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Lung Transplant Pulmonology Physician

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview
St. Josephs Norton Thoracic Institute continues to successfully complete 1000 transplants soon .The lung transplant program, which launched in April 2007, cares for approximately 1,000 post-transplant patients and ranks fourth in the nation for overall lung transplant volume. In addition, the program is recognized by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) as the only center within the top-five lung transplant volume hospitals (and in Arizona) to achieve the highest possible quality marks for lung transplants (measured as survival on the waitlist, getting a transplant faster, and 1-year lung survival) consecutive years. We cater to patients nationally and internationally. Congratulations to the lung transplant team and to the many individuals throughout the hospital who support the transplant program.Located conveniently in the heart of 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 , 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.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 , , , , and (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. St. Josephs is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospitals patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Josephs.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 eligible 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 .Look for us on , , and follow us on .
Responsibilities
Lung Transplant PulmonologistThe John and Doris Norton Cardiothoracic and Transplantation Institute (NTI) at St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center (SJHMC) in Phoenix, AZ is seeking a Transplant Pulmonologist. We are seeking faculty physicians interested in practicing in an academic environment with a strong interest in teaching, clinical research, and clinical care.Our lung transplant program is one of the dominant lung transplant centers in the United States and is currently supported by six thoracic surgeons and five pulmonologists. To date, we have performed > 1100 lung transplants and average approximately 80-100 per year. Our quality outcomes and survival rates are among the highest in the country. Our advanced pulmonary programs have received center of excellence designations in Pulmonary Fibrosis, LAM, Alpha 1 Antitrypsin deficiency and Bonnie J. Addario for lung cancer screenings and management. Primary clinical responsibility will be in the lung transplant and advanced pulmonary disease program. Additional interest or experience in Pulmonary Hypertension would be preferred for this position.Requirements include clinical experience with lung transplant patients either during or post fellowship training and board eligible/certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.
Qualifications
Requirements:MD or DO degreeSuccessful completion of Residency and Pulmonary & Critical Care FellowshipBoard Certified or Eligible in Pulmonary & Critical CareMust have or be eligible for Arizona State medical licensureAbility to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitalsA passion for providing excellent clinical careWilling to abide by and promote the values of Common Spirit Health
Pay Range
$168.27 - $254.42 /hour

Keywords: Dignity Health, Phoenix , Lung Transplant Pulmonology Physician, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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