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SF VA Medical Center Hospital Medicine Faculty

Application Window

Open date: September 15, 2022

Most recent review date: Thursday, Dec 15, 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: Friday, Mar 15, 2024 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

SF VA Medical Center Hospital Medicine

The SFVA Hospital Medicine Division is seeking academic clinical faculty members at all faculty ranks. There are two job pathways currently available for Hospital Medicine faculty.

Job Title: Career Hospitalist

Description: Career Hospitalists enjoy diverse clinical roles including: 1) supervision and teaching of residents and medical students including procedures on the general medical wards; 2) co-management of medical issues for the surgical subspecialties combined with supervision and teaching of orthopedic surgery interns; 3) staffing of the Veterans Integrated Perioperative Clinic; 4) service on our Faculty Hospitalist Service; and 5) weekend day shifts. Faculty may be asked to cover nocturnists shifts as needed up to 20%. All faculty members are involved in scholarly activities in: Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education, Global Health and Clinical Health Services Research and Epidemiology. A full time hospitalist will work approximately 15.5 shifts per month.

2) Job Title: Nocturnist

Description: The SFVA Nocturnist’s primary responsibilities are: 1) supervision and teaching of residents and medical students overnight including all emergent procedures; 2) admission of new patients; 3) completion of overnight medical consultations and coverage of existing consult and co-management patients; 4) assistance with code blues and rapid responses; 5) triage of all medicine transfer requests and 6) distribution and sign out of overnight admissions to the day teams in the morning. Clinical shifts are 8pm to 8am. A full time nocturnist will work approximately 12 shifts per month. You will also have the opportunity to attend on the daytime teaching service 4-6 weeks out of the year.

Candidates must be US citizens and board-eligible/certified in Internal Medicine with excellent clinical and communication skills. Candidates must also have a valid US medical license. Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA’s basic qualification standards may be found at

Please apply online at 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

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • 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:

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