University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

SHS Physician II

Payroll Title: UCP XII
Class Code: 1201-9093
Job Family: SHS
FLSA Code: E
Score: 808

JOB SUMMARY

Under the administrative review of designated health professionals, diagnoses and treats medical problems consistent with Medical board certification.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide medical services and consultation consistent with board certification.
  2. Provide emergency medical care within the limits of resources available through the student health service.
  3. Examine patients to determine nature and extent of illness.
  4. Be available for emergency on-call services, as assigned.
  5. Order and executes various tests and provide information about the patient’s condition.
  6. Administer and prescribe treatments and drugs.  Prescribe and order inoculations/vaccinations.
  7. Take referrals from Nurse Practitioners and advise them as needed.
  8. Guide and counsels patients about minor emotional problems and, where applicable, refer students to psychiatrist or other specialist.
  9. Refers patients for specialized medical care beyond the scope of SHS.
  10. Advise patients concerning diet and hygiene.
  11. Participate in and/or conduct in-service presentations.
  12. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Doctor of Medicine degree or Doctor of Osteopathy degree.
  2. Possession of a current license to practice medicine in the State of Connecticut
  3. Board Certification in a primary-care specialty approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties
  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: 06/28/85
Date Revised: 07/09/01 & 10/09/09