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The Student Health and Well-Being (SHW) cluster of the UC San Diego Health System plays a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture at UC San Diego that enables all students to flourish in body, mind and spirit. This includes promotion and the expansion/development of a student health and well-being center, and the transformation of existing departments, under the oversight of the executive director, into a cohesive, trans-disciplinary source of integrated wellness services. The SHW cluster includes the departments of Student Health Services (SHS), Health Promotion Services (HPS), Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and SHW Administration. SHW provides health promotion, counseling and psychological services and primary medical care, including urgent care and support services, to over 39,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
SHS provides primary medical care, including urgent care and support services such as laboratory, pharmacy, and x-ray to over 39,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. SHS staff consists of a diverse team of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, pharmacists, x-ray technologists, clinical laboratory scientists, medical lab assistants, optometrists, medical assistants, health educators, administrative and other healthcare professionals. SHS provides integrated clinical services to address the medical needs of the individual students, as well as to foster the well-being of the students as a whole person. In addition, SHS oversees the public health needs of the campus community. SHS is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care and is fully committed to self examination, peer review, and quality control through the utilization of data, outcome, and patient experience measurements.
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.
Thorough knowledge and use of electronic medical records system for proper and timely documentation of patient-related notes and accurate coding for billing.
Knowledge of community resources and public health requirements of the County of San Diego and the State of California.
Demonstrated ability to supervise and provide consultation to Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and other health care providers.
Ability to communicate in a helpful, nonjudgmental, effective and informative manner, in p
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