Job Description

An immediate opportunity exists in the Department of Surgery of District Medical Group (DMG) for a full-time microvascular plastics and hand surgeon with a strong interest in academics and trauma.  The Department staffs Valleywise Health, a community hospital with a State and American College of Surgeons designated Level 1 Trauma and Burn Center in the metropolitan Phoenix area.  The Department is seeking a microvascular plastics and hand surgeon interested in resident education to join and become an integral member of a busy plastics and hand practice.  The practice has a strong emphasis on trauma and is supported by the trauma team.  The surgeon would be appointed to the Department of Surgery with responsibilities relating to serving as a faculty member, traditional inpatient and outpatient services in the elective, urgent, and emergent care of the plastic/hand patient, teaching, and on-call coverage.  The Department also hosts a General Surgery and Surgical Podiatry Residency Program and provides supervision to resident rotators in plastic surgery.

The successful candidate must have completed Plastic Surgery residency training, be board certified or eligible; and previous faculty experience preferred. The candidate must also be board certified and/or eligible and have completed the Certificate in Added Qualifications for Hand, or Surgery of the Hand certified/eligible, and should be comfortable with a teamwork approach for patient management.   Tissue microvascular procedures with breast surgery, burn surgery are anticipated.

DMG is a not-for-profit faculty practice plan owned and operated by physicians consisting of more than 400 providers who represent all the major medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.  Our physicians hold faculty appointments and participate in inter-professional teaching through the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance.

DMG offers an outstanding work environment, competitive compensation plan/benefits package including paid time off, CME allowance with paid time off and employer paid malpractice insurance.

Interested applicants please provide a cover letter and CV to   EOE