This is a part-time adjunct position working during our fall term (September - December 13), with the potential to renew for future terms depending on if supervisory performance expectations are met, and student enrollment numbers allows for the shifts.
The Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Clinic Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of 2-4 clinical interns per shift, including working one-on-one with individual students while overseeing the care, planning, and treatment of patients. This position is 4.5 hours for one shift per week. All supervisors are asked to be available to substitute for each other, and occasionally an immediate on-call opening occurs.
While working one on one with interns, discuss, guide and approve intern's intake, treatment principles, differential diagnosis, treatment principles, strategy, and execution while assuring high quality patient care and education.
Confirm all diagnostic indicators, point locations, needle placement & technique, and accessory techniques
Assist interns in defining clinical competency goals on the first clinic shift; using a rubric provided assess student clinical competencies at midterm and end of term.
Meet all clinical performance, intern supervision and administrative expectations, follow appropriate workflow processes and documentation requirements as outlined for the specific clinic site.
Attend required trainings and meetings throughout the terms, including mandatory online HIPAA, OSHA, Centricity (our Electronic Health Record system) and other employee trainings.
Licensed Acupuncturist in State of Minnesota
Minimum of 36 months of clinical experience in the field
Chinese (Oriental) Medicine doctoral degree preferred (or in-progress)
NCCAOM Herbal Certification required
College level teaching experience or clinical supervision preferred
Microsoft Office / Word and Excel experience is helpful
Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status.
About Northwestern Health Sciences University
Northwestern Health Sciences University is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. Located in Bloomington, MN, the institution has been a fixture in the market since 1941.
The University has a clear mission and reputation of developing excellent academic and professional programs in what has been traditionally described as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Their deep history is rooted in their founding of The College of Chiropractic, established over 70 years ago which continues to provide more than 85% of the practicing Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) in the state of Minnesota.
While the institution’s history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, the University strives to position itself as an institution focused more broadly on health and wellness. As the demand for graduates in chiropractic, acupuncture, nutrition, traditional Chinese medicine and massage therapy continues to grow, NWHSU is uniquely positioned to offer training in a range of patient care options that are natural, evidence based, non-invasive and integrated with traditional medicine. Its more than 130 faculty members annually teach about 1,000 stu...dents across degree and certificate programs and 7,000 continuing education students. NWHSU has more than 7,500 graduates throughout the U.S. and in 21 countries. The University is a not-for-profit institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Its 25-acre, non-residential campus in Bloomington, Minnesota is eight miles from MSP Airport and ten miles from downtown Minneapolis.