Physician - Academics-Critical Care - Intensivist

Banner Health
Phoenix, Arizona
Dec 17, 2020
Dec 17, 2021
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Medical Director for the Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix Medical Intensivist Care Units and Critical Care Physician Advisor

Banner University Medical Center Phoenix, a Top 5 Large Health System and one of the country's premier non-profit health care networks, is seeking an experienced Critical Care physician with proven leadership skills and academic experience. This is an excellent career opportunity for physician to work in the heart of Phoenix and the hub of academic medicine.

Qualifications and Skills include:

  • Current ABIM certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine with MBA or equivalent in Health care administration required.
  • Academic experience with the desire to work with and consultant/resource for attending physicians.
  • Experience with conducting clinical review on cases referred by care management staff and/or other health care professionals
  • Assesses care quality to achieve optimal outcomes according to evidence based guidelines in reference to critical care.
  • Identify quality, safety, patient satisfaction and efficiency issues leading to suboptimal care. Takes appropriate action to resolve

Serve as the Medical Director for the Banner University Medical Intensive Care and be responsible for the following administrative duties:

  • Ensure daily coverage of Intensivist shifts.
  • Prepare and manage Intensivist provider schedules.
  • Provide and oversee teaching and administrative services to fulfill the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division responsibilities in the ICU.
  • Assist Banner/University of Arizona (U Az) in keeping controllable costs of the Division to a minimum by assessing and improving processes, technologies and equipment.
  • Assist in establishing Division procedures, action plans and goals to address the quality of care of critical care patients.
  • Participate as Chair of the ICU Committee, and as a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee and the ICU Quality Improvement committee.
  • Help initiate the use of clinical practice guidelines and protocols that would improve patient care in the ICU.
  • Provide ongoing continuing medical education to physicians, nurses and other professionals working in the ICU.
  • Assure that all Leapfrog and JCAHO initiatives are assessed and implemented as appropriate.
  • Provide quarterly reports to Banner/University of Arizona administration and to the Quality Improvement Committee, and if requested, to the Medical Executive Committee and Board of Trustees, detailing ICU performance statistics and areas of challenge with corrective action plans.
  • Assure the maintenance of accurate, complete and timely patient and other records in order to facilitate the delivery of quality patient care and proved the information required to obtain payment for services.

Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally-known academic medical center and the primary teaching facility of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. BUMC-P is a 733 bed, Level 1 Trauma facility: as the largest and one of the most comprehensive tertiary care facilities in Arizona, it provides a full complement of subspecialties including cardiac care, transplant services, oncology, high-risk obstetrics, CARF certified stroke, head injury and general inpatient rehabilitation, epilepsy center, Alzheimer’s Institute, and outpatient clinics on campus in primary and specialty care. BUMC-P has been cited for 12 years as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report and is consistently rated as a “Best Place to Work” in Arizona.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner Health recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. Banner Health is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.

Facility & Location Information

Banner University Medical Center - Phoenix
Downtown Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ 85006 Physician - Academics-Critical Care - Intensivist

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