The Student Health Physician 4 Per Diem (MD/DO) is responsible for providing comprehensive primary health care services for acute and chronic illnesses and injuries, primarily for adolescent and young adult patients in both primary care and urgent care setting. Will perform minor surgery, patient examination, evaluation, treatment and follow up care for both acute and chronic illness. Will order appropriate lab and radiological testing and interpret test results. Will manage gynecological healthcare including assessment, treatment, screening and counseling for Family Planning.
The Physician will assess and provide treatment and counseling for mental health disorders. The Physician will provide patient education and counseling regarding general health maintenance and preventive recommendations. The Physician will prescribe medication accurately and appropriately. Will provide professional supervision of nurse practitioners, instruct and educate trainees and/or staff and assist in public relations efforts. Required to complete compliance courses and programs that are mandated by UCSD and SHS policies.
Must possess the legal requirements to practice medicine and surgery as determined by the Medical Board of California as evidence of a current valid license.
Ability to practice medicine and surgery by evidence of graduation from a class A accredited school of medicine with the degree of M.D. and/or D.O.
Ability to prescribe controlled substances by evidence of a current valid Federal Controlled Substances Registration Certificate.
Current Basic CPR Certificate.
Knowledge and skill in gynecologic and preventive care, and participate in the management of family planning.
Skill in working with acute illnesses and injuries in an urgent care setting.
Skill to perform minor surgery and wound care.
Ability to supervise and provide consultation to Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and other health care providers.
Strong knowledge and use of electronic medical records system for proper and timely documentation of patient-related notes and accurate coding for billing.
Current ACLS Certificate.
Experience using Point N Click (PnC).
Experience working in a Student Health Clinic.
Experience working in an outpatient medical setting with adolescents and young adults.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Must complete initial mandatory health requirements, and current clear TB test results and flu vaccination. In the absence of immunization records, titer test or blood test will be required to determine if other immunizations are needed.
TB screening & flu vaccination are required annually.
Must complete initial credential verification & re-credentialing every 3rd year thereafter.
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