Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50544
Classification Title Physician
Collective Bargaining Unit Bargaining Unit 1
College/Department Student Health & Counseling Services
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Probationary 10/12 (Off July & August)
Application Materials Required University Application, Cover Letter and Resume Required
Classification Salary Range $8,731 - $14,396
Anticipated Hiring Range $8,731 - $10,619
Recruitment Closing Date December 3, 2012


The mission of Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) is to promote academic and personal success and help students develop healthy lifestyles by providing student-centered, professional, and quality medical, psychological, and health education services to our diverse community.


The Physician will provide patient care and patient education in the Health Services area by examining, diagnosing, prescribing, administering medical treatment, and counseling patients on related medical/personal problems and health measures.  The incumbent exhibits concern for both quality and cost of care; delivers quality patient-centered care with compassion; emphasizes patient education where possible including prevention and self-care; refers patients to health promotion staff for additional educational activities; treats and follows up on treatment; and consults with private physicians and public agencies in securing treatment for students requiring services beyond those available on the campus.  The incumbent maintains medical records with honesty and integrity; provides service in both office and Urgent Care setting; provides service during noon and evening services; utilizes time management and exhibits flexibility to maximize patient service in moving between areas and commitments; maintains broad privileges list in the credentialing process; exhibits a willingness to see a wide range of medical conditions; coordinates with campus counselors and staff Psychiatrist in cases presenting mental health problems; advises professional staff on developing health education and preventive medical care programs; participates in specialty clinics and staff conferences; and as assigned and privileged, may perform minor surgery which does not require general anesthesia. The incumbent provides professional consultant services to Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants; serves as requested as preceptor to Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants; provides professional consultant services to other SH&CS personnel including nurses, ancillary areas and administration; performs professional peer review; reviews medical records consistent with SHS standards; consults with peers and Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants where indicated in order to obtain positive, productive and educational results; and documents consultations appropriately. The incumbent serves on SHS committees; provides leadership of assigned committees in order to support the achievement of organizational goals; develops, creates or maintains an agenda to accomplish the committee objectives; works to develop teamwork on all assignments; works toward maintaining accreditation standards in all assignments; and may be assigned to serve on campus committees in particular for health and safety programs and/or Institutional Research Board. The incumbent maintains up-to-date credentials file and privilege list; maintains continuing medical education activities, emphasizing college health issues where possible and performs other duties as assigned.


Possession of a valid professional California license to practice medicine; current medical board certification appropriate to assigned duties, e.g., pediatrics, gynecology, internal medicine, family practice; periodic recertification required for physicians whose specialties have adopted this procedure; possession of a current Drug Enforcement Agent license for prescribing physicians; completion of annual continuing education requirement; and appropriate cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification.  The candidate will need completion of one or more approved residency programs in specialty appropriate to assigned duties AND two (2) years or its equivalent of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of the specialty; prior or current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient clinic is desirable.  Thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of assigned medical specialty, thorough knowledge of community resources in medical treatment and public health practices; thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics and standards; general knowledge of diagnosis of common medical disorders; and in the assessment and response to emergency situations.  The candidate must have the ability to diagnose and treat urgent care conditions, perform office based minor procedures; general knowledge of county medical society, California Medical Association and American Medical Association ethics and standards; ability to skillfully apply principles and techniques of modern medicine in the functional areas(s); provide diagnostic treatment and medical counseling services in a campus medical program; work effectively with students, administration and faculty; analyze emergency situations and take prompt action; participate on medical staff committees and work with a variety of medical practitioners and specialists; serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other Health Center personnel; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.  The candidate will collaborate with other clinicians to comply with state and federal regulations; develop and update clinical policies and procedures based on the current practices; remain calm in emergency situations, while providing clear and concise direction to others and the ability to work with a variety of personnel and within a dynamic environment.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a Live Scan criminal records check prior to being hired.


Experience working as a Lab Director and/or Radiography Supervision is desirable.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


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