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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 (in this case the Middle States Commission on Higher Education) and the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). The Won Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

Open Positions

Herbal Clinic Supervisor

JOB TITLE: Acupuncture/Herbal Clinic Supervisor

COMPENSATION: Per faculty contract

DESIRED START DATE: 8/27/21 Fall term 2021
Part time Adjunct faculty Friday Clinic shift 6 hours shifts various days on CHP herb weekend

DESCRIPTION:

Clinical supervisors must attend to both the welfare of the patient and the educational progress of the intern. They guide the interns’ integration of classroom theory into application in the clinical setting. As health care providers themselves, they also have a direct responsibility to the patients who come to the Student Clinic in assuring the provision of high-quality care. Responsibilities include the following:

    • Confirm all diagnostic indicators: the pulse, the tongue observation, general,observation and channel and body palpation,
    • Discuss and approve the intern’s diagnosis (with initials in the patient’s record)
    • Discuss and approve intern’s treatment strategy (with initials in the patient’s record)
    • Confirm herbal formula and any modifications and dosage and confirm point locations and needle placement for students who are not licensed acupuncturists. .
    • Determine the amount of independence permitted to the intern based on clinical interaction and observation.
    • During an intern’s first term of Supervised Student Clinic, in addition to the above, supervisors must be present during as much as possible of every new-patient intake. (During this term new interns are grouped in teams thus limiting the number of patients for which the supervisor must be responsible.)
    • It is expected that as interns gain knowledge and experience in the clinic, they will perform with more independence. The level of clinical independence is always determined by the supervisor, not the intern.
    • Conduct pre-clinic rounds
    • Collaborate with the Herb Dispensary Manager to ensure the correctness of herbal formulas

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-affectional orientation, gender identification or differentiation, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or disability.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be PA L.OM. licensed. 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. Also, must be familiar with Five Element style acupuncture. CPR certification and PA Child Abuse Training required.

WHO TO CONTACT: Doreen Lafferty, Director of Clinical Education and Services: Email: [email protected] Cell: 215.720.4803

Part Time Clinic Receptionist

JOB TITLE: Part-time Clinic Receptionist

COMPENSATION: 11-13/hr

DESIRED START DATE: As soon as possible

TIME: 0 to 15 hours per week preferably Tuesday and Thursday evening and Saturday morning (starting in September)

DESCRIPTION: The Part-time Clinic Receptionist reports to the Clinic Director and the Lead Receptionist. The candidate will have flexible hours and also should be available to substitute for other receptionists. The Clinical Receptionist is often the first administrative contact for patients, visitors, and event attendees; they schedule all appointments and communicate with the patients. They also are responsible for maintaining the records associated with the clinics. All clinic receptionists must sign and abide by confidentiality agreements, HIPAA & OSHA standards. Position requires a background check.

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-affectional orientation, gender identification or differentiation, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or disability.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Clinic Receptionists must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent preferably Associates or Bachelor’s degree as well as strong written and oral communication skills. The Clinic Receptionist must also have highly developed technological skills to effectively manage the various coordinations and scheduling of clinics. They must have the ability to understand and maintain institutional compliance with regulations regarding the aspects of medical record keeping. As such, they must be organized and efficient and possess strong multi-tasking skills. The Clinic Receptionist must also be able to work well within our culturally diverse community of students, staff, and patients. The Clinic Receptionist must be able to relate and communicate with students, staff, and patients in an efficient and effective manner. The Clinic Receptionist is responsible for overseeing that all safety measures related to virus/pandemic mitigation in the reception and waiting area are followed. Must be willing to perform the job in Warminster, PA when Won Institute moves to the new building.

WHO TO CONTACT:
Doreen Lafferty, Director of Clinical Education and Services: Email: [email protected] Cell: 215.720.4803

Professional Clinic Practitioner Individual or Community Clinic

JOB TITLE: Professional Clinic Practitioner Individual or Community Clinic

COMPENSATION: Percentage split per patient

DESIRED START DATE: Week of August 23rd 2021

TIME: Part-time by shift

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
    • Fullfill 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.

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.

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-affectional orientation, gender identification or differentiation, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or disability.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master’s degree in acupuncture from a school accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental 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