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Pediatrician - Inpatient and Outpatient Settings (Per Diem)

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
25835523 30% Part Time Variable - 12 Hour Shifts Commensurate with Experience

Position Information

UCR Health is a team of physicians, specialists and healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health of Inland Southern California residents and families by bringing health home to our communities. Established alongside the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, UCR Health is growing to meet the healthcare needs of the region - bringing innovative, culturally sensitive medical care to our communities. Our patient-centered primary care and specialty services deliver university-based healthcare excellence and innovation to the communities where we live, work and play. To learn more about UCR Health, please visit: www.ucrhealth.org

The Pediatrics department is seeking physicians in inpatient, outpatient, and mixed settings clinical practices in Riverside, San Bernardino, and Coachella Valley at UCR Health clinics and affiliate sites. Pediatricians supervise and/or perform a full range of professional work in primary care medicine involving the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric patients. They work collaboratively with other physician groups for patient care.

This is a Per Diem appointment. Per Diem Physicians are hourly paid appointees whose primary purpose is clinical service. These appointments have a variable schedule and cannot exceed 43%. These appointments may be on a pre-scheduled basis or as needed on a day-to-day basis as determined by the University. At minimum, incumbents are required to be available to work at least one day per month and one major holiday per calendar year as needed by the department.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. **


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Possession of the education and legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California as determined by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance. Required


License Requirement
Possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California as determined by the California Medical Board. Required
Maintenance of California Medical License and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) prescribing number. Required


Certification Requirement
For employees in the outpatient setting: Basic Life Support (BLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification. Required
For employees in the inpatient setting: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification. Required
Eligible to sit for board certification in a relevant care specialty as determined by the American Board of Medical Specialists. Board certification required within 18 months of hire. Required


Experience Requirement
UCR has three levels of physicians; all levels require completion of medical residency and are distinguished by board certification status and years of experience. Required
Junior (000772-Assistant Physician): requires board eligibility and must successfully pass the board exam within 18 months of hire. Required
Mid (000771-Associate Physician): requires board certification and must have a minimum of 1 year of experience post internship/residency. Preferred
Experience in inpatient and outpatient settings. Preferred
Background and skills in clinical practice, clinical teaching, and managed care. Preferred
Candidates must qualify for medical staff privileges at UCR Health and our affiliated sites/hospitals. Required
Prior experience providing inpatient and/or outpatient pediatric care, newborn exams, and ER consults. Preferred
Experience and interest in chronic disease management and working in interdisciplinary teams. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Travel Required
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required
At minimum, incumbents are required to be available to work at least one day per month and one major holiday per calendar year as needed by the department. Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to work effectively with staff and patients from diverse ethnic/racial backgrounds, educational levels, sexual orientations, and identities.
Ability to work independently under general direction and to work collaboratively with others.
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to stay abreast of new medical knowledge, and to maintain and increase expertise and skills as relevant to clinical practice.

Preferred Qualifications

Computer proficiency and first-hand experience in using electronic health records systems to document patient interactions and coordinate care.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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