Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Part Time


Our Mission:

Northwestern Health Sciences University prepares the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance health care.

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor in Chinese Medicine, and offerings in massage therapy, nutrition, undergraduate health sciences, and the allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to not only deliver, but advance health care.

Position Information:

The Clinic Supervisor, Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, is responsible for the supervision of 2-4 clinical interns per shift, depending on the clinical site. They will work one-on-one with individual students while overseeing patient care, planning, and treatment.

This is a part time position, working up to 12 hours per week. Available shifts for Winter semester include:

  • Tuesday: 4-8 p.m. (UHS)
  • Wednesday: 5:30-9:30 p.m. (ICM)
  • Saturday: 8:30-12:30 p.m. (ICM)
  • Saturday: 8:30 - 2:30 p.m. (UHS)

Other shifts may be available

  • Other shifts may be available depending on clinic site needs.

Clinic Locations and Descriptions:

DeRusha-University Health Services (UHS), Bloomington, is an on-site clinic that introduces students to the clinic environment. It serves faculty, staff, students and their immediate families.

Integrative Clinic of Minnesota (ICM), South Minneapolis, is a public, non-profit clinic open to treating a wide demographic of adults in an integrative system.


  • Discuss, guide and approve interns intake, treatment principles, differential diagnosis, treatment principles, strategy, and execution while assuring high quality patient care and education.
  • Confirm all diagnostic indicators, point locations, needle placement & technique, and accessory techniques.
  • Assist interns in defining clinical competency goals on the first clinic shift; using a rubric provided, assess student clinical competencies at midterm and end of term.
  • Meet all clinical performance, intern supervision, and administrative expectations; follow appropriate workflow processes and documentation requirements as outlined for the specific clinic site.
  • Attend required trainings and meetings throughout the term(s), including mandatory online HIPAA, OSHA, Centricity (Electronic Health Record system) and other employee trainings.


  • Licensed Acupuncturist in State of Minnesota
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in the field
  • Doctoral degree in Chinese (Oriental) Medicine (or in progress)
  • NCCAOM Herbal Certification
  • College level teaching experience or clinical supervision preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

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