The Acupuncturist will work within the Pain Center at the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Health providing treatment to patients referred to the Pain Clinic. Utilizes a treatment program involving a multidisciplinary approach that includes both non-interventional and interventional modalities of the body and microsystem (ear, hand, and scalp).
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
Must possess a Master's Degree in Science of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) from an accredited school of the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)
(Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Active and valid Illinois Acupuncturist License or the ability to be licensed prior to start of employment
(Must provide proof at time of interview)
Prior work experience writing, reviewing, and editing electronic medical records
Prior work experience as a clinical supervisor of acupuncture interns
Five (5) years of acupuncture practice experience in a United States Hospital or Medical Clinical setting
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
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