Staff Physician

Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Radiology
Category: Physician/Div Chief/Med Dir
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 698797
Posted On: 9/21/2022

Position Summary

Posting Note: The Division of Pediatric Neuroradiology at Phoenix Children's in Phoenix, Arizona is currently recruiting for a full-time Neuroradiology or Pediatric Subspecialty trained pediatric neuroradiologist. Phoenix Children's, the largest (433 beds) and most complex free-standing children’s hospital in Arizona, is experiencing significant growth in the need for pediatric services in the Phoenix Valley area. To better serve these needs, two new pediatric hospital satellite centers will open their doors in the next approximately 12 months. In addition, a currently existing satellite center is expanding its urgent care footprint with a new 35,000 sq.ft Emergency Department. All new growth locations will be equipped with full-service radiology departments which will support outpatient and 24/7 inpatient and ED services, staffed by Phoenix Children’s Hospital Pediatric Radiologists. In preparation for this growth in imaging services, the Radiology department is beginning the recruitment of several additional pediatric radiologists to meet these needs. The PCH Department of Radiology consists of 25 full-time radiologists designated into Body (13 radiologists), Neuro (6) and IR (6) divisions and is supported by a full-time imaging research PhD scientist. PCH Radiology faculty hold appointments to the University of Arizona College of Medicine (Phoenix), Mayo Clinic (Scottsdale), and Creighton University School of Medicine (Phoenix). A multidisciplinary Fetal Care program is supported by an active and growing Fetal Imaging Program in Radiology. An expanding program of teaching and research includes 3 ACGME-accredited Pediatric Radiology fellow positions, 2 additional non-accredited fellow positions (Neuro and IR) as well as fellows, residents, and medical students from affiliated Radiology programs. PCH maintains a Master Research Agreement with Philips Health Tech, which supports an active program of clinical translational research of early-stage development hardware and software applications in imaging and image-guided therapy. The 45,000 square foot PCH Radiology department maintains state of the art imaging technology with regular refreshes supported by the recent Philips-PCH Enterprise Agreement. Pediatric Neuroradiologists at PCH work exclusively in neuroradiology. All interventional procedures and body imaging studies are handled by the separate interventional and body radiology sections. A hybrid model of onsite and offsite reading is currently supported by full home PACS workstations, allowing for flexible work schedules. Subspecialized pediatric anesthesiologists provide anesthesia services when necessary for all available imaging studies. The Phoenix Valley Region is the fifth largest metropolitan area in the US. Over the last several years, Phoenix and its surrounding communities have experienced significant population growth while still maintaining a favorable cost of living compared to the other largest metro areas. Year-round sunshine, abundant scenic desert landscape, and access to every possible cultural and recreational and spectator sports activities are other advantages of living in the Phoenix Valley area.

The staff physician shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.

Position Duties

  1. Patient Care Services
    • 1)Provide patient care services for which he/she is clinically privileged, including but not limited to:
    • a)Provide direct patient care services on an inpatient and outpatient basis
    • b)Provide subspecialty consultations and follow-up.
    • c)Provide diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures
    • d)Provide these services for urgent/ emergent care as necessary
    • 2)Strive to achieve the best patient and family centered care
    • 3)Support Hospital’s patient satisfaction goals as well as division’s specific targets
    • 4)Support and adhere to divisional patient safety and quality of care standards
    • 5)Practices Contemporary Evidence based medicine or latest experience based medicine
  2. Divisional Responsibilities
    • 1)Establish and demonstrate effort to achieve annual physician goals and objectives (e.g. individual, division, hospital)
    • 2)Support the medical education programs and activities of the Division, including but not limited to:
    • a)Provide direct supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals for the delivery of inpatient and outpatient services when applicable
    • b)Conduct teaching rounds, lectures and conference for trainees
    • c)Participate in the teaching and supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals assigned to the division
    • d)Participate in the postgraduate continuing educational activities of the division
    • 3)Support the research endeavors of the division including the research initiatives by other members of the division
    • 4)Support programmatic growth of division
    • 5)Support satellite efforts of division when appropriate
  3. Professionalism
    • 1)Treat colleagues, PCH employees and customers with courtesy, dignity and respect
    • 2)Promote safe, cooperative and professional health care environment
    • 3)Support PCH mission, vision and values, including family centered care, excellence in clinical care, leadership, collaboration, and accountability
  4. Other activities
    • 1)Physician shall support the Division Chief in his/her role as liaison to the professional community and general public as requested by the Division Chief
    • 2)Physician may conduct teaching rounds or conferences outside of PCH, particularly if these activities support divisional clinical and teaching programs/ initiatives.
    • 3)Physician shall represent PCH in the medical and business communities and before the general public in a professional manner
    • 4)The following physical and mental skills are essential to the physician’s ability to successfully perform the foregoing duties and responsibilities:
    • a)The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices
    • b)The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed
    • c)The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable
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