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
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.
Like its legendary namesake rising out of the ashes, the greater Phoenix area has emerged as one of the bright metropolitan areas of the 21st century. The Phoenix area encompasses more than 20 incorporated cities, including Glendale, Scottsdale, Tempe and Mesa, and all serve as a timeless Southwestern backdrop to the spirit of Puebloans, cowboys, miners and visionaries. Recently, the Census Bureau named Arizona's Maricopa County, which includes the greater Phoenix metro area, the county with the nation's highest annual population growth. Home to more than 4 million residents where everyone has a sunny disposition, the Phoenix area also ranks as the sixth-largest city in the United States. Phoenix is a premier destination offering the best of both worlds: a growing and diverse economy and a great place to live with more than 300 sun-filled days a year and an almost endless supply of attractions including:
189 city parks, 33,000 acres of desert preserves and 200 miles of trails
Host to MLB Spring Training and the annual Fiesta Bowl!
Home of the Phoenix Open and 200 golf courses
Professional sports teams including the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Arizona Cardinals.
Host to 5 Fortune 500 company headquarters
The Best Mexican Food North of the Border!
Affordable housing and cost of living
A family-friendly area, with the Children's Museum of Phoenix, ample youth sports and athletic leagues, the Challenger Space Center Arizona, a wide variety of school options, including public, private, magnet and charter, the Phoenix Zoo, large water parks, SEA LIFE Arizona, and many more!
The Phoenix area is also a destination for people from all over the world to receive outstanding healthcare. This is particularly true of Dignity Health's St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center – home to the world-renown Barrow Neurological Institute and The Norton Thoracic Institute - #1 lung transplant program in the U.S. - as well as many other world-class healthcare services and teaching programs.
With over 240 physicians and 800 total employees, Dignity Health Medical Group – Arizona is a comprehensive, integrated, multispecialty, academic medical group that serves Dignity Health St. Joseph's and Westgate Medical Centers, Chandler Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center – a flagship region of Dignity Health currently 'headquartered' in San Francisco, California. 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.
We know that humankindness is powerful medicine. After more than a century of experience, we’ve learned that modern medicine is more effective when it’s delivered with compassion. We are successful because we know that the word care is what makes health care work.At Dignity Health, our humankindness is extended to every member of the team. We take a holistic approach to letting our people know that they truly matter. We chose the name Dignity Health because the value of dignity is woven into the fabric of our culture. Our mission, vision and values were all formed out of the recognition of the inherent dignity of each person. It also represents our commitment to delivering excellent medical care to all, to advocating on behalf of the poor and to partnering with others to improve the quality of life.We offer a supportive, collegial environment, with a staff that’s passionate about bringing the very best practices to patient care. We are an organization committed to facility infrastructure, the latest technology and effective communication. Most of all, you will discover the spirit, idealism and family-friendly environment that comes with a mission driven, not-for-profit healthcare o...rganization."Hello humankindness starts with the proven idea that human connection leads to better health."