Title: Faculty Surgeon- General/Trauma Surgery
Reports to: Academic Chair, Surgery
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) is seeking a faculty surgeon within the Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, and Surgical Specialties to join our team at Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, a Level III trauma center. The ideal candidate will be board eligible/certified in general surgery with experience in trauma. Candidates should have interest in education/teaching of medical students and surgical residents, and have a passion for high quality and clinical care. Excellent communication skill is a must and willing to work in a high volume matrix environment.
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. Josephs 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.
ABOUT THE CULTURE OF DIGNITY HEALTH:
Dignity Health, as part of CommonSpirit Healththe largest not-for-profit healthcare organization in the nationseeks 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
- ABS Board Certification/Eligibility in General Surgery
- Trauma Surgery experience preferred
- Must have or be eligible for medical licensure in Arizona.
- ATLS certification
- Completed ACGME Residency training program
- Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
- A passion for providing clinically excellent care
- Competitive salary
- Generous benefits package that includes a matched 403b, employer-funded pension plan,
- Relocation allowance for applicable physicians
- CME benefit
- Excellent malpractice insurance
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 Arizonas Maricopa County, which includes the greater Phoenix metro area, the county with the nations 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 Childrens 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 Healths St. Josephs 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.
CommonSpirit 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. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.
Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center is a full-service, 212-bed, acute care, not-for-profit hospital providing healthcare to the East Valley of the Phoenix Arizona metropolitan area and is currently seeking Level III trauma designation. We are committed to providing the highest standards of care and healing the patients physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Focused on delivering compassionate care and improving quality of life, the hospital is a healing facility with a culture to match. Since opening in June 2006, Mercy Gilbert has achieved national recognition for its healing environment, leadership and efforts toward a healthier earth. Mercy Gilbert promotes a culture of compassionate care and reminds staff why they chose health care as their line of work. All staff and employees must undergo extensive training in this philosophy. Mercy Gilbert is the fifth largest employer in the city of Gilbert. In 2014, Phoenix Childrens Hospital opened a 22-bed pediatric unit inside Mercy Gilbert.