Physician 4 (6001C) Primary Care University Health Services 44656
University of California Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Internal Number: 3572382
Physician 4 (6001C) Primary Care University Health Services 44656
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We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
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UC Berkeley's University Health Services (UHS) is a comprehensive college health service providing fully accredited, primary medical care, counseling and psychological services, and innovative health promotion programs for students, faculty, and staff. UHS provides on-campus medical care and coordinates supplemental needs for off-campus care through a network of community specialists and hospitals. UHS manages the student health insurance and workers' compensation insurance programs.
Approximately 65,000 visits occur annually including Primary Care, Urgent Care, Occupational Health and Specialty Clinics. Services are designed to minimize the impact of illness, emotional distress and injury on studies and work. Coupled with health promotion and public health programs, UHS reaches all segments of the Berkeley campus community. Learn more about UHS by visiting https://uhs.berkeley.edu/about.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 11/7/22. The job will remain open until filled.
Provides direct patient care in the Primary Care Clinic.
Works as a member of the team with other clinic staff, including nurse practitioners, nurses and support staff.
Provides consultation for nurse practitioners and advice nurses.
Sees appointed patients in a timely manner.
Integrates patient education into medical practice, including preventive and health maintenance, as appropriate.
Arranges follow-up including appropriate referral to specialists.
Develops and maintains area/s of clinical concentration or specialty that respond to UHS needs. Practice and consultation in this/these area/s strongly encouraged.
May provide direct patient care in the Urgent Care Clinic based on experience and operational needs.
Triages promptly and takes appropriate steps toward initial stabilization of critically ill or injured patients.
Provide appropriate initial care for a wide range of medical and surgical problems.
Evaluates and initially treats musculoskeletal injuries, using x-ray and splinting appropriately.
Evaluates and initially treat urgent medical and gynecological problems.
Sutures uncomplicated lacerations.
Performs incision and drainage of superficial abscesses Evaluates and begins treatment of psychiatric emergencies.
Evaluates and treats work-related injuries, including taking an occupational history and making appropriate assessments of ability to return to work and medical restrictions on work activities.
Works efficiently to prioritize patients' problems, treating urgent problems first, and other problems as time permits.
Recommends appropriate follow-up when indicated.
Provides decisive leadership in unit; acts with good judgment in situations that require liaison with administration, other units and/or community.
Works effectively as a member of the clinical team, and provides consultation to other team members, including nurse practitioners and nurses.
Non-clinical assignments include attendance and participation in staff meetings, participation in quality assurance activities, and committee work. This may be augmented by any of the responsibilities listed below.
Conducts programs for continuous staff education in current developments in medical science.
Presides at consultative or clinical conferences.
Consults on more difficult cases to review clinical records and determine if appropriate treatment is being given.
Performs audits of completed clinical work.
Makes appropriate recommendations to organization leadership.
May serve as chair of major committee associated with ensuring quality of care.
Requires knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of advanced Physician duties, with advanced clinical skills..
Excellent communication skills; proven ability to communicate well with both patients and clinical staff members, ability to influence others.
Displays understanding of and sensitivity to the professional identity, interests and skills of other team members, including nurses, nurse practitioners and other clinicians, health educators, support staff and administration. Must be able to work in a collaborative manner.
Cultural competency and inclusivity; works well with staff of diverse cultural, ethnic/racial backgrounds and sexual orientations and respects patient as an individual regardless of cultural, racial/ethnic background or sexual orientation.
Understanding of the social and environmental context of health on the college campus.
Responsibility to stay abreast of new medical knowledge; maintain and increase expertise and skills as relevant to clinical practice in a college health setting.
Must be able to interpret, create and transmit patient records via the electronic health record at the highest levels of performance.
Medical record entries are organized into history, physical examination, assessment and plan. Each element is clear, complete, legible and relevant. Medical record entries and coding (of provider, diagnoses, etc.) are completed within 24 hours.
Written and oral communications to patients and other providers are completed and documented per UHS policy in a timely fashion.
Fulfill or exceed continuing medical education requirements to maintain California license.
Maintain certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
Maintain board certification.
Must maintain standards of professional conduct as published by AMA/CMA.
Must have completed ACGME-accredited residency training within specialty.
Must maintain Board Certification in a relevant Primary Care Specialty (Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or Pediatrics with Adolescent Medicine focus) or Emergency Medicine and be in possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California as determined by the California Medical Board.
Current active California medical license
Current DEA license, CPR certification, and 'Qualifications for Physician Employment.'
CA CURES Registration (Department of Justice).
5 years experience in the outpatient clinical practice of medicine.
College Health Experience.
Significant post-residency experience in minor procedures, musculoskeletal care, acute women's health, sexual health concerns, asthma management, dermatology, infectious disease management including returning travelers, and mental health disorders.
Ability to commit to staffing a weekend shift as part of appointment.
Salary & Benefits
Hours for this position are variable (32 - 40 hours per week). This is a career position that is eligible for full UC benefits.
This position is exempt and paid monthly. The annual salary for this role is commensurate with experience in the range of $220,000 - $270,000.00.
Please submit your cover letter and resume when applying.
For full consideration, please include a cover letter.
Please include, as part of your application a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in your professional experience.
Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our UC Berkeley Principles of Community, which states that 'every member of the UC Berkeley community has a role in sustaining a safe, caring, and humane environment in which these values can thrive.'
Your employment is dependent on obtaining and maintaining a credentialing clearance (if applicable), background clearance and medical clearance according to University Health Service policies.
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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