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 administrative support for all functions and day-to-day operations in the school of medicine's development and student affairs offices. The incumbent will provide administrative support to the SOM Office of Development and the Office of Student Affairs, assisting with calendaring, special projects, perform special assignments, and working 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 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.

Biostatistician

Under the direction of the senior associate dean for research, the biostatistician will provide statistical programming and analysis support to research, education, and clinical projects for the school of medicine. This position requires strong analytic, problem solving, and programming skills to analyze and interpret a variety data from multiple sources. She/he will assist in data collection and sampling strategies; design, plan, and execute statistical analysis; utilize univariate and multivariate statistical procedures; perform complex data analysis (including but not limited to: time-series; hierarchical/multi-level modeling; mediation analysis); derive logical consistency checks; review manuscripts; and ensure accurate interpretation of results. The individual will work with the scientific team and other investigators on multiple research projects, and will summarize results for presentation. She/he will participate in writing as well as manuscript preparation. The biostatistician's role in analysis and manuscript preparation will be acknowledged with authorship according to their effort. In addition to their research roles, the successful applicant will teach biostatistics and epidemiology to medical students and residents.

Chief Technology Officer

Reporting to the associate dean/chief financial & administrative officer (CFAO), the chief technology officer (CTO) is responsible for leading the strategic planning, development, and implementation of a complex technology infrastructure including hardware, software, major systems, security and networking, development of learning technologies and applications, and management of all technology supporting the teaching, research, service and clinical mission facets of the UCR School of Medicine (SOM).

With a rapidly growing clinical enterprise, the SOM seeks an individual with a background and experience in clinical systems, including telemedicine. The CTO will direct the multifaceted components of technology for SOM to support teaching, research, multiple clinical enterprise sites, undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education (residents) and central administration. The delivery of these technologies, technical services, and support offerings will be accomplished via a variety of platforms and modalities, and a strong background provisioning and integrating cloud, vendor, and custom developed systems within distributed environment is essential.

As a community-based medical school, this position is charged with the development of robust systems to meet the operational demands of a medical school with multiple clinical practice sites spanning a 220 mile region. Strategically work with partners, affiliates and third party vendors to manage, coordinate, and secure technology across multiple platforms, technologies, and sites. The management portfolio held by this position is notably diverse, with corresponding broad organizational implications and complexity, characterized by substantial scope of responsibility. This position requires regular interface with the senior leadership of the SOM, officers of the UCR campus and officers of the University of California and represents the SOM in a variety of settings. The incumbent will leverage relationships with campus technology leadership, including UCR's CIO, CTO, and CISO, as well as UC-wide partners to ensure SOM technical programs and infrastructures are provided both effectively and efficiently. This is a senior position positioned to provide leadership, vision strategy and direction for multiple technology, policy and information outreach programs relating to web software development, procurement and the management of systems needs of rapidly expanding clinical services and graduate medical education programs.

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.

Compliance Manager

The compliance manager will contribute to the establishment of our infrastructure, growth and success in meeting our mission by supporting and maintaining a comprehensive and effective compliance program. The compliance manager manages compliance reporting requirements, develops and maintains auditing and monitoring processes as assigned. Responsible for the timely and consistent coordination of complex investigations (high volume and/or high risk). In collaboration with the director of compliance and privacy, implements, monitors and maintains a privacy compliance framework to identify risks, trends, outcomes that support the consistent assessment, remediation and reporting of certain privacy compliance risks across the UCR enterprise. Recommends, initiates implementation of remediation activities, and monitors progress of action plans as assigned.

Contracts Analyst

The contracts analyst will collaborate closely with the supervisor to administer standardized and template based contracts for the School of Medicine (SOM). Ensures contracts are routed appropriately, approvals obtained, supporting documentation is in order, investigates discrepancies, and formatted consistent with policy. Will be responsible for the mechanism defined to track contract details to ensure timely and efficient administration. The incumbent will serve as a representative with various stakeholders to obtain and communicate information to resolve contract-related operational issues; and will maintain ongoing relationships.

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.

Director of Student Affairs

This position oversees most functional areas of the School of Medicine (SOM) Office of Student Affairs and develops/implements new student programs and events. The incumbent works independently to prioritize assignments and strategies in order to achieve the SOM mission under direct supervision of the senior associate dean and associate dean of student affairs. This position is primarily responsible for the operation and management of the SOM student affairs office. This includes the administrative oversight of medical school admissions, student advising, medical student records, academic enrichment programs, student programming, medical student affiliate compliance relations, as well as the recruiting, hiring and training of student affairs unit personnel. The incumbent will partner with our director of financial aid and director of student counseling and academic support to ensure full support for all medical students. Additionally, the incumbent oversees the fiscal and personnel management of the student affairs office and advises the senior associate dean and associate dean regarding policies, protocols, and procedures.

