Dignity Health Medical Group is actively seeking a highly patient-centric physician to serve as a Hospitalist at our St. Josephs Hospital in Phoenix, AZ.
Provides inpatient consults to patients admitted to the hospital, including critically ill floor patients
Provides direct patient care for internal medicine conditions, treating diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, heart attacks, and other serious illnesses
Discharges patients from the ER or Clinical Decision Unit as necessary
Teaches medical students, residents and medical staff. Assists manager of department in evaluating clinical competencies of staff and participates in formal and informal staff education and training programs on a regular basis
Supports the Program Director in matters relating to education
Provides input into the development and implementation of appropriate clinical programs and technology
Communicates with colleagues and other members of the medical staff to promote positive relations
Assists department in collecting data for medical quality/performance improvement (QI) program
Average census is 15-17 but can be as high as 20 at times; Closed ICU
MD or DO Degree and Active Board Certification
Must have or be eligible for Arizona State medical licensure
Completed ACGME Residency training with current ABMS Board Certification
Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
Is a team-oriented provider that is passionate about providing quality care and furthering the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, while serving the poor and underprivileged.
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.
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.
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."