Job Description

The Department of Surgery/Arizona Burn Center at Valleywise Health Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona is seeking applications for a full-time academic Burn Surgeon to join the Division of Burn Surgery.  Valleywise Health Medical Center is Phoenix's largest and oldest teaching institution.  The Department of Surgery has 15 separate clinical Divisions in which the The Division of Burn currently includes five full-time faculty members.  The Arizona Burn Center is the State of Arizona’s only ACS/ABA Nationally Verified Burn Center and holds an international reputation of excellence in the field of burn care.  Comprised of 45 total burn beds (19 ICU) and separate Pediatric and Adult Medical/Surgical Units, the Arizona Burn Center has its own emergency room, two separate operating rooms as well as fully functional service line of ancillary staff.  Admissions approximate 1200 per year with over 2,000 operations, 2,250 emergency room (burn/wound) visits and over 6,000 clinic visits annually. 

The Arizona Burn Center is the flagship of the Valleywise Health Care System and thus the clinical/academic mission is committed to only the highest quality of care.  Burn Attending Staff regularly interact with every service line in the hospital system as well as state-wide hospital and pre-hospital providers.

The ideal applicant will have a focused and demonstrated interest in burn surgery and have significant interests in participating in departmental, clinical, administrative and residency leadership.  Appointed members of the department are expected to participate in clinical research and outcomes, quality improvement, and must have the desire to mentor/teach medical students, residents, fellows, nursing as well as ancillary staff students and trainees.  Additionally, as a member of the burn team, participation in outreach, community education and interactions with providers thru lectures, local and regional burn meetings and Advanced Burn Life Support Courses is required.  The successful candidate will be focused upon acute burn care, burn reconstruction, the treatment of major/complex wounds as well as promoting a leadership role in regards to patient care and system priorities. 

Prospective candidates must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in General with Special Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care.  Non-tenure academic appointments with affiliated medical schools including Creighton University, the University of Arizona, the Mayo Clinic, and Midwestern University are available commensurate with the candidate’s experience.   Candidate must have a current Arizona Medical License or be eligible for application.

Qualified candidates should submit a CV to:  practice@dmgaz.org

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