Job Description

TITLE: Acupuncturist

REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator and Medical Director


  • Provincial Acupuncture license (or equivalent).
  • National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) certification.
  • $1,000,000 professional liability insurance policy in force listing the (Agency/Program) as additionally insured.


  • Performs NADA protocol auricular acupuncture on (Program) clients and potential clients and provides additional triage medical case management as appropriate.
  • Assures that all clients receiving treatment have completed required consent forms and treatment forms.
  • Documents treatments on appropriate treatment forms.
  • Assists in maintaining clinic needles, and supplies, and assures a sterile field for the performance of acupuncture treatment under the health and safety standards established by the clinic and by provincial and federal laws.
  • Upholds a professional image of the (Program/Agency) at all times.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator or Medical Director.

Prepared by Ricardo B. Serrano, DAc, MH, ADS
in consultation with NADA, February 5, 1998
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