University of California, Riverside

School of Medicine



Staff Positions


Open Staff Positions

Below are a list of open positions within the UC Riverside School of Medicine. Applications for these staff positions are submitted through the UCR Office of Human Resources.

Administrative Assistant

This position provides essential and high level administrative support for all functions and day-to-day operations in the School of Medicine (SOM), Division of Biomedical Sciences. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining the calendar of chair of the division, ensuring the chair has sufficient background materials necessary for meetings and/or travel itineraries. The incumbent will also provide administrative support to the financial & administrative officer (FAO) as well as on special projects, perform special assignments, and work on assignments that are complex in nature where considerable judgment and initiative is needed in resolving problems and making recommendations. Incumbent will serve as focal point for communications; answering phones and screening/redirecting inquiries as appropriate. Incumbent will also serve as staff support to essential committees within the school of medicine, inclusive of but not limited to, preparing necessary files, preparing agendas, taking minutes, following-up on action items and handling routine correspondence. Incumbent will also be responsible for processing purchase and travel requests/reimbursements and other routine accounting transactions for staff utilizing on-line financial systems.

The incumbent is expected to use mature judgment, informed decision making, concern for detail and timeliness, as well as, appropriate discretion to deal with complex, confidential and sensitive issues.

Behavioral Scientist

This position works with leadership, community members and other key players to provide behavioral medicine services to employees and community members. Participates in the development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of all aspects of the behavioral medicine services of the family medicine residency program.

Clinic Manager

The clinic manager is responsible for the overall operations in developing and maintaining a well-functioning and compliant physician office clinic. This will include, but not limited to: staffing, training, financial/budgetary, billing, ensuring the correct coding when designating patient diagnosis or visit information, policy making, patient satisfaction, and provider/employee engagement. Will supervise staff and oversee the functions provided by the front office coordinators, surgery schedulers, medical assistants, and clinic leads. There will be three full time employees hired into this position to support the infrastructure and growth of the UCR Health clinical enterprise.

Director of Academic Affairs

Reporting to the dean through the associate dean for academic affairs, the director of academic affairs in the UCR School of Medicine (SOM) is an integral position for management and oversight of policy and processes relating to academics and, in particular, the Health Sciences Compensation Plan (HSCP). Manages the office of academic affairs, supervises its staff, and manages its budget. This position is the primary support for the recruitment, appointment and promotion process of the faculty and is responsible for a wide range of activities supporting the broadly defined areas of academic affairs, including: recruitment, appointments; salary negotiation; retention; merits and promotions of faculty; development of policies and their implementation; dissemination of information relating to academic faculty; development of policies and their implementation; dissemination of information relating to academic systems and data capture projects; data collection; analysis planning; academic related issues (leaves and benefits, grievances, mediations, separation, scientific misconduct, required training), and development of and sponsoring programs for academics. Service and support is provided for senate and non-senate SOM faculty, including HS clinical and volunteer clinical faculty, academic employees in non-faculty titles, and full-time clinical faculty physicians affiliated with the faculty practice plan. This position serves as a change agent, providing leadership to develop the systems infrastructure needed for a SOM; assesses, streamlines, and continuously improves the school's academic appointment/promotions process and procedures as appropriate, providing education, development and community building with departmental academic affairs managers and working with other key managers in creating an effective and efficient administrative structure for the SOM as it relates to academic affairs and management of the HSCP for the SOM. The director will be a project manager on multiple projects needed for implementation of health science faculty compensation. The director is an integral staff member and resident expert to advise SOM leadership and its faculty on component parts of the HSCP and compliance to the terms and conditions of the HSCP.

EEG Technologist (Per Diem)

Under the general supervision of the director of epilepsy and clinic manager, the EEG technologist provides expertise required for electroencephalograph testing, telemetry testing, evoked potential testing, brain map testing and surgical monitoring. Also provides long term video EEG monitoring, spinal cord monitoring and corticography. Assists with the instruction and education of EEG Technologists, students and in-house staff. Assists in a variety of duties, including. scheduling patients, ordering supplies and completing test result data. Able to monitor IOM cases or willing to learn intra-operative monitoring, which may include functional cortical mapping, WADA monitoring, ABR, facial nerve, EMG, SSEP, and all other modalities included in adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients. All delivered in a patient centric environment.

This is a per diem position. Current time demand is 4 to 8 hours per month with plans for expansion and increased hours within the next year. The primary practice setting is out-patient with future in-patient duties.

Hospitalist (Palm Springs Region)

Under general direction, hospitalists supervise and/or perform professional work in primary care medicine involving the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients at Desert Regional Medical Center and other UCR affiliate sites.

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.

Hospitalist (Riverside Region)

Under general direction, Hospitalists supervise and/or perform professional work in primary care medicine involving the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients at Riverside Community Hospital (RCH).

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.

