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Cal Poly Humboldt
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 22, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Job no: 517951
Work type: Staff
Location: Humboldt
Categories: Unit 1 - UAPD - Union of American Physicians/Dentists, Health Professionals, Temporary, Part Time

Physician (Pool)

Student Health and Wellbeing Services
Job #517951
First Review Date: Thursday, September 1, 2022

Open Until Filled

(Job #517951) Physician, Pool, $72.20-$122.63 per hour. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a temporary, intermittent hourly, non-benefitted, non-exempt, 12-month pay plan position in Student Health & Wellbeing Services.

Now is an exciting time to join Student Health and Wellbeing Services as we transition to Cal Poly Humboldt! Cal Poly Humboldt has been named the state's third polytechnic institution and the first in Northern California. Backed by a historic state investment, we're adding in-demand new academic programs, building new facilities, and growing our enrollment. Cal Poly Humboldt is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that strives to foster an inclusive and equitable community to support our students of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality committed to working in a multicultural and multiracial community that reflects the diversity of the state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found at

Cal Poly Humboldt sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people call the area Goudi'ni (over in the woods). Cal Poly Humboldt was the first campus in the California State University system to offer a stand-alone major in Native American Studies.

Cal Poly Humboldt 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.

Position Summary:

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.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Associated with this Position Include:
  • 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

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.

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 Procedure: To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials via PageUp:
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for at least three professional references

Application Deadline: The deadline to submit application materials before first review is 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2022.

Any inquiries about this recruitment can be directed to or Cal Poly Humboldt's Human Resources Office at (707) 826-3626.

Working in the state of California is a condition of employment for this position. Even if part or all of an employee's assignment can be performed remotely, the employee must maintain a permanent residence in the state of California. The employee must be able to accept on-campus work assignment, as assigned, and come to campus when needed.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Cal Poly Humboldt hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Humboldt Annual Security Report is available at:


Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) is required prior to the appointment date. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) is required for employment. Cal Poly Humboldt will issue a contingent off of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or if it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Failure to satisfactorily complete or adverse findings from a background check may affect the employment status of candidates or continued employment of current CSU employees who are being considered for the position.

Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found at

Cal Poly Humboldt 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. Mandated Reporting: This position may be 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. This position may be considered a “Campus Security Authority”, pursuant to the Clery Act, and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1107 as a condition of employment.

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.

Class Code:7737
Publication Date: August 17,2022

Advertised: 17 Aug 2022 Pacific Daylight Time
Application Closes: Pacific Daylight Time

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