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Lead Physician

Apply now Job no: 519623
Work type: Staff
Location: Pomona
Categories: Unit 1 - UAPD - Union of American Physicians/Dentists, Probationary, Health Professionals, Full Time

Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary

Collective Bargaining Unit: Unit 1

Job Classification: Physician-Primary Care

Anticipated Hiring Amount: $13,016 - $16,046 per month

Work Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Recruitment Closing Date: Open Until Filled



Student Health & Wellness Services (SHWS) is one component of the Student Health and Wellbeing section within the Division of Student Affairs. This section stresses the University's commitment to preventative and holistic approaches to wellbeing in support of students and the institution's mission and strategic plan. In addition to Student Health & Wellness Services, this section includes Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and CARE Center (Basic Needs, CalFresh, Care Management). The mission of Student Health and Wellness Services is to promote students' healthy lifestyles and academic success by providing quality medical and wellness services. The department provides ambulatory health care, health education programs, prevention and healing services to students of Cal Poly Pomona.



Primary Patient Care:

  • In specialized or primary care areas of clinical expertise, primarily examines, diagnoses, and treats patients, including those referred by Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Diagnose illnesses and prescribe and administer medical treatment, including medication abortion services.
  • Counsel students on related medical/personal problems and health measures and refers, when appropriate, to other health care professionals for diagnosis and treatment.
  • Exhibit concern for both quality and cost of care; deliver quality patient-centered care with compassion; emphasize patient education when possible, including prevention and self-care; refer patients to Health Promotion for additional educational activities.
  • Treat and follow up on treatment to ensure appropriate resolution of illness or injury; consult with private physicians and public agencies in securing treatment for students requiring services beyond those available on the campus.
  • Maintain medical records with honesty and integrity; provide service in both private office and acute care setting; provide services during noon and evening hours of operation.
  • Skilled in time management and exhibits flexibility to maximize patient service.
  • Maintain broad privilege list in the credentialing process and exhibits a willingness to see a wide range of medical conditions; coordinate with campus Counseling Services and staff Psychiatrist for those patients presenting with mental health problems.
  • Advise professional staff on developing health education and preventive medical care programs; participate in specialty clinics and staff conferences.
  • As assigned and privileged, may perform minor surgery which does not require general anesthesia.

Lead Physician

  • Serve as a member of the Administrative Leadership Team; provide administrative leadership and completes administrative tasks for the clinical staff. Participates in the credentialing and privileging process for all clinicians.
  • Facilitates and monitors professional peer review process; ensures that it meets AAAHC standards; provides the Health Records Technician the list of topics to be reviewed in the ensuing year.
  • Serve as a consultant to the Director and contributes to performance evaluations of the clinical and ancillary staff.
  • Directs, guides and determines schedule for an ongoing internal education process for clinicians, nurses and other health center staff.
  • Serves as the Director of Laboratory and Radiology Supervisor unless delegated to another clinical staff member. Provides consultation regarding Pharmacy services.
  • Advises the Director on clinical matters, policies affecting patient care and current practices. Represents the clinical staff in the development of written policies and procedures.
  • Maintains liaison between the physicians, staff and the Director; serves special clinical functions or as a special consultant to SHS or university staff as needed.
  • Consults with SHS physician staff on difficult clinical problems; reviews Incident Reports after evaluation by the Director if deemed necessary and is Chair of the Risk Management Committee.
  • Serves on special committees as assigned; writes policies and procedures as needed especially on clinical matters.
  • Reviews group physicals such as athletic physicals and international physicals and makes appropriate dispositions.
  • Leads and coordinates SHS emergency preparedness to support the campus Emergency Management Program unless delegated to other staff. Leads SHS response to campus health emergencies.

Consults and Mentors

  • Provide professional consultant services to Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants on all types of care provided, including medication abortion services; may be requested to serve as a preceptor to Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants.
  • Provide professional consultant services to other SHS personnel including nurses, ancillary areas and administration. Documents consultations appropriately.
  • Perform professional peer review; reviews medical records consistent with Student Health Services standards.
  • Communicates with peers, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants when indicated in order to obtain positive, productive, and educational results.

Other Assignments:

  • May participate in campus health and safety or sanitation program, and may be assigned to serve on Student Health & Wellness Services or campus committees.
  • May represent the Student Health & Wellness Services and the university on campus and systemwide committees such as the State Common Drug Formulary Committee, the Pharmacy Advisory Board and campus committees. Other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director.



  • Possession of a valid and current California license to practice medicine.
  • Current medical board certification appropriate to assigned duties, e.g., pediatrics, gynecology, internal medicine, family practice.
  • Possession of a current Drug Enforcement Agent license for prescribing physicians.
  • Appropriate cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification.
  • Completion of one or more approved residency programs in specialty appropriate to assigned duties; and two years or its equivalent of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of the specialty; prior or current affiliation with a hospital, ambulatory clinic or private practice is desirable.


Thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of board certified medical specialty. Thorough knowledge of community resources in medical treatment and public health practices. Specialized knowledge of diagnosis of common medical disorders and injuries. Knowledge and familiarity with standards and ethics of the California Medical Association and American Medical Association. Ability to skillfully apply principles and techniques of current medical practices in the functional areas to which assigned; provide diagnostic treatment and medical counseling services in a campus medical program. Work effectively with students, administration, staff and faculty. Analyze emergency situations and take prompt action; participate on medical staff committees and work with a variety of medical practitioners and specialists; serve as a mentor and resource consultant for Student Health Services personnel; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others; and provide general medical care as requested; provide leadership to other clinicians to comply with state and federal regulations. Develop and update clinical policies and procedures based on current practices.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in public health practices and procedures and ability to advise campus community in public health matters.
  • Experienced in Adolescent Medicine.
  • Expertise working in a CLIA waived laboratory setting.
  • Certification for x-ray supervisor and operator.
  • Proficient in the use of an electronic medical record system, specifically Point N Click.


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

At Cal Poly Pomona, we are committed to the urgent and ongoing work of creating and sustaining an inclusive campus where all students, faculty, and staff are welcomed, respected and can flourish to achieve their dreams of success.  We believe diversity strengthens community. Cal Poly Pomona proudly holds designations as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). In 2022, the campus launched the Black Thriving Initiative recognizing that Cal Poly Pomona’s future as a university must be linked to the success of its Black community. More information about our campus initiatives can be found on the Office of Inclusive Excellence’s website


Out of State Work

The California State University (CSU) system is a network of twenty-three public universities providing access to a quality education through the support of California taxpayers. Part of CSU’s mission is to prepare educated, responsible individuals to contribute to California’s schools, economy, culture, and future. As an agency of the State of California, the CSU’s business operations almost exclusively reside within California.   The CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California. See policy at 


Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Cal Poly Pomona will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current Cal Poly Pomona employee who was conditionally offered the position.  See policy at  


Employment Eligibility Verification

Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. For more information, go to


Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA)

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. See policy at


Security & Fire Safety

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), Cal Poly Pomona’s Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report are available for viewing at: and


Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination

As a federal contractor, Cal Poly Pomona will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. For more information, see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision poster.


CSU Classification

This position is part of the CSUEU bargaining unit, the CSU Classification Standards for this position are located on the following site, The CSU Salary Schedule is located on the following site: The classification salary range for this position according to the respective skill level is minimum $13,016 - $22,105 per month. Please refer back to the anticipated hiring range for the appropriate salary rate for this particular position.


Reasonable Accommodation

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact the ADA Coordinator by email at More information is available at:



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