Section Leader, Gastroenterology Multidisciplinary Oncology - Phoenix, AZ

Facility: Dignity Health - Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center 
Address: 625 N 6th St 
Phoenix, AZ 85004 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty:Oncology : Gastroenterology 
Candidate Type:MD, DO 
Visas Accepted:H1
Loan Repayment:No
Salary Range:Negotiable
Employment Type:Full Time
Bonus Offered:Relocation
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About the Position

Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is seeking a Board Certified Hematologist and Medical Oncologist to join our multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal Program. Our goal is to create and sustain a best-in-class cancer treatment and research program that produces good outcomes for patients, is efficient and effective, respects and includes our community partners and creates a desirable work place for staff and faculty.  We have seven active multidisciplinary disease teams, each including medical, surgical, radiation, radiology, pathology, genetics and supportive care experts and are in the process of expanding our Cellular Therapy Program.   Building a robust clinical practice, providing direct patient care, and participating in translational research are key responsibilities of this position.  The multidisciplinary teams work closely with the leadership of the Oncology Service Line and St. Joseph’s to ensure the growth of the comprehensive patient care programs as well as the implementation and growth of the translational and clinical trials programs.

This physician will report to the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Oncology Physician Services and work collaboratively and effectively with the disease-site oncology multidisciplinary teams, hospitalists, the VP, Oncology Services, administrative team members, and all other staff who support cancer patients and cancer services in the outpatient and inpatient settings. 


  • D. or D.O.
  • Arizona Medical License (or ability to obtain)
  • Board certified in specialty
  • Evidence of successful leadership/management experience
  • Clinical trial experience
  • Teaching experience
  • 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

About St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

We are incredibly proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education, and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic InstituteDignity Health Cancer Institute, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). 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 percent of the hospital's patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph's.

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  Also, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center has consistently been named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers.  Grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

About Phoenix, AZ

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 6 million residents where everyone has a sunny disposition, the Phoenix area also ranks as the fifth-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 - #1 lung transplant program in the U.S. - as well as many other world-class healthcare services and teaching programs.

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Contact: Jennifer Laughlin 
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