Orthopedic Non-Operative Sports Medicine Physician

  • Job Reference: 1326783264-2
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: CommonSpirit Health
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Care workers, Restaurant & Service, Senior Care workers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Orthopedic Non-Operative Sports Medicine

Dignity Health Medical Group

Common Spirit Health System

Phoenix, Arizona

Dignity Health Medical Group works in partnership with St Joseph Hospital Medical Center (SJHMC), the oldest ACS-verified Level I trauma center in central Phoenix. Our team's focus is driven around being leaders in education, centered on evidenced based medicine while ensuring consistent collaboration and communications within the team. Our orthopedic team consists of multiple physicians and advanced practitioners, who partner with both hospital physicians and our orthopedic surgeons in order to provide the best possible care to our patients.

SJHMC evaluated 100,000 patients in the emergency department and 2,800 trauma patients (85% blunt) last year. The trauma bay consists of 10 bays with advanced digital imaging, splinting/orthotic coverage, and anesthesia support. We have excellent subspecialty support, including eight fellowship trained trauma surgeons, operative sports medicine, adult reconstruction, hand specialist, dedicated 24/7 trauma room, 120+ ICU rooms, Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI), Norton Thoracic Institute (NTI), and a Team S (special hospitalist service only for the surgical services).

What We Offer:

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package

CME Benefits

Sign-on Bonus


403(b) w/ Match

Pension Fully Funded by DHMG

Student Loan Repayment (for those who qualify)

Tail Insurance

Group Description

Dignity Health, one of the largest healthcare systems in the nation, is a growing organization with well-resourced, modern facilities and diverse practice opportunities. With more than 39 acute care hospitals in three states and 9,000 physicians, Dignity Health touches the lives of thousands of people and provides nearly $2 billion in charity care to the communities it serves.

Dignity Health Medical Group is the employed physician group serving the Arizona Service Area. Covering over 45 practice sites, complementing clinical services with translational and bench research, our integrated medical group employs in excess of 250 healthcare providers throughout the valley. Dignity Health Medical Group is continuously expanding in order to meet the needs of the growing patient population in Arizona. With a unified vision of becoming an organization where physicians, care teams and staff come to do their best work and patients come for the best care Dignity Health Medical Group is searching for exceptional talent that is patient focused and team-oriented, who can become a part of our mission-driven organization.

Community Description

Like its legendary namesake rising out of the ashes, the greater Phoenix area has emerged as one of the bright metropolitan areas of the 21st century. The Phoenix area encompasses more than 20 incorporated cities, including Glendale, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Mesa, and all serve as a timeless Southwestern backdrop to the spirit of Puebloans, cowboys, miners, and visionaries. Recently, the Census Bureau named Arizona's Maricopa County, which includes the greater Phoenix metro area, the county with the nation's highest annual population growth. Home to more than 4 million residents where everyone has a sunny disposition, the Phoenix area also ranks as the sixth-largest city in the United States. Phoenix is a premier destination offering the best of both worlds: a growing and diverse economy and a great place to live with more than 300 sun-filled days a year and an almost endless supply of attractions including:
  • 189 city parks, 33,000 acres of desert preserves, and 200 miles of trails
  • Host to MLB Spring Training and the annual Fiesta Bowl
  • Home of the "Phoenix Open" and 200 golf courses
  • Professional sports teams including the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Host to 5 Fortune 500 company headquarters
  • The "Best Mexican Food North of the Border"
  • Affordable housing and cost of living
  • A family-friendly area, with the Children's Museum of Phoenix, ample youth sports and athletic leagues, the Challenger Space Center Arizona, a wide variety of school options, including public, private, magnet, and charter, the Phoenix Zoo, large water parks, SEA LIFE Arizona, and many more!
The Phoenix area is also a destination for people from all over the world to receive outstanding healthcare. This is particularly true of Dignity Health's St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center - home to the world-renown Barrow Neurological Institute and The Norton Thoracic Institute - lung transplant program in the U.S. - as well as many other world-class healthcare services and teaching programs

Position Details:

Based out of Clinics in Central and West Valley Phoenix

Monday-Friday clinic

Primary WV presence 3 days per week, secondary CV presence 2 days per week

After hours high school game coverage required

GCU club sports coverage

GCU division one coverage opportunities

  • MD or DO degree
  • American Board Certified or Eligible in Orthopedics
  • Must have or be eligible for Arizona State medical licensure
  • Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health/ Commonspirit Health Arizona hospitals
  • A passion for providing excellent clinical care
  • Willing to abide by and promote the values of Common Spirit Health
Pay Range
$172.77 - $277.20 /hour