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The Student Health Physician 4 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. Perform minor surgery, patient examination, evaluation, treatment and follow up care for both acute and chronic illness. Order appropriate lab and radiological testing and interpret test results. Manage gynecological healthcare including assessment, treatment, screening and counseling for Family Planning. Assess and provide treatment and counseling for mental health disorders. Provide patient education and counseling regarding general health maintenance and preventive recommendations. Prescribe medication accurately and appropriately. Provide professional supervision of nurse practitioners, instruct and educate trainees and/or staff and assist in public relations efforts. Required to complete compliance courses and programs that are mandated by UCSD and SHS policies.
Must possess M.D. or D.O. degree including evidence of graduation from a class A accredited School of Medicine.
Must possess the legal requirements to practice medicine and surgery as determined by the Medical Board of California and evidence of a current valid license.
Must be Board Certified in a Primary Care discipline and possess current valid CPR Certification.
Must be able to prescribe controlled substances by evidence of a current valid Federal Controlled Substances Registration Certificate.
Experience and skill in gynecologic, preventive care: Pap smears, BSE, contraception, STI prevention and treatment; skill 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.
Demonstrated knowledge and use of electronic medical records system for proper and timely documentation of patient-related notes and accurate coding for billing.
Ability to supervise and provide consultation to Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and other health care providers.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and compliance with department bylaws, policies & procedures, and applicable Federal and State laws related to HCQIA, HIPAA and FERPA.
Current ACLS Certificate.
Experienced working in an outpatient medical setting with adolescents and young adults.
Experienced using Point N Click (PnC)
Experience working in a Student Health Clinic.
Evening and weekend hours as scheduled.
Must complete initial mandatory health requirements, and current clear TB test results and flu vaccination. In the absence of immunization records, titer test or blood test will be required to determine if other immunizations are needed.
TB screening & flu vaccination are required annually.
Must complete initial credential verification & re-credentialing every 3rd year thereafter.
Current State of California M.D. or D.O. license.
Board Certified (or board eligible) in a Primary Care or Emergency Medicine discipline.
Current valid Federal Controlled Substance registration Certificate.
Job #88314 - Student Health Physician 4 (Per Diem)
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. U.S. News and World Report’s annual "America’s Best Hospitals" report has repeatedly ranked UC San Diego Health as the #1 health system in San Diego. We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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