SHS-Clinic Physician

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Probationary, Health Professionals

Working Title


Classification Title

Physician - Primary Care

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, December 5th @ 11:59pm

Hiring Preference

This position is open for application by current Sacramento State staff employees only per Article 9.2 of the current California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) contract.

Position Summary

Under the medical supervision of the Medical Director and the general supervision of the Director of Health Services, conducts physical examinations, interview students with medical problems, diagnose illnesses and prescribe treatment and health measures, refer where appropriate for other specialized surgical and medical treatment; as necessary, consult with private physicians and public agencies in securing treatment for students requiring services beyond those available in Student Health & Counseling Services; advise on health education and preventive medical care; order laboratory studies and x-ray examinations; screen students for communicable diseases including sexually transmitted infections, participate in clinics and staff conferences; participate in the Quality Assurance activities of Health Services; and record and complete case histories and reports using an electronic medical record system.

 FLSA: Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $11,472 - $19,484 / Month

Hiring Range:  $11,472 - $19,484 / Month

Salary Grade/Range:  E/6

Recruitment Type: Regular

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan:  11/12 month pay plan

Work Hours: Monday-Friday, hours vary depending on operational needs

Department Information 

This position is housed under Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS).

Minimum Qualifications 

Knowledge and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of and the ability to effectively and efficiently apply the principles and methods essential to the diagnosis and treatment of common primary care medical disorders, and in the assessment and response to acute medical situations; understanding of community resources for referral of medical care and treatment beyond the scope of the Student Health Center; knowledge of current public health practices; knowledge of local, state, and national laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field; thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics standards and patient privacy; 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, staff, and faculty.

Education and Experience:

Graduation from a medical school and completion of a residency training program in a primary care field such as family medicine, general internal medicine, gynecology, general pediatrics, emergency medicine, preventive medicine accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or equivalent.

License and Certification Requirements:

Physicians in this classification must possess* and maintain:

  • A valid State of California license to practice medicine.
  • Current American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) board certification appropriate for the assigned duties. See note below.
  • A valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and number for prescribing controlled substances.
  • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.

Note:  In accordance with Executive Order 943 a physician can be given clinical privileges pending initial certification, but must be board certified as soon as possible, but no later than two years after the date of hire.

Required Qualifications 

  1. Possession of a valid and relevant California professional license.
  2. MD or DO with current American Board of Specialties (ABMS) certification appropriate to assigned duties   or board eligible no later than two years after date of hire.  Specialty may be in: Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine.
  3. Possession of a valid Drug Enforcement Agent (DEA) certificate/number to include: Schedule II, III, IV, V.
  4. Hands-on experience with PC based computer (Windows environment) and Electronic Medical Record.
  5. Advanced Cardiac Life Support recognition (ACLS).
  6. Knowledge and understanding of current recognized standards of care within the scope of licensure.
  7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  8. Experience in women’s healthcare.

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Knowledge and experience in Behavioral Medicine / Mental Health
  2.  X-Ray Supervisor Certification
  3.  Knowledge and experience in outpatient orthopedics
  4.  Two years experience beyond residency, in Sports Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine or Emergency Medicine.

Required Licenses/Certifications 

  • Current/Valid California license, MD or DO
  • Current/Valid DEA certification
  • Board Certification

Documents Needed to Apply

  • CV/Resume
  • Minimum of 3 professional references
  • Copy of current license
  • Copies of certifications

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page. 

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity  
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit . 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Eligibility Verification  
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

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