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Associate Team Physician, Lead Football Physician

University of California, Berkeley

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Berkeley, California
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At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.   The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.   We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles , our Principles of Community , and our Strategic Plan .   Departmental Overview   UC Berkeley's University Health Services (UHS) is a comprehensive college health service providing fully accredited, primary medical care, counseling and psychological services, and innovative health promotion programs for students, faculty, and staff. UHS provides on-campus medical care and coordinates supplemental needs for off-campus care through a network of community specialists and hospitals. UHS manages the student health insurance and workers' compensation insurance programs.   Cal Sports Medicine is a joint unit between UHS and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Cal Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking an Associate Team Physician who will work within the department's Sports Medicine unit.   Application Review Date   The minimum posting duration of this position is 14 calendar days. The department will not initiate the application review process prior to March 29,

  1.   Responsibilities   Direct Clinical Care Intercollegiate Athletics (50-90%) Serves as lead team physician for Cal Football, and other sports as assigned. Provide comprehensive sports medicine evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of illness and injuries for UC Berkeley intercollegiate athletes in sports medicine settings. Participate in providing physician coverage for sports medicine clinics, athletic training rooms, practices, events, pre-participation physicals, and other duties as assigned. Provides practice and competition coverage, including away events as assigned.   Direct Clinical Care University Health Services Clinics (10-50%) Provide comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of illness and injuries for UC Berkeley students in areas of urgent care, primary care, and/or student health sports medicine specialty clinic.   Required Qualifications Expert level clinical skills in the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of commonly acquired athletic injuries and common medical conditions and illnesses seen in the collegiate student-athlete population. Education/Training
  2. Board-certification in American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Primary Care specialty (strongly preferred), OR Board certification in other ABMS specialty with appropriate primary or urgent care training/experience. Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) for sports medicine, or eligible to sit for the CAQ exam. Preferred Qualifications   Education/Training Fellowship training in Primary Care Sports Medicine (strongly preferred), or demonstration of equivalent broad-based experience. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training and Experience strongly preferred. Regenerative Medicine Experience strongly preferred. Minimum of 3 years of Sports Medicine experience practice preferred. Minimum of 3 years of college-level football coverage experience preferred. Teaching experience with learners at the athletic trainer, medical school, residency or fellowship levels preferred. Salary & Benefits   This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $135,716.69-$252,310.66 (Grade 100). For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:   How to Apply   Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.   Diversity Statement   Please include, as part of your application a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in your professional experience.   Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our UC Berkeley Principles of Community, which states that “every member of the UC Berkeley community has a role in sustaining a safe, caring, and humane environment in which these values can thrive."   Other Information This is a career, 100% full-time, 40-hours per week appointment, eligible for full UC benefits. * Your employment is dependent on obtaining and maintaining a credentialing clearance (if applicable), background clearance and medical clearance according to University Health Service policies.
  3. This position is governed by the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement between the University of California and the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD). More information is available at:   Conviction History Background   This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.   Physical Exam   Employment is contingent upon passing a physical exam.   Mandated Reporter   This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.   Equal Employment Opportunity   The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:     To apply, visit