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SHS Physician I

Payroll Title: UCP XI
Class Code: 1102-9092
Job Family: SHS
FLSA Code: E
Score: 779

JOB SUMMARY

Under the administrative review of responsible health professional, diagnoses and treats students in need of remedial and preventive medical care.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Examines patient to determine nature and extent of illness.
  2. Is available for emergency on-call services, as assigned.
  3. Orders or executes various tests, analyses and x-rays to provide information about patient’s condition.
  4. Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examinations, and diagnoses condition.
  5. Administers and prescribes treatments and drugs.
  6. Takes referrals from Nurse Practitioners and advises them as needed.
  7. Guides and counsels patients about minor emotional problems and, where applicable, refers students to psychiatrist or other specialist.
  8. Refers patients for specialized medical care beyond the scope of SHS.
  9. Prescribes and orders inoculations/vaccinations for patients to immunize them from communicable diseases.
  10. Advises patients concerning diet, hygiene and methods for prevention of disease.
  11. May supervise assisting nurses or other assigned office staff.
  12. Participates in and/or conducts in-service presentations.
  13. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Doctor of Medicine degree
  2. Satisfactory completion of medical internship
  3. Possession of current license to practice medicine in the State of Connecticut.
  4. Federal DEA number and state controlled substance registration.
  5. Current CPR/AED certification.

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must meet Connecticut State Department of Public Health CME requirements for licensure.

Date Created: 6/28/85
Revised: 10/09/09