Norton Thoracic Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
500 W Thomas Rd. 300 Phoenix, AZ 85013
About the Position
The Norton Thoracic Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is in search of a Transplant Psychiatrist.
The Norton Thoracic Institute is a premier transplant center located in Phoenix, Arizona. This position will provide psychiatric services for this robust transplant program at St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center, Chandler Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing exceptional clinical care alongside our medical director and the transplant team. Though the pursuit of providing innovative and high-quality clinical care remains the priority of our providers, faculty appointments, research opportunities, quality improvement, and patient advocacy involvement is encouraged for interested physicians.
MD or DO degree
Successful completion of Residency
Board Certified in Psychiatry
Must have or be eligible for Arizona State medical licensure
Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
A passion for providing excellent clinical care
Willing to abide by and promote the values of CommonSpirit Health
St. Josephs 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. 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). Congratulations to the lung transplant team and to the many individuals throughout the hospital who support the transplant program.
About Dignity Health Norton Thoracic Institute
The Norton Thoracic Institute (NTI) is a premier organization including seven thoracic and esophageal surgeons, partner pulmonologists, and critical care physicians, all dedicated to the highest quality care of patients with thoracic diseases. The NTI is nationally recognized for excellence in thoracic surgical care in a collegial and collaborative environment and is home to one of the busiest and highest quality lung transplant programs in the country. Innovation, state-of-the-art technology, cutting-edge basic science and clinical research programs, and organizational support help to drive our mission. Successful candidates will be team players and program builders willing to further develop an already expanding practice in tandem with the accelerating growth of the Greater Phoenix area.
The NTI is a division of Dignity Health/CommonSpirit Health with vibrant practices at St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center (571 beds) and Chandler Regional Medical Center (470 beds), serving all three regions of the Valley of the Sun. Both hospitals are large not-for-profit referral centers with state-of-the-art facilities, including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, advanced endoscopy, Level 1 Trauma programs, and surgical residency training programs.
About St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center is a 571bed, 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.
Fortune has ranked Dignity Health St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix as the fourth best teaching hospital in the United States and the top hospital outside of Pennsylvania.
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 (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.
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center has consistently been named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.
About Chandler Regional Medical Center
Chandler Regional Medical Center is a 470-bed growing hospital in one of Phoenixs most sought-after suburbs, Chandler, Arizona. The medical center recently opened a new tower that includes expansion for ICU beds and OR space, has state-of-the-art robotic equipment, is launching a general surgery residency program, and is consistently ranked one of the best hospitals in the east valley.
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