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Palliative Care Positions 11/2023-6/2024

Position overview

Salary range: The posted UC salary scales [] set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5. The salary range for this position is $134,700-$411,500. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan [], which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: November 1, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Apr 17, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Jun 28, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The UCLA Palliative Care Program has openings for full-time outpatient or inpatient Palliative Care physicians serving the Greater Los Angeles area, including Westwood, Santa Monica, Westlake Village, Santa Clarita, and the South Bay. Successful candidates will be part of an innovative care model with collaboration with Primary Care, Extensivist Medicine, and Hematology-Oncology. Candidates must have strong interpersonal and clinical skills, and will have opportunities for teaching fellows, residents, and medical students.

Positions include outpatient clinical service and home palliative medicine visits, and may include some weeks attending on the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Hospital consult services. The successful applicant will enjoy a full-time faculty appointment in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series at the Instructor, Assistant, Associate, or full Professor rank in the Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. An M.D. or D.O. is required. A California medical license is required. Candidate must be board eligible or board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

An M.D. or D.O. is required.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

A California medical license is required.

Must be board eligible or board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

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Job location

Los Angeles, CA