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Medical Director, Sleep Medicine

Merritt Hawkins
Sacramento, California
Closing date
Aug 10, 2024

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & RequirementsStart Date:9/19/2023Job Type:Perm
Here's an excellent opportunity to lead the efforts of a sleep program in the No. 1 city in California (Forbes). The University of California, Davis School of Medicine seeks a Director for Sleep Medicine to govern the enterprise operations of Sleep Medicine at UC Davis Health. The incoming director will provide overarching leadership of a sleep program with physicians across multiple departments and specialties, a sleep clinic, a six-bed outpatient lab, and a relationship with an additional external laboratory.

Opportunity Highlights - Leadership Opportunity
  • Critical leadership role at a highly reputable university - Full-time academic Associate or Professor level director
  • Develop the sleep program and lead workforce planning efforts
  • Oversee a multidisciplinary team and govern the enterprise operations of Sleep Medicine at UC Davis Health
  • Improve program clinical efficiency while simultaneously augmenting the academic profile of this service line
  • Membership in the health sciences compensation plan
  • Participate in clinical and research programs, and teach medical students, residents, and fellows
  • Develop a robust at-home sleep program in conjunction with administrative leadership
  • UC Davis is a Best College and a Top-10 Public School in the US (US News & World Report)
Community Highlights - Live and Work in Desirable Sacramento
Live and work in Sacramento, CA, where you'll find a significantly lower cost of living than in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and other parts of California. One of the state's most historic areas, California's capital city is filled with community events and activities and endless opportunities to experience adventure in the surrounding scenic nature.?
  • Sacramento is California's best place to live (Forbes 2023)
  • Sacramento's cost of living is 40% lower than San Francisco's?
  • Remarkable housing options?include access to a paid-for concierge service Capitol Resource Network for house hunting (
  • Access to UC Davis Mortgage Origination Program once the appointment is final (
  • Access to plenty of big-city amenities, including a vibrant downtown area, professional sports, and an international airport?
  • Enjoy convenient proximity to Lake Tahoe, wine country, beaches, and the San Francisco Bay Area?
  • US News ranks California #5 in Best States for Healthcare and #10 in Economy?
About The CompanyMerritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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