Staff Physician (10-month, Part Time)

Staff Physician (10-month, Part Time)

The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) is the central coordinating and support organization for a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges known as The Claremont Colleges. TCCS, with about 300 staff members, provides exceptional shared services to 9,000 students, and almost 3,600 faculty and staff. TCCS staff work in both student-facing services as well as administrative and operational services. Our numerous departments are located throughout The Claremont Colleges campus in the beautiful city of Claremont, California.


The Staff Physician provides age appropriate outpatient primary medical care to eligible students of The Claremont Colleges. Staff Physicians work as part of a team of medical professionals at the Student Health Services clinic and responsibilities may include providing oversight of care provided by Nurse Practitioners. Providing patient education, coordinating care, and performing minor office procedures are also important aspects of the position.


The following are the fundamental duties and responsibilities of this position which the incumbent must be able to perform to fulfill the purpose and requirements of this position.

Clinical Responsibilities (Direct Patient Care)
  • Evaluate, examine, diagnose, and make make evidence-based recommendations for treatment of acute and chronic medical illnesses and minor surgeries
  • Perform minor surgical procedures including suturing lacerations, removing foreign bodies, wart treatment, and other procedures as required
  • Provide comprehensive women's health services including gynecological examinations, cervical and breast cancer screening, contraceptive methods, pregnancy testing, and STI evaluation
  • Engage in shared decision making and educate students regarding their illnesses, preventive health care, and other subjects as requested
  • Make appropriate referrals for hospitalization or subspecialty care in the community
  • Review medical records and laboratory studies
  • Request appropriate X-rays, laboratory tests, and other diagnostic tests when needed.
  • Perform entrance, athletic, pre-matriculation, employment, and study abroad physical examinations and make recommendations regarding travel immunizations
  • Work in conjunction with Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services staff in management of students with eating disorders and other mental health issues
  • Work in conjunction with Health Education Outreach office by providing information on health related issues

Clinical Responsibilities (Administrative Duties)
  • Provide consultative services on health-related issues to other campus programs
  • Review and update patient educational materials
  • Participate in campus outreach programs as requested
  • Participate in Peer Review and Quality Improvement programs for Student Health Services
  • Serve as liaison with student residential life departments, other community health care providers, along with internal collegiate and external agencies
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and in-service training
  • Attend weekly staff meetings


Unless otherwise stated, the following qualifications are required to perform the essential functions of this position, or the individual must demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed (with or without reasonable accommodation) using other qualifications not listed below.

Education/Training :
  • A medical degree from an accredited medical school.

Experience :
  • Residency training in a primary care specialty (i.e., Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine).

  • California Medical License
    • Continuing medical education classes as required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification. Ongoing training for recertification is provided.

Competencies :
  • Proven knowledge in medical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the fluctuation of clinical caseload and maintain appropriate records in a timely manner.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, demonstrating an approachable personality, empathy, and exceptional listening skills.
  • Demonstrate maturity, tact, resiliency, and composure and sensitivity to others needs in crisis, difficult, and unexpected situations.
  • Sensitivity to and embracement of individuals that represent cultural, religious, ethnic and lifestyle diversity.
  • Ability to work as a team member within the health center and throughout the consortium.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with diverse individuals across multiple organizations.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work with an electronic health records system for client notes and scheduling.
  • Fluent language skills in English, including the ability to write with proper grammar, spelling, and business etiquette.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a higher education environment and/or with college-aged individuals.

Work Schedule : The regular hours for this part-time position are 24 hours per week scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday for 10 months annually. May be required to work holiday, weekend, and/or evening hours. Regular hours may vary due to the needs of the organization or business unit.


Pay : The pay rate for this position is $10,000 monthly.

Benefits : This position is eligible for our employment benefits package including:
  • medical, dental, vision,
  • 10% retirement contributions after one year (no matching required),
  • group life insurance,
  • generous time off,
  • professional development funds,
  • discounts for mobile plans, software, and entertainment,
  • access to fitness facilities,
  • and more!


Provide evidence of the following vaccination(s):

☒ [SHS] Tdap, Influenza, HBV, MMR, and VZV at the time of hire

☒ [SHS] TB screening within 30 calendar days of hire, plus once per year thereafter

Sedentary work that primary involves sitting and standing:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Active work that primary involves standing and walking:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never

Light work that involves moving objects weighing up to 10 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Medium work that includes moving objects weighing up to 25 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never

Medium work that includes moving objects weighing up to 40 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Heavy work that includes moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Operate a computer or other work requiring repetitive movement of wrists, hands, & fingers:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Operate a street legal golf cart, a company automobile, or other heavy machinery:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Read or write electronic or printed materials:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Communicate verbally in person, by phone or another device:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Moving body into different positions to work down low, overhead, or outward:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never

Work involving climbing ladders, stairs, scaffolding, or similar:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Work in various environments including low, high, tight, low-ventilation, or confined spaces:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Work indoors in climate-controlled spaces:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Work outdoors in various weather conditions:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Work in a noisy environment:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, The Claremont Colleges Services will review this job description and make changes of business necessity. TCCS reserves the right to modify job duties or assign additional duties as needed.

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Equal Opportunity Employer:
TCCS is an equal opportunity employer. TCCS managers make employment decisions on the basis of merit, with the aim to have the best available person in every job. TCCS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin or ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), military or veteran status, and status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. TCCS also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

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