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California Academic Neurohospitalist - Early Career Leadership Potential

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Sacramento, CA

Opportunity Overview

UC Davis in Sacramento is establishing a Neurohospitalist team. This unique role offers the chance to pioneer as the inaugural Neurohospitalist, participate in the inception of a new department, play a key role in shaping future recruitment, and potentially contribute to the establishment of a fellowship program.

Position Highlights

  • Exceptional potential for leadership advancement and professional development, prior leadership experience is not required
  • Work in 24-hour shifts, following a balanced schedule of 7 days on and 7 days off for 20 weeks annually.
  • Manage a patient load ranging from 5 to 15 individuals each day in a dedicated 10-bed ICU.
  • Actively engage in research and have the chance to mentor medical students, residents, and fellows.
  • This position is accessible to candidates at all levels, whether Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, with the opportunity to rapidly progress to the next academic rank.
  • Guaranteed base salary based on rank + bonus programs
  • Sign-on bonus, relocation allowance, and student loan repayment opportunities
  • Full comprehensive benefits package includes CME allowance, paid time off, retirement vehicles, health/dental/vision, etc.

Community Highlights

  • In 2023, Forbes ranked Sacramento as the "#1 Best Place to Live in California."
  • The city offers convenient proximity to picturesque coastal beaches, stunning mountain ranges, and the charming wine country.
  • Sacramento boasts a cost of living that is 22% lower than the California average and a remarkable 85% lower than San Francisco.
  • With only a two-hour drive to both the beach and world-renowned ski resorts, you'll have easy access to outdoor adventures.
  • Sacramento has been recognized as one of the nation's 'Happiest Cities in 2023.'

Job Reference


Salary or Rate Per Hour

$235,882 - $304,122


Sydney Gowen


November 2023

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Sydney Gowen