Norton Thoracic Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is in search of a Full Time Intensivist.
This critical care position provides general medical care for the hospitalized patients in the cardiothoracic ICU. Successful candidates will be expected to provide exceptional patient care in a multidisciplinary setting in the cardiothoracic intensive care unit, demonstrate teamwork with midlevel providers and increase academic productivity of the Critical Care Department.
Our ICU have a mix of patients with Lung transplant, thoracic surgery and cardiac patients.
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.
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 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. 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.
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.
Completed ACGME Residency training with current ABMS Board Certification
Completed ACGME Fellowship training with current (or eligible) ABMS Board Certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine or Critical Care Medicine
Familiarity with management of patients on ECMO
Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
Must obtain Arizona State medical licensure prior to starting the position
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 12222228
About Norton Thoracic Institute - Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
St. Joseph’s Norton Thoracic Institute recently completed its 900th lung transplant. 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.
Lung transplantation is a viable option for many patients with lung diseases. Lung transplants are among the most complicated surgical procedures, and these patients require lifelong care. The lung transplant team at Norton Thoracic Institute completed 114 lung transplants in 2016.
The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) ranked St. Joseph’s at the top of the list with a 5/5 quality score. SRTR uses a risk-adjusted assessment to evaluate how often patients are alive with a functioning transplanted organ one year after the transplant and then assigns a score of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).
The average wait time for a lung transplant is 15 days
The hospital and 30-day mortality is extremely low
The one-year survival rate is close to 90%, above the national average
Lung Transplant Centers – Quality Care
At St. Joseph’s Norton Thoracic Institute, we believe that it is important to provide compreh...ensive care for patients, through every step of the lung transplant process. Our lung transplant team evaluates and prepares candidates for lung transplantation, procures donor organs, performs lung transplants and provides post-transplant care.
Before St. Joseph's lung transplant program was established in 2007, patients from Arizona traveled throughout the country for care. St. Joseph’s and the team at Norton Thoracic Institute provide world-class care right in our community. Post-transplant patients can feel a sense of comfort knowing that they can be treated close to home, should they need emergency care.