Sound Physicians
Tucson, Arizona
Sep 04, 2021
Sep 04, 2022
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Join a Collegial Practice Where You Thrive

Sound Physicians, a physician-founded and led organization, focuses on improving quality, patient satisfaction, and ICU performance. Our model is designed to challenge the status quo and transform the way critical care is provided. This is accomplished by our relentless pursuit to create value and eliminate waste in the ICU, implementing critical care programs that focus on improving the lives of patients while creating value for our hospital partners.

We ensure that physicians have the time and resources needed to deliver compassionate care that measurably improves quality and lowers the cost of healthcare for patients in the communities we serve. Our culture promotes physician autonomy, mastery, and purpose. Physicians have the ability to effectively participate in the process of change management within the community hospital ICU setting.

The Team – The Hospital

We are looking for an Intensivist to join our critical care program in Tucson, AZ! We are one team that covers three ICUs at Carondelet St Joseph's and Carondelet St Mary's Hospitals. This is an excellent opportunity to care for advanced cardiac patients, as well as complex neuroscience patients, with a cohesive team of superb Board-certified Intensivists.

St. Joseph’s is a level I trauma center and is home to the Carondelet Neurological Institute and St Mary’s is home to the Carondelet Heart & Vascular Institute providing state-of-the-art cardiovascular care. 

  • St Joseph's: 32-bed medical/surgical ICU & 12-bed Neurocritical Care Unit
  • VV ECMO service 
  • St Mary’s: 36-bed mixed ICU with medical, surgical, and cardiac patients
  • We are implementing TandemHeart program at St Mary’s; Excellent team of structural interventional cardiologists
  • Minimal night shift requirement
  • Robust subspecialty back-up - Sound manages the Hospitalist and Emergency Medicine services as well
  • Above market hourly compensation + wRVU bonus

Education, Training & Experience Required

  • MD or DO
  • Active Arizona license; ENLS and board certification in critical care medicine required
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Must have a commitment to excellence in clinical service, be forward-thinking and demonstrate problem-solving abilities necessary in this environment
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform all technical skills in the critical care setting

Location & Lifestyle

Home to the University of Arizona, Tucson is the second-largest city in Arizona behind Phoenix, which both anchors the Arizona Sun Corridor. The city is located 108 miles southeast of Phoenix and 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border. Located in southern Arizona, Tucson is situated in the Sonoran Desert and is surrounded by five mountain ranges, making it the perfect location for the outdoors enthusiast. Annually Tucson observes 360 sunny days providing year-round access to recreational activities including rock-climbing, snow-skiing camping, and hiking bicycling across the areas 800+ miles of biking paths. Tucson has a rich cultural arts community comprised of over 200 art groups and over 30 regional museums. The affordable cost of living and nationally ranked schools make Tucson an excellent place to call home.  

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