POSITION TITLE: Division Chief of Orthopedic Surgery – Dignity Health Medical Group – AZ (DHMG-AZ).
REPORTS TO: Academic Chairman, Surgery - DHMG
ABOUT THE POSITION:
This position is available to highly qualified individuals at the rank of Associate Professor and Professor, with fellowship training in orthopedic trauma and/or adult reconstruction, and a significant record of clinical, educational, and research success.
The Division of Orthopedic Surgery, a Division within the Department of Surgery – Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG)-AZ, provides comprehensive patient care in the following areas: orthopedic trauma, adult reconstruction (hip and knee, shoulder and elbow), hand and upper extremity, and sports medicine.
Through the Creighton School of Medicine, The Dignity Health Medical Group Division of Orthopedics will build an academic program with the leadership of this individual. Research activities are conducted in each of the specialty areas. The residency program will be accredited by the Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. Fellowship opportunities will develop as necessary with appropriate faculty and leadership.
DHMG - AZ is looking for their new “leader” in orthopedic surgery to build a new division; and,
- Re-establish the legacy of musculoskeletal service line at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Phoenix Arizona
- Lead and build an orthopedic surgery service line at one of the busiest and most prominent hospitals in the Southwest, affiliated with the Barrow’s Institute – a top ranked neurosurgery center of excellence and the Norton Thoracic Institute, one of the busiest transplant programs in the country.
- Enjoy a high volume of complex cases and wide mix of pathology
- Focus on standardization, evidenced-based medicine and the highest in clinical quality meanwhile improving the triple aim
- Bring/recruit 2-3 of your best friends and build a new team
- Become a leader in building a 4-year on-campus residency, medical school, and world-class research institution with the Creighton School of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona
- Develop a new Division of orthopedic Surgery with multiple leadership opportunities, program expansion, and hospital integration
- Become a part of the largest non-profit health system in the country
ABOUT THE CULTURE OF DIGNITY HEALTH:
Dignity Health, as part of CommonSpirit Health—the largest not-for-profit healthcare organization in the nation—seeks to serve the poor and disenfranchised, while furthering the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. 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.
- MD or DO Degree and Board Certification
- Completed ACGME Residency training with current ABMS Board CertificationFellowship-trained in either adult reconstruction or orthopedic trauma
- Prior medical group and/or hospital leadership experience (3-5 years preferred)
- Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
- Must obtain Arizona State medical licensure prior to starting in the position
We are offering a competitive salary and generous benefits package that includes a matched 403b, employer-funded pension plan, relocation allowance for applicable physicians, CME benefit, and excellent malpractice insurance.
EEO NO J1 Visas; Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.