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Academic Clinician in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $375,000-$475,000. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan

Application Window

Open date: February 16, 2024

Most recent review date: Friday, Mar 8, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Feb 15, 2025 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.

Position description

The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine and the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of California, Davis, is recruiting for 1 joint appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series

As a member of the Division of Pain Medicine, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing pain medicine services within the University of California Davis Medical Center, while working in a multidisciplinary team that includes pain medicine physicians, nurses, psychologists, and acupuncturists. Responsibilities include patient care, inpatient service, advanced practitioner oversight, ability to perform ultrasound-guided and fluoroscopically-guided procedures, skilled ability to independently set up and adjust an ultrasound and fluoroscope to optimize identification of target sites of injection and direct others to do so for all ultrasound-guided and luoroscopically-guided procedures, adept at maintaining safety measures for both procedural and clinical practice, assessing and treating patients of all ages who have acute, chronic, or cancer pain. Additional responsibilities include clinical education of medical students, residents, fellows, and APP students and participation in the pain medicine call schedule, including after hours, weekend and holiday call. Position includes travel to any of our UC Davis community clinics or UC Davis affiliated healthcare partner organizations.

Rank and Salary are commensurate with experience. Additional inquiries may be directed to Camisha Warren at 916-734-4611 or Ruben Jimenez at 916-734-7985. The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Qualified candidates must possess an MD or DO degree, have successfully completed an ACGME certified fellowship in Pain Medicine from an ABA accredited Anesthesiology based program, and be eligible for licensure in the state of California. Qualified candidates must be ABMS board-eligible or board-certified in both PM&R and Pain Medicine. If board-eligible, then board certification for PM&R and Pain Medicine must be attained by the time the provider goes up for promotion to the associate rank. Experience in teaching medical students, residents, fellows, and APPs as well as experience caring for patients with acute and chronic pain, patients with substantial medical co-morbidity, patients that require spinal intervention, intrathecal pump technology, cancer pain management and supportive oncology, or the care of patients with psychosocial aspects of pain management is preferred. Preferred candidates will have administrative leadership experience and demonstrate scholarly productivity. The ability to work cooperatively and collegiality within a diverse environment and collaboratively with interprofessional teams is required.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

California Fluoroscopy License

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

The candidate should be proficient in implantation of both intrathecal pumps and spinal cord stimulators. Preferably the applicant should be knowledgeable about other advanced therapies such as dorsal root ganglion stimulation and kyphoplasty. The candidate for this posting is preferred to have primary training in physiatry with a foundation in musculoskeletal medicine and subspecialty training in Pain Medicine from an ACGME accredited, Anesthesiology-based Pain Medicine fellowship.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter Including statement of Clinical Interest, Research and Teaching

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Job location

Sacramento, CA