Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/11/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Student Health and Well-being cluster includes the departments of Student Health Services (SHS), Health Promotion Services (HPS), and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
SHS provides primary medical care, including urgent care and support services such as laboratory, pharmacy, and x-ray to over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. SHS staff consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, medical assistants, pharmacists, x-ray and lab technicians, optometrists, health educators, administrative and other healthcare professionals.
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. The Physician will perform minor surgery, patient examination, evaluation, treatment and follow up care for both acute and chronic illness. The Physician will order appropriate lab and radiological testing and interpret test results. The Physician 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. The Physician will provide professional supervision of nurse practitioners, instruct and educate trainees and/or staff and assist in public relations efforts. The Physician is required to complete compliance courses and programs that are mandated by UCSD and SHS policies.
Current State of California M.D. and/or D.O. license.
Board Certified in a Primary Care discipline.
Current valid Federal Controlled Substance registration Certificate.
Current Basic CPR Certificate.
Skill and knowledge in gynecologic, preventive care: Pap smears, BSE, contraception, STI prevention and treatment, and ability to perform pelvic examinations 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.
Demonstrated knowledge and use of electronic medical records system for proper and timely documentation of patient-related notes and accurate coding for billing.
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 and pre-employment physical.
Evening and weekend hours, as mutually agreed upon.
Must complete initial credential verification & re-credentialing every 3rd year thereafter.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.