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Medical Director of Quality & Safety Cancer Center

Application Window

Open date: December 14, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Jan 14, 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: Saturday, Jun 14, 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

University of California, San Francisco
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HDFCCC)
Associate/Full Clinical Professor, Medical Director of Quality & Safety Cancer Center

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HDFCCC) at the University of California, San Francisco is seeking a Medical Director of Quality and Safety at 75% effort to provide leadership, clinical administration, and oversight in the areas of quality and safety initiatives across the Cancer Center, Cancer Regional sites and Affiliates. The Medical Director will report to the UCSF Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Cancer Services and will work in close partnership with the UCSF HDFCCC Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Medical Director will consult regularly with the UCSF Chief Quality Officer to ensure that the services provided are in accord with the institution’s mission, vision, values, and goals. Candidates must have an MD (or equivalent) degree and be Board eligible or certified in medicine, radiation oncology or a surgical specialty and preferably fellowship trained in Oncology.

The Medical Director will be expected to provide leadership and oversight in the following areas: Quality initiatives across all Cancer Center Service Lines, Patient Safety initiatives across all Cancer Center Service Lines, and Enterprise Quality Support. The appointment will be made in the Health Sciences Clinical or Clinical X series at a rank compatible with the candidate's qualifications.

Rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should apply via AP Recruit at

Please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

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 $150,300-$320,100. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

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: Contributions to Diversity Statement

  • 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