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Job Details

Doctor Of Acupuncture

Posted on Apr 20, 2021 by Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings 60% per sale
  • Work Hours 8 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 20, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • Acupuncture
  • Traditional Chinese/Asian Medicine and Chinese Herbology

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Registration by the appropriate provincial or territorial authority for acupuncturists

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Area of Specialization

  • Acupuncture
  • Herbal medicine
  • Chinese medicine

Work Setting

Health care institution, facility or clinic

Specific Skills

  • Provide other alternative forms of health care to patients
  • Manipulate or apply pressure to various parts of the body, hands and feet
  • Diagnose the diseases, physiological disorders and injuries of patients and treat them
  • Advise patients on the use of herbs for the treatment of conditions
  • Treat patients by the insertion of acupuncture needles or through stimulation techniques

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

admin@acatcm.com

Advertised Until

May 20, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Doctor Of Acupuncture is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Acupuncturists
SOCIAL

Interest in co-ordinating information about patients' general physical conditions obtained from physicals and medical tests, and by observing and interviewing patients

INNOVATIVE

Interest in precision working to insert acupuncture needles at precise points to correct energy imbalances in the body to treat disorders, relieve pain, and improve and maintain health

METHODICAL

Interest in mentoring patients by diagnosing and treating disorders and injuries using the established techniques and methods of acupuncture and other therapies

Reading Interest Codes
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The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Chinese Medical Practitioners
SOCIAL

Interest in co-ordinating information from patient interviews, examinations and medical tests to diagnose conditions

INNOVATIVE

Interest in precision working with medicines, dietary supplements and acupuncture equipment to treat disorders

DIRECTIVE

Interest in mentoring patients by diagnosing diseases and providing traditional Chinese medicine practices as an alternative form of health care and treatment

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Herbalists
SOCIAL

Interest in analyzing information provided by patients concerning health problems and disorders

INNOVATIVE

Interest in handling varieties of herbs used as sources of healing; may sell these herbs

DIRECTIVE

Interest in instructing patients on the proper use of herbs to treat disorders

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Homeopaths
SOCIAL

Interest in analyzing information provided by patients concerning illnesses and health problems

INNOVATIVE

Interest in precision working with chemical and herbal forms of illnesses to administer small dosages to patients for treatment purposes

DIRECTIVE

Interest in mentoring patients by providing homeopathic health care and by suggesting lifestyle changes

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Reflexologists
SOCIAL

Interest in analyzing information provided by patients to determine appropriate pressure points for applying reflexology techniques

INNOVATIVE

Interest in manipulating specific areas of patients' hands and feet by applying finger pressure to appropriate spots to promote well-being

METHODICAL

Interest in assisting patients with their health conditions by providing an alternative form of health care through the application of reflexology methods and techniques

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Rolfers
SOCIAL

Interest in analyzing information provided by patients to determine areas and body structure requiring realignment and appropriate techniques to use

INNOVATIVE

Interest in manipulating various parts of the body, such as the legs and shoulders, to realign body structures as a form of treatment for reducing chronic pain and stress

METHODICAL

Interest in assisting patients with their health problems by providing an alternative form of health care through the systematic manipulation techniques used in rolfing

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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