduates encouraged to apply.

Posted 1/30/17

Arvada, CO - Calm Spirit Acupuncture is looking for an acupuncturist who loves treating people and is passionate about helping as many people as possible using TCM. The ideal candidate is friendly, outgoing, good with people, works well with others, neat, health oriented, motivated, honest, punctual, confident, thorough, compassionate, good listener, attentive, patient, flexible, and excited about being part of a team. You will work with an office with a supportive team who are results-oriented and open to new ideas. Compensation: $23/patient to start treating two patients per hour. Some weekend, afternoon, and evening hours needed in our private clinic. We have a community-style acupuncture clinic and eventually may need more help there as well.

Please email lexie[at]calmspiritacu[dot]com with resume and answer the following questions. Questions below must be answered completely and resume attached by email to email address above, or you will not be considered.

(1) What attracted you to this opportunity?
(2) How does this opportunity fit in with your current personal & career goals?
(3) Describe how your past job experiences prepared you directly or indirectly for this opportunity. Include your treatment philosophy.
(4)Describe your experience with acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.

Posted 1/30/2017

Work Remotely - L.Ac. needed ASAP for Acupuncture Clinical Reviewer. We are looking for an LAc with licensure in any state to work remotely for about 20 hours/week. The schedule is flexible, but must be able to commit to a regular schedule that includes at least one hour each day M-F between 7am to 7pm. An Acupuncture Clinical Reviewer is primarily responsible for performing utilization review of acupuncture services.  Clinical Reviewers (“CRs”) act as a liaison to practitioners, their staff, and clients. CRs are also responsible for reviewing credentialing and re-credentialing files as needed, and may also serve on and/or report to eviCore’s Credentialing Committee. They are accountable for analyzing and investigating high-risk or suspicious claims. CRs monitor practitioners for unusual and/or exceptional treatment patterns, and serve as an informational resource for Clinical Management and all other departments. CRs may also be called upon to serve on or report to eviCore’s Quality Management Committee. They are also responsible for creating or revising medical policy statements and clinical guidelines when necessary. Chanta Van Laanen, LAc, Acupuncture Case Manager, contact: 800.918.8924 x 27796 or cvlaanen[at]evicore[dot]com

Posted 1/30/17

Litton, CO - Tired off having to work long hours and not being able to take time off when you wanted? Do you want to work your own schedule and spend more time enjoying the finer things of life instead of the daily grind? If so, Higher Elevation Chiropractic is looking for a compassionate and energetic acupuncturist to join and share space within our clinic. Our office is a multimodalic clinic that offers chiropractic care, therapeutic rehabilitation, and massage therapy. Our overhead is extremely low which means it will be for you as well.  Our office is located within a beautiful building that has plenty of parking, easy access to major highways and is professionally maintained. If your interested in change, and want to work side by side with other clinicians all while being your own boss then please contact Dr. Vukelich D.C., S.Pc., B.Sc. today at 720-726-7908.

Posted 1/18/17


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Southwest Acupuncture College Career Opportunities

Southwest Acupuncture College is currently seeking clinic supervisors who specialize in various styles of Japanese Meridian Therapy for our summer semester. Summer semester runs for 15 weeks between May 8th – August 18th. Must have five years of clinical practice. Clinic supervisors work with groups of 3-4 students during 3.5-hour shifts. Must be comfortable with herbs and up to date with CNT 7 or willing to become familiar with current CNT 7 requirements. If interested, please contact:

Susan Chaney, PhD
Academic Dean, Santa Fe Campus
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Experienced Teachers and Strong Clinicians Needed

Now Accepting Resumes
Minimum 5 years of clinical experience and license required

Nutrition, Tui-na, Chinese Herbology, Practice Management, Acupuncture Technique Classes and Specially Topics, Clinical Supervision and more!

Ranking and salary commensurate with educational background, clinical and / or teaching experience, professional development (writing and research), continued education, professional association membership, licensing and credentials. Please contact the Academic Dean at the campus of your choice.

To apply, send a letter of interest and curricula vitae to:
Southwest Acupuncture College

Santa Fe Campus
Susan Chaney, Academic Dean
1622 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
Phone: 505.438.8884 x 1004  Fax: 505.438.8883
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Boulder Campus
Corine Danchik, Academic Dean
6630 Gunpark Drive, Suite 200, Boulder, Colorado 80301
Phone: 303.581.9955 x 1106 Fax: 303.581.9944
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