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Neurocritical Care Physician

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Job ID:
4823.122016.7402
Service Line
Critical Care
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High Acuity|24/7 Model|Above-Market Compensation
Location:
Tucson, AZ US
Job Type:
Full-time
Clinical Recruiter:
Ben Housley (615) 483-1809

Neurocritical Care Physician Job in Tucson, Arizona

Seeking Neurocritical Care Physician to join our expanding Intensivist team in Tucson, Arizona!

This is a perfect career move for Physicians looking to combine their expertise in neurocritical care with additional general medical/surgical critical care practice.  You’ll enjoy working alongside a collegial team of Critical Care and Neuroscience Physicians to develop a renowned Neuro ICU program.

The Hospital

Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital provides a full range of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services including the Carondelet Neurological Institute, which is one of the largest and most comprehensive facilities in Southern Arizona dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of neurological injuries and disorders.

  • 478 bed acute care hospital
  • 32-medical/surgical ICU and 12 bed Neurocritical Care Unit 
  • EMR – Cerner
  • Excellent ancillary support – Sound Physicians also manages the Emergency and Hospital Medicine Departments

The Team

  • 6 Full-time Intensivist program
  • 24/7 Intensivist & APP coverage with 12 hour shifts
  • Excellent onsite and regional leadership team

Recognition of Excellence

  • Carondelet St. Joseph’s received the highest rating for quality and safety of all Tucson area hospitals from the Leapfrog Group in 2017.
  • Carondelet St. Joseph’s rehabilitation program has been recognized by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for both their cardio and pulmonary rehabilitation programs.

Training & Experience Required

  • MD or DO
  • Must be Board Certified or board eligible in Neurocritical Care Medicine or possess a wide range of related experience in Neurocritical Care
  • Collaborate with the local neuroscience group to support a top-notch Neuro ICU with care directed by the team of intensivists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons
  • Care for general medical, surgical, cardiovascular ICU patients in addition to Neuro ICU patients
  • Eligible to work in the United States.  Not a J1 visa qualified area.
  • Must have a commitment to excellence in clinical service, be forward thinking and demonstrate problem solving abilities necessary in this environment
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform all technical skills in the critical care setting

Sound Critical Care is a Physician established and led group that partners with community hospitals to manage and improve ICU’s nationwide. Our success is based on practicing medicine by design, not default.

We ensure that physicians have the time and resources needed to deliver compassionate care that measurably improves quality and lowers the cost of healthcare for patients in the communities we serve. Our culture promotes physician autonomy, mastery and purpose. Physicians have the ability to effectively participate in the process of change management within the community hospital ICU setting.  

Location and Lifestyle

Tucson is situated in the eastern portion of Pima County, Arizona in one of the lushest valleys found in the Sonoran Desert. Surrounded by five unique mountain ranges, opportunities for outdoor exploration are endless. A quick drive along the Catalina Highway-Sky Island National Scenic Byway can take you from the lower elevations of the valley floor to the summit of Mt. Lemmon at 9,157 feet. In roughly an hour this scenic drive traverses seven of the world's nine life zones—the span of ecosystems you'd see driving from Mexico to Canada. The city is bordered on all sides by protected natural areas: Coronado National Forest, Catalina State Park, Ironwood Forest National Monument, and Saguaro National Parks East and West (the best places to see the giant saguaro cactus native only to Southern Arizona and Native Mexico). Because of the variety of terrain and proximity to protected areas and parks Tucson is widely considered one of the world’s best destinations for activities such as hiking, cycling, rock climbing, horseback riding, and just about anything else you would want to do outdoors.

Home to the University of Arizona, Tucson is a destination that hosts nearly 7 million visitors a year; a place known for outstanding hiking and outdoor adventures, rich cultural traditions, a vibrant arts scene, world-class golf and great dining; and a thriving desert home to more than 1 million residents. Designated as the first UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in the United States, Tucson is also known world-wide for its culinary traditions and amazing assortment of restaurants, including those that comprise The Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food - without a doubt the premier destination for Mexican Food in the entire U.S.

Visit us at booth 208 at the SCCM Conference in San Antonio – February 25th-27th! (Society of Critical Care Medicine)

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