Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$160,000 - $260,000 / Year
Frost Street
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Days, Variable hours and days, Variable hours and days

#124011 Physician Clinician - General Pediatrics

Extended Deadline: Wed 12/13/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

THE DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS, Division of Academic General Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics is seeking clinicians to provide patient care at our two pediatric offices in San Diego.

UCSD Academic General Pediatrics has clinic practices in multiple locations and serves many communities in San Diego. We provide outpatient medical care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults aged birth to 21 years. Our team is comprised of exceptional faculty and staff committed to providing evidence-based clinical care and serves as the main outpatient pediatric teaching site for UCSD medical students and pediatric residents. Academic General Pediatrics also has clinics focused on caring for medically fragile children, lactation support, for children traveling internationally, and immigrant children.

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and be board certified/eligible by the American Board of Pediatrics and have or be eligible for a California medical license as determined by the California Medical Board. The Department has a strong commitment to clinical care and teaching. Assignments will also include supervising and educating residents and fellows in training, participation in division meetings, program planning and development of provider and patient education information. Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour business needs.

Preferred qualifications for this position include 2 years of general pediatrics clinical experience, and a proven ability to work collaboratively across Pediatric disciplines. The preferred candidates will be pediatricians with strong clinical skills and interest in medical student/resident education and teaching. Fluency in Spanish and/or other languages is highly desired but not required.

UC San Diego Health provides a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and access to all the research and academic capabilities of the University. Additionally, you and your family will enjoy all the beauty, culture, recreation and outdoor amenities of the San Diego region!


  • M.D. or D.O. degree
  • Current California Medical License, or ability and commitment to obtain CA license prior to start date
  • Board Certified in Pediatrics


  • Two (2+) or more years’ experience in general pediatrics practice
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or other languages


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check, pre-employment physical, drug screen, immunization screening and TB test.

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24 hour business needs.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $0 - $0 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $0.00 - $0.00

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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