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Professional Summary

Owner and acupuncturist at a successful and reputable clinic. Nearly eight years experience in treating patients in a busy clinical setting while concurrently managing employees and running the business. Strong skills in communication and establishing good rapport with patients, and confident acupuncturist with knowledge of Chinese herbs. Ability to think independently and solve problems quickly while enjoys working with others.

  • passionate health advocate
  • strong acupuncture skills
  • ability to establish good rapport
  • effective multi-tasking capability

  • self-motivated
  • independent thinker
  • conscientious worker
  • cooperative team player
Work History
Owner & Certified Acupuncturist, 10/2011 to Current
Gentle Healing Acupuncture, LLC 109 S. Main St., Eagle River, WI 54521
  • Founded and built a thriving business
  • Duties included performing acupuncture treatments and herbal therapy, bodywork and cupping, as well as dietary and lifestyle counseling.
  • Gained experience in treating patients through correct diagnosis and effective treatment plans.
  • Managed day-to-day business operations including overseeing employees, maintaining records and bookkeeping.

In-Home Caregiver, 05/2003 to 04/2011
Dignity Care LLC Boulder, CO
  • Delivered assistance to elderly and disabled clients in daily activities including bathing, dressing, physical transfers and care for incontinence.
  • Assisted clients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report patient progress.
  • Increased knowledge of medical conditions, prescription medications, and medical terminology.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Promoted development of healthy lifestyle to meet health and wellness objectives.
Master of Science: Oriental Medicine, 2010
Southwest Acupuncture College - Boulder, CO
Coursework in acupuncture, Chinese herbs, bodywork and lifestyle counseling.
General Education Front Range Community College - Westminster, CO
  • Certified Acupuncturist, State of Wisconsin
  • NCCAOM Certified Diplomate of Acupuncture
  • Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program- six month program with Dr. Whitfield Reaves
  • CPR certified

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Job-winning Acupuncturist resume

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Professional Profile

Gentle Acupuncturist with in-depth medical terminology knowledge and a strong focus on integrating physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Mind-body Intuitive Healer practices in a positive, caring and holistic environment for deep healing and relaxation.

Key Skills
  • Practices Chinese Style Needling Technique
  • Extensive Training in 5-Element Balancing
  • Licensed Chinese Medical Herbalist
  • Certified in Cupping, Moxibustion, Gua Sha and Electric Stimulation
  • Certified in Tui Na Medical Massage and Liniment Application
  • Certified Reiki Level II Attunement in Energy Healing
  • Practitioner of Medical ​Aromatherapy
  • Practitioner of Guided Meditation
  • Utilizes Chakra Balancing and Crystal Healing Therapy
  • Utilizes Reflexology and Auricular Acu-Points
  • Utilizes Infrared Heat Therapy
Relevant Career History
Owner and Resident Licensed Acupuncturist 01/2018 to Current
Acupuncture Therapy Studio, P.C. New York City, New York
Operates a boutique acupuncture practice on the upper west side of Manhattan. Administers quality, individualized, alternative medical care in a tranquil environment using the fundamental healing principles of mind-body medicine. Caters to unique comfort levels and provides a deep healing of mental, emotional, and physical ailments. 
Licensed Acupuncturist 07/2014 to 06/2018
NYC Points Acupuncture, P.C. New York City, New York

Provided acupuncture as a general practitioner treating a wide variety of conditions in a fast paced medical clinic at 2 Manhattan locations. Treated 3-4 patients per hour and 40-60 patients per week. Managed office duties such as phones, scheduling, insurance confirmation/billing, EHR charting, supplies/inventory and proper sanitation.

Licensed Acupuncturist 06/2012 to 03/2014
Steiner Tranocean, Ltd. Various, At Sea Provided acupuncture services to 5-star spa patrons on RCCL, CCL and NCL. Performed weekly seminars and promotional activities to generate revenue. Attended and conducted trainings and meetings to assure team productivity and effective marketing of spa products and services.
Acupuncture Intern 09/2008 to 05/2012
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine San Diego, California Completed over 1000 hours in a progressive clinical residency as Observer, Assistant and Intern. Practiced acupuncture under supervision through internship and externship programs including sports medicine, geriatric care and women's health.
Education and Degrees
Master of Science: Traditional Oriental Medicine 2012 Pacific College of Oriental Medicine San Diego, California
Bachelor of Science: Environmental Science/Chemistry 2001 University of Tampa Tampa, Florida
Certifications and Licenses
  • Diplomat in Oriental Medicine commissioned by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
  • NCCAOM Board Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist
  • New York State Education Department Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Renaissance Resource Institute Reiki Level 1 and 2 Attunement and Certification
  • Marc J. Gian Essential Oil and Aromatherapy Certification
Past Professional Chronology
Project Manager 04/2008 to 12/2008
Sealaska Environmental Services, Llc. San Diego, California Managed the project scope of environmental remediation contracts including: schedule, budget, supervision of personnel/subcontractors, coordination of meetings, data analysis and report preparation. 
Staff Scientist 02/2007 to 04/2008
Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc. San Diego, California Assisted project coordination and developed budget proposals. Generated environmental assessment reports. Conducted environmental remedial fieldwork and permit inspection.
Groundwater Technician/Staff Scientist 03/2004 to 02/2007
SECOR International, Inc. San Diego, California Conducted environmental remedial fieldwork including: well installation, soil/groundwater sampling and various land surveys. Generated environmental assessment reports and data analysis.
Quantitative Document Clerk 06/2003 to 03/2004
Biosite, Inc. San Diego, California Completed quality control reviews on laboratory documents for the chemical reagent department. 
Environmental Specialist 01/2002 to 03/2003
Florida Department of Environmental Protection Tampa, Florida Reviewed environmental assessment reports, performed data entry and assisted in environmental remedial fieldwork. Facilitated correspondence with consultants and monitored compliance. 
Laboratory Assistant 09/1999 to 05/2001
The University of Tampa Tampa, Florida Formulated solutions and set up apparatus for general and organic chemistry laboratory. Supervised student technique and calculation. Performed inventory of supplies.
Parks Conservation Corps Associate 06/1996 to 08/1997
City of New York Parks and Recreation New York City, New York Conducted urban environmental conservation projects including: vegetation/erosion control and street tree census. Attended weekly career training. 

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Experienced Acupuncturist resume

