Physician - Part Time, Temporary, Pool Sonoma State University
Job ID: 104541 Location: Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park, CA) Full/Part Time: Part-Time Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Department Information Student Health Center (SHC) is a busy, professionally rewarding, nationally accredited, on-campus clinic providing out-patient medical, lab, x-ray, pharmacy & health promotion services to the approximately 9,600 students enrolled at Sonoma State University (SSU), a liberal arts & sciences university located 48 miles north of San Francisco in beautiful Sonoma County.
Salary and Benefits The compensation range for this position is $70.79 to $111.48 an hour. Starting placement depends on qualifications, experience and salary budget, and will not exceed $75.00 an hour. Benefits include vacation, sick, and holiday time earned in relation to hours worked.
Application Deadline This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Conditions of Employment This is a part time, temporary, exempt position. Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual's performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date.
Responsibilities Reporting to the Administrative and Medical Director of Student Health Center, and under general administrative medical direction, the Primary Care Physician will provide the full scope of primary care services offered by the Student Health Center including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventative care and health maintenance to students enrolled at Sonoma State University. The Physician is a key member of a dedicated, collaborative team of physicians, nurse practitioners & others committed to providing high quality, cost-effective, evidence-based medical services to support the health and success of SSU students. The primary care physician must maintain high professional standards and demonstrate objectivity, reliability, productivity, sound judgment, a sense of shared responsibility, a strong work ethic and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Responsibilities of the incumbent include but are not limited to the following:
Provide high quality, evidence-based out-patient care for illness & injury as well as for psychosocial & preventive health needs consistent with the full scope of services of the SSU SHC;
Diagnose, treat, coordinate medical servies, and health maintenance for ambulatory patients with allergic, infectious, respiratory, cardiovascular, EENT, GI, GYN, GU, neurological, musculoskeletal, dermatologic, mental health, & other conditions.
Perform medical, minor surgical and other outpatient procedures;
Educate and counsel patients
Facilitate productivity, cost effectiveness and continuity of care, with a judicious approach to the selection of diagnostic tests, medications, referrals, etc;
Address urgent/emergent situations;
Monitor referral feedback, continuity of care, immunization status, diagnostic test results, etc;
Oversee &/or serve as a resource for medical assistants, RNs, NPs, PAs, lab, x-ray and othe SHC clinical support staff
Collaborate with healthcare providers, public agencies & others on behalf of patients.
Maintain accurate, timely, confidential paper & electronic health records;
Effectively use a computer, software & other technology for patient care & operations;
Maintain active involvement in the implementation and utilization of Electronic Health Records;
Collaborate with leadership to enhance quality, productivity, public health, emergency/disaster readiness, campus outreach and community interactions.
Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, policy/procedure and accreditation requirements;
Contribute to QI, peer review & national accreditation efforts as well as in-service training, support service enhancement, special projects, and committee work.
Exhibit courtesy, kindness & sensitivity to the concerns & needs of patients & others - including but not limited to individuals from unique or diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, identities, cultures & perspectives.
Secondary Duties include: Help with First Aid station at SSU Commencement & with new student orientation presentations; Address special areas as assigned: (e.g. EHR & technology, pharmacy Clinic Permit, lab/x-ray); Perform other duties to facilitate effective SHC operations as assigned.
Duties take place primarily in a busy outpatient student health center. Some work areas are confined and others require walking some distance. Frequent phone calls, public, and patient interactions in sometimes intense circumstances. Potential exposure to individuals with infectious and other illness. Physically demanding including sitting, standing, or moving quickly through cramped and expansive areas. Occasional need to physically move patients, supplies, equipment, and/or move and respond quickly. Standards of confidentiality, discretion, professionalism, universal precautions and other safety and risk management practices must be followed. Attire and grooming must be appropriate to public contact in an acute care medical setting. Name tags, as well as lab coat, gloves, and other personal protective equipment must be utilized appropriately. Most workspace is shared and involves public and co-worker interaction. Staff punctuality, and reliable attendance is essential. The work schedule for this position will be variable to meet Health Center operation needs between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday and/or extended hours clinic needs which goes until 5:30 pm. Physicians are exempt employees and expected to complete essential patient care prior to departure; other variations in work schedule might be required at times and will be specified only by the Appropriate Administrator to meet operational needs.
