Physician Assistant Job In Tucson, Arizona
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Emergency Medicine / Physican Assistant / Arizona
Sound Physicians’ nurse practitioners and physician assistants enjoy a key role in driving improvements in acute care, alongside our emergency medicine physicians. In support of our core values, we ensure our advanced practice providers have the time and resources needed to deliver compassionate care. You will be involved with driving improvements in quality, patient satisfaction, and aligning with hospital leadership in achieving the goals set for the team.
Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital is a 471-bed facility that is one of only three accredited chest pain centers in southern Arizona and of only two Tucson hospitals certified as a primary stroke center. St. Joseph’s Hospital is home to the Carondelet Neurological Institute, has a comprehensive women’s care program and a nationally-certified cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs. Sound APP's work at Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital (400 beds) on the west side of Tucson, also a stoke center and cardiopulmonary specialty hospital.
Sound values our advanced practice providers and realize they need a forum to collaborate. Our APP collaborative was formed to provide development opportunities and to advance the role of our providers who work alongside our physician providers. We offer the same leadership development opportunities for APP's that are provided to our physician providers. We are focused on helping you build your emergency medicine career.
- 486 bed hospital; 50 bed ED
- Bedside ultrasound; CT/ultrasound 24/7
- 3 cath labs
- Volume of ED – 46,000 annually
- 60 hours of physician coverage
- 22 Hours of APP coverage; 10 and 12 hour shifts
- High acuity
- Cerner EMR
- Sound maintains a 98% retention of incumbent clinicians
- ACLS/BLS/PALS required
- Current, unrestricted license in AZ required
- One or more years’ experience preferred; especially emergency medicine experience
At Sound Physicians, you’ll work in a practice where we are all proud of the care we give. And, you’ll be supported by outstanding local and regional clinical and business colleague leaders.
Home to the University of Arizona, Tucson is located in the Sonoran Desert surrounded by the beautiful Santa Catalina Mountains. The revitalized downtown with its motorized street cars offers incredible nightlife, excellent restaurants, vintage shopping, and art galleries galore. With more than 350 days of sun per year, outdoor activities abound including hiking, rock climbing, biking, and star gazing after the beautiful sunsets. These are only some of the reasons Tucson was selected by Business Week magazine as one of the Best Places to Raise Kids.
We are dedicated to supporting our hospitalist and post-acute physicians in providing the very best quality care by partnering seamlessly with our partners. Physician founded, led, and managed, Sound Physicians has more than 1,800 hospitalist and post-acute physicians providing inpatient care to more than 180 hospitals and a growing number of post-acute care centers in 35 states across the U.S.
We recruit and retain the best doctors by creating a better career opportunity. Sound Physicians supports our physicians through manageable encounters, flexible schedules, and technology-driven processes that are designed by physicians to work for physicians. Through the SoundInstitute, we promote ongoing educational, professional and career development.