A Physician Group Serving Alameda Health System

Careers – Department of Medicine – Division Chief, Hospital Medicine

The Department of Medicine and OakCare Medical Group are seeking a Chief for the Division of Hospital Medicine at Highland Hospital. Highland Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center that is part of Alameda Health System and serves the greater Oakland area and the remainder of Alameda County. The facility has 235 licensed beds, a faculty of 65 specialists and generalists in the Department of Medicine and is home to several teaching programs, including a large Internal Medicine Residency Program.



  • Valid California medical license and DEA license
  • Board certification in Internal Medicine
  • Minimum of 5 years in practice as a hospitalist
  • Minimum of 2 years of leadership experience in an academic setting
  • Strong interest in serving the multi-cultural community of Alameda County and working in a safety net environment


Clinical Responsibilities

  • Provides direct care and supervises trainees on the inpatient teaching services


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Directs and supervises the Division’s daily operations including staffing and efficiency of inpatient flow for admissions and discharges
  • Sets and monitors professional expectations of performance for patient care and teaching
  • Oversight of all quality improvement and utilization review activities for the Division of Hospital Medicine
  • Oversight of all clinical pathways and protocols for the Division
  • Maintenance of a positive work culture with cross-department collaboration in alignment with other Alameda Health System initiatives
  • Directs ongoing efforts for recruitment and retention of faculty
  • Mentors the Division members in individual and group professional growth and oversees faculty development for the Division


Academic Responsibilities

  • Provides teaching and oversight for curricula for the Division for residents and medical students rotating on the inpatient service
  • Fosters and leads academic efforts for the Division in extramural presentations, publications, and research


Interested candidates should submit CVs and statements of interest to the Chair of the Search Committee: Taft Bhuket, MD; Division Chief of Gastroenterology; tbhuket@alamedahealthsystem.org. For more information about the Department of Medicine at Highland hospital go to http://www.acmcmedicine.org


OakCare Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.



About OakCare

OakCare Medical Group provides the highest quality care to the Alameda Health System and the people of Alameda County in fulfillment of it's dual mission of delivering comprehensive health services and training new physicians.

Menu Items

Quick Links

Copyright © 2012- OakCare Medical Group