Oncology - Breast Physician Job with Dignity Health in Arizona

Breast Medical Oncology Faculty Physician - Phoenix, AZ

  • Accepts J1 Visas: Negotiable
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Negotiable
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Not Specified
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 12/03/2022
  • 769624

Seeking a Staff Physician for our Breast Medical Oncology Program

Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is seeking a board certified/board eligible medical oncologist to join our multidisciplinary Breast Oncology Program.  Our goal is to create and sustain a best-in-class cancer treatment and clinical research program that produces good outcomes for patients, is efficient and effective, respects and includes our community partners and creates a desirable workplace for staff and faculty.  The Breast Program is one of eight  active multidisciplinary disease teams, each including medical, surgical, Hematology, radiation, radiology, pathology, genetic counselors, nurse navigators, and supportive care experts.  Additionally, we are expanding our Cellular Therapy Program.    Building a robust clinical practice, providing direct patient care, and participating in the clinical research program are key responsibilities of this position.  The multidisciplinary teams work closely with  Cancer Institute  leadership to ensure  growth of the patient care programs as well as the  growth of the translational and clinical trials programs.   Dignity Health St. Joseph’s and Creighton University are collaborating to build a health sciences academic program, including a medical school, in Phoenix.  Our employed oncologists will participate in student and resident teaching and can apply for faculty appointments.   

This physician works collaboratively and effectively with the disease-site oncology multidisciplinary teams, inpatient 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. 

Requirements:

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • AZ Medical License (or ability to obtain)
  • American Board certified in Oncology
  • 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.

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area, is the flagship hospital of Dignity Health, and a member of CommonSpirit Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in the US.  More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved. The Dignity Health Cancer center is a new, 220,000 s.f. dedicated, comprehensive, outpatient cancer center on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, approximately 2 miles from St. Joseph’s campus. 

 

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Dignity Health Cancer Institute, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is certified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, heart and vascular and other medical services. Dignity Health St. Joseph’s also has a robust Destination Medicine program and is a sought-after destination for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

 

Compensation:

We are offering a competitive salary and generous benefits package that includes premium-free insurance options, a matched 403b, employer-funded pension plan, relocation allowance for applicable physicians, CME benefit, and malpractice insurance.

 

 

 

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers.   Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

 

 

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