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Equal Opportunity Employer

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies admits students of any race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students. It shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin,age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, veterans status,or disability in administration of its educational policies, admission policies,employment policies, scholarship or loan programs, and other education-related programs administered by the Institute. The Affirmative Action policy of the Won Institute is that all educational, admission and employment practices reflect the statements in the Policy of Non-Discrimination.

The Won Institute is the only regionally accredited Buddhist institution of higher learning on the Eastern seaboard and one of only six institutions nationwide which are accredited by both a regional accreditor and the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM). The Won Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Won Institute is a qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

Open Positions

Professional Clinic Practitioner Individual or Community Clinic

Compensation: Percentage split per patient
Desired Start date: As negotiated
Position: Part time by shift

Job description:
The ideal candidate will:

    • Provide individual or community style acupuncture treatments including evaluation, plan of care, therapeutic intervention, reevaluation, and education of patients 
    • Maintain detailed, complete and legible, medical record documentation
    • Fulfill requirements for PA licensure
    • Follow Clean Needle Technique, HIPAA, and OSHA guidelines
    • Set up, clean, and break down treatment rooms 
    • Communicate with Won Institute receptionists, clinic director, students/interns, faculty, and staff
    • Recruit patients
    • Be familiar with Google Calendar and Acuity online booking,
    • Function efficiently and professionally and treat all patients with dignity and respect
    • Have the desire to be a leader and educator in the field of acupuncture and herbal medicine.
    • Expertise in Cosmetic Acupuncture preferred
  • Won Institute Clinics provides all overhead costs including but not limited to: business cards, brochures, forms and acupuncture supplies; office receptionist, cleaning and other administrative personnel required; utilities; advertising and promotion; linen service, removal of sharps containers and other biohazard materials; regular trash removal; HIPPA and OSHA trainings.
  • Qualifications: 
    • A Master’s degree in acupuncture from a school accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
    • Licensed Acupuncturist L.Ac., or Practitioner of Oriental Medicine L.OM., in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    • CPR and PA child abuse training

      Who to contact:  Doreen Lafferty, Director of Clinical Education and Services: Email: [email protected] Cell: 215.720.4803

Teaching Assistant- Surface Anatomy and Acupuncture Point Location Class

Position: Part-time, non-exempt
Time: Thursdays 1:00pm-4:30pm

Position Overview: We are seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable Teaching Assistant to join our team to assist the instructor in Acupuncture Point Location class. As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting the instructor and students in mastering the essential skills of locating acupuncture points and surface anatomy landmarks accurately. Your expertise in acupuncture theory, point location techniques, human anatomy,  and strong communication skills will contribute to the success of the class.

Qualifications:

Must be PA L.OM. licensed and a degree in Chinese Medicine from ACAHM accredited program. In practice for 5 or more years. Previous experience teaching or supervising is preferred. Should have experience with Microsoft Office/Google applications; experience with email and Internet communications. Proficient in visual identification of Chinese medicinal herbs and their therapeutic use. Proficient knowledge of TCM patterns, diagnosis and formulas. CPR certification and PA Child Abuse Training. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: A minimum of a masters degree in acupuncture or Traditional Chinese medicine is required, doctoral degree in acupuncture preferred.  Students and graduates of a  Doctor of Acupuncture program (DAc or DAOM) will be considered before master’s level graduates.

  • Acupuncture Expertise: In-depth knowledge and understanding of acupuncture theory, meridian systems, and acupuncture point location techniques are essential.

  • Practical Experience: Prior experience in teaching or assisting in acupuncture point location classes, workshops, or clinical settings is preferred but not required.

  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively explain complex concepts and techniques to students with varying levels of understanding.

  • Patient and Supportive: Ability to provide patient guidance and support to students as they develop their acupuncture point location skills.

  • Organizational Skills: Strong organizational and time management skills to assist in preparing instructional materials, coordinating activities, and managing student records.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work collaboratively with the instructor, students, and other teaching assistants to create a positive and productive learning environment.

  • Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail to ensure accuracy in acupuncture point location demonstrations and assessments.

  • Professionalism: Maintain a professional and ethical demeanor while interacting with students, colleagues, and staff members.

  • Continuous Learning: A commitment to ongoing professional development and staying up-to-date with advancements in the field of acupuncture.

