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Primary Care Physician

Cal Poly State University

San Luis Obispo, California 93407
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Full Time
  • Emergency Medicine
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  • General Practice
  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care
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The Student Health Center at Cal Poly State University is seeking a full-time, permanent physician to provide medical primary care to Cal Poly students. The incumbent will have July and August off every year (with pay, benefits, and vacation/sick leave accrual continuing through months off).

Cal Poly State University is a nationally ranked, 4-year public university located in San Luis Obispo, along the beautiful central coast of California, with easy access to the ocean, mountains, and wine country. Halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, San Luis Obispo offers a vibrant, culturally rich small-town community in an uncrowded and extraordinary natural setting. Because Cal Poly encourages work/life balance, you will have time to enjoy the natural and cultural benefits of Cal Poly and the community.



Possess (or ability to obtain by date of hire) and maintain the following:

  • 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).


1. 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;
2. Understanding of community resources for referral of medical care and treatment beyond the scope of the Student Health Center;
3. Knowledge of current public health practices, local, state and national laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field;
4. Thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics standards and patient privacy;
5. Ability to serve as a mentor and resources consultant to other health center personnel;
6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of medical practitioners and specialists, as well as students, administrators, staff, and faculty.
7. Ability to assess, prescribe psychotropic drugs and counsel patients with mental health problems.
8. Ability to be sensitive to and communicate effectively with a diverse patient population.
9. Demonstrated ability to engage the patient in the decision making on treatment plans and prevention of illness and injury.
10. Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
11. Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
12. Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
13. Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
14. Working knowledge of a variety of computer applications including word-processing, on-line systems, Internet as well as email. Demonstrated ability to enter data into an electronic medical record or other computer system.


1. Two or more years or its equivalent of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of that specialty.
2. Experience working in a student health center.
3. Experience with electronic health records software.
4. Prior or current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient clinic.

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