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Division of Hospital Medicine – Clinical Hospitalist

Application Window

Open date: January 27th, 2022

Most recent review date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 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: Thursday, Jul 27, 2023 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 Division of Hospital Medicine Clinical Hospitalist Position

The UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine at UCSF Health is seeking applicants for clinical hospitalist positions. Our goal is to provide these new faculty members with clinical experiences that match their interests. Many faculty who are hired as clinical hospitalists ultimately transition to subspecialty fellowships while others remain on the faculty.

Our clinical hospitalist roles focus on both general medicine and subspecialty service. We offer three main “tracks” based on clinical interest:
• Heme-BMT Hospitalist
• General Medicine Night Hospitalist
• Cardiology Hospitalist

Job details:
Heme-BMT Hospitalist

The UCSF Heme-BMT Hospitalist Service is a collaborative service involving the Division of Hospital Medicine and the Division of Hematology/Oncology at UCSF. The service provides care to inpatients requiring bone marrow transplant or management of malignancies of the hematopoietic system (“liquid tumors”). The service admits approximately 1200 patients per year.

Created in July 2007, the Heme-BMT Hospitalist Service is staffed with a unique hybrid model involving collaborative care provided by both hospitalists and oncology faculty. The hospitalists on the Heme-BMT service are physicians trained in Internal Medicine who manage the day-to- day care of the patients while the oncology physicians provide the necessary oncologic expertise. The service is organized in teams involving an oncologist, a hospitalist, and a nurse practitioner.

The service is dedicated to providing the highest quality, safest, equitable, and most compassionate and patient-centered care. The Heme-BMT Hospitalist Service thrives on a team model, where nurses, pharmacists, and physicians work closely together to maximize patient- centered care.

Please contact John Dzundza (John.Dzundza@ucsf.edu) or Madison Paddock (Madison.Paddock@ucsf.edu) with any questions.

General Medicine Night Hospitalist

Medicine Night Hospitalist Service at UCSF-Parnassus (NHS)

The Night Hospitalist Service (NHS) provides direct care, supervision of medicine housestaff, nighttime education for medicine housestaff, and nighttime coverage of hospitalist direct care medicine services at UCSF-Parnassus. Four night hospitalists are in-house overnight with specified roles and responsibilities including: new admissions, cross-coverage, ED-to-medicine triage, and medicine consultation. The hospitalists provide clinical care for 12 hour shifts overnight, and sign-out to the daytime direct care hospitalists and housestaff teams in the morning. In addition to the night hospitalists, the night team at Moffitt-Long Hospital consists of multiple residents and subspecialty nighttime hospitalists (Cardiology, Heme-BMT).

Please contact Aline Zorian (Aline.Zorian@ucsf.edu) or Salman Rahman (Salman.Rahman@ucsf.edu) with any questions.

Medicine Night Hospitalist Service at St. Mary’s Medical Center

St. Mary’s Medical Center (SMMC) is a community-based hospital located 1 mile away from UCSF-Parnassus. The medical service at SMMC is part of the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine, but has an independent Internal Medicine Residency Program. The nighttime hospitalist at SMMC is responsible for direct care, supervision of medicine housestaff, nighttime education of medicine housestaff, and cross-coverage of the hospitalist direct care medicine services. The night hospitalist is responsible for admitting patients in turn with the overnight medicine residents and completes overnight medicine consults. The hospitalist provides clinical care for a 12-hour shift and signs out to the daytime direct care hospitalists and housestaff teams in the morning.

Please contact Aline Zorian (Aline.Zorian@ucsf.edu) or Salman Rahman (Salman.Rahman@ucsf.edu) with any questions.

Cardiology Hospitalist

The Cardiology Hospitalist Service (CHS) is a collaborative service involving the Division of Hospital Medicine and the Division of Cardiology at UCSF. Cardiology hospitalists fill several roles including coverage of the Advanced Heart Failure service (day and night coverage) and the general Cardiology service (swing and night coverage).

Hospitalists on the Advanced Heart Failure (AHF) service are responsible for providing inpatient care to patients who have advanced heart failure and pulmonary hypertension, and those who are pre- and post- heart transplantation. The cardiologists and hospitalist round on patients together and make medical decisions collaboratively in a co-management model. In addition to daytime responsibilities, the hospitalists take turns working night shifts, which involves cross-covering and admitting new patients to Advanced Heart Failure as well as the Advanced Lung Disease and Cardiology Procedures Services.

Hospitalists on the general Cardiology service are responsible for new admissions and cross-coverage during the swing and night shifts. The hospitalist works collaboratively with the other members of the general Cardiology team, including cardiology attendings, fellows, residents, and APPs, to ensure outstanding medical and cardiac care for patients.

The Cardiology Hospitalist Service is dedicated to providing excellent specialized medical care to patients with cardiac disease. The service exemplifies the unique spirit of collaboration between the Division of Hospital Medicine and Division of Cardiology at UCSF Medical Center.

Please contact Aline Zorian (Aline.Zorian@ucsf.edu) or Salman Rahman (Salman.Rahman@ucsf.edu) with any questions.


To best meet the needs of our diverse patient population, trainees, and the city of San Francisco, the Division of Hospital Medicine is specifically seeking applicants who demonstrate a unique contribution and commitment to diversity. We are committed to promoting the diversity of our physician workforce and to fostering an equitable and inclusive care and learning environment.

Successful candidates for faculty positions will be graduates of excellent internal medicine programs with strong references.

Candidates for all of the above positions must possess an MD or equivalent degree, be board certified/eligible, and be eligible for licensure in the State of California.

If interested, please apply through AP recruit at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03769 with your letter of interest, CV, statement of contributions to diversity, and contacts of three references. Please specify in your letter of interest which service(s) you are applying for and indicate if visa sponsorship would be necessary for employment. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter - Please specify in your letter of interest which service(s) you are applying for and indicate if visa sponsorship would be necessary for employment.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details: https://diversity.ucsf.edu/contributions-to-diversity-statement

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA