Burn Surgeon - Phoenix, Arizona - H1B Cap Exempt Visa Welcome

Phoenix, AZ 85001

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Surgery - Burn Job Number: 27165

Job Description

Job Description: 
  • Full-time academic Burn Surgeon to join the Division of Burn Surgery. 
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 4 weeks paid time off
  • 1 week CME time off with CME stipend
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance, long term disability, AD&D insurance
  • 401K plan with up to 6 percent employer match
  • Paid medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • Surrounded by mountain ranges, the Greater Phoenix area encompasses more than 500 square miles of Sonoran Desert and is comprised of 24 total municipalities – each with a distinct set of characteristics, attractions and flavors that offer visitors a unique glimpse at the nation's fifth-largest city. Greater Phoenix is one of the largest metro areas in the United States, with roughly 5 million people who live here. 

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