MFM Faculty Physician

Employer
Dignity Health
Location
Phoenix, Arizona
Posted
May 17, 2019
Closes
May 16, 2020
Ref
1988152
Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

POSITION TITLE: Faculty Physician – Maternal Fetal Medicine

COMPANY: Dignity Health Medical Group – AZ (DHMG-AZ)

REPORTS TO: Division Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine - DHMG

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) is comprised of a group of five employed, board-certified perinatologists. Within the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), our team provides inpatient coverage at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center (SJHMC), as well as outpatient services within DHMG Maternal Fetal Medicine clinics throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Gynecology Services at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center are ranked 19th in the nation, by US News and World Report 2018-2019.

Currently, we are looking for a dynamic physician to join our outpatient team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing exceptional clinical care, with an interest in medical education. The pursuit of providing innovative and high-quality clinical care remains the priority of our providers, while faculty appointments, research opportunities, quality improvement, and patient advocacy involvement is encouraged for interested physicians. Primary responsibilities of this position includes participation in inpatient and outpatient MFM clinical practice at Dignity Health facilities, to include coverage of the L&D and antepartum units, obstetrical ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis procedures, and perinatal consultation. Candidates with strong backgrounds in medical complications and critical care in pregnancy, and ultrasound/genetics/prenatal diagnosis are encouraged to apply.

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a Regional Perinatal Center which provides Level 4 Obstetrical Care with approximately 5000 deliveries each year. St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center also houses nationally ranked and internationally renowned neurology and neurosurgery, is a high-performing heart and lung transplantation services, and maintains level 1 trauma certification. The Level III NICU has over 60 approved beds and ECHMO. The Division works closely with Phoenix Children's Hospital which is the fifth largest Children's Hospital in the country and nationally ranked in all 10 sub-subspecialty areas evaluated by US News and World Report.

Through the Creighton University School of Medicine (CUSOM), the DHMG Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology will continue to provide educational enhancement to medical students who rotate through the St. Joseph’s Hospital campus in sunny, Phoenix, Arizona. St. Joseph’s Hospital currently provides educational instruction to 35 OBGYN residents. In addition to our unique opportunity to partner with CUSOM in shaping the future of medicine, our department is honored to serve an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse patient population. We welcome applicants who find this patient population and teaching opportunities to be professionally rewarding.

ABOUT PHOENIX, ARIZONA:

Phoenix boasts all the amenities of a large city—including foodie destinations and cultural richness—without the high cost-of-living or overwhelming congestion of New York or Chicago. Whether you are looking to raise a family in the suburbs of the East Valley or cherished Arcadia/Paradise Valley neighborhoods, or you are looking for the hustle and bustle of exciting downtown living, Arizona proves to provide an exceptional living experience to people in all walks of life. With renowned golf-courses, botanical gardens, shopping malls, zoos, arts districts, and A+ schools, Arizonians never struggle to find a solution to their needs and hobbies. For sports enthusiasts, Arizona is home to all four major sports: NFL, NHL, NBA, and MLB. For the adventurers, the Colorado River provides opportunity for floating and fishing, various hiking trails flaunt breathtaking views, and a day-trip can help Phoenicians escape to the Grand Canyon, the red rocks of Sedona, or the pines (and snow!) up in Flagstaff. Being just a short drive to the beaches of California and Mexico, Arizona really does offer everything to its lifelong residents, and would be the perfect destination for your forever career.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

With over 240 physicians and 800 total employees, DHMG Arizona is a comprehensive, integrated, multispecialty, academic medical group that serves Dignity Health St. Joseph’s and Westgate Medical Centers, Chandler Regional Medical Center, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, and Mesa General Hospital. The physicians of DHMG-AZ are regularly involved with clinical duties, as well as academics and translational bench research, keeping the enhancement of care and the patient experience at the forefront of the work that they do. www.DHMG.org/Arizona.

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 utilizing our healing ministry to promote the health of the entire patient, rather than simply treat their disease. 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • MD or DO Degree and Board Certification
  • Completed ACGME Residency training with current ABMS Board Certification
  • 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

COMPENSATION:

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.

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