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SF VA Medical Center Hospital Medicine Faculty

Application Window

Open date: October 2, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Feb 23, 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: Wednesday, Apr 2, 2025 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

Job Description

1) Job Title: Career Hospitalist

Description: SFVA 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: Hospital Medicine 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.

3) Hospital Medicine Nocturnist + ICU Nocturnist

Hybrid nocturnists can do 12 nights for HM + 3 ICU nights per month. Different combinations of HM + ICU shifts are possible. 8-9 HM night shifts are a minimum requirement. The maximum number of monthly shifts is 15. ICU shifts are paid at a higher salary rate.

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.

For positions that are 50% effort or more:
The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5. The minimum base salary range for this position is $104,800-$320,100. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

For positions that are 49% effort or less:
See Table 2 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $74,800-$228,600.

For positions exclusively/ partially funded by the affiliate organization:
*This position may be funded exclusively/partially by the SFVAHCS. See Veterans Affairs website for salary information:

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)

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

San Francisco, CA