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Professional Summary
My purpose is to help bodies heal faster and move better. I founded a private acupuncture practice to nurture better health and be a part of my clients' success stories. Attuned to the high-stakes nature of elite athletics, I specialize in working with athletes and coaches to decrease return-to-play time after injury, enhance health and injury prevention, and encourage optimal athletic performance at professional, recreational, national and international levels.
Clinical Experience
  • Owner, Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Anatomy Acupuncture, LLC
  • Portland, OR
  • October 2008 to Current
  • Review patients' medical history and diagnose health problems
  • Perform orthopedic and neurologic testing
  • Advise patients on lifestyle changes to enhance treatment success and improve overall health (E.g., dietary changes, exercise, stress management techniques, and sleep habit changes)Consult with patients' network of health care providers (MDs, chiropractors, and massage therapists) as needed to facilitate integrative treatment approach
  • Maintain records of patient medical history, vitals, signs and symptoms, diagnoses, treatments and outcomes in compliance with HIPAA
  • Manage patient scheduling, insurance payments, financials and record-keeping
  • Maintain stock of forms, clinical, and office supplies
  • Create and execute website content and marketing plan to bring awareness of specialized sports medicine acupuncture services to athletic community and other health care practitioners
  • Understand biomedical models of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to enable clear communication with athletes, coaches, and other medical staff about how acupuncture fits into current treatment plan
  • Sensitive to demands of elite athletes regarding return-to-play stresses and time tables
  • Team Acupuncturist, Independent Contractor
  • Portland Trail Blazers
  • Portland, OR
  • January 2016 to Current
  • Part of sports medicine team that decreased injury statistics in 2016-2017 to be 5th least injured team in NBA; ahead of return-to-play expectations for injuries like ankle sprains and [ANOTHER EXAMPLE]
  • Adapt and streamline clinical practice style to meet the needs of professional athletes in team setting - requires treating multiple athletes at once and under time pressure (treatment and return-to-play time) and adapting to training room needs for given day/situation
  • Introduce novel treatment and create athlete buy-in and positive results
  • Sports Medicine Acupuncture, Teaching Assistant
  • AcuSport Seminar Series LLC
  • San Diego, CA
  • January 2014 to Current
  • Invited by owner to support seminar instruction for week-long certification seminars approximately [X ]times per year since [YEAR]
  • Break down complex sports medicine-acupuncture concepts and anticipate needs of  students (all currently-licensed practitioners) 
  • Support lead instructor in maintain course progress, organization, and engaging experience for certification students
  • Provides opportunity for deeper content understanding and enhances my overall engagement in the field and practice
  • Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Tri-D Training & Therapy
  • Portland, OR
  • 2008 to 2009
  • Coordinate patient care and improve outcomes
  • Educate other practitioners about value of acupuncture to better support patient needs and questions
  • Acupuncture Intern
  • UCSD-RIMAC (Recreation, Intramural & Athletic Complex)
  • San Diego, CA
  • 2007 to 2007
  • Assess and perform orthopedic testing for student-athletes at the University of California San Diego RIMAC (Recreation, Intramural & Athletic Complex) Training Facility
  • Plan injury rehabilitation treatments with ATCs
  • Treat multiple athletes at a time in a team setting
  • Use acupuncture and manual therapy to improve return-to-play time
  • Be aware of and treat within parameters of NCAA regulations
  • Team Acupuncturist, Independent Contractor
  • Aerial Without Limits (A-WOL) Dance Collective
  • Portland, OR
  • Team Acupuncturist, Independent Contractor
  • Nonsense Dance Company
  • Portland, OR
  • Acupuncture Intern
  • Acusport Health Center
  • San Diego, CA
  • 2006 to 2008
  • Managed time and patients effectively to keep busy five room clinic running smoothly and patients on time
  • Performed efficient orthoped assessments/intakes - incorporated multi-modal care: soft tissue release, PNF stretching, gua sha, cupping, Ktape, exercises for comprehensive patient experience
  • Anticipated needs of senior clinician
  • Acupuncture Intern
  • UCSD Free Clinic - Pacific Beach Free Clinic
  • San Diego, CA
  • 2006 to 2008
  • Created non-standard treatment plans for patients with housing insecurity, mental illness
  • Worked as part of a wide ranging healthcare team to coordinate care and treat patients
  • Triage patient load in high volume setting
  • Acupuncture Intern
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Clinic
  • San Diego, CA
  • 2006 to 2008
  • Generate returning patient base - provide treatment in various styles: Japanese acupuncture, TCM, ortho per supervisor's preference
  • Create comprehensive treatment plan and plan of care
  • Educate patients on benefits of Acupuncture/TCM
  • Provide multi-modal treatments to individualize patient care
Education & Licensure
  • Master of Science - Traditional Oriental Medicine
  • Pacific College Of Oriental Medicine - San Diego
  • San Diego, CA
  • 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts - Neuroscience
  • Bowdoin College
  • Brunswick, ME
  • 2003
Minor in Education
  • Licensed Acupuncturist - Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Oregon Board of Medical Examiners
  • Oregon
  • 2008-present
  • Licensed Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP)
  • PCOM
  • San Diego, CA
  • 2006-2009
Certified Sports Medicine Acupuncture Specialist (C.SMA) - 2013
AcuSport Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification Program

Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (Dipl. OM) #108
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Certified Massage Therapist #500898-05 - 2006
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)

Clean Needle Technique - 2008
Council of College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM)

Lower Region Certified - 2017
Fascial Distortion Model (FDM) 

FMT Basic and Performance Certified - 2016
Rock Tape

SFMA certified
Functional Movement Systems
Additional Experience
  • Returning Veterans Project 2010-2013
  • Vietnam Veterans Stand Down 2005-2007
  • Red Cross / FEMA 2005

Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Awakening Lotus 2008-2010
  • Massage Envy 2008
  • Kia Koru Massage 2006-2008

Intern • Rady Children's Hospital Integrative Medicine Program • 2008
  • Provide compassionate palliative care to children/families in Heme-Onc Ward. - use acupuncture to treat side effects of chemo-therapy and other treatment related stress
  • Work within a hospital setting along with medical team - provide on-going care in outpatient chronic pain clinic and help improve quality of life for children with chronic pain conditions

Billing & Reception • Blue Lotus Center for Health • 2004-2008
  • Greet patients - create welcoming friendly first encounter to put patients at ease
  • Manage front of house to provide seamless patient experience by expediting patient payments, submitting insurance billing, turning over patient rooms and manning the phones
Awards & Honors
2003 - Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Fellowship
Behavioral neuroscience research: "The Role of the Hippocampus in Episodic Memory"

2004 - Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference Accepted abstract: "Hippocampal lesions impair both spatial and non-spatial alternation memory in rats"
  • Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Clinical Athlete
  • DanceWire Provider Network