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UCSF Fresno & VACCHCS - Hospitalist Physician

Application Window

Open date: April 21, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Mar 4, 2024 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: Monday, Oct 21, 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

Seeking Full-Time Board Certified/Board Eligible Hospitalist Physician for VACCHCS/UCSF Fresno Faculty Opportunity in Beautiful Fresno, CA

The Department of Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS), Fresno, CA, affiliated with the world-renowned University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program (a leader in health care quality and education) is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE/40 hours a week) board certified or board eligible Hospitalist Physician under the VACCHCS Hospitalist Section, Medicine Service.


  • Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
  • Must have completed internal medicine residency and eligible to obtain a US medical license.
  • Must be board certified or eligible in Internal Medicine.
  • Applicant must have a Medical Degree (MD, DO or equivalent).
  • Applicant must be willing to be flexible and team player.
  • It is essential to have appropriate knowledge base and skill set to efficiently manage pre- and post-operative patients, medical emergencies, inpatient and outpatient services.
  • Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA’s basic qualification standards may be found at:
  • If selected, the provider should dutifully agree to meet all the VACCHCS Medicine Service & UCSF Fresno Faculty requirements/expectations. Faculty appointment with UCSF will be commensurate with the applicant’s background and accomplishments.

Job Description:

  • The hospitalist provider is primarily responsible for ensuring high quality, patient-centric care for the veterans hospitalized to VA Central California Health Care system.
  • The provider will function as an important member of the UCSF Fresno residency and fellowship programs, supervising medical students, residents, and fellows on a weekly basis. This includes but not limited to providing inpatient consultations with team comprising of fellow physicians, social workers, chaplains, nurses, and decedent affairs staff. It is essential to have appropriate knowledge base and skill set to efficiently manage pre- and post-operative patients, medical and surgical emergencies, inpatient, and outpatient services.

About the Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS)

  • VACCHCS is part of VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN21), which comprises of seven total facilities across northern/central California, Nevada, and Hawaii.
  • VACCHCS is a 114-bed acute care, general medical and surgical center with state-of-the-art primary, secondary and tertiary care in major diagnostic, and treatment specializations.
  • VACCHCS has 40,000 Veterans currently enrolled for health care eligibility and serves more than 28,000 Veterans in six counties in California’s San Joaquin Valley: Tulare, Kings, Fresno, Madera, Merced and Mariposa.
  • In addition, a 60-bed Community Living Center (CLC) is located on campus and provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care.

Fresno Community Information
Fresno in the center of the San Joaquin Valley, the southern portion of the California's Central Valley. With a census-estimated 2016 population of 520,000, Fresno is the fifth-most populous city in California, the most populous city in the Central Valley, the most populous inland city in California, and the 34th- most populous city in the nation.

  • From the twelve months of sunshine to the world-class outdoor adventures, it's no wonder Fresno is called California’s “year-round playground"! Enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities such as golfing, hiking, snowboarding, skiing, whitewater rafting, boating, and rock climbing. Take in the natural beauty of Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks where you can hike among the giant sequoias or descend into the deepest canyon in California.
  • Apart from its natural landscape, Fresno is also known for its agriculture and wine. As part of the #1 agricultural region in the U.S., Fresno boasts spectacular farm to fork dining options as well as award-winning wines to rival those of Napa Valley.
  • Fresno is also conveniently and centrally located (and just a few hours drive) to the beautiful California Central Coast, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey, and Carmel.
  • Last and not least, the low-cost of living in Fresno combined with a competitive salary/benefits package/plentiful recreational activities as outlined above make for an exceptional quality of life—an ideal place to work and raise a family!

To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further, please forward copy of your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Mr. Porfirio Dominguez at

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Please apply online at: with CV and statement of contributions to diversity. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of appointment.

Application Requirements

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

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

About UC San Francisco

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

UC San Francisco 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.

Job location

Fresno, CA