Dignity Health

Faculty Physician

Job ID
2017-36331
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Level 1 Trauma Center
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Dignity Health Medical Group Arizona
Shift
Day
Location
PHOENIX
AZ
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri

Overview

Dignity Health Medical Group in partnership with Chandler Regional Medical Center (CRMC), an ACS-verified Level I trauma center in suburban Phoenix, is seeking a highly qualified, fellowship-trained acute care surgeon to join our team of five (5). Our team’s focus is driven around being leaders in education, centered on evidenced based medicine while ensuring consistent collaboration and communications within the team. Ideal candidates must be easy-going, approachable and focused around team based medicine. They also need to be comfortable in a rapid growing and expanding environment while also being board-certified or board-eligible by the America Board of Surgery in general surgery with added qualifications in surgical critical care, as well as expertise in the management of complex injuries including thoracic and vascular trauma. In addition, candidates must have an interest and proven track record in clinical and/or basic science research with documented publications.

 

Responsibilities

Dignity Health Medical Group in partnership with Chandler Regional Medical Center (CRMC), an ACS-verified Level I trauma center in suburban Phoenix, is seeking a highly qualified, fellowship-trained acute care surgeon to join our team of five (5). Our team’s focus is driven around being leaders in education, centered on evidenced based medicine while ensuring consistent collaboration and communications within the team. Ideal candidates must be easy-going, approachable and focused around team based medicine. They also need to be comfortable in a rapid growing and expanding environment while also being board-certified or board-eligible by the America Board of Surgery in general surgery with added qualifications in surgical critical care, as well as expertise in the management of complex injuries including thoracic and vascular trauma. In addition, candidates must have an interest and proven track record in clinical and/or basic science research with documented publications.
 
CRM evaluated 80,000 patients in the emergency department and 3,400 trauma patients last year, of which 11% suffered a penetrating mechanism. Our trauma center in on track to care for 3,600 patients this year. We are formally integrated with the William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) General Surgery Residency in El Paso, TX. In addition to general surgery resident coverage, we also have general surgery research residents year round as well as rotating family medicine residents and 24/7 ACNP and PA coverage. We have excellent subspecialty support, including Barrow Neurological Institute neurosurgeons and fellowship-trained orthopedic trauma surgeons.
 
Duties include equitable primary and back-up trauma and emergency general surgery call. Candidates would provide coverage of our 12-bed and 5-bed dedicated trauma intensive care units, floor rounds, clinic and an elective surgery practice (including robotics). We have a robust trauma research program and expect each member of the team to fully engage in ongoing research activities within the division.
 
Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest non-profit health care systems, is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. Located in Chandler, Arizona, CRMC is a 339-bed community and tertiary care center located 25 miles from downtown Phoenix. In 2015, CRMC opened its 96-bed patient tower and includes a new emergency department, 4 trauma bays, 6 operating rooms including one dedicated to trauma, an ICU and 2 patient floors. However, due to the exciting continued growth of the hospital and region, another 100+ bed patient tower is planned for 2019. CRMC has been honored with the Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence award from Healthgrades in 2013. CRMC has also received the Health Care Leadership Award for Hospital of the Year and #1 Acute Care Hospital in 2013 from AZBusiness Magazine.
 
Chandler is an ideal place to raise a family, with excellent schools and well-respected state universities. With professional sports teams, wonderful restaurants and incomparable shopping, the Chandler/Gilbert/Scottsdale area is among the most highly desirables areas in the country to live. These opportunities offer a perfect lifestyle balance.
 
We are offering a competitive salary and generous benefits package that includes a matched 403b, gifted pension plan, relocation allowance if approved, CME benefit and excellence malpractice insurance. A stipend is paid above 4 primary and 4 back-up calls per month. Our surgeons are encouraged and supported to participate in international surgical mission trips, accompanied by our general surgery residents.
 
Our surgeons go home post call during the week and have generous time off to enjoy all that Phoenix has to offer.
Interested candidates should send their CVs to John Staren, Sr. Physician Recruiter at (602) 406-3881 and/or email your CV to at
 
John.Staren@dignityhealth.org
 
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Qualifications

Ideal candidates must be easy-going, approachable and focused around team based medicine. They also need to be comfortable in a rapid growing and expanding environment while also being board-certified or board-eligible by the America Board of Surgery in general surgery with added qualifications in surgical critical care, as well as expertise in the management of complex injuries including thoracic and vascular trauma. In addition, candidates must have an interest and proven track record in clinical and/or basic science research with documented publications.

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