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Sanford Health Acupuncturist - Integrative Medicine in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Acupuncturist | Integrative Medicine | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: ND

Department : Integrative Medicine

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The Acupuncturist provides care in a sub-specialty of integrative and alternative medicine.

Complete a detailed history from clients including their symptoms, lifestyle, diet and emotions. Based upon history, provider's clinical assessment, and discussion with the patient determines treatment strategy and plan. Implement treatment plan by needle insertion to the appropriate body part for treatment. Evaluate treatment outcomes and recommends new or altered treatments as necessary to further promote, restore, or maintain health. Depending on the severity of the condition and the patient's reaction to treatment, the Acupuncturist administers treatment over varied periods of time, ranging from one month to a year or more.

Ability to incorporate teaching/learning principles and adapt teaching to age groups. Ability to work with growth and development needs of unique client populations. Openly collaborate and negotiate with team members. Communicate effectively to health care providers, families, and patients and other involved providers. Demonstrate strong customer services skills and be adept with communication to collaborate with patients/families/visitors and with multi-disciplinary teams that contribute to role development and integrative health services. Develop evaluation strategies to demonstrate patient safety, cost effectiveness, cost benefit, and efficiency factors associated with practice. Identify expected outcomes that are achievable through implementation of evidence-based practices.


Maintains cleanliness or sterilization of self and objects in order to prevent infections. Follows standard operating procedures for the preparation, undertaking and closure of clinical research. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Develops a clear completed understanding of needs and problems through careful listening, probing, reflecting, and summarizing. Assists in assessing patients' needs and determining the alternative medicine solution for them. Applies policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance with policies and ethical code.


Clinic hours Monday-Friday 8a-5p. Potential for evening hours. Looking for an experienced Acupuncturist to be part of a multi-disciplinary team.


Completion of an accredited acupuncture program, which requires at a minimum, a four year full time program and six month clinical internship or that meets state license requirements.

Valid acupuncturist license in the state you are practicing.

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City: Fargo

State: ND

Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD07455