BC/BE Pediatric Critical Care Physician

The Critical Care Division of the Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Critical Care Physician for appointment as full-time physician to provide medical services at our community practice facilities.  This is an outstanding opportunity to work in a well-established group.   We currently provide coverage in two units: 1) Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 14-bed PICU which is certified by the California Children’s Services and provides the highest level of intensive medical care. The unit is nationally recognized for excellence by Healthgrades. 2) Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center is a 4-bed PICU that provides 24/7 specialized care for pediatric patients (infants through age 17). Los Robles Hospital has the only Level II Trauma Center in Eastern Ventura County and the only emergency room in Ventura County with an EDAP rating.

Fellowship training in Pediatric Critical Care and ongoing maintenance of board certification are required. 

We offer an excellent salary, incentive and benefit program.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and licensed (or licensable) to practice medicine in California.  Interested applicants please send a CV and letter of interest to: Miguel Sandoval, Manager Department of Pediatrics, at miguelsandoval@mednet.ucla.edu

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

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