Job Family

Student Health Care

Job Function

Student Health Physician

Job Category

Professional

Job Function Summary

Under direction of the Director of Student Health and/or Counseling Services and/or Medical Director, provides general and specialty health care to adolescent and adult patients, including assessing and treating a wide variety of conditions, ailments and injuries. Diagnoses, manages and treats patients. Refers patients with more serious conditions to other specialists for more complex care or other health care facilities for more intensive care. Licensure required.

Job Title

Student Health Physician 3 Student Health Physician 3 PD

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Conditions

Student Health Center must have a need for specialty degree physician and the incumbent must hold the appropriate specialty degree and board certification to be eligible for this level.

Job Code

6002

PD Title = 6005

6001

PD Title = 6004

6000

PD Title = 6003

Personnel Program

DX

DX

DX

Salary Grade

FLSA

Exempt

Exempt

Exempt

Job Level

Experienced

Advanced

Expert

Generic Scope

Experienced professional who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field; independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; possesses broad job knowledge; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions.

Technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in specific areas; problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure.

May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy.

Recognized organization-wide expert. May have significant impact and influence on organizational policy and program development. May regularly leads projects of critical importance to the organization; these projects carry substantial consequences of success or failure.

May direct programs with organization-wide impact that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources. Significant barriers to entry exist at this level.

Custom Scope

Evaluates and treats patients coming into the Student Health Clinics. Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced physician with a full understanding of professional practices. Independently performs the full range of physician duties. May receive medical supervision or guidance for difficult or complex cases.

Evaluates and treats patients coming into the Student Health Clinics and/or Counseling Services Center. Independently performs full range of physician duties. Applies advanced professional physician concepts to perform highly difficult general medical or surgical work. Provides consultation on problem or difficult cases. Mentors and oversees work of assigned personnel.

Evaluates and treats patients coming into the Student Health Clinics and/or Counseling Services Center. Performs specialized procedures. For example, Psychiatrists assess and treat mental illnesses through a combination of psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, hospitalization, and medication. Consults with other physicians on difficult or specialized cases requiring specialized medical knowledge and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

Applying professional physician concepts, examines and diagnoses patients, prescribes and administers medical treatments, advises patients on how to use medications, performs select procedures; administers anesthesia, and performs other medical functions, as authorized. Orders examinations, analyses, X-rays, special diets, and writes prescriptions. Reviews reports, supervises trainees and provides consultation to mid-level practitioners. Serves as resource and provides medical guidance to nurses and other members of clinical staff. Attends and participates in staff conferences. Adapts to changing paradigms in the delivery of comprehensive, high quality, highly accessible, cost-effective care to the campus patient population. Demonstrates exceptional communication skills and professionalism with patients and clinical team members.

Applying advanced professional physician concepts, independently performs full range of physician duties and provides direct patient care for difficult, acute or chronic diseases or disorders. Responsible for providing consultation or clinical case management as needed. Consults on more difficult cases to review clinical records and determine if appropriate treatment is being given. Performs audits of completed clinical work. May serve as chair of major committee such as quality improvement, peer review, etc. Adapts to changing paradigms in the delivery of comprehensive, high quality, highly accessible, cost-effective care to the campus patient population. Demonstrates exceptional communication skills and professionalism with patients and clinical team members.

Performs procedures associated with area of specialization (for example, surgery, OB/GYN, dermatology, sports medicine, occupational health, psychiatry). Sees primary care patients requiring a higher degree of subject matter expertise or primarily sees patients in a consultative basis in area of specialty. Performs surgical procedures; providing pre- and post-surgical care. May present at formal educational conferences or informal case managment conferences on area of specialization. Collaborates with and advises other physicians and professional staff to ensure quality of care.

Adapts to changing paradigms in the delivery of comprehensive, high quality, highly accessible, cost-effective care to the campus patient population. Demonstrates exceptional communication skills and professionalism with patients and clinical team members.

Education

Requires Medical License; Board Certified preferred at this level. Possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California to be verified by the California Medical Board.

Must be Board Certified, current to be verified by American Board of Medical Specialties and be in possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California to be verified by California Medical Board.

Must be Board Certified and current in specialty as needed by location to be verified by the American Board of Medical Specialities and be in possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California to be verified by California Medical Board.

Knowledge Skills

Requires thorough knowledge associated with conducting examinations, prescribing and administering treatments, and advising patients. Proficient clinical skills. Must be able to communicate with both patients and clinical staff members. Must be able to work in a collaborative manner. Must be able to diagnose patient condition and determine appropriate treatment. Must be able to influence others. Requires knowledge of electronic/medical records systems. Must be computer literate. For positions associated with Sports Medicine, must maintain current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the Conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the University of California adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.

Requires knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of advanced Physician duties. Advanced clinical skills. Must be able to communicate with both patients and clinical staff members. Must have effective diagnostic and decision making skills in more difficult cases. Must be able to work in a collaborative manner. Must be able to diagnose patient condition and make associated treatment recommendations. Must be able to influence others. Requires knowledge of electronic/medical records systems. Must be computer literate. For positions associated with Sports Medicine, must maintain current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the Conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the University of California adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.

Requires knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of specialist Physician duties. Expert clinical skills. Must be able to communicate with both patients and clinical staff members. Must have effective diagnostic and decision making skills in area of specialty/expertise. Must be able to work in a collaborative manner. Must be able to diagnose patient condition and make associated treatment recommendations. Must be able to influence others. Requires knowledge of electronic/medical records systems.

Must be computer literate. For positions associated with Sports Medicine, must maintain current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the Conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the University of California adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.

Environment

Student Health Center Clinical/Medical Environment

Student Health Center Clinical/Medical Environment

Student Health Center Clinical/Medical Environment

Career Path Job

Student Health Physician 4

Physician Manager 1

Physician Manager 1

American Board of Medical Specialties Verification


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CA Medical Board Verification


https://www.breeze.ca.gov/datamart/searchLicTypeByName.do