Lead Physician (Physician-Primary Care) (63013)

  • California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • Pomona, California
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary
Collective Bargaining Unit: Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) - Unit 1

Classification Salary Range: $12,515 - $21,255 per month
Anticipated hiring range: $12,515 - $15,428 per month

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The recruitment is open until filled.


Student Health & Wellness Services (SHWS) is one component of the Student Health and Well being
Cluster within the Division of Student Affairs. This cluster stresses the University's commitment to preventative and holistic approaches to wellbeing in support of students and the institution's mission and strategic plan. In addition to Student Health & Wellness Services, this cluster includes Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and the Disability Resource Center. The mission of Student Health and Wellness Services is to promote students' healthy lifestyles and academic success by providing quality medical, psychological, and wellness services. The department provides ambulatory health care, health education programs, prevention and healing services to students of Cal Poly Pomona.


The Lead Physician will, in specialized or primary care areas of clinical expertise, primarily examine, diagnose, and treat patients, including those referred by Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants; diagnose patients illnesses and prescribe and administer medical treatment; counsel students on related medical/personal problems and health measures and refers, when appropriate, to other health care professionals for diagnosis and treatment; exhibit concern for both quality and cost of care; deliver quality patient-centered care with compassion; emphasize patient education when possible including prevention and self-care; refer patients to Health Promotion for additional educational activities; treat and follow up on treatment to ensure appropriate resolution of illness or injury; consult with private physicians and public agencies in securing treatment for students requiring services beyond those available on the campus; maintain medical records with honesty and integrity; provide service in both private office and acute care setting; provide services during noon and evening hours of operation; become skilled in time management and exhibit flexibility to maximize patient service; maintain broad privilege list in the credentialing process and exhibits a willingness to see a wide range of medical conditions; coordinate with campus Counseling Services and staff Psychiatrist for those patients presenting with mental health problems; advise professional staff on developing health education and preventive medical care programs; participate in specialty clinics and staff conferences; and as assigned and privileged, may perform minor surgery which does not require general anesthesia.

The incumbent will serve as a member of the Administrative Leadership Team; provide administrative leadership and complete administrative tasks for the clinical staff; participate in the credentialing and privileging process for all clinicians; facilitate and monitor professional peer review process; ensure that it meets AAAHC standards; provide the Health Records Technician the list of topics to be reviewed in the ensuing year; serve as a consultant to the Director for performance evaluations of the clinical and ancillary staff; direct, guide, and determine schedule for an ongoing internal education process for
clinicians, nurses and other health center staff; serve as the Director of Laboratory and Radiology Supervisor unless delegated to another clinical staff member; provide consultation regarding Pharmacy services; advise the Director on clinical matters, policies affecting patient care and current practices; represent the clinical staff in the development of written policies and procedures; maintain liaison between the physicians, staff and the Director; serve special clinical functions or as a special consultant to SHS or university staff as needed; consult with SHS physician staff on difficult clinical problems; reviews Incident Reports after evaluation by the Director if deemed necessary and is Chair of the Risk Management Committee; serve on special committees as assigned; write policies and procedures as needed, especially on clinical matters; review group physicals such as athletic physicals and international physicals and makes appropriate dispositions; lead and coordinate SHS emergency preparedness to support the campus Emergency Management Program unless delegated to other staff; and lead SHS response to campus health emergencies.

The incumbent will provide professional consultant services to Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants; may be requested to serve as a preceptor to Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants; provide professional consultant services to other SHS personnel including nurses, ancillary areas and administration; document consultations appropriately; perform professional peer review; reviews medical records consistent with Student Health Services standards; and communicate with peers, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants when indicated in order to obtain positive, productive and educational results.

The incumbent will may participate in campus health and safety or sanitation program, and may be assigned to serve on Student Health & Wellness Services or campus committees; may represent the Student Health & Wellness Services and the university on campus and systemwide committees such as the State Common Drug Formulary Committee, the Pharmacy Advisory Board and campus committees; and perform other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director.


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. 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.

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
-Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as
appropriate for the assigned duties.


Knowledgeable in public health practices and procedures and ability to advise campus community in public health matters; experience in Adolescent Medicine; expertise working in a CLIA waived laboratory setting; certification for x-ray supervisor and operator; and proficient in the use of an electronic medical record system, specifically Point N Click, is preferred.


A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for this position. The background check consists of the following: Employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and checks of the following systems and databases: National Social Security Number/Address Locator, Felony/Misdemeanor, National Criminal Database, Federal Criminal, Department of Motor Vehicles, and National Sex Offender Registry.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. 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, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: https://www.cpp.edu/campus-safety-plan.shtml

Cal Poly Pomona is a smoke and tobacco-free campus. Please refer to the link below for policy information.



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 as a condition of employment. http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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