The Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, in the Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) is seeking a Trauma Medical Director to lead a new Level 3 trauma center at Mercy Gilbert Medical Center (MGMC).
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
is Board Eligible/Certified in general surgery with added qualification in surgical critical care
has a track record of program development, academic/scholarly/research and accomplishments to lead the development of this program
has interest in education/teaching of medical students and surgical residents
has a passion for high quality and clinical care
has excellent communication skills
is willing to work in a high volume matrix environment
MD or DO Degree
ABS Board Certification/Eligibility
Must have or be eligible for medical licensure in Arizona.
Completed ACGME Residency training program
Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
A passion for providing clinically excellent care
Generous benefits package that includes a matched 403b and an employer-funded pension plan
Relocation allowance for applicable physicians
Excellent malpractice insurance
ABOUT MERCY GILBERT MEDICAL CENTER:
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in Arizona. As part of the Dignity Health network, Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center is dedicated to excellence in patient care, health education, medical research and other health services. We are proud of this tradition, and the relentless spirit, leadership, contributions and achievements of our employees in delivering compassionate, high quality, affordable health care to the people of the communities we serve.
- Healthgrades 2021 Critical Care Excellence and Stroke Care Excellence Awards
- Healthgrades Americas 250 Best Hospitals, Americas 100 Best Pulmonary Care
- American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Stroke GOLD PLUS Quality Achievement Award
- Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Top Performer in Glycemic Control eQUIPS Benchmark Report
- Healthgrades Americas Best Hospitals list for 2020 was released and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center was placed in the top 5% in the nation for overall clinical excellence for the current year.
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. Josephs and Westgate Medical Centers, Chandler Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center - a flagship region of Dignity Health currently headquartered in San Francisco, California. 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.
ABOUT THE CULTURE OF DIGNITY HEALTH:
Dignity Health, as part of CommonSpirit Healththe largest not-for-profit healthcare organization in the nationseeks to serve the poor and disenfranchised, while furthering the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. 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.
Dignity Health, one of the largest healthcare systems in the nation, is a growing organization with well-resourced, modern facilities and diverse practice opportunities. With more than 39 acute care hospitals in three states and 9,000 physicians, Dignity Health touches the lives of thousands of people and provides nearly $2 billion in charity care to the communities it serves.
Dignity Health Medical Group is the employed physician group serving the Arizona Service Area. Covering over 45 practice sites, complementing clinical services with translational and bench research, our integrated medical group employs in excess of 250 healthcare providers throughout the valley. Dignity Health Medical Group is continuously expanding in order to meet the needs of the growing patient population in Arizona. With a unified vision of becoming an organization where physicians, care teams and staff come to do their best work--and patients come for the best care--Dignity Health Medical Group is searching for exceptional talent that is patient focused and team-oriented, who can become a part of our mission-driven organization.
Like its legendary namesake rising out of the ashes, the greater Phoenix area has emerged as one of the bright metropolitan areas of the 21st century. The Phoenix area encompasses more than 20 incorporated cities, including Glendale, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Mesa, and all serve as a timeless Southwestern backdrop to the spirit of Puebloans, cowboys, miners, and visionaries. Recently, the Census Bureau named Arizonas Maricopa County, which includes the greater Phoenix metro area, the county with the nations highest annual population growth. Home to more than 4 million residents where everyone has a sunny disposition, the Phoenix area also ranks as the sixth-largest city in the United States. Phoenix is a premier destination offering the best of both worlds: a growing and diverse economy and a great place to live with more than 300 sun-filled days a year and an almost endless supply of attractions including:
- 189 city parks, 33,000 acres of desert preserves, and 200 miles of trails
- Host to MLB Spring Training and the annual Fiesta Bowl
- Home of the Phoenix Open and 200 golf courses
- Professional sports teams including the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Arizona Cardinals.
- Host to 5 Fortune 500 company headquarters
- The Best Mexican Food North of the Border
- Affordable housing and cost of living
- A family-friendly area, with the Childrens Museum of Phoenix, ample youth sports and athletic leagues, the Challenger Space Center Arizona, a wide variety of school options, including public, private, magnet, and charter, the Phoenix Zoo, large water parks, SEA LIFE Arizona, and many more!
The Phoenix area is also a destination for people from all over the world to receive outstanding healthcare. This is particularly true of Dignity Healths St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center - home to the world-renown Barrow Neurological Institute and The Norton Thoracic Institute - #1 lung transplant program in the U.S. - as well as many other world-class healthcare services and teaching programs.
Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center is a full-service, 212-bed, acute care, not-for-profit hospital providing healthcare to the East Valley of the Phoenix Arizona metropolitan area and is currently seeking Level III trauma designation. We are committed to providing the highest standards of care and healing the patients physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Focused on delivering compassionate care and improving quality of life, the hospital is a healing facility with a culture to match. Since opening in June 2006, Mercy Gilbert has achieved national recognition for its healing environment, leadership and efforts toward a healthier earth. Mercy Gilbert promotes a culture of compassionate care and reminds staff why they chose health care as their line of work. All staff and employees must undergo extensive training in this philosophy. Mercy Gilbert is the fifth largest employer in the city of Gilbert. In 2014, Phoenix Childrens Hospital opened a 22-bed pediatric unit inside Mercy Gilbert.