Seeking a staff physician for our Oncology Supportive Care & Survivorship program
Dignity Health Arizona’s goal is to create and sustain a best-in-class cancer treatment and research program that produces good outcomes for patients, is efficient and effective, respects and includes our community partners and creates a desirable work place for staff and faculty. As our Oncology Programs continue to grow we have the need to add a staff physician to our existing Supportive Care and Survivorship Program (SC&SP). The general focus of the SC&SP is to improve the quality of life of our oncology patients by managing symptoms, including pain, in all stages of disease and treatment, including late and long-term side-effects. Our program currently includes a physiatrist, pain and palliative specialist, social worker, clinical dietitian, rehabilitation specialists and a speech pathologist. This physician will participate in the clinical care of patients (both inpatient and outpatient), tumor boards, teaching, research, patient safety and quality initiatives.
This physician will report to the Medical Director for the SC&S Program and work collaboratively and effectively with the SC&S team members, the disease-site oncology multidisciplinary teams, hospitalists, the VP, Oncology Services and administrative team members, and all other staff who support cancer patients and cancer services in the outpatient and inpatient settings.
M.D. or D.O.
AZ Medical License,
Board certified in an appropriate specialty
Willing to participate in teaching and research activities
Acceptable references from supervisor, peer, subordinate and a registered nurse
Willing to abide by and promote the mission and values of Dignity Health and CommonSpirit Health.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: We are offering a competitive salary and a generous benefits package which includes an employer funded pension, 403B matching, comprehensive benefits, and more!
About Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Dignity Health is your gateway to world-class cancer care. Our cancer services at The University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center extend beyond the traditional doctor-patient relationship. They start with a range of screening options for early detection and extend through personalized treatment following a cancer diagnosis.
Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 450+ bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center also includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Heart & Lung Institute, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.
U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and ne...urosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital, and a partnership with The University of Arizona Cancer Center.
Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 117 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved. The hospital is part of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what St. Joseph's is about: showing respect for all people by providing excellent care.
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