The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) are seeking applications for an academic Sleep Physician in the Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Section at the San Francisco VA. We are in search of an outstanding clinician with experience in Sleep Medicine, who will participate in clinical and teaching activities in our Sleep Section.
The San Francisco VA Health Care System provides health services to Veterans through the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and seven community-based outpatient clinics. Our Sleep Medicine program has greatly expanded, generating an exciting opportunity to provide more specialty care for patients who are seen at our community-based clinics and throughout Northern California. Primary duties will include staffing Sleep Clinics at our San Francisco, Santa Rosa, and Oakland sites, and delivering comprehensive Sleep Medicine care to our patients, both on an outpatient and inpatient basis. The candidate will participate in Sleep Medicine training for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellows. There will also be the opportunity to occasionally care for patients in ambulatory Pulmonary clinic and as an attending physician on the inpatient Pulmonary Consult/ICU service, but the majority of the time will be spent as a Sleep Medicine provider. Applicants will have demonstrated clinical excellence along with aptitude for scholarship in clinical and educational endeavors aligned with the missions of the section, SFVAHCS, and UCSF.
Highlights of this role include:
- A supportive and truly interdisciplinary team where each member is an equal contributor
- Dedicated and gifted faculty and staff and outstanding trainees at all levels (medical students, residents, and fellows)
- Academic environment with commitment to excellence in patient care, education, and research
- Institutional culture that is highly receptive and friendly to patient care
- Protected time for academic work and a structured curriculum for faculty career development
- Diverse patient population
This individual will receive an academic appointment at UCSF in either the HS Clinical or Clinical X series, at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, commensurate with their experience. They will report directly to the Chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep Medicine at SFVAHCS. Applicants will have an MD, a current medical license, and be board-certified/eligible in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. Board eligibility or certification in Critical Care Medicine is highly desired but not required.
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 online application can be found here: https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF04346
Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VAs basic qualification standards may be found at https://www.vacareers.va.gov/ApplicationProcess/NavigatingHiringProcess/
UCSF 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 advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA.
The VAs basic qualification standards are here: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/application-process/navigating/before-you-apply.asp.
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