Medical Board Careers

The Medical Board of California (Board) is an equal opportunity employer, providing equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation. The Board offers careers and opportunities for advancement.

The Board is the state agency responsible for the licensure and regulation of physicians and surgeons and certain allied health care professionals. The Board protects the public by:

  • setting standards for education and training required for licensure and investigating complaints against licensees;
  • providing information about its responsibilities and activities to the public by telephone, in writing and on the Internet, including detailed information about its licensees; and
  • taking appropriate disciplinary action against licensees and unlicensed persons found guilty of violating the Medical Practice Act or other laws.

For the Board to carry out its mandated responsibilities, it employs over 160 permanent, full-time employees. The Board also employs physicians as civil service employees to assist in its licensing program and as expert reviewers to assist the Board by providing expert reviews and opinions on Board cases and conducting professional competency exams.


Job Vacancies:

The Board's job vacancies are listed through the California Department of Human Resources' CalCareers website.

Vacancies in CalCareers are available only to individuals who have eligibility based on:

  • successful completion of a competitive state civil service examination; or
  • current employment with the State of California in a class which is comparable under transfer rules; or
  • previous employment with the State of California in a class that is comparable under reinstatement rules.