Job 22-67: Physician (Pool), Student Health

Cal Poly Humboldt
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 2, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Part Time

Job 22-67: Physician (Pool), Student Health & Wellbeing Services
Cal Poly Humboldt

Location: Arcata, CA
Open Date: Apr 27, 2022

First Review Date: Monday, May 23, 2022

Under the supervision of the Executive Director of Health and Wellbeing and with lead guidance from the Medical Director, the Physician works independently in the Student Health Clinic supported by a team, performing a variety of duties associated with acute ambulatory care for students. Duties include: physical examinations and histories; diagnosing and treating illness and injury, including some mental health conditions; ordering laboratory and other standard diagnostic tests and procedures; counseling patients regarding medical problems and medication use; treating medical and minor surgical conditions based on skill and experience; recommending appropriate follow-up including consultation and referral; precepting and supervising nurse practitioners and physician assistants; participating in peer review; chart review and Quality Assurance activities; attending medical staff meetings; case reviews and in-house clinical training sessions. The incumbent must maintain an unencumbered license to practice in the state of California.

Student Health staff work under the mandate of the California State University in delivering a specified range of health care services which requires that employees understand, support, and comply with the mission, goals, policies, and procedures of the Student Health Center; and accept the concept of a team and the multidisciplinary approach to providing quality health care.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Graduation from a medical school recognized by the Medical Board of California and completion of a residency training program in a primary care field such as family medicine, general internal medicine, emergency medicine, or preventive medicine accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or equivalent.

The ability to work occasional irregular hours as needed to complete projects or cases is a condition of employment.

License and Certification Requirements:

Physicians in this classification must possess and maintain:
  • A valid State of California license to practice medicine.
  • Current American Board of Specialties (ABMS) eligibility appropriate to assigned duties/board certified not later than two years after date of hire
  • Possession of a valid DEA certificate
  • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge and understanding of current recognized standards of care within the scope of licensure
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to practice medicine, perform minor surgery, perform pelvic exams and other procedures relevant to the student population and Student Health Center scope of practice
  • Experience diagnosing and treating uncomplicated mental health problems
  • Working knowledge of PC-based computer programs and ability to learn and use new electronic medical records management processes
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of medical practitioners and specialists, as well as students, administrators, and faculty from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to multi-task including rapidly switching from a task to handle emergent situations and returning to previous work
  • Ability to serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center personnel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Recent experience in high-volume clinical practice situations, such as urgent care or emergency care, in addition to Family Medicine skills
  • Experience in a leadership role involving providing guidance to others
  • Experience diagnosing and treating common injuries and illnesses in young adults, including x-ray interpretation, uncomplicated orthopedic problems, as well as sexually-transmitted infection screening and treatment
  • An appreciation for, and knowledge of, issues around sexuality in young adults, including safe sex practices, contraception, medication-based abortions, sexual identity issues and alternative lifestyles (e.g., lesbian/gay/transgender/bisexuality)
  • Computer literacy with experience in electronic medical records (EMR)
  • Two years of clinic experience with treatment of depression and anxiety
  • Experience diagnosing and managing bipolar disorder and alcohol and opiate withdrawal is desired
  • Bilingual English-Spanish medical vocabulary

Application Instructions
: To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials by clicking the "Apply Now" button to the right:
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for at least three professional references
  • Cal Poly Humboldt Employment History Form (Cal Poly Humboldt Employment History Form:; NOTE: Download the Cal Poly Humboldt Employment History Form and save it as a PDF file prior to filling it out. If the form is completed in an online browser, content WILL NOT be saved).

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Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education (or activities only part of which are qualifying) will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus, unless otherwise stated.

A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily as a condition of employment with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Compliance with the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 (EO 1083) is a condition of employ-ment. CSU employees in positions with duties that involve regular contact with children or positions which supervise such employees are designated as Mandated Reporters under CANRA and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in EO 1083. Upon appointment to this position, the successful candidate(s) will be notified of and required to acknowledge their CANRA reporting status.

Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.

New faculty employees hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2017 are subject to a 10-year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits. Staff employees covered under bargaining agreements 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, C99, E99, M80 and M9 hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2018 are subject to a 10-year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits

If accommodations need to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 826-3626 or

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