The Heart and Vascular Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
500 W Thomas Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85013
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
About the Position
Cardiovascular ICU Intensivist
The Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI), a division of Dignity Health St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center, is recruiting an Intensivist for the Cardiovascular ICU (CICU). This critical care position provides advanced medical care for the hospitalized patients in the CICU. Successful candidates will be expected to provide exceptional patient care in a multidisciplinary setting in the CICU, demonstrate teamwork with midlevel providers and increase academic productivity. This ICU will have a mix of cardiovascular surgery and cardiac patients.
Experience and or interest in managing patients with advanced circulatory support devices (VA ECMO, Impellas, Protech Duos, balloon pumps etc.) is essential. Advanced training in ECMO cannulation and participation in a Cardiovascular Shock Team will be part of the skill set which will be incorporated in this practice. We will offer hands-on training and education to those who are dedicated and interested in state-of-the-art care to patients requiring Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS).
MD or DO Degree and Board Certification
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 requiring mechanical circulatory support
Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
Must have an active and unrestricted Arizona State medical licensure prior to starting (8-12 week licensure process)
Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona,St. Josephs 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. Josephs 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. Josephs 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. Josephs includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Dignity Health Cancer Institute, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Josephs 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. Josephs is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world.
Fortune has ranked Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix the fourth best teaching hospital in the United States and the top hospital outside of the state of Pennsylvania.
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. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center is consistently named an outstanding workplace and one of Arizonas healthiest employers. Grow your career with one of Arizonas Most Admired Companies.
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center offers cutting-edge preventative care and cardiovascular diagnostic and treatment services. We are proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center from the American College of Cardiology, a recognition given to hospitals that have achieved a high level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack.
Center for Advanced Heart Failure
Our advanced heart failure team specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiomyopathy with medication, necessary devices, and surgery. We offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment services for end stage systolic heart failure/cardiomyopathy. Our teamwhich includes specialists in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Pharmacy, Nephrology, Infectious Disease, Social Workwill work with you to determine the best course of treatment for your condition. Our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to offer both medical and surgical treatment options for our patients.
Services and Programs
St. Josephs state-of-the-art Heart & Vascular Institute includes:
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