Acupuncturist, Herbalist. Worker owned acupuncture clinic seeks additional trial owner for part time (30 hour/week) position

Location: Portland, OR

Date Posted: 05/09/2014


As employee, works in front of house herbal pharmacy filling orders, answering questions, stocking products, receiving inventory, completing front desk duties including answering the phone and booking appointments.

As an independent contractor: Creates and maintains client relationships, provides treatments for a diverse population and variety of ailments using traditional medicine modalities. Uses these modalities to promote, maintain and restore health by diagnosing, preventing or treating disease based on traditional medicine concepts including the use of acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage and other specialties. Markets and promotes oneself and the business to gain a larger client base in the community for themselves and the clinic.


Current Oregon Acupuncture License (L.Ac)

At least 1 year experience outside of internship as an acupuncturist, herbalist or demonstrated equivalent.

NCCAOM board certification in herbal medicine

Strong interest in herbal medicine

Confidence in prescribing herbs

Strong social justice background preferred

Interest in Cooperative development and functioning preferred

Experience with business development preferred.

Insurance panel credentialing prefered but not required

Demonstrable skills in marketing, networking and community outreach

Comfortable with computer programs including: MS Word, Excel, and Access, media such as Facebook, Gmail & Twitter.

People from historically marginalized communities (people of color, L.G.B.T.Q.Q.I.A.TS, immigrants, people who speak English as a second language, differently abled, and others) strongly encouraged to apply.

The Vital Compass
Contact Information:
Contact Name: Alison or Green, Phone: (971)373-8378


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