UCSF Department of Surgery Seeks Chief of Surgical Services
December 14, 2017
San Francisco, California
Full Time - Experienced
CHIEF, SURGICAL SERVICES – ZUCKERBERG SAN FRANCISCO GENERAL HOSPITAL AND TRAUMA CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO
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Lead a strong team of surgical faculty as Chief of Surgical Services at ZSFG, a top public hospital in the U.S., and San Francisco’s only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center
The Department of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) seeks an outstanding individual as Chief of Surgical Services at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG), San Francisco’s only Level I Adult Trauma Center. The successful candidate will have a national reputation as a leader in academic surgery in the areas of patient care, medical education, and research, as well as exceptional administrative and organizational skills. The individual chosen will have major responsibilities for this distinguished service, which includes trauma and acute care surgery, critical care, general and subspecialty surgery, vascular surgery, and plastic surgery services.
The position will be appointed at the Associate or Professor rank. UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
ZSFG: Considered one of the finest public hospitals in the US, the General - as many refer to it - offers humanistic, cost-effective and culturally competent care to an international community of patients regardless of their ability to pay. Since 1873, ZSFG has been a partner in public health with UCSF. The University provides faculty from all four schools: dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy, who provide patient care services, conduct research and teach at ZSFG. Today ZSFG is the only Level 1 Trauma Center available for the over 1.5 million people living and working in San Francisco and northern San Mateo County. The ZSFG Emergency Department is a 24-hour service licensed by the State of California and fully accredited by the Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Service Level I department to provide emergency and trauma care. ZSFG provides 24-hour, comprehensive emergent, urgent and non-urgent care to 98,000 adult and pediatric patients annually.
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This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be a contributing leader with one of the preeminent academic health centers in the world, practicing at one of the finest public hospitals in the country, while residing in one of the most desirable places to live in the U.S. Interested applicants should send their curriculum vita to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions and inquiries can be directed to Jay Torio, Senior Director, Department of Academics at Merritt Hawkins at (800) 876-0500. All applications will be handled in a security sensitive and confidential manner.
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.
Applicants must be board-certified in General Surgery with a solid track record of management and leadership. We prefer candidates who can demonstrate national recognition of excellence in clinical care and research. The applicant must have recognized skills in the education of Medical Students, Residents and Fellows.
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