Sample 1 - State of California

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Health Diagnosing Practitioners, All Other
(SOC Code : 29-1199)
in California

All health diagnosing and treating practitioners not listed separately.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Master's degree .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$41.74$25.42$33.35$48.38

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2012 - 20227,3008,3001,00013.7260

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Naturopathic DoctorDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Naturopathic Medicine Committee
Licensing and Enforcement
www.naturopathic.ca.gov
Acupuncture LicenseDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Acupuncture Board
www.acupuncture.ca.gov

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Offices of Physicians 63,21826.4%
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 47,26310.9%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,6757.9%
Outpatient Care Centers 7,5475.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Alternative & Complementary Medicine & Medical Systems, Othe
Aromatherapy
Ayurvedic Medicine/Ayurveda
Homeopathic Medicine/Homeopathy

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Insert needles to provide acupuncture treatment.
Maintain and follow standard quality, safety, environmental and infection control policies and procedures.
Adhere to local, state and federal laws, regulations and statutes.
Identify correct anatomical and proportional point locations based on patients` anatomy and positions, contraindications, and precautions related to treatments such as intradermal needles, moxibution, electricity, guasha, and bleeding.
Maintain detailed and complete records of health care plans and prognoses.
Analyze physical findings and medical histories to make diagnoses according to Oriental medicine traditions.
Treat patients using tools such as needles, cups, ear balls, seeds, pellets, and nutritional supplements.
Develop individual treatment plans and strategies.
Evaluate treatment outcomes and recommend new or altered treatments as necessary to further promote, restore, or maintain health.
Collect medical histories and general health and life style information from patients.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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