Section Chief of the Hand and Microsurgical Program
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Health Care System
Internal Number: 723005
The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Phoenix Children’s is recruiting for a Section Chief of the Hand and Microsurgical Program. We are seeking a plastic surgeon who subspecializes in hand surgery, is CAQ certified/eligible and is at the Associate/Full Professor level. This position requires leadership skills and experience to guide a growing program, and the desire to build a robust clinical practice. He/she would be integrally involved in the academic and educational advancement and training of Mayo plastic surgery residents, the University of Arizona orthopedic hand surgery fellows, and the University of Arizona and Creighton University medical students. This surgeon will be responsible for hand trauma call coverage. Microsurgery, including replantation and free tissue reconstruction, is required as well as participation in complex wound reconstruction. A strong interest in spastic paralysis, arthrogryposis and microvascular surgery is highly desirable.
The Division of Plastic Surgery at Phoenix Children’s provides surgical treatment for the full spectrum of pediatric congenital and acquired conditions such as cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, hemifacial microsomia, vascular anomalies, hand anomalies, and traumatic injuries. Plastic Surgery participates in several multi-disciplinary programs at Phoenix Children’s. The Phoenix Children’s Plastic Surgery team is fellowship trained in Craniofacial Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, and Pediatric Hand Surgery.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals. Phoenix Children’s provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, Phoenix Children’s provides care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Phoenix Children’s is poised for continued growth in quality patient care, research and medical education.
This position offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including employer retirement contribution, generous vacation/meeting time, CME funds, health and dental benefits, disability, and life insurance.
How to Initiate an Application:
Candidates are kindly asked to submit a CV and cover letter to Raye Jean Becker, Physician Talent Acquisition Partner at Phoenix Children’s. Letters of reference may be requested.
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.