Hospitalist Physician

San Diego, California
Closing date
May 7, 2023

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Full Time
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The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is seeking a new Hospitalist division member to join 5 current Hospitalists to provide care at the UCSD Medical Center Hillcrest Labor and Delivery location.  The Hospitalist team provides 24/7 coverage for low to moderate risk obstetrics patients.  Hospitalists also perform ER consultations, admissions and surgeries for gynecology patients presenting in the emergency room or for obstetrics patients presenting to the Level 1 trauma center. The hospitalist team works with midwives, residents and students and occasionally assists with perinatal day clinics on site.   Work duties average 42 hours per week with a full-time commitment of 85 24-hour shifts per year.

Successful applicants will demonstrate an aptitude towards exceptional working relationships with certified nurse midwives and nurse practitioners as well as a dedication to medical education including the direct teaching of residents and medical students. 

Qualified applicants should be Board Certified or Active Candidate status in general obstetrics and gynecology.  Previous experience or fellowship training in an OB/GYN hospitalist program is preferred but not a requirement.  The staff physician appointment and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with UC policy. 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.

UC San Diego Health offers an extensive range of women’s health throughout San Diego.  Our original medical center is located in Hillcrest in the heart of San Diego and is our lower volume labor and delivery site with plans for further growth as the medical center is currently undergoing re-development.

Please send curriculum vitae, cover letter along with names and contact information of references to: Gina Frugoni, MD Division Director,

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