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Position Information

Working Title Physician
Classification Title Physician
Job Summary

Under the medical supervision of the Medical Director and the general supervision of the Associate Director of Clinical Operations, conducts physical examinations, interview students with medical problems, diagnose illnesses and prescribe treatment and health measures, refer where appropriate for other specialized surgical and medical treatment; as necessary, consult with private physicians and public agencies in securing treatment for students requiring services beyond those available in Student Health & Counseling Services; advise on health education and preventive medical care; order laboratory studies and x-ray examinations; screen students for communicable diseases including sexually transmitted infections, participate in clinics and staff conferences; participate in the Quality Assurance activities of Health Services; and record and complete case histories and reports using an electronic medical record system.

FLSA Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is exempt, (not eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Classification Salary Range

$12,270 – $19,323 Monthly

Hiring Range $12,270 - $19,323 Monthly
Salary Grade/Range 1
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Monday-Friday, Hours TBD at Time of Hire
Department Information

Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventative services, wellness education, violence support services, mental health, and counseling services to the Sacramento State campus community.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge and Abilities:
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 serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center personnel; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of medical practitioners and specialists, as well as students, administrators, and faculty.

Education and Experience:
Graduation from a medical school recognized by the Medical Board of California. Completion of one or more residency programs in a specialty appropriate to the assigned duties with increasingly responsible experience in the practice of that specialty. Prior or current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient clinic is preferred.

License and Certification Requirements:
Incumbents must possess and maintain the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in the State of California, including the following:
• Possess and maintain a valid and relevant State of California license to practice medicine.
• Possess and maintain current American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) medical board certification appropriate for the assigned duties. See note below.
• Possess and maintain a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certificate and number for prescribing controlled substances.
• Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.

Required Qualifications

1. Hands-on experience with PC based computer (Windows environment) and Electronic Medical Record.
2. Advanced Cardiac Life Support recognition (ACLS).
3. Knowledge and understanding of current recognized standards of care within the scope of licensure.
4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
5. Experience in women’s healthcare.

Preferred Qualifications

6. Knowledge and experience in Behavioral Medicine / Mental Health
7. X-Ray Supervisor Certification
8. Knowledge and experience in outpatient orthopedics
9. Two years experience beyond residency, in Sports Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine or Emergency Medicine.

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications

10. Possession of a valid and relevant California professional license.
11. MD or DO with current American Board of Specialties (ABMS) certification appropriate to assigned duties or board eligible no later than two years after date of hire. Specialty may be in: Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine.
12. Possession of a valid Drug Enforcement Agent (DEA) certificate/number to include: Schedule II, III, IV, V.

Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Hiring Preference Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.
Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS0229P
Number of Vacancies 1 or more
Open Date 02/14/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 02/28/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Sacramento State is a diverse and multi-cultural campus. We strive to create an atmosphere of inclusion and belonging in every aspect of our work. Please speak to your experience and philosophy with regards to diversity in a healthcare environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Proof of Licensure
Optional Documents