(Physician) Medical Professional Expert

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA

ID: 7062153 (Ref.No. NBU1990)
Posted: June 15, 2015
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Classification Title:
Project Specialist
Student Health Center (SC-024-094)
Salary Schedule:
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Pay Rate:
Hours Per Week:
up to 25.
Summary Description:

The District’s goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that is welcoming to all, fosters and celebrates diversity, and promotes and rewards excellence. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff and students to live, work, and contribute to a global society.

This position is a short-term, temporary, Non-Bargaining Unit assignment, not to exceed 160 days. The assignment is on an as needed basis, and may be shortened or extended.

This recruitment will remain open until filled or withdrawn. Once you have submitted an application electronically, the current status of your application will be available to view at any time upon signing in under your personal username and password. All applications will be reviewed by Human Resources. Those qualified applicants who are selected, will be contacted by Human Resources for an interview. Please do not call the Human Resources Office regarding the status of your application.

Saddleback College Student Health Services is seeking applicants for a part-time physician. Under the supervision of the Director the physician assumes the responsibility of providing quality, holistic and integrated health care for the students at Saddleback College.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts comprehensive health assessments of patients to diagnose and treat acute and/or chronic medical and psychiatric disorders in a fashion consistent with state regulation and board certification. Responsible for individualized evaluation and assessment of clinical signs and symptoms, utilization of critical thinking in the establishment of a medical/psychiatric diagnosis for actual/potential health problems, and the use of current guidelines in the active management of medical conditions encountered. Maintains accurate, legible, and confidential medical records. Documents medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatments, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with standards. Orders and interprets laboratory and diagnostic studies for evaluation, clinical decision making and continued care of the patient. Prescribes, dispenses and/or administers appropriate medication, corrective interventions and medical therapeutics. Educates and instructs patients on preventive care, medical and psychiatric issues, and the use of prescribed medical treatments and/or prescription medications including schedule II through V controlled substances. Initiates emergency treatment of acute medical and psychiatric problems in a fashion consistent with state regulation and board certification. Facilitates and coordinates transitional or specialized care for patients who require services beyond the scope of SHS. Responsible for supervising patient care from admission through discharge.
Conducts oneself in a professional and collegial manner with fellow health care professionals and Student Health Services staff members. Provides screening and brief intervention to address health risks such as high risk alcohol use, sexual activity, tobacco use, violence and safety, and mental health concerns. Participates in ongoing review and revision of standard guidelines used in clinical practice. Participates in the evaluation of the quality of care through a peer review process which is part of the Quality Assurance program. Presents clinically relevant in-services and coordinates interdisciplinary case discussions. Actively participates in working groups, teams and committees. Participates with other providers in the SHS.. May supervise and train students in other allied health programs. Actively participates in regional and national professional organizations. Maintains medical licensure in the State of California. Maintains board certification in primary specialty. Maintains clinically competent patient care through ongoing continuing education as required by specialty certification boards and state licensure. Acts as a liaison between students, parents, and the Director of Student Health Center and the VP of Student Services office in regard to academic and health issues. Continually maintains patients’ privacy as outlined in federal privacy laws. Performs related duties as required.

Assignment Type:
Non-Bargaining Unit Short Term Temp

Minimum Qualifications:
•MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school.
•Licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of California.
•Board Certification in Family Medicine, or Internal Medicine.
•Federal DEA number and state controlled substance registration.
•Current CPR/AED certification.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience in working in a college health setting.
•Competency with minor office medical procedures.

License or Certificate:

A valid California Driver’s License. Proof of insurance may be required for offsite assignments in order to drive a District or personal vehicle.

Conditions of Employment:

Employment is contingent upon verification of employment history, DOJ background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the SOCCCD Board of Trustees. It is the employee’s responsibility to pay costs associated with Pre-Employment Live Scan Fingerprinting. The fee is approximately $50. Please note that all NBU positions are paid once per month. The NBU pay period runs from the 15th of one month to the 14th of the next. They are paid the month after on the 10th. Upon successful completion of the Human Resources NBU pre-employment process, NBU employment will be on an “if and as needed” basis, as determined by the District. NBU employment is at-will, and either party may terminate this working relationship at any time. NBU employees shall not have reemployment rights or recourse to petition to be reinstated. NBU employees are limited to working in a single position in one department/site. NBU employees working as Classified substitutes for vacant positions may be able to serve up to 90 calendar days while the District recruits to fill the position. NBU positions do not offer benefits or pay for holidays or time not worked. Upon hiring, Payroll requires that you present your original Social Security Card for IRS purposes. This requirement is in no way connected to completion of the I-9 form for employment eligibility purposes.

Additional Position Information:

Commitment to:
•Participate in required professional development activities.
•Develop professional skills and up-to-date subject matter knowledge.
•Attend/participate in professional conferences, seminars, or meetings.
•Participate in presenting staff development programs as needed.
•Participate in institutional research activities and grants as needed.

