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  • Faculty Physician

    Job ID
    2017-33666
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Perinatology
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Dignity Health Medical Group Arizona
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    PHOENIX
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    8 AM to 5 PM
  • Overview

    Hello humankindness 

    Dignity Health Medical Group is the employed physician group of Dignity Health Arizona. Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) employs approximately 200 providers and 500 support staff that cover a wide variety of specialties. The medical group has had tremendous success over the past few years and now provides more than 73 subspecialty services. 

    The physicians provide clinical services in their areas of specialty and many serve in pivotal academic, research and leadership roles.

     

    DHMG is also heavily involved in preparing tomorrow's healthcare providers. DHMG has 84 medical school students and approximately 200 residents and fellows throughout the 25 academic programs.  Clinical services are complemented with translational and bench research to augment medical education for residents and students. 

     

    The mission of Dignity Health Medical Group is consistent with Dignity Health's mission and St. Joseph's guiding principles with a focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. As part of the Dignity Health hospital system, DHMG has full access to the staff and all facilities on our hospital campuses. This unique relationship with our hospital allows Dignity Health Medical Group to provide its patients with state-of-the-art patient services including care of the poor and disenfranchised.

     

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    Responsibilities

    St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center (SJHMC) in Phoenix, AZ, part of Dignity Health is actively seeking a full-time Maternal Fetal Medicine faculty physician for the Department of OB/GYN.  

     

    We are looking for candidates with excellent communication skills that is interested in teaching and building a thriving obstetrics and gynecology practice. The ideal candidate would be expected to provide the full range of MFM care including but not limited to:

    -         management of maternal complications in pregnancy 

    -         ultrasound

    -         amniocentesis

    -         PUBS

    -         Teaching OBGYN residents and medical students

     

    Additionally, the selected candidate will be encouraged to participate in research and outreach efforts.   St. Joseph’s is a Level III Perinatal and Level I Trauma Center that performs over 4000 deliveries annually. The OBGYN department consists of Advanced pelvic surgery, GYN Oncology, OB/GYN, Midwives and an REI. The OB/GYN residency program at St. Joseph's is the largest program in the state of Arizona and has been established since 1956. In addition to covering St Joseph's, the division also provides MFM services to Maricopa Medical Center, Chandler Regional Hospital and Flagstaff Medical Center.

     

    The Department of OB/GYN also sponsors a residency program. PIROG has been Arizona’s largest OB/GYN residency program since 1956. PIROG is a four-year residency program, fully accredited by the ACGME that is integrated between SJHMC and Maricopa Medical Center.  PIROG trains physicians to function in an independent practice in OB/GYN, to be eligible for competitive fellowship programs, and to serve as leaders in the community. Faculty members direct learning through didactic, experiential, research, and small group and individual processes.

     

    Additionally, SJHMC is also the site of the regional campus of Creighton University School of Medicine where 3rd and 4th year medical students complete two full years of clinical training, and is a clinical site for the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix. The selected candidate is eligible and will be highly-encouraged to qualify for a faculty appointment at Creighton University and the University of Arizona.

     

     

    Dignity Health, one of the largest healthcare systems in the nation, is a growing organization with well-resourced, modern facilities and diverse practice opportunities. With more than 40 acute care hospitals in three states and 9,000 physicians, Dignity Health touches the lives of thousands of people and provides nearly $2 billion in charity care to the communities it serves.

     

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    Qualifications

    • MD or DO Degree
    • Completed ACGME Residency and be BE/BC
    • Completed ACGME Fellowship in MFM
    • A passion for providing clinically excellent care
    • Must have or be eligible for Arizona State medical licensure
    • Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals

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