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Acupuncture Assistant (Part-Time) Wanted

Website Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre (OICC)

Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre (OICC)
29 Bayswater Avenue
Ottawa, ON
K1Y 2E5

Acupuncture Assistant (Part-Time)

The Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre (OICC) has been established to serve as a model interdisciplinary healthcare centre providing whole-person complementary and integrative care to people with cancer, cancer survivors, and those seeking primary and secondary cancer prevention. The OICC is formally part of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM). CCNM, a registered charity, is Canada’s premier institute for education and research in naturopathic medicine. As a stand-alone Centre, the OICC will provide a work environment characterized by a small team working to provide excellent support to medical practitioners and patients.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated part-time Acupuncture Assistant. Reporting to the Office Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for patient management and coordination, representing the OICC and services offered to patients as well as help maintain a clean, safe, and hygienic environment. This position will also assist the Acupuncturist/Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, clean and restock the treatment rooms after each patient, send appointment notifications, follow established procedures for the efficient care of patients, prepare herbs and supplements and other administrative tasks as required.

The positions requires approximately 14-28 hours per week. The Clinic is currently open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The clinic is located at 29 Bayswater Avenue, Ottawa, ON www.oicc.ca. The ideal candidate must be available for shifts between 8:30 am to 5:30 pm during the week.


  • Post-secondary education from a College or University;
  • Experience in a customer service environment;
  • Previous experience working in a medical setting with a strong interest in complementary and naturopathic medicine;
  • Must be able to multi-task with a high degree of efficiency in a dynamic, fast-paced environment;
  • A team player who can work with minimal supervision;
  • Proactive and an exceptional problem solver;
  • Ability to exercise professional judgement in a highly confidential environment;
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbally and written);
  • Familiarity with patient booking and electronic medical records;
  • Experience with computer programs including MS Office;
  • Fluency in French an asset; and
  • Flexible to work additional shifts if necessary

Deadline for application is Friday, June 1, 2018

On the covering letter, please indicate the title of the position that you are applying for an where you saw this job advertisement. We thank all applicant in advance and advise that only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

To Apply:

Submit your resume with a covering letter to:

Human Resources Department
Email: resume@ccnm.edu
Fax: 416-498-3177
Website: www.ccnm.edu

We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities regarding all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please advise the Human Resources Department if you require accommodation.

To apply for this job email your details to info@intlacademy.com

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