CommonSpirit Health FACULTY PHYSICIAN in PHOENIX, Arizona
Dignity Health Arizona’s goal is to create and sustain a best-in-class cancer treatment and research program that produces good outcomes for patients, is efficient and effective, respects and includes our community partners and creates a desirable work place for staff and faculty. As our Oncology Programs continue to grow we have the need to add a staff physician to our existing Supportive Care and Survivorship Program (SC&SP). The general focus of the SC&SP is to improve the quality of life of our oncology patients by managing symptoms, including pain, in all stages of disease and treatment, including late and long-term side-effects. Our program currently includes a physiatrist, pain and palliative specialist, social worker, clinical dietician, rehabilitation specialists and a speech pathologist. This physician will participate in the clinical care of patients (both inpatient and outpatient), tumor boards, teaching, research, patient safety and quality initiatives.
The Dignity Health Cancer Institute is located in a 220,000 s.f. building on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, just under 2 miles from the St. Joseph’s Campus where the Oncology Inpatient Unit resides. Dignity Health is a member of the CommonSpirit Health family, the largest not-for-profit health care system in the country.
Located conveniently in the heart ofis a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area, is the flagship hospital of Dignity Health, and a member of CommonSpirit Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in the US. More than125years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved. The Dignity Health Cancer Institute is a new, 220,000 s.f. dedicated, comprehensive, outpatient cancer center on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, approximately 2 miles from St. Joseph’s campus.
We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned,, Dignity Health,, and(which is certified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, heart and vascular and other medical services. Dignity HealthSt. Joseph’s also has a robust Destination Medicine program and is a sought-after destination for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.
U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.
We are offering a competitive salary and generous benefits package that includes premium-free insurance options, a matched 403b, employer-funded pension plan, relocation allowance for applicable physicians, CME benefit, and malpractice insurance.
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of .
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This physician will report to the Medical Director for the SC&S Program and work collaboratively and effectively with the SC&S team members, the disease-site oncology multidisciplinary teams, hospitalists, the VP, Oncology Services and administrative team members, and all other staff who support cancer patients and cancer services in the outpatient and inpatient settings.
M.D. or D.O.
AZ Medical License
Board certified in an appropriate specialty
Willing to participate in teaching and research activities
Acceptable references from supervisor, peer, subordinate and a registered nurse
Willing to abide by and promote the mission and values of Dignity Health and CommonSpirit Health.
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Job ID 2020-122938
Employment Type Full Time
Department Hematology / Oncology - Cancer Center
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Standard Hours Mon-Fri
Work Schedule 8 Hour