People of Excellence
Thank you for your interest in employment at UC Davis Health. As you probably know, our employees have the distinction of being part of one of the most prestigious institutions in the world.
From research and education to clinical care and community engagement, here are four brief stories about the people, patients and generous supporters of UC Davis Health.
Commitment to Customer Service
The health system has an extensive commitment to compassionate, patient-centered care and exceptional customer service, and earns high marks for satisfaction and customer-friendliness.
@Work Profile: Bryan Barry
Diverse and Inclusive
UC Davis Medical Center received national honors for its diversity practices and is a recognized leader in creating an inclusive environment for LGBT patients and employees. Sacramento itself was labeled one of America’s most integrated cities by Time and the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University in the early 2000s.
In addition to the distinction of being part of one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions in higher education, University of California offers employees exceptionally attractive employment packages – in many instances offering benefits, services and opportunities that other employers can’t match.
@Work Profile: Jita Buno
Institutional support for professional development includes local employee training and development programs, and flexible UC work and leave policies that make it possible to pursue educational and training programs while employed.
@Work Profile: Francis Sousa
Superior Quality of Life
California’s capital region boasts exceptional quality of life, with a rich urban environment that provides both big-city amenities and outstanding affordability. Located in a leafy valley of scenic rivers and canopies of trees at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Sacramento includes down-town skyscrapers, Victorian architecture, restaurants and shops, a vibrant arts scene and plentiful outdoor adventure.
|•||Sacramento’s Mediterranean climate helps it continually rank in the top 10 sunniest cities in the U.S. Outdoors enthusiasts find it ideal for year-round recreation at local rivers, mountains and parks such as the 30-mile American River Parkway greenbelt and bike trail. Fishing, boating and rafting are popular on the 1,000 miles of waterways around Sacramento and the Delta.|
|•||The area’s rich diversity feeds a lively cultural scene to please any palate. Sacramento is home to an annual jazz festival, the California State Fair, professional sports franchises, wineries and monthly art walks.|
|•||The region offers one of the most affordable housing markets in the state, and a variety of reasonably priced housing options are available in neighborhoods within easy reach by foot, bicycle or public transportation.|