PHYSICIAN (Physician) - 11/12 Month

Recruitment Details

Position Details

Recruitment Number VA929
Posting Period

Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 03/07/18. Applications received after that date may be considered.)

On Campus Only Promotional Opportunity No
Working Title PHYSICIAN (Physician) - 11/12 Month
Class Title PHYSICIAN - 11/12 month
Level/Range/Grade 6
Salary Range (From $ to $) $11,248 - $17,713 per month. (New employees should anticipate being hired at the beginning of the salary range).
Department Student Health Services
Number of Positions 1
FLSA Code Exempt
Status Regular: Permanent (after two-year probationary period)
Full-time/part-time (if part-time, indicate time base) Full-time
Pay Plan 11/12 month (June off)
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Work Schedule

Hours Per Day 8 hours during the school year/10 hours during the summer
Days Per Week 5 days during the school year/4 days during the summer
Shift Day

Position Summary

Primary Duties

Student Health Service (SHS) is an outpatient acute care clinic, staffed by physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who provide medical care to a diverse student community enrolled in the University in accordance with policies set by the Board of Trustees of California State University. An in-house licensed pharmacy, federally certified laboratory, and X-ray department complement the available services.

Under general administrative and medical direction of the Chief of Clinical Medicine, the Physician will exam patients, diagnose illness and injuries, develop treatment plans, prescribe and administer medical treatments, and refer patients to other healthcare professionals, as needed, Additionally, the Physician performs emergency procedures, counsels and educates patients on related medical/personal problems and health measures, follows-up on treatments to ensure appropriate resolution of illness or injury, and may also perform minor surgeries not requiring general anesthesia.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Incumbent must possess:

  • Thorough knowledge of:
    • The principles and methods essential to primary care medicine, and in the diagnosis and treatment of common medical disorders, and in the assessment and response to emergency situations, and the ability to effectively apply these principles.
    • Community resources in medical treatment and public health practices
    • Local, state and national laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field and specialty.
    • Applicable professional ethics and standards.
  • Working knowledge of computer and technology systems.


  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in diagnostic and clinical decision-making.

Incumbent must have the ability to:

  • Maintain standards of professional ethics.
  • Demonstrate commitment to values and programs of diversity and multiculturalism.
  • Serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center personnel.
  • Assess emergency situations and take prompt action.
  • Exercise sound judgment.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of medical practitioners and specialists, as well as students, administrators and faculty.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and handle sensitive situations.
  • Maintain composure and remain calm in emergency situations, while providing clear and concise direction to others.
  • Must have the physical and manual dexterity to perform patient care.
  • Work in a fast paced environment, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
  • Function cooperatively and productively as a member of a unit.
  • Adjust to change.
  • Perform duties as assigned.
Required Education and/or Experience

Graduation from a medical school recognized by the Medical Board of California. Completion of one or more residency programs in primary care with increasingly responsible experience in primary care. Board certification is required (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).

Additional Requirements for this Position

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 a current American Board of Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) medical board certification appropriate for the assigned duties.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certificate and number for prescribing controlled substances.
  • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.
Recruitment Preferences

Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills:

  • Prior or current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient clinic.
  • Knowledge of and experience with college and community health models, laws and regulations pertaining to college health care facilities; or experience in a hospital or outpatient clinic.
  • Experience with electronic medical records.
Special Requirements
  • The person holding this position is considered a “General 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 (revised July 21, 2017), as a condition of employment.
  • Adhere and comply to Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines and regulations.
  • This position may not report any information about an incident of Sexual Misconduct, Dating or Domestic Violence or Stalking to anyone else at the University, including the Title IX Coordinator, without the victim’s consent, subject to any disclosures required by law.
  • Throughout employment in this position must possess and maintain the legal requirements to practice medicine in the State of California while employed in this position.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. This is considered a sensitive position. Current CSU, Chico employees are subject to a background check (including a criminal record check) if voluntarily moving into a sensitive position, regardless of any background checks previously conducted. Incumbent is responsible for the safety and security of Level 1 data, sometimes also referred to as Level 1 protected data. This is confidential information that is in most cases protected by statutes, regulations, or other legal mandates. Level 1 data includes e-PHI, PHI, PII (social security numbers, credit card numbers, driver’s license numbers, etc) as well as medical records.
  • The selected candidate must pass a post-offer pre-employment physical examination.

Incumbent/applicant will need to be able to perform the essential job functions (duties) of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. Requires the ability to access all areas of the facility throughout the workday, operate typical office and medical equipment, lift up to 35 pounds occasionally, 15 pounds frequently and 7 pounds constantly. The physician is required to obtain assistance of another qualified employee when attempting to lift or transfer objects over 25 pounds. Required to frequently stand, sit, and walk with repetitive leg and arm movements and constant hand grasping and finger dexterity, may occasionally bend, reach forward and overhead, squat, and kneel.

This is a busy diverse health care setting, in a typical outpatient care facility, well-lighted, well-ventilated, heated, and air-conditioned environment. Position involves constant interaction with students, staff and occasionally with faculty to perform student health care and advising. May be called back for disaster response or emergencies. It should be noted that service dogs may be present.


This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).

Benefit Information

CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.

Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits is based on an appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.

About the University and Community

Detailed information is available at As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University’s 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment – see

California State University, Chico is committed to achieving excellence through diversity in the classroom and the workplace. It strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students, faculty, and staff.

The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Posting Details

Open Date (posting open date) 02/07/2018
Close Date (posting close date)
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Why did you choose to become a doctor?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * What are your professional 5-year and 10-year goals?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Résumé
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Applicant Documents