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.

Academic Affairs Analyst

Under the general direction of the director of academic affairs in the School of Medicine, this position will provide analytical support on academic personnel matters in the school of medicine. Provide analysis, implementation, evaluation and recommendation of new and existing system wide and local policies, procedures and guidelines for a health science school. Provide coordination of academic recruitment, appointment, and advancement of academic employees. Analyze proposed academic actions to determine potential problems or complications. Serve as a resource to the school's academic leadership, faculty and non-faculty academic appointees. Serve as back up support in all areas to the other academic personnel analysts in the academic affairs unit in the school of medicine.

Executive Administrative Specialist

The executive administrative specialist performs administrative services for the associate dean/chief financial administrative officer (AD/CFAO) and the executive director of finance for the School of Medicine (SOM), and when needed senior level management and staff in the dean's office. Collaborates on a wide range of issues, projects, programs, and on matters of importance to the school related to its financial affairs. Represents the SOM in a professional manner, exercising sound judgment, tact and the utmost discretion. Have thorough understanding of the priorities and expectations of the AD/CFAO and executive director of finance and take these into account in coordinating their schedules. Assists with planning and execution of special projects assigned.

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.


OB/GYN Revenue Specialist

Principal revenue manager/coder for the OB/GYN-Women's Health department. Primary liaison between the UCR Health billing department/vendor and the department chair. Works collaboratively with each department leadership on the complex and comprehensive management, analysis, organizational development and education of all activities related to professional fee billing and collections for the women's health department. Essential to this position is a comprehensive understanding of all patient care services, registration and scheduling, billing activity and financial reporting in adherence to university guidelines. Responsible for fostering effective communication of billing issues and trends between billing and the department chair as well as other revenue cycle stakeholders.


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 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. This position serves as the technical expert and resource for the school and clinical enterprise. Accurately codes for both the inpatient and outpatient environments to include physician office visits, in-office procedures, and/or surgeries/procedures performed at affiliate hospitals 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.

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.

Standardized Patient Educator

UC Riverside's School of Medicine standardized patient (SP) educator will provide clinical, educational and technical expertise in the development, implementation and evaluation of simulation based activities for clinical skills I & II, doctoring I & II, MS3 OSCEs, MS4 back to basics and resident objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs). The SP Educator will be responsible for working under the direction of the SP director with faculty, students, staff, and external stakeholders to ensure the highest quality simulation learning activities are efficiently integrated and implemented across the undergraduate and graduate programs.

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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