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Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Physician

Phoenix, Arizona

St. Joseph Hospital & Medical Center


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  • Department: Surgery

The posted compensation range of $180.00 - $288.46 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-357012 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Provider Physician Provider Type MD/DO Speciality Surgery Bonuses Offered Negotiable, Relocation, Sign-on Loan Repayment Negotiable Visa Sponsorship Not Applicable Remote No Category Physician Recruiter Name Jennifer Laughlin Recruiter Email
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Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic (HBP) Surgeon 

Phoenix, AZ

The Dignity Health Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and Creighton School of Medicine is seeking a Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic (HBP) Surgeon.  Our disease-site specific, comprehensive, multidisciplinary cancer program continues to grow in clinical volume, clinical programs and clinical trials.  Our academic involvement with the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance residency programs also continues to grow.  

The Dignity Health Cancer Institute is a 7 year old, beautiful, 220,000 s.f., dedicated outpatient oncology facility located on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.  The Campus is less than 2 miles from St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, in the heart of Phoenix, AZ.  Other residents of the Phoenix Biomed Campus include The University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Translational Genomics and a host of biomedical startup companies.  DHCI offers comprehensive oncology services including dedicated disease-site specialists for Breast, GYN, GI, HPB, GU, Thoracic, H&N, Melanoma & soft tissue Sarcoma and Supportive Care/Survivorship services. The Cancer Institute services also include Infusion, Radiation, Diagnostic Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Endoscopy, Genetic Counseling, Social Work, Specialty Pharmacy, Clinical Nutrition and Sexual Health after Cancer services. 

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area, is the flagship hospital of Dignity Health, and a member of CommonSpirit Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in the US.  More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved. 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital. The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20% of patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

Fortune has ranked Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix the fourth best teaching hospital in the United States and the top hospital outside of the state of Pennsylvania. US News & World Report ranked St. Joseph’s #2 on its list of top Arizona Hospitals. In addition, St. Joseph’s boasts a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children’s Hospital, is part of the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance.  


We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package, including premium-free insurance options, a matched 403b, employer-funded pension plan, relocation allowance for applicable physicians, CME benefits, and malpractice insurance. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is consistently named an outstanding workplace and one of Arizona’s healthiest employers.  Grow your career with one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies.

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The HBP surgeon will report to the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Oncology Physician Services (ACMOOPS) for all employment, professional and quality-related responsibilities.  The surgeon will play a role in the development of the newly formed Digestive Disease Institute, including the multidisciplinary pancreas program.   The surgeon will foster and facilitate the growth of appropriate clinical trials, facilitate the achievement of the Cancer Institute, DHMG, SJHMC, and CommonSpirit Health goals and quality initiatives and performance improvement projects, and other local and national efforts as requested.  The surgeon will participate in the appropriate tumor boards.  The surgeon may be asked to participate in recruitment and hiring of team members as needed. 


The successful candidate: 

  • Fellowship-trained and Board Certified 
  • Has excellent interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills
  • Shows evidence of a successful clinical practice
  • Has teaching and clinical trial experience
  • Focuses on quality and standards of care
  • Works collaboratively with other specialties
  • Is dedicated to delivering high quality, compassionate care and access to the patients of Phoenix and rural Arizona
  • Must have or be eligible for an unrestricted Arizona State medical licensure
  • Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
  • Acceptable references from supervisor, peer, and subordinate; from a registered nurse; and potentially from a research mentor
  • Willing to abide by and promote the Mission, Vision and Values of CommonSpirit Health

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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