Open date: April 9th, 2021
Next review date: Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
SFVAHCS - Nephrology - TeleNephrology Lead
The San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS), in conjunction with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking applications for the position of Tele-Nephrology Lead for Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 21. The selected Lead will be full time at the SFVAHCS with a joint academic appointment at UCSF. The Lead will oversee the VISN 21-wide tele-nephrology program, including strategic planning and program development. The tele-nephrology program will provide routine and urgent tele-nephrology care to Palo Alto, Northern California, Fresno, Reno, Las Vegas and Pacific Islands systems, including their Community Based Outpatient Centers.
The Tele-Nephrology Lead will collaborate closely with the VISN 21 Specialty Care Integrated Clinical Community (ICC) Lead. This individual will also be a member of the Medicine Service. The SFVAHCS program is one of three UCSF Divisions of Nephrology, located at UCSF Mt. Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and the SFVAHCS. In addition to serving a key leadership role within the SFVAHCS, the Tele-Nephrology Lead will work collaboratively to support and contribute to outstanding research and education across all sites.
The ideal candidate will be suitable for a UCSF academic appointment at the level of assistant, associate or full professor in the In Residence, Clinical X, Adjunct or HS Clinical series, as evidenced by a strong track record of scholarship, teaching and clinical excellence. This individual will report academically to the Nephrology Section Chief at the SFVAHCS and operationally to the SFVAHCS Deputy Chief of Staff and the VISN 21 Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Qualified applicants will have an MD, current medical license, and be board-certified in Nephrology. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership skills, extensive program development experience, outstanding track-record of clinical collaboration and success in mentorship and education.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching and research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Applicants must be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA's basic qualification standards may be found at
Applicant's materials must list all current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.
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.
Candidates may qualify for a recruitment bonus, reimbursement of relocation expenses, and the Education Debt Reduction Program in accordance with agency policy.
Please apply online at
Curriculum Vitae - Your CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).
Statement of Research (Optional)
Statement of Teaching (Optional)
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:
Misc / Additional - Statement of Clinical Experience