Responsibilities:
Including but not limited to

  • Assuring the provision of high-quality patient care
  • Providing education to interns
  • Measuring clinical competence of interns
  • Assuring that all legal and safety guidelines are followed
  • Supporting the function of the Institute Student Clinic

If you are passionate about acupuncture, have a knack for teaching, and enjoy working in a collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply for the position of Teaching Assistant for the Acupuncture Point Location and Surface Anatomy Class. Join us in helping aspiring acupuncture practitioners develop their skills and make a positive impact on the field of traditional Chinese medicine.

Please submit your resume or curriculum vitae to [email protected]

Part Time AcS Faculty Member

Won Institute of Graduate Studies, a growing accredited graduate school in the suburbs of Philadelphia, is seeking a Part-Time AcS faculty member to join Acupuncture Studies Department for Academic Year 2023-2024 with a starting date for Summer 2023. Won Institute is primarily known for offering specialized academic degrees at the certificate, master’s, and doctoral levels, but the Institute also has a reputation for impacting the local community through various acupuncture & herbal medicine clinics, meditation and tai chi classes, continuing education, and community events.

Required Qualifications:

  • Part-time Faculty

  • Doctoral level preferred

  • NCCAOM Diplomate Preferred

  • Asynchronous Teaching Experience needed

  • Five Element Experiential Teaching Experience needed

 

Applicants should submit their resume to [email protected]

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification or differentiation, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or disability.

Lead Clinic Receptionist & Administrative Assistant Support

Non-exempt. Part-time, 28 hours a week. $20/hour.

Day, evening, and weekend (Saturday) hours required

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Job Description:

All clinic receptionists must sign and abide by confidentiality agreements, HIPAA , FERPA, and OSHA standards.   A complete description of activities is described in the Reception Manual

Primary Activities: Lead Receptionist

  • Works collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Education and Services.
  • Schedule appointments for various clinics (student, professional, Veterans)
  • Create the calendar from the “Student Clinic Schedule Sheet” each term.
  • Fill in for or find replacements for receptionists as needed.
  • Manage inventory and supplies for the acupuncture clinic in collaboration with Clinic Director
  • Conduct regular inventory checks.  Order supplies as needed in collaboration with Clinic Director
  • Reconcile expense reports for clinical purchases
  • Collaboratively manage medical records, including archived records with the Director of Clinical Services.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Clinical Education and Services to manage telehealth.
  • Assist with the processing of insurance billing and payments
  • Answer or field questions regarding the clinics and the Institute
  • Prepare paperwork, create patient files, and perform other clerical duties
  • Process clinic payments
  • Answer phone for the Institute and its employees; transfer calls, or take messages
  • Collaborate with the Marketing team and Clinic Dir with regard to advertising and publicity.
  • Assist at Institute events (occasional evening/weekend)
  • Manage part-time receptionists: create schedules, oversee procedures, and uphold policies
  • Evaluate part-time receptionists and guide performance improvement. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the CFO, President, or Academic Dean.

Primary Activities: Academic and Clinical Support Administrator

  • Collect documentation for intake, and ensure patient medical records are regularly updated.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Clinical Education and Services and Receptionists in scheduling visits, calling patients.
  • Obtain and manage all affiliate health referrals.
  • Assist in the coordination and communication with external health providers and partners, including completing applications to provide services for insurance companies such as Aetna, Veterans Administration and IBX. 
  • Supervise, train and lead the hiring/reviewing of the PT Clinical Receptionists.
  • Assist in the management of insurance information as well as coding and billing.
  • Input clinic data into the database, generate reports and work on data queries.
  • Handle documentation related to clinic expenses, including budgets and purchases 
  • Review and administer the technology associated with booking scheduling and reminding (in collaboration with CIAO, CFO, Academic Dean, and Clinic Director)
  • Provide administrative support to the AcS, DAc, CHP, and WBS programs, including, but not limited to,  preparing faculty contracts. Administer the creation of faculty contracts in Dochub each term.
  • Complete contracts/agreements in Dochub for special events, stipends, and honorariums.
  • Provide administrative support to the AcS, DAc, CHP, and WBS programs, including, but not limited to, preparing faculty continuing education documentation.
  • Provide administrative support to the CFO, President, Academic Dean, and SMT as needed.
  • Upload faculty documents into Populi.
  • Manage faculty documents in Populi and send reminders to faculty members when documents are due.
  • Create name tags for Institute events for all event participants including (but not limited to)  AcS, DAc, CCHM, supervisors, interns, receptionists, and dispensary employees.
  • Attend institution events as Clinical Administrative Representative.
  • Take minutes at critical meetings of Institute councils and committees (as directed by the CFO) and file, process, and archive them appropriately.
  • Update Reception Manual as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the CFO, President, or Academic Dean.

