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UCSF Fresno & VACCHCS - Emergency Department Medical Director

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 5th, 2017
Last review date: May 24th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 5th, 2018
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.


VACCHCS Emergency Room Physician

The Department of Internal Medicine at UCSF-Fresno and Veterans Affairs Central California Healthcare System (VACCHCS) is seeking a full-time physician to fill the position of ED Medical Director with direct medical staff supervision. The selected candidate will be appointed in a faculty position at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the HS or Clinical X series depending on qualifications. This position will serve as the Emergency Department Medical Director at the VA Central California Healthcare System which services Veteran patients in Fresno by supporting a Level III Emergency Department. Clinical coverage and administrative/supervisory duties are approximately 50%/50%. Incumbent should possess excellent leadership skills with knowledge of VA Performance Measures and principles of Systems Redesign including implementation of emergency department and hospital flow practices. This area of the hospital has a high volume and treats patients that are acutely and critically ill. It is essential that the physicians that work in this area have the appropriate knowledge base and skill set to safely manage our Veterans. Physicians in this area must be residency trained in Emergency Medicine or residency trained in Internal Medicine, Surgery or Family Practice with experience in an Emergency Medicine practice environment. A physician must also be board certified in their respective Specialty. A physician should also be proficient in managing medical and surgical emergencies that can present in the midst of lower acuity patients. The ED Medical Director will be expected to maintain and cultivate the collegial relationships and collaboration between all stakeholders. This position will function as an important contributor to the UCSF Fresno IM residency and fellowship programs. VACCHCS is a Complexity Level II health care facility. We have an active and expanding clinical research program. Faculty appointment with UCSF will be commensurate with the applicant’s background and accomplishments. The program is located in Fresno, California, a vibrant, growing but affordable community in the Central California Valley just a short drive to Yosemite and other national parks.

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.

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Fresno, CA



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