Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/25/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Student Health Physician 4 (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. The MD/DO will perform minor surgery, patient examination, evaluation, treatment and follow up care for both acute and chronic illness. The MD/DO 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 MD/DO will assess and provide treatment and counseling for mental health disorders. Will provide patient education and counseling regarding general health maintenance and preventive recommendations. 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 M.D. or D.O. Degree including evidence of graduation from a class A accredited School of Medicine.
Must possess the legal requirements to practice medicine and surgery as determined by the Medical Board of California and evidence of a current valid license.
Must be Board Certified in a Primary Care discipline and possess current valid CPR Certification.
Must be able to prescribe controlled substances by evidence of a current valid Federal Controlled Substances Registration Certificate.
Experience and skill in gynecologic, preventive care: Pap smears, BSE, contraception, STI prevention and treatment; skill to perform pelvic examinations and participate in the management of family planning.
Demonstrated skill in working with acute illnesses and injuries in an urgent care setting.
Proven skill to perform minor surgery/procedures and wound care as delineated on the privileging form.
Strong ability to expand and update skills and prior experience using a personal computer, software (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), and standard business equipment and resources.
Working knowledge and use of electronic medical records system for proper and timely documentation of patient-related notes and accurate coding for billing.
Excellent interpersonal skills, tact, diplomacy, in order to interact effectively with all levels of professional staff and patients.
Proven skill to communicate in a helpful, nonjudgmental, effective and informative manner, in person or by telephone.
Knowledge of community resources and public health requirements of the County of San Diego and the State of California.
Current ACLS Certificate.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Evening and weekend hours as scheduled.
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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