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      ACUPUNCTURE CASE MANAGER at Kaiser Permanente
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      Job ID SD.0401885
      Position Type Full-Time Employee
      Company Name Kaiser Permanente
      Location San Diego, CA
      Salary Unspecified
      Date Posted January 2, 2005
      Experience Mid to Senior Level

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      Education/Licensure/Certification: Current and valid license to
      practice Issued by the State of Ca. acupuncture Board. Current CPR
      Card. Graduate of an accredited school of acupuncture approved by
      the State of California Acupuncture Board including the completion
      of four academic years of education with a minimum of 1548 hours of
      theory including biology, organic biochemistry, physics, psychology,
      anatomy and physiology, pathology, nutrition and vitamins (400
      hours); history of medicine, medical terminology (30 hours);
      clinical sciences such as internal medicine, pharmacology,
      neurology, surgery and clinical medicine including dentistry,
      nursing, chiropractic and homeopathy, western pharmacology and CPR
      (128) hours; Tai Chi, Chi Kung, traditional Oriental medicine theory
      and diagnosis, needling techniques, and acupressure (660 hours);
      herbology (300 hours including botany); practice management and
      ethics (30 hours); and 800 hours of clinical training. Post graduate
      degree preferred such as Doctor of Naturopathy (N.SD), Doctor of
      Oriental Medicine (D.O.M.) or in a related field. Completion of a
      clinical internship-training program approved by the State of
      California Acupuncture Board


      Qualifications: Current and valid license to practice Acupuncture
      issued by the State of California Acupuncture Board. Maintain
      currency of Acupuncture licensure in the State of California. Must
      be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
      Minimum of 5 years of relevant full time experience as a Licensed
      Acupuncturist or equivalent (10,000 hours). Computer skills- ability
      to write policies and procedures. Ability to multi-task- verbal &
      communication skills // computer skills- writing skills.


      Preferred Qualifications: Spanish speaking.


      Duties: Reviews acupuncture referrals, assesses appropriateness of
      the referral, communicates with referring provider as needed and
      makes referrals to outside acupuncturists. Tracks and logs referrals
      as required on computer system. Develops cost effective protocols
      and guidelines for treatment plans. Works with other Kaiser areas to
      develop best practices in acupuncture. Trains, educates, and
      coordinates Kaiser treatment protocols with non- Kaiser
      acupuncturists. Meets with members for initial consult; plans and
      develops a treatment plan. Makes a recommendation to outside
      acupuncturist. Plans, develops, assesses and evaluates care provided
      to members by non-Kaiser acupuncture treatments. Determines and
      evaluates appropriateness for repeat treatments. Arranges and
      monitors follow-up appointments. Encourages member to follow
      prescribed course of care. Develops and tracks clinical outcomes and
      keeps statistical data as deemed appropriate. Produces reports as
      needed. Keeps patient records, completes correspondence as needed,
      interfaces with outside referrals, and various departments, staff,
      physicians or agencies. Identifies and recommends opportunities for
      cost saving and improving quality of care. Performs as an
      acupuncturist. Provides accurate diagnosis, supported by medical
      findings based on standardized examination and techniques generally
      accepted by the medical community. This includes Traditional Chinese
      Medicine and Western diagnostic techniques. Produces complete
      accurate, uniform and replicable examination. Documents finding on
      chart. 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. Consistently supports
      compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanente's
      Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of
      information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with
      ethics and integrity, reporting non compliance, and adhering to
      applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations,
      accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser
      Permanente's policies and procedures.


      Notes: Travel to different location- works primarily days, but
      evenings and week-ends may be necessary


      Pay Rate: Scale




      PLEASE FAX RESUME ATTENTION TO:


      PEGGY DUFFIELD, SR. AREA RECRUITER


      SOUTHER CALIFORNIA RECRUITMENT SERVICES


      PHONE: 951-353-4766


      FAX: 951-353-4533
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