Hepatology Physician - Academics Job with Banner Health in Tucson, AZ

*Academic Hepatologist - Practice at Regions' Transplant Facility

Banner Health Tucson, AZ 85719
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Yes
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:Yes
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 10/22/2021
  • 796932
  • POS-1756

Join the Division of Hepatology and Gastroenterology at top rated teaching hospital Banner University Medical Center – Tucson. Banner University Medical Group and the University of Arizona are recruiting a BC/BE Transplant Hepatologist to support the transplant hepatology team.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in an innovative academic environment, collaborating with our Liver Transplant Medical Director and our outstanding Hepatology Team.

Essential functions include:

  • Shared coverage of hepatology and transplant liver service
    • Co-management of ICU transplant patients
    • Immediate post-transplant care
  • Hepatology (general and transplant) outpatient clinic
    • Long term care of transplant patients

Qualifications:

  • AZ medical license (or eligible to obtain)
  • DEA license for controlled substances (or eligible to obtain)
  • BC/BE GI and/or BC/BE Transplant Hepatology
  • Candidates with experience in liver transplants preferred

Candidates should have a strong commitment to patient care, strong teaching, and application of clinical skills and translational research. Qualified candidates will receive a faculty appointment at the University of Arizona commensurate with their credentials.

Banner Health and University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner – University Medicine, a health system anchored in Tucson and Phoenix that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this merger is academic medicine – research, teaching and patient care – across three academic medical centers. 

Banner University Medical Center – Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. The hospital’s physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program. Diamond Children’s Medical Center is located on the campus providing specialized pediatric services including neonatal care, intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. We are Southern Arizona’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, caring for the most critically injured patients. We were named a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital and ranked No. 3 Hospital in Arizona.

The blooming community of Tucson, Arizona  is nestled within the lush Sonoran Desert and  the Southern Rocky Mountains. With 350+ days of annual sunshine,  it is easy to  soak  some sunny Vitamin D  with championship  golf courses,  scenic hiking, cycling-friendly community, horseback riding, and daytrip fishing or kayaking.  Selfcare enrichment abounds in refreshing spa resorts, art galleries, enriching culture and entertainment. Tucson was also designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy with many exciting culinary adventures in our restaurant scene. With a population slightly over 0.5 million, Tucson is a growing city with a college town feel that continues to boast an attractive  cost of luxury  living.

 

Banner Health offers an industry leading benefits package that provides security for you and your family, including:

  • Sign-on bonus & relocation assistance, when applicable 
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and pharmacy plans 
  • Eligible for benefits coverage within 30 days
  • Paid time off plans
  • $5,000 annual CME allowance
  • 401k retirement plan with 4% match after one year of service
  • Paid malpractice, licensure & DEA registration fees
  • Tuition benefits for you and  your immediate family (qualifications/restrictions apply)

Please submit your Cover Letter and CV for immediate consideration

The safety of our team members and patients is of utmost importance, so Banner is requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for all team members. As members of the health care field, we are in the business of caring for people, so we take seriously our commitment to ensure our patients and teams are safeguarded from this rapidly changing and dangerous disease.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG)  recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.