Jobs at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
Please be sure to choose your correct candidate status (internal vs. external) when applying for a job. If you chose the incorrect status, your application will not move forward in the selection process.
- Internal Candidate:
You are considered an "internal" candidate if you are an ongoing, regular employee who currently receives a paycheck directly from UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. The paycheck will have the payer name "UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland" printed on it.
- External Candidate:
If you do not currently receive an employment check directly from UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, you should apply as an external candidate. This includes volunteers, temporary agency personnel, contractors and certain other positions.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide status updates or respond to telephone inquiries regarding your application. However, if you are selected and invited for an interview, manager for that position will contact you. We encourage you to log in and check the status of your application online at any time.
All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a background check and post-offer health assessment. This health assessment includes: testing for illegal drugs, an occupational health history, physical assessment based on job description, and determination of immunity to certain communicable diseases.
It is the policy of our hospital not to engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship or service in the uniformed services.
Frequently asked questions
- If currently employed by UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco, should I apply to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland as an internal or external candidate?
As an employee of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco, you should apply to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland as an external candidate. The employment relationship between staff members at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland remains separate.
- If I am not hired for the position I applied for, will you hold my resume for other positions?
You must apply for each position that you are interested in.
- Tell me more about the New Graduate Nurse Program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.
We hire new graduates on an ongoing basis. Any positions listed as RN I/II are positions that are open to both experienced RNs and new graduates. New graduate nurses should be licensed prior to applying for a new graduate program. If hired, you will spend six to eight weeks working with a preceptor. Please note that some of our new graduate positions do have specific requirements. Please be sure to read the job posting carefully. You can sign up to receive email alerts when new RN I/II positions are posted by logging in and setting up your Job Agent.
- If a job posting has been removed from the website, does that mean the position has been filled?
If a job is removed from the website, it means that we are no longer accepting applications for the position.
- How long does the application process take? When will I be contacted?
The time varies for each position based on many factors, including each department’s priorities and timelines. To check the status of your applications, log in to your profile and click Application History.
- What benefits does UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland offer its employees?
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees who are scheduled to work more than 20 hours per week. The benefits package includes:
- Health benefits (medical, dental, vision)
- Life insurance
- Personal accident insurance
- Long term disability
- Flexible spending accounts
- 403b savings plan
- Retirement plan
- Paid time off
- Extended sick leave
- An employee assistance program, and more
- Does UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland only accept online applications?
Our preference is to receive online applications for open positions. Please do not email, mail, fax or hand-deliver your resume. If you do not have access to a computer, the Human Resources Department has three available in our lobby for applicant use. We are located at 770 53rd St. (corner of 53rd Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way). Our office hours are Monday though Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Can I be notified when new jobs become available?
Yes. Registered users can log in and use the Job Agent feature to be notified when certain jobs become available.
To create a Job Agent:
- Go to the Job Search page.
- Log in. If you haven’t already registered to create an account, you will need to do so at this time.
- Once you have logged in, click SET UP JOB AGENT NOW to navigate to the Job Agent tab.
- Click SET UP JOB AGENT NOW.
This directs you to a list of all possible jobs. Select the jobs that interest you and click SUBMIT. A message will appear that tells you your Job Agent was created and you will be returned to your dashboard. You will also receive an email confirming your enrollment in the Job Agent program.
When a job that matches your selection become available, you will receive an email regarding the job opening. The Job Agent service remains in effect for six months from the date you sign up.
Add Jobs or Make Changes to Your Job Agent
Once you have created a Job Agent – you can add jobs or edit your Job Agent.
- Log in.
- Click the Job Agent tab.
- Next to My Jobs of Interest, click EDIT.
- How long does UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland keep my profile and resume?
Your information will remain in our system; however, you must submit a new application each time you wish to be considered for an open position. The system will allow you to log in to copy your application from one job opening to another. Be sure to update your application each time so that your information is relevant to the position you are applying for.
- Can I complete an online application even if the specific position I'm interested in is not currently open?
No. You can only apply for posted positions.
- How many active applications can I have at one time?
An applicant can have up to 15 active applications at a time. Please be aware of this limit as you consider your options.
- What happens to my profile and resume once they are received?
Once your profile and resume are received, an employment specialist reviews your information to ensure you meet the basic requirements for the job. If you do, the employment specialist will pass your information on to the hiring manager for evaluation. If the hiring manager selects you for an interview, you will be contacted directly.
- Who qualifies as an internal candidate?
An internal candidate is an individual who is currently employed by UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. Volunteers, contractors and students should apply as external applicants.
- How do I know that UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland received my online profile and resume?
After you submit your profile and application you should almost immediately receive an email response from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland letting you know your application was received. Sometimes, this email lands directly in your junk mail folder or your bulk mail folder, so be sure to check these if you haven’t received an email.
If, after checking these folders, you still haven’t received an email from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, log back in to your account to verify that the email address you entered is correct. If the email is correct and you did not receive the email in an alternate folder, you can check the status of your application by clicking on Application History. If your application does not appear on the list, it was not successfully submitted and will need to be resubmitted.
- How do I check the status of my application or change my account settings?
To check the status of your application or perform other account functions, click Log In/Register in the right side navigation module, or go to the job search page and click the Log In button.
Once you log in, this will open your dashboard. Click Application History to view all applications that have been submitted within the last six months. Any status changes will show in yellow. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide application status updates over the phone.
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