Graduation with an MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school;
Completion of residency training in family practice, internal medicine, peds/adolescent medicine, ER medicine, or other relevant primary care specialty;
Current license to practice medicine in California with no restrictions;
Current ABMS Board Certification appropriate to residency training and duties. Board eligible individuals completing residency training must achieve & maintain Board Certification within two years;
Current DEA certificate & number; NPI number & CURES registration;
CME appropriate to assigned duties. Healthcare Provider CPR/AED; ACLS preferred.
Three or more years of experience in medical practice applicable to an outpatient setting. Candidates with recent completion of residency training also considered.
The medical knowledge, skills, experience judgment, work ethic & manner necessary to perform quality evidence-based medical care & other duties described above in an excellent fashion.
Thorough knowledge of and the ability to effectively apply the principles and methods essential to the diagnosis and treatment of medical disorders, and in the assessment and response to emergency situations;
Thorough knowledge of medical care standards, community resources, public health practices; and applicable laws and regulations
Ability to serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center personnel;
Education, training, credentials, knowledge, experience, competence & professionalism verifiable through references, primary sources, National Practitioner Data Bank & peer review.
Commitment to the mission of the SHC as well as to ensuring compliance with ethical, regulatory, procedural, accreditation & health/safety/risk management standards;
Sound skills & experience with electronic health records & other technology.
Ability to demonstrate exemplary teamwork & interpersonal skills, evoke trust & serve as an effective representative of the SHC;
Ability to establish cooperative relationships with colleagues, patients, and campus-wide community and demonstrate exemplary teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills;
Ability to provide objective, non-judgmental medical services to students consistent with the full scope and standards of SSU SHC services;
Ability to exhibit courtesy, kindness and sensitivity to the concerns and needs of patients, students and campus community; ability to interact with warmth and inclusiveness, including with individuals from diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, identities, cultures & perspectives
Ability to prevent, diffuse and resolve misunderstandings and conflicts and demonstrate courtesy & sensitivity to patient concerns;
Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and with supervision & to benefit from feedback;
Ability to meet the work schedule & patient care needs of the SHC
Ability to maintain a physical and mental health status sufficient to perform duties in a competent productive manner without risk of harm to patients or
disruption of SHC operations. This includes but is not limited to the strength, mobility, stamina, dexterity, visual & auditory acuity to assist & examine patients, perform procedures, use equipment, work without interruption in confined areas, interpret diagnostic tests & hear patients, plus the oral articulation skills to speak clearly to them as well as to apply sound judgment, objectivity & consistently maintain composure
Qualification Note Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.
Application Process Click the 'Apply Now' to apply to this position. Materials submitted with your application will not be returned. The ADA Coordinator is available, at 707/664-2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Cover Letter and Resume - application system only allows one document to be uploaded, so cover letter and resume must be included in the same MS Word or PDF file (file name should not contain any spaces or special characters) Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
Other Information Equal Employment Opportunity: The University is an 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, or protected veteran 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.
About Sonoma State University Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.
Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.
Located in California's premier wine country one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma State is a small campus with big ideas. With a tradition of promoting intellectual and personal growth, leadership opportunities and technological proficiency, SSU offers its students a friendly, safe and informal atmosphere on a beautiful campus setting. Currently, campus housing accommodates students in both apartment and residential suite style facilities. While SSU generally accepts all qualified students who apply from high schools in its service area, 80 percent of the freshmen and 55 percent of the junior transfer students come from outside the North Bay region. With almost half of its student body living on campus, it is one of the most residential campuses within the system.