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#91052 Student Health Physician

Initial Review Date: Thu 3/29/2018

_*This position is funded for one year and may be extended contingent upon additional funding received.*

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/28/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


The Student Health Physician 4 (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 MD/DO will perform minor surgery, patient examination, evaluation, treatment and follow up care for both acute and chronic illness. The MD/DO will order appropriate lab and radiological testing and interpret test results. The MD/DO will manage gynecological healthcare including assessment, treatment, screening and counseling for Family Planning. The MD/DO will assess and provide treatment and counseling for mental health disorders. The MD/DO will provide patient education and counseling regarding general health maintenance and preventive recommendations. The MD/DO will prescribe medication accurately and appropriately. The MD/DO will provide professional supervision of nurse practitioners, instruct and educate trainees and/or staff and assist in public relations efforts. The MD/DO is 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. Skill to perform minor surgery/procedures and wound care as delineated on the privileging form.

  • 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.


  • This position will work a variable schedule Monday-Saturday.

  • Evening and weekend hours as scheduled.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

  • 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.

  • Job descriptions are reviewed periodically and may be revised, if deemed necessary. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties commensurate with the level and scope of this position as required to meet the ongoing needs of SHS.

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. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
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Variable, Variable, as scheduled, Mon - Sat, with Evening & Weekend hrs as scheduled


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.