Nurse Practitioner

This position will work in conjunction with a supervising neurosurgeon will provide clinical expertise to acutely and chronically ill neurosurgery patients by taking detailed medical histories, performing exams, interpreting lab results, making diagnoses, and implement in- and out-patient treatment. Hospital duties include assisting in neurosurgical procedures, closing wounds, ordering and reviewing MRIs and CT scans, and making rounds. Collaborates with others in the clinic to assure smooth flow of patient care consistent with established quality indicators and participates in the overall coordination of patient care. The care delivered will be based on theoretical principals and scientific knowledge and in accordance with requirements set forth by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

The position's primary work location will be in the Inland Empire working in the UCR Health Clinic and in affiliate facilities. Additionally, this position may be required to be on call and work different shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Pediatric Hospitalist (Palm Springs)

Under general direction, hospitalists supervise and/or perform professional work in primary care medicine involving the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of Pediatric patients. These physicians will be assigned in the Palm Springs community providing services at Desert Regional Medical Center (DRMC) and other clinics/hospitals.

These are per diem appointments. 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.

Physician Assistant - Neurosurgical

Under the general supervision of the neurosurgeon will provide clinical expertise to acutely and chronically ill neurosurgery patients by taking detailed medical histories, performing exams, interpreting lab results, making diagnoses, and implement in- and out-patient treatment. Hospital duties include assisting in neurosurgical procedures, closing wounds, ordering and reviewing MRIs and CT scans, and making rounds. Collaborates with others in the clinic to assure smooth flow of patient care consistent with established quality indicators and participates in the overall coordination of patient care. The care delivered will be based on theoretical principals and scientific knowledge and in accordance with requirements set forth by the California Physician Assistant Board.

Physician Assistant (PA)-Neurosurgical

This position will work in conjunction with a supervising neurosurgeon will provide clinical expertise to acutely and chronically ill neurosurgery patients by taking detailed medical histories, performing exams, interpreting lab results, making diagnoses, and implement in- and out-patient treatment. Hospital duties include assisting in neurosurgical procedures, closing wounds, ordering and reviewing MRIs and CT scans, and making rounds. Collaborates with others in the clinic to assure smooth flow of patient care consistent with established quality indicators and participates in the overall coordination of patient care. The care delivered will be based on theoretical principals and scientific knowledge and in accordance with requirements set forth by the California Physician Assistant Board.

The position's primary work location will be in the inland empire working in the UCR Health Clinic and in affiliate facilities. Additionally, this position may be required to be on call and work different shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Physician Specialist (Per Diem)

Under general direction, the physician specialist practices medicine and surgery and is trained and certified in a specific area of medicine. Physician specialists diagnose and treat illness and injury; perform minor surgery and completes physical examinations; counsels and instructs patients; provides professional supervision of nurse practitioners; instructs and educates trainees and/ or staff; and may assist in public relations efforts.

Examples of specialty areas include, but are not limited to: pediatrics, cardiology, obstetrics & gynecology, maternal fetal medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology etc.

This is a per diem appointment. Per diem physician specialists 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. The salary for this position is commensurate with experience and area of specialty.

Residency Coordinator

The residency coordinator will assist medical students in the UCR School of Medicine with career plans in their selected specialty or developing alternate career plans, applying for residency programs, advising on residency program requirements and providing student support for medical students. Tracks post-residency process where students matched, applied and re-located. Prepares students for and oversees the Post-Match Supplemental Offer & Acceptance Program (SOAP) process for unmatched medical students. The incumbent will be the main point of contact for the Careers in Medicine Program, including assisting medical students on program requirements and providing student support services relevant to the application process. Works with the student affairs team to help organize and carry out major events and activities such as recruitment day, orientation week, graduation ceremonies and various wellness events.

Residency Program Coordinator (Family Medicine - Palm Springs)

Under the supervision of the residency program director, and the graduate medical education (GME) manager, manages all aspects of the resident recruitment and selection process, manages all day-to-day operational aspects for the designated residency program and participates in long-range planning and development of the program, financial analysis, manages resident admissions and onboarding activities, provides analytical and programmatic support to the director, and serves as a resource to residents in matters such as establishing library privileges, coordinating employment and benefits matters with SOM human resources, and other administrative duties as assigned. Please note: this position will be located in Palm Springs.

Urgent Care Physician

Under general direction, urgent care physicians will be responsible for both direct patient care and for other administrative duties as designated by the medical director. In this position you will examine, diagnose, and treat patients of all ages for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses. You will counsel and educate patients and families about acute and chronic conditions, medical concerns, or health wellness. In addition, you will provide direction to clinical staff; and may instruct and educate trainees and/ or staff.

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. Monday through Friday shifts are 12 hour shifts and weekends are eight hour shifts.

This position's primary work location will be at MedPost Urgent Care in La Quinta, California; however, may be assigned to assist in affiliate facilities.

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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School of Medicine
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

Admissions Inquiries: (951) 827-7353
E-mail: medadmissions@ucr.edu

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