Professional Skills:

  • High-level proficiency in English is necessary for reading, writing, comprehension, and editing all business documents, including reports, emails, policies, minutes, manuals, etc.
  • Skill in speaking clearly and distinctly using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to problem solve, communicate and guide patients, staff and students
  • Ability to manage direct reports and oversee and schedule receptionist hours
  • Able to collaborate with the Director of Clinical Education and Services and professional staff with academic and administrative tasks.

Personal Skills:

  • Integrity: highest standard of discretion and maintaining confidentiality (per HIPAA, FERPA, and OSHA requirements)
  • Personal Demeanor: clear and slow speaking voice, articulate, pleasant, patient, helpful, precise
  • Problem Solver: is able to identify workable and actionable solutions to problems and issues as they present themselves.
  • Flexibility: the ability to gracefully shift from one activity to another when asked
  • Good follow-through: able to return to and finish tasks after interruptions.
  • Organization: high level of organizational skills needed
  • Ability to work well with others: including several different people who may be directing individual’s activities
  • Comfortable working with diverse populations: including student body, faculty, and staff
  • Respectful and professional treatment and interactions with others: including all stakeholders of the Institute, including the Director of Clinical Education and Services, all clinical receptionists, the CFO, the President, all staff members, all students, all faculty and clinic supervisors, and all members of the Board of Trustees and Senior Management Team.

Please submit your resume or curriculum vitae to [email protected]. 

 

Chinese Herbal Clinic Supervisor

Position: Chinese Herbal Program Clinic Supervisor
Time: Part-time; Various shifts and times; includes on-site and telehealth (as needed) presence during CHP student clinic
Reports to: Coordinates work with Clinic Director and CHP Director
Supervises: Student Clinic Interns

Qualifications:

Must be PA L.OM. licensed and a degree in Chinese Medicine from ACAHM accredited program. In practice for 5 or more years. Previous experience teaching or supervising is preferred. Should have experience with Microsoft Office/Google applications; experience with email and Internet communications. Proficient in visual identification of Chinese medicinal herbs and their therapeutic use. Proficient knowledge of TCM patterns, diagnosis and formulas. CPR certification and PA Child Abuse Training. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Chinese Medicine from ACAHM accredited program.
  • Higher education teaching experience.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Experience in Chinese herbal dispensaries
  • Knowledge of cGMP’s
  • Ability to work well independently and under supervision with a multitude of clerical tasks.
  • Experience with telehealth service provision and intern supervision

Responsibilities:
Including but not limited to

  • Assuring the provision of high-quality patient care
  • Providing education to interns
  • Measuring clinical competence of interns
  • Assuring that all legal and safety guidelines are followed
  • Supporting the function of the Institute Student Clinic

Please submit your resume or curriculum vitae to clinicdirector@woninstitute.edu

Acupuncture Clinic Supervisor

Position: Adjunct Faculty : Clinical Supervisor 
Time: As per the faculty contract
Reports to: Clinic Director
Supervises: Student Interns and Observers

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in acupuncture from a school accredited by ACAHM, or equivalent Licensed Acupuncturist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Three to five years of relevant clinical experience preferred
  • Experience in the areas of responsibility, or equivalent.
  • CPR and PA child abuse training
  • Experience in sports/physical medicine acupuncture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in an ACAHM-accredited school

  • Clinical supervision experience in an ACAHM-accredited school

  • NCCAOM Diplomate in acupuncture

Responsibilities:

The clinical supervisor is responsible for patient safety and well-being for educating interns to be safe and effective practitioners of acupuncture. The clinic supervisor is also responsible for maintaining current licensure, Malpractice insurance, CPR training, and OSHA/HIPAA training as well as providing documentation of this in a timely manner.

Please submit your resume or curriculum vitae  to clinicdirector@woninstitute.edu

Fall 2024 Priority Deadline - March 1st

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