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Critical Care Physician

Application Window

Open date: June 2nd, 2021

Last review date: Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics
HS Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence Series

The Division of Critical Care in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals are recruiting a board eligible/board certified Critical Care Physician to join our academic division of Critical Care.

Qualifications: Ideal candidates are board eligible/board certified in Pediatric Critical Care with academic interests that include research and medical education.

The position is full-time, serving the Pediatric ICUs of Benioff Children’s Hospitals. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in MB is a 20-bed monitored unit and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Oakland is a 22-bed monitored unit. Both provide care to a multidisciplinary population of patients that include: post-operative orthopedic, ENT, neurosurgical, renal/liver/pancreas transplant, complex GI and hepatology patients, medically fragile and complex children with special needs, and Trauma (Oakland campus). Pediatric residents, advanced NPs, and Critical Care fellows provide continuity of care to these units and daily rounds occur in a multi-disciplinary fashion supported by pharmacy, social work, case management and a dietician. The position includes nighttime coverage. The position would include an appointment as an HS Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level at UCSF in the Division of Critical Care. During off service time, there is potential opportunity for career development in research, education, hospital based quality and Process Improvement, complex care delivery, or additional coursework offered through UCSF, focused programmatic involvement.

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and is ranked 1st among public universities in NIH funding in 2018. The Department of Pediatrics trains 84 pediatric residents, 83 fellows, and 31 post-docs. The Department’s clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2019, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.

Interested candidates can apply online at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of contributions to diversity. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

Questions can be sent to Division Chief, Dr. Jeff Fineman at

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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, age, or protected veteran status.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Campus Information

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The University of California, San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

San Francisco, CA