Position Description: ***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
The purpose of Campus Health & Wellbeing is to help students achieve and maintain academic success and lifelong health and well-being by providing timely and appropriate primary and acute health care, disease and injury prevention education, professional mental health, outreach, educational services and campus consultations.
The following examples illustrate typical work activities and are not meant to be all inclusive or restrictive:
Under general administrative medical direction, Physicians have primary responsibility for primary care and/or specialized clinical duties that require licensing and certification in a medical specialty appropriate to their assigned duties. Physicians also supervise the delivery of medical care by other health care professionals and practitioners in the Student Health Center.
Examine patients; diagnose illnesses and injuries; develop treatment plans, prescribe and administer medical treatments and refer to other health care professionals as needed; perform emergency procedures as necessary; counsel and educate patients on medical problems and health measures; and follow-up on treatment to ensure the appropriate resolution of illness or injury. May perform minor surgeries not requiring general anesthesia.
Consult with private physicians and public agencies in securing treatment for patients requiring services beyond those available in the Student Health Center. Coordinate with campus counseling staff in presenting mental health problems.
Serve as physician consultant resource or supervisor to Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants and provide medical instruction and supervision to assigned Student Health Center staff including, but not limited to, Medical Assistants, laboratory and nursing staff.
Accurately enter data into the electronic health record computer system to record patient assessment and treatment plans.
Provide consultation as needed in such areas as preventative medicine, health education, environmental health and safety, and emergency preparedness.
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, 4-year public university located in San Luis Obispo, along the beautiful central coast of California, with easy access to the ocean, mountains, and wine country. Halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, San Luis Obispo offers a vibrant, culturally rich small-town community in an uncrowded and extraordinary natural setting. Because Cal Poly encourages work/life balance, you will have time to enjoy the natural and cultural benefits of Cal Poly and the community. For more information, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Luis_Obispo
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only): EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from a medical school recognized by the Medical Board of California. Completion of one or more residency programs in a specialty appropriate to the assigned duties. Two years or its equivalent of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of that specialty.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS: Possess (or ability to obtain by date of hire) and maintain a valid and current: California Physician and Surgeon License; Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Agency DEA certificate; American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) medical board certification appropriate for the assigned duties; basic life support (or higher) cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification for Healthcare Providers (by date of hire).
Thorough knowledge of and the ability to effectively apply the principles and methods essential to the assigned medical specialty, and in the diagnosis and treatment of common medical disorders, and in the assessment and response to emergency situations, including splinting and suturing.
Thorough knowledge of community resources in medical treatment and public health practices.
Thorough knowledge of local, state, and national laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field and specialty.
Thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics and standards.
Ability to serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center personnel.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of medical practitioners and specialists, as well as students, and administrators, and faculty.
Demonstrated ability to be sensitive to, communicate effectively with, and provide support to young adults.
Competency to assess, diagnose and treat college-aged patients and patients requiring urgent care, consistent with recognized standards for primary care.
Competency in treating orthopedic and sports medicine injuries.
Competency in administration of psychotropic medications in primary care.
Knowledge and understanding of current recognized standards of care within the scope of licensure and in accordance with Health Services operations.
Knowledgeable on updated medical advances in the practice and education of patients on health issues.
Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Possess computer skills and the ability to enter data into the electronic health record or other computer applications. Ability to accurately maintain patient records.
Working knowledge, or ability to quickly learn, university infrastructure and policies and procedures.
Experience working in a student health center.
Prior or current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient clinic.
Special Conditions: ***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Must be able to perform work involving, but not limited to, moving/lifting (up to 50 pounds), carrying, and maneuvering patients; reaching, bending, walking, and standing.
Must be able to work occasional overtime as required.
This position classification has been defined as "Exempt" and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
May be required to complete a Supplemental Employment Application Questionnaire, which contains questions pertaining to conviction history, and submit it when requested by Cal Poly. This disclosure is confidential and will not necessarily preclude applicants from employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
About Us Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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About California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approa...ch to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international and multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.