Executive Director of Finance

Under general direction from the associate dean/chief financial administrative officer, the school of medicine executive director of finance leads the school's financial enterprise. The incumbent leads and manages financial management, budgeting, planning and operations which requires a deep understanding of the challenges facing the clinical, education, and academic components of a medical organization and of the financial system that supports it. The incumbent will establish operational objectives and work plans, and delegate assignments to subordinate managers. Senior management reviews the objectives to determine operational success. Manages, prepares, administers, and directs control of budget/organizational resources. Manages the activities of the financial analyst staff. Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control. Directs activities that ensure division and department adherence to approved budget. Involved in developing, modifying and executing policies that affect immediate operation(s) and may also have organization-wide effect. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and personnel, and serious delays in overall schedules.

Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, UCR Health

Directs the operations and program planning for healthcare clinics and/or centers; develops plans to optimize practices and resources, people, space, time and equipment.

The executive director and chief operating officer, UCR Health is under the direct supervision of the CEO, UCR Health & senior associate dean for clinical affairs and the general supervision of the associate dean, chief financial & administrative officer for the UCR School of Medicine (SOM). This position directs the administrative, financial, and operational activities of the clinical care services of the UCR SOM clinical enterprise known as UCR Health. The position collaborates with the UCR SOM clinical departments in supporting medical practice in the clinics and both outpatient and inpatient service areas of the health system.

This position will be a key contributor in building the clinical practice with the establishment of practice sites spanning inland southern California regions including the Coachella Valley, Riverside Metro, San Bernardino county, and Southwest Riverside (Temecula/Murrieta) regions. This includes hiring physicians, developing and outfitting practice sites, implementing managed clinic staffing and operations, building business models/plans and pro formas. The operating budget, revenue streams and clinical practice sites are expected to expand at a rapid growth trajectory over the next several years.

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.

Medical Assistant / Patient Care Coordinator

This position performs medical, technical, and administrative support services to contribute to the efficient day-to-day operations providing a positive patient experience. Clinical duties may include escorting patients to exam rooms, taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, assist in procedures, and other duties as directed by physician. Provides administrative support to the providers and interacts with patients by scheduling patient appointments in tandem with the provider availability, interacts with patients in person and on the phone, answers clinic phone, greets patient at check-in, collects patient information, updates/maintains electronic records, insurance verification, handles visit payments, ensures the clinic has needed inventory for operation, and performs clerical tasks.

This position will be assigned to work at various clinic locations in the inland empire. This position may be required to work different shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Medical Student Clerkship Coordinator

Works in a team environment to coordinate all aspects of the daily operations of the clerkship program for medical students to complete their medical rotations curriculum. The clerkships consist of medical students rotating through various clinical settings with affiliates in medical centers/community environments under the supervision of UCR clinical faculty. This position resides in the Office of Medical Education (OME) whom manages undergraduate medical education clerkships as well as rotations for undergraduate medical education and graduate medical education. Under supervision of the clerkship program directors, the clerkship program coordinator manages all day-to-day operational aspects for the clinical medical student clerkship program and participates in long-range planning and development of the program, manages and coordinates student placement, provides analytical and programmatic support to the director, and serves as a resource to clerkship students in logistical matters. Additional responsibilities include assisting faculty with incoming medical clerkship students, ensuring the initial paperwork and other requirements are met; rotation scheduling and providing other support necessary to ensure a quality program.


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

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 Coder

The physician coder will contribute to our growth and success in meeting our mission by reviewing, analyzing and assuring the final diagnoses and procedures as stated by the practicing providers are valid and complete. Accurately codes office and hospital procedures for providers to ensure proper reimbursement. Provides education to the providers to ensure proper completion of electronic health records and proper assignment of ICD-9 CDM and ICD-10 CDM, HCPCS and CPT codes. All delivered in a patient centric environment.

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.

Quality Outcomes Manager

This position understands, implements, and educates to create better practices/processes for improved outcomes for our patients in compliance with regulatory agencies such as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which have an impact to the financial being of the clinic setting. Provides project management support to clinic operations by collaborating with leadership in the changes to service lines and opening new clinic locations.

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.

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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General Campus Information

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

School Information

School of Medicine
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

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

General Inquiries: (951) 827-4568
E-mail: medschool@ucr.edu

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