Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek , CA 94596
Under the direction and supervision of the Sub-Chief of Physical Medicine, utilizes acupuncture to stimulate certain points on or near the surface of the body by the insertion of needles to prevent or modify the perception of pain or to normalize physiological functions. May perform or prescribe the use of oriental massage, acupressure, breathing techniques, exercise or nutrition, including the incorporation of drugless substances and herbs as dietary supplements to promote health.
Provides medically necessary acupuncture, consults, assessments and treatments when requested/authorized by family physicians/specialists. Provides an accurate diagnosis, supported by medical findings based on standardized examination and techniques generally accepted by the medical community.
This includes TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and Western diagnostic techniques. Produces complete, accurate, uniform and replicable examinations. Provides quality treatment to cure or relieve the medical condition causing the patient's complaint. Documents all treatments and patient's response to acupuncture therapy on patient's chart.
When working in the Workers compensation system, states an opinion whether anatomic loss, functional loss and physical complaints of the patient are work-related, and writes a comprehensive medical report describing the degree of injury consistent with Workers Compensation terminology and requirements.
Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Licensed to practice Acupuncture in the State of California.
Maintain currency of Acupuncture licensure in the State of California.
Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.
Primary Location: California,Walnut Creek,Walnut Creek Medical Offices 1 & 2 1515 Newell Ave Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: On-Call Working Hours End: On-Call Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Department: Chronic Pain/CAM Clinic Travel: No
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