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La Jolla
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#114385 Physician, Geriatrics

Extended Deadline: Tue 10/18/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy


The Department of Medicine ( at University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology & Palliative Care is actively recruiting for a full-time geriatrics-trained physician to practice in the San Diego, CA area. We seek an individual who is willing to work in a wide range of clinical programs in our growing geriatrics program. We provide clinical care in the outpatient and inpatient setting. Position will cover various clinical settings as needed but is designed as a hybrid inpatient/outpatient role.

UC San Diego Health offers a superb benefits package and excellent opportunities for teaching and pursuing other academic interests.

The Department is seeking candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence in clinical care, teaching, and service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. California medicine license/eligibility and board certification/eligibility in geriatrics required. The ideal candidate should have five or more years of geriatrics medicine experience in a variety of clinical care settings; clinical teaching; scholarship and institutional/committee service are preferred. Minimum basic qualification: must be board certified or board eligible in geriatrics.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales.


  • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy
  • Valid California Medical License/DEA
  • Board-Certified or Board- eligible in geriatric medicine required
  • Experience caring for geriatric patients, ideally five or more years
  • Strong track record in clinical care and collaborating across disciplines
  • Experience and ability to teach medical students and trainees
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintain the highest standards of clinical care, teaching, and professional activities, and to develop a climate that supports equality and diversity


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

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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.

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