Contingent/conditional job offer: Any NBU job offer that is received is contingent upon successful completion of the Human Resources pre-employment process, as well as approval by the Vice Chancellor of Human Resources or Board approval. The Human Resources hiring process may include, but is not limited to, successful completion of Live Scan fingerprinting, background checks, reference checks, TB testing, as well as completion of new hire paperwork. It is the employee’s responsibility to incur the cost of any testing required for the position, and there will be no reimbursement for this expense. Failure to successfully complete any portion of the hiring process will invalidate any conditional job offer received. Falsification of, or omission on, any SOCCCD pre-employment paperwork may result in withdrawal of any conditional job offer or termination of employment.

NBU at-will employment: After successful completion of the requirements of Section A, an individual may be employed by the South Orange County Community College District as a short-term, temporary NBU employee. Employment will be on an “if and as needed” basis, as determined by the District. NBU employment is at-will, and either party may terminate this working relationship at anytime. Neither party shall be required to provide any reason for the separation. NBU employees shall not have reemployment rights or recourse to petition to be reinstated.

Single worksite restriction: NBU employees are limited to working in a single position in one department/site. Interpreters and models are exceptions to single site employment.

Work schedules: Department/Division managers, administrators, and/or supervisors shall determine the work schedule of NBU employees to include the number of days and hours worked per week and the start and stop times.

160 day restriction: NBU employees will not work more than 160 days (in any combination of NBU positions) no matter how many hours per day they work. It is the employee’s responsibility to monitor and track the amount of days that they work to ensure they do not exceed the 160 day limit. It is the employee’s responsibility to notify their supervisor and Human Resources immediately if they are approaching the 160 day limit. NBU positions are not part of the Classified service and that by working less than 160 days of a college year, NBU employees are not entitled to any employment.

Substitutes: Substitutes may work for a permanent Classified employee who is on leave, or a vacant Classified permanent position. Substitutes in a vacant Classified position may work a maximum of 90 working days in the position during the recruitment process. NBU employees who substitute for Classified positions may not necessarily meet the minimum qualifications for the position and may, or may not, assume all of the job duties and responsibilities of the position. By substituting for a vacant Classified position, there is no guarantee that the substitute will be selected to interview for the vacant permanent position if posted, or selected for the position if interviewed. Substituting for a Classified position also does not entitle a NBU employee to any future consideration for the same or other positions. Substitutes must complete the online application process during the specified time frame to apply for any permanent Classified position at www.socccdjobs.com.

Rate of Pay: NBU employees must inquire with their supervisor as to the rate of pay that they will receive. They must have agreed to the rate, prior to accepting and beginning any current or future NBU assignment. Questions regarding rate of pay must be directed to their supervisor. NBU employees are paid according to departmental budgets, the skill set/level of expertise required for the assignment as determined by the supervisor/department/division, and various other factors, not longevity.
Classified substitutes will be paid at the first step of the Classified Salary Schedule range of the position that they are substituting for. Exceptions may be paid for previous Classified employees. Holidays/Jury Duty: NBU employees are not paid for holidays or other time not worked (i.e. Jury Duty).
California Sick leave: NBU employees are eligible for California Sick leave per AB1522. Information regarding AB1522 will be sent to all new hires after the new hire paperwork session. Overtime: Time and one-half is paid for all hours worked over 40 in one week, per FLSA guidelines. Shift pay does not apply to NBU employees.

Retirement information: NBU employees may not work more than 960 hours from June 15th – June 14th. NBU employees who work more than 1000 hours per fiscal year are required to contribute to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), through payroll deduction of about 7-9%. The District does not intend to employ NBU employees for more than 1,000 hours during any fiscal year. The exception to this requirement is that if a NBU employee is currently contributing to PERS from another agency, they will be required to contribute to CalPERS while employed at SOCCCD. Once an employee joins CalPERS, all future assignments will also have CalPERS deducted. It is the employee’s responsibility to inform their supervisor of their CalPERS status for current and future assignments.

Administrative termination: NBU employees who have not worked in a six month period will be administratively terminated due to inactivity. In order to be rehired, the employee must recomplete the hiring process.

Campus Crime and Safety Awareness: Information regarding campus crime and safety awareness can be found at www.saddleback.edu or www.ivc.edu. Paper copies are available in Human Resources upon request.

Mandated reporter: The South Orange County Community College District recognizes the responsibility of its staff to report to the appropriate agency when there is a reasonable suspicion that an abuse or neglect of a child may have occurred. Mandated reporters include faculty, district leadership staff, and classified staff, including Non-Bargaining Unit (NBU) employees.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Other Doc
  3. License or Certificate
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

At the South Orange County Community College District, our goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that fosters and celebrates diversity, promotes and rewards excellence, and is welcoming to all. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff, and students to live, work, and contribute in a global society. The Plan reflects the District's commitment to equal employment opportunity and outlines the active steps that ensure nondiscriminatory practices.


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