Oncology Supportive Care & Survivorship - Faculty Physician
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 dietician, 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.
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. It is the flagship hospital of Dignity Health and a member of CommonSpirit Health, the most extensive 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.
We are incredibly 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 (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. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world.
US News & World Report ranked St. Joseph’s #2 on its list of top Arizona Hospitals. In addition, St. Joseph’s boasts the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package, including premium-free insurance options, a matched 403b, employer-funded pension plan, relocation allowance for applicable physicians, CME benefits, and malpractice insurance.
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is consistently named an outstanding workplace and one of Arizona’s healthiest employers. Grow your career with one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies.
Dignity Health Cancer Institute St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ is seeking a candidate for Medical Oncology for Melanoma and Sarcoma. This individual will be an important member of the Multidisciplinary Team at the cancer center. We have 8 active multidisciplinary disease teams, each including medical, surgical, radiation, radiology, pathology, genetics and supportive care experts and we are in the process of expanding our Cellular Therapy Program. Building a robust clinical practice, providing direct patient care, and participation in the clinical trials programs are key responsibilities of these positions. The multidisciplinary teams work closely with the leadership of St. Joseph’s, the VP, Oncology Services and the Dignity Health Medical Group to ensure the growth and the quality of our comprehensive oncology patient care programs.
- 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.
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