California State University, Sacramento is seeking applications for a full-time permanent / probationary 12-month Physician – Specialty Services, Sports Medicine in Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS). The WELL is home to SHCS, a fully accredited program by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. We are staffed by a variety of licensed health professionals to assist students in addressing their medical and mental health concerns. SHCS provides a state of the art facility that includes Urgent Care, Primary Care, Mental Health counseling, X-ray services, Vision Center, Pharmacy and a comprehensive health and wellness education program. Under the general supervision of the Director of Health Services and the medical direction of the Medical Director, the selected candidate will provide comprehensive primary health care services, treatment of sports medicine, general medicine and surgical care. Physicians will perform minor surgery, patient examination, evaluation, treatment and follow up care; order appropriate lab and radiological testing and interpret test results. Required: valid California license, current board certification in ABMS or AOA; valid/unrestricted DEA registration; current CPR/AED certification. Preferred: two or more years’ experience in Sports Medicine, experience working in a student health center; prior or current affiliation with hospital or outpatient clinic; knowledge of NCAA sports medicine best practices. The University offers excellent, comprehensive benefits including health/dental/vision plans for employees and dependents, a defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities, spousal and/or dependent fee-waiver and access to campus child care.
Valid unrestricted Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and number for prescribing controlled substances.
Current board certification by the American Board of Sports Medicine or currently meeting Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements (strongly preferred). Board-certification in American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Primary Care specialty, OR Board certification in other ABMS specialty with appropriate primary care training/experience
Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification.
Thorough knowledge of, and the ability to effectively apply, the principles and methods essential to the diagnosis and treatment of sports medicine, general medicine and surgical care.
Knowledge of medical advances in the practice and education of patients on health issues.
Thorough knowledge of community resources for sports medicine, general medicine and surgical care.
Thorough knowledge of local, state, and national laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field and treatment of mental health disorders affecting the athlete.
Thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics and standards.
Current competency to assess, diagnose and treat college-aged patients, including Division I intercollegiate athletes requiring urgent care, consistent with recognized standards for sports medicine, general medical care and NCAA sports medicine best practices.
Knowledge and understanding of current recognized standards of care within the scope of licensure.
Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Excellent computer skills and the ability to enter data into the electronic health record or other computer applications. Ability to accurately maintain patient records.
Ability to serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center and athletic training personnel.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of medical practitioners and specialists, athletic trainers, coaches as well as students, administrators, faculty, and local hospitals and public mental health agencies.
Excellent communication skills particularly related to young adults.
Demonstrated ability to work with PC-based microcomputers and with Windows, including the ability to use an electronic health record.
Demonstrated ability to provide culturally competent care to all students seeking services at SHCS
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site as needed to support team participation and for required professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to support athletic events. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Ability to pass DOJ fingerprinting and background check.
Two years or more of increasingly responsible experience in Sports Medicine.
Experience working in a student health center.
Prior or current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient clinic.
Knowledge of NCAA sports medicine best practices.
A valid license to practice medicine in the State of California.
Current board certification in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) specialty of subspecialty appropriate for their assigned specialty duties.
A valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and number of prescribing controlled substances.
Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.
Internal Number: AS0538P
About California State University, Sacramento Student Health & Counseling Services
Sacramento State is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city's two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University's approximately 30,000 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor's degree in 58 disciplines, the master's degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.
Student Health & Counseling Services is a comprehensive, integrated health and wellness center that seeks individuals who are naturally collaborative, have good communication skills, practice good self-care, and have the ability to manage a busy workload while promoting a positive atmosphere. www.csus.edu/shcs