Chiropractic Acupuncturist

Oceanside, CA

Job Category: Allied / Privileged Job Number: 1588 Compensation Range: $132,308.80

Job Description

Currently recruiting a Chiropractic Acupuncturist to work in the Navy Hospital at Camp Pendleton near Oceanside, California, providing medical care for Active Duty military heroes, their family members, and retirees. The Chiropractic Acupuncturist position is full-time, Mon-Fri days, 8 hours shifts between the hours of 6AM - 6PM, with full benefits, including 17 days of paid vacation & sick leave, plus paid 10 federal holidays.

  • Perform a full range of Chiropractor and Chiropractic Acupuncturist duties in accordance with the education, training, certification, and privileges of the assigned position.
  • Confer with patients and take a thorough case history to determine overall mental, physical, and emotional health;take vital signs, examine patients to assist in diagnosis and treatment;direct patients in order to facilitate examination and demonstration techniques.
  • Explain diagnosis and treatment to patient and respond to questions and concerns. Discuss methods to prevent recurrence of problem, maintain balance, and overall well-being in everyday living.
  • Document medical history, findings, treatment, education, plan of care and other information in accordance with Bureau of Medicine (BUMED), Command and departmental requirements in electronic medical record.
  • Incorporate other treatments within scope of practice and credentials, to include but not limited to moxibustion, acupressure, ear seeds, ear needles electro-acupuncture, and cupping methods.
  • Provide education to patients, staff and residents on topics related to acupuncture, chiropractic/osteopathic medicine and whole body medicine within scope of practice and credentials.
  • Communicate with other rehabilitative providers and patient s primary care manager (PCM) concerning patient s treatment and progress and recommend to PCM appropriate referral to other specialty providers as necessary.
  • Follow and enforce department safety practices. Use all required safety equipment in accordance with department protocols.
  • Seek methods of integrating programs or services provided by other departments, divisions, and external entities. Participate in a multidisciplinary team with other health care providers and providing consultative services pursuant to optimal health care delivery to patients.
  • Participate in an on-site designated Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) tele-mentoring training program.
  • Obtain informed consent prior to therapy and time-out procedure in accordance with command guidelines.
  • Perform other duties within scope of practice as needed.
  • Degree: Doctor of Chiropractic.
  • Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education.
  • Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.
  • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a doctor of chiropractic.Possess minimum of two years of full-time experience as a chiropractic acupuncturist within the last five years.
  • Board certification in the field of chiropractic acupuncture from the American Board of Chiropractic Acupuncture (ABCA) OR be a Diplomate of Acupuncture status from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
  • Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice Acupuncture in any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the US Virgin Islands.
  • U.S. Citizen (for access to Government computer systems)
  • Competitive pay
  • 10 days paid time off per year plus 7 sick days per year
  • 10 paid Federal holidays
  • Health & Welfare allowance mostly covers the cost of health insurance, long and short-term disability, and life insurance
  • Dental and vision plans offered, 401(k)

The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our over healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty servicemembers, their families, and veterans.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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