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Chinese Herbal Medicine Center Manager

Chinese Herbal Medicine Center Manager

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For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.


Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.


The Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) Center Manager provides day-to-day operations and oversight of the Chinese Herbal Medicine Center and is responsible for a variety of activities, which may include any of the following:


  • Uses skilled knowledge of Chinese Herbal Medicine to procure and store high quality products as raw herbs, powders, granules, and patents
  • Following instructions of CHM providers, accurately dispenses herbs to patients
  • Oversees compounding of personalized herbal formulas with precise weights and dosage
  • Prepares personalized tablets and capsules
  • Approves safety and effectiveness of any substitutions
  • Consults with CHM providers and patients in response to inquiries
  • Oversees accuracy and timeliness of student workers’ preparation of herbs for patients, as well as administrative duties, such as re-stocking inventory
  • Engages student workers in active learning experiences with herbs
  • Tracks inventory on a weekly basis and orders merchandise to maintain herbal center stock at all times within budgetary guidelines
  • Maintains accurate records, including lot control of herbal products
  • Monitors pricing policies for sale of the herbal products
  • Provides timely sales reports as requested
  • Maintains product database
  • Ensures cleanliness and safety of the herbal center and its compliance with all applicable Federal, state and local agencies
  • Conducts end-of-year inventory at direction of the business office
  • Responds to collaborative opportunities within the University community for inter-professional scholarship and research

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.




  • A Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental medicine
  • Must hold and maintain an active Acupuncture license (Lic.Ac) for the State as well as a Diplomate of Chinese Herbology as issued by the NCCAOM
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience
  • Must possess an excellent knowledge of Chinese herbs, their identification, naming conventions, and clinical application, and safety issues, including potential cautions, contraindications, and interactions
  • Proficiency in the use of computers including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and ensure accuracy of work
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, set priorities and meet deadlines


MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.


Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.