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Physician - Emphasis on Eating Disorder

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 1 - UAPD - Union of American Physicians/Dentists, Probationary, Health Professionals, Full Time
Position Description

Job Summary

Under general direction of the Medical Director, Physicians in this classification are assigned to perform primary care duties within the scope of practice of an active Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) license in the State of California. Physicians work as part of an interdisciplinary health care team and may be assigned clinical supervisory responsibility for patients with eating disorders. In addition, Physicians in this classification may be assigned responsibility for the clinical supervision of the delivery of medical care by other licensed health care professionals and practitioners in the Student Health Center, such as nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses and others engaged in the care of patients.

Department Summary

The purpose of Campus Health & Wellbeing is to help students achieve and maintain academic success and lifelong health and wellbeing by providing timely and appropriate primary and acute health care, disease and injury prevention education, professional mental health outreach, educational services and campus consultations.

Key Qualifications

  • 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, 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 resources consultant to other health center personnel;

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.

Licenses, Certificates, Credentials:

  • Possess and maintain a valid and current:
    • A valid State of California license to practice medicine.
    • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) medical board certification appropriate for the assigned duties
    • A valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and number for prescribing controlled substances.
    • Basic life support (or higher) cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification for Healthcare Providers (by date of hire).

Salary and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Range: $185,000 - $190,000 Per Year

Classification Range: $156,192 - $265,260 Per Year

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information. 

Cal Poly

Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly’s hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world. For more information, visit

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer. 

Supplemental 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

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a '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 as a condition of employment.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

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