UC Santa Cruz Student Health Services is excited to announce an opening on our clinical team. Are you a Physician who is passionate about working with a diverse student community? Would you like to make a positive difference in a college student's experience? We are seeking a Physician to work either 4 or 5 days a week (80%-100% time). The position also offers the possibility of a 4 or 8 week summer furlough. Positions with summer work breaks contain regularly scheduled periods during which the Physician remains an employee, retains health benefits, but is not at work. Work schedule preferences can be discussed at interview.
Thank you for your interest in Student Health Services at UC Santa Cruz.
UC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, COVID-19 vaccinationsarerequired for Covered Individuals under the Policy. Covered Individuals include all employees, students, or trainees who physically access a University facility or program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training.
Covered Individuals do NOT include employees who work 100% remotely with NO expectation that they will physically access any University location or program at ANY time. If 100% remote work ends, the employee is subject to policy.
INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)
UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
The IRD for this job is: 04-25-2022 Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) Student Health Services (SHS) is a full-service medical facility offering clinical, educational, and psychological support to UCSC students. SHS is deeply committed to ensuring affordable, well-integrated, multidisciplinary healthcare that effectively supports the university's diverse campus communities through equitable access and culturally competent, high-quality programs and services. The Primary Care Program includes primary care and same-day care, with the support of on-site radiology, a COLA-accredited high complexity clinical laboratory and campus pharmacy. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) supports UCSC students to maintain or improve their general well-being by providing a broad range of counseling, psychiatric services, consultation and outreach services and programs. Other departments include Student Health Outreach and Promotion (SHOP), home of the Condom Co-op; CARE (Campus Advocacy, Resources, and Education) the advocacy and prevention education office that supports survivors of sexual assault, stalking, and dating/domestic violence; and Student Insurance Programs. Student Health Services employs approximately 120 staff including physicians, psychiatrists, case managers, lab scientists, pharmacists, nurses, radiologists, and many other clinical and administrative staff. Student Health Services welcomes staff with interest and experience in working with students with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and gender identities.
Under general supervision of the Medical Director, the Physician evaluates and treats UCSC students in the Cowell Student Health Center on-site and via telehealth appointments. Clinical care involves same-day care for acute illness or injury and scheduled appointments for health screening, follow-up visits, and care for new and chronic conditions.
Healthcare at UC Santa Cruz Student Health Services stresses a developmental and educational focus, with a goal of engaging students in their health and wellness goals.
UC Santa Cruz Physicians must have the ability to see 16-20 patients per day, to provide excellent medical care, and to attend to relevant psychosocial and developmental needs of university students.
Salary Information: $17,507.75 / Monthly, proportionate to time worked (effective 7/1/22 salary will increase to $18,208)
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
Full-time or Part-time, Fixed
Percentage of Time: 80% or 100%, 32 or 40 Hours per Week
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment (no summer furlough), but has the option to be a Partial Year Career (4 week or 8 week summer furlough).
Job End Date: None
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus
Union Representation: DX
Job Code Classification: 006001 (STDT HEALTH PHYSCN 4)
85% - Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Takes medical histories, performs examinations, orders diagnostic tests, and does clinical procedures in accordance with the standard of care at UC Santa Cruz Student Health Services and in the community
When appropriate, consults with or refers to other staff physicians or outside specialists
Makes entries documenting clinical care in the patient's medical record according to standard practice and the policies and procedures of UC Santa Cruz Student Health Services
10% - Collaboration
Works closely with other members of the clinical staff; physicians, nurses, technologists, pharmacists and ancillary personnel to provide clinical care in the most efficient manner
Participates in Quality Management and other staff committees and activities directed at monitoring and improving clinical care at UC Santa Cruz Student Health Services
As a member of the health care team, promotes smooth functioning of services by assisting where help is needed which may include occasional nights or weekends
Contributes to special projects and outreach efforts
5% - Supervision and Teaching
Supervises the clinical activities of mid-level practitioners in the clinical setting, cosigning charts and providing feedback and teaching on clinical issues
Participates in clinical conferences and case presentations
Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of primary care physician duties in a busy clinical setting
Effective diagnostic and decision-making skills in handling more difficult cases
Advanced urgent care skills and competence in performing minor outpatient surgical procedures and managing urgent medical problems
Excellent written communication skills: Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in writing with patients, colleagues, and staff members
Excellent oral communication skills; excellent listening skills; ability to receive and give clear and concise information and communicate clearly and effectively with patients, colleagues, and staff members
Experience working with patients, colleagues, and staff with diverse cultural, ethnic/racial backgrounds and sexual orientations
Demonstrated knowledge, understanding, and stated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the delivery of clinical services
Minimum 3 years post-residency work experience
Current or significant past college health or young adult medicine experience
Experience in medical management of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and eating disorders
Experience with prescribing and managing contraception, including insertion and removal of (LARC) Long-Acting Reversible Contraception devices
Skilled in performing POCUS (Point of care ultrasound)
Experience working with Electronic Medical Records
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Selected Candidate will be required to pass a pre-hire criminal history background check and a pre-hire credentialing check prior to formal job offer. Credentialing includes the following requirements:
Graduate of an accredited medical or osteopathic school
Current MD or DO California medical license in good standing
Board Certification or eligibility in a primary care specialty
Current DEA Registration
NPI (National Practitioner Identifier) number
CA CURES Registration (Department of Justice)
Possession of a current BLS CPR certification or must obtain within six months from date of hire
Must complete HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility) training within 30 days of hire
Must complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment) training every two years
Will be required to comply with current Student Health Center employee health safety requirements for health care workers as defined by state and federal regulatory agencies; current health safety requirements to be discussed during interview
If selected candidate engages in telehealth visits, they must be able to work remotely from a home office and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement.
Job will require occasional working of non-traditional hours.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
HOW TO APPLY
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The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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