Physician - Primary Care
Job No: 531764
Work Type: Staff
Location: East Bay
Categories: Unit 1 - UAPD - Union of American Physicians/Dentists, Probationary, Full Time, Human Resources
Salary and Benefits
PLEASE NOTE: The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $13,406.00 per month to $17,918.00 per month.
Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 14 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.
For more information on the benefits program, please visit our benefits website. The CSU Total Compensation Calculator demonstrates the significance of our benefits package.
Physician - Primary Care (12/12 pay plan)
About Cal State East Bay
Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.
About the Position
The Physician is a full-time, 12/12 (paid 12 consecutive pay periods) position and is an integral part of the Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS). The Physician participates in the daily operational and practical needs of SHCS, primarily performs medical diagnostic and treatment activities, and participates in practitioner peer review staff educational and administrative meetings, as needed. The incumbent will also assist SHCS with its on-going preparation for re-accreditation and HIPAA compliance as well as provide health education and participate in teaching activities.
The incumbent will have regular contact with blood, blood products and bodily fluids, as well as communicable diseases. There may also be some contact with physical and chemical hazardous materials, such as liquid nitrogen, TCA, etc. Routine exposure to needles and sharp objects is to be expected. The incumbent must be able to respond to on-campus medical emergencies which may require walking outdoors several blocks carrying medical equipment or driving a minivan. This position may require occasional coverage at CSU East Bay's Concord campus.
The incumbent must be willing to comply with local and state laws governing CSU practices, be able to perform within the full spectrum of their specialty, and comply with rules and regulations presented within their respective department(s).
Treatment - Provide a full range of outpatient medical care to Cal State East Bay students, including basic health care and some augmented health services:
- Examine, diagnose and treat general medical problems.
- Evaluate complex medical problems, order special tests as indicated; carry out special examinations based on training.
- Interpret laboratory results, electrocardiograms and initial x-ray results.
- Provide primary medicine consultation to nurses, and other ancillary staff, if requested.
- Provide consultation as needed in such areas as preventive medicine, health education, environmental health and safety, and emergency preparedness.
- Refer patients to in-house, community consultants and other medical facilities for medical problems beyond the scope of services of the SHCS and provide appropriate follow-up care.
- Collaborate with management on how to best meet the health care needs of the Cal State East Bay community.
- Assist in medical emergencies and provide first aid care to all students, employees and visitors of Cal State East Bay.
- Perform common psychiatric evaluations and mental health screenings.
- Provide patient education and assist with health promotion efforts.
- Provide broad spectrum care which may include but is not limited to: reproductive health (e.g. IUD insertion & STI management), gynecological services, minor surgical procedures (e.g. nail removal I&D), treatment of select patients under the age of 18, men's health, athletic exams, physicals, acute care management, psychiatric evaluations and primary care services.
- Provision and/or coordination of on-site implementation of SB 24 legally mandated medical abortion services as of January 1, 2023.
Administration - Address administrative issues of medical services in the SHCS:
- Submit completed patient encounter notes in a timely fashion.
- Assist SHCS with its on-going preparation for re-accreditation.
- Assist SHCS with becoming HIPAA compliant and maintaining compliance.
- Complete requested forms and evaluations as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator:
- This may include but is not limited to participation in committees, campus events, and/or other duties in alignment with operational needs.
- Assist with lab management as well as training of ancillary staff.
- Other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator.
Experience and Education:
- Graduation from a medical school and completion of a residency training program in a primary care field such as family medicine, general internal medicine, gynecology, general pediatrics, emergency medicine, preventive medicine accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or equivalent.
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Thorough knowledge of and the ability to effectively and efficiently apply the principles and methods essential to the diagnosis and treatment of common primary care medical disorders, and in the assessment and response to acute medical situations.
- Understanding of community resources for referral of medical care and treatment beyond the scope of the Student Health Center.
- Knowledge of current public health practices.
- Knowledge of local, state, and national laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field.
- Thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics standards and patient privacy.
- Ability to serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center personnel.
- The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of medical practitioners and specialists, as well as students, administrators, staff, and faculty.
License and Certification Requirements:
- Physicians in this classification must possess and maintain:
- A valid State of California license to practice medicine.
- Current American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) board certification appropriate for the assigned duties (see note below).
- A valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and number for prescribing controlled substances.
- Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.
Note: In accordance with Executive Order 943, a physician can be given clinical privileges pending initial certification, but must be board certified as soon as possible, but no later than two years after the date of hire.
- Possession of knowledge, skills and abilities required for the practice of primary care medicine in an outpatient setting.
- Thorough knowledge of and the ability to effectively apply the principles and methods essential to the assigned medical specialty, and in the diagnosis and treatment of common medical disorders, and in the assessment and response to emergency situations,
- Thorough knowledge of community resources in medical treatment and public health practices.
- Thorough knowledge of local, state, and national laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field and specialty.
- Thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics and standards.
- Ability to assist with assessment, diagnosis and treatment of common mental/behavioral health disorders encountered in primary care.
- Maintain proficiency with medical equipment and computer systems, including electronic health records, as appropriate, in SHCS.
- Ability to travel to and from Cal State East Bay's Hayward and Concord campuses on an as needed basis.
Preferred Skills and Knowledge
- Prior experience in a university health center and urgent care clinic.
- Knowledge of Executive Order and CSUEB SHCS Policies and Procedures Manuals and Quality Improvement processes.
- Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
- Ability to run short distances in emergency situations.
Condition(s) of Employment
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.
All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.
All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website here.
In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available here.
Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.
The person holding this position is 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.