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Orthopedic Trauma Surgery Physician

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Dignity Health Medical Group works in partnership with St Joseph Hospital Medical Center (SJHMC), the oldest ACS-verified Level I trauma center in central Phoenix. Our team's focus is driven around being leaders in education, centered on evidenced based medicine while ensuring consistent collaboration and communications within the team. Our orthopedic trauma team consists of multiple physicians and advanced practitioners, who partner with both hospital physicians and our trauma surgeons in order to provide the best possible care to our patients.

SJHMC evaluated 100,00 patients in the emergency department and 3,800 trauma patients (up 7%/year, 85% blunt) last year. The trauma bay consists of 10 bays with advanced digital imaging, splinting/orthotic coverage, and anesthesia support. We have excellent subspecialty support, including Nine fellowship trained trauma surgeons, dedicated 24/7 trauma room, 120+ ICU rooms, Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI), Norton Thoracic Institute (NTI), and a Team S (special hospitalist service only for the surgical services).


Phoenix, valley of the sun, is the 5 th largest city in the US with approximately 5M people. It has been the fastest growing city the past 5 years in a row. Within the same day, one can ski or hike in Flagstaff or Sedona or swim in the pacific ocean. The Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Lake Havasu, Sedona, Mt Lemon, Salt River, Horseshoe Bend, Lake Pleasant, and Seguro Lake are all within driving distance. We are a 5 hour drive or 1 hour flight from San Diego or Las Vegas. The weather is awesome 9 months a year with 340+ sunny days a year. When the summer weather is hot you can hop in your pool or drive 2 hours away where the weather is always 30 degrees cooler. Centrally, Phoenix has an 8 square mile park with elevation gains of 1200 feet. The city is connected with endless canal connections to ride your bike, run, or walk.


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. Joseph's and Westgate Medical Centers, Chandler Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. 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.


Dignity Health, as part of CommonSpirit Health-the largest not-for-profit healthcare organization in the nation. The mission of Dignity Health Medical Group is consistent with Dignity Health's mission and St. Joseph's guiding principles with a focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. As part of the Dignity Health hospital system, DHMG has full access to the staff and all facilities on our hospital campuses. This unique relationship with our hospital allows Dignity Health Medical Group to provide its patients with state-of-the-art patient services including care of the poor and disenfranchised.


Creighton medical school - phoenix is the sister medical school based in Nebraska, As of summer of 2021, the medical school has 900 medical students in a beautiful 8 story building on campus. It has a revolutionary "Knowledge Donor Program" providing life like cadaveric dissection and learning. You will earn an academic ranking commiserate with work and achievement. Creighton provides full CME, research, and publication support. Future goals will be an orthopaedic residency and orthopaedic trauma fellowship programs in combination with Chandler Regional Medical Center.

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

Dignity Health Medical Group - Arizona

CommonSpirit Health System

Phoenix, Arizona

Position Details

  • Based out of St Joseph Hospital Medical Center (SJHMC)
  • Fellowship Training in Orthopedic Trauma
  • Work Schedule 1:5 call
  • Full APP call coverage 24/7
  • Dedicated ortho trauma OR room/staff 7 days/week
  • Academic Position with Creighton Medical School - Phoenix What We Offer
    • Competitive salary
    • Sign-on bonus and Relocation
    • Excellent benefits package
    • Fully funded pension IN ADDITION TO 403B match
    • CME Benefits
    • Per-Occurrence based Med Mal (no need for Tail!)
    • Loan repayment through Bright Horizons (for qualified candidates only) Qualifications
      Minimum Requirements
      • MD/DO
      • Board Certification
      • Must have or be eligible for Arizona state medical license
      • Acceptable completion of an ACGME accredited residency program with current ABMS board certification
      • A passion for providing clinically excellent care
      • Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals Pay Range
        $267.69 - $369.24 /hour

Keywords: CommonSpirit Health, Phoenix , Orthopedic Trauma Surgery Physician, Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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