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Tiny Patients, Big Hearts - Transforming Lives One Surgery at a Time!

Company: Banner Health
Location: Mesa
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Tiny Patients, Big Hearts - Transforming Lives One Surgery at a Time!
Banner Children's Specialists (BCS) is seeking a full time Board Eligible or Board Certified Pediatric Surgeon to join our growing program in the Phoenix Metro Area with a pediatric population of 350,000+. We are seeking a candidate who will provide a wide range of surgical care for premature newborns to 18-year-old adolescents at Banner Desert Medical Center (BDMC) in Mesa, AZ. Procedures include the full scope of laparoscopic, thoracoscopic, robotic, and open surgeries in the cervical, thoracic, and abdominal regions addressing the diseases of the respiratory, digestive, biliary, genitourinary, and dermatologic systems. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate interested in working in a high-volume environment with several index cases. Our Pediatric Surgery team currently consists of two Pediatric Surgeons and seven Advanced Practice Providers working closely with other Pediatric Subspecialties such as Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Neurosurgery, Hematology/Oncology, and Cardiology. Position Details:

  • Outpatient Clinic 2 days/week
  • 7 shifts of call per month, to include one weekend
  • Full range of Pediatric Subspecialties to work with
  • Strong organizational support
  • Robotic surgery capability on campus Highlights:
    • Practice hosts PGY3 residents from UACOMP Integrated Surgical Residency and MS3/MS4 students, opportunity for teaching if desired.
    • In addition to providing comprehensive services at Banner Children's at Desert, our teams provide inpatient care for babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix and full range of pediatric surgical services at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
    • Banner Children's pediatric surgeons participate in a comprehensive, multidisciplinary fetal care program. Minimum Qualifications:
      • Board-certified or eligible in Pediatric Surgery
      • 3-5 years of experience preferred, new grads encouraged to apply Banner Benefits: You take care of others. Let us take care of you. At Banner, your benefits package is all about your well-being. But that's more than just basic medical, dental and vision coverage - it's everything that makes you uniquely you, from your emotional health, to your family, to your satisfaction at work. We design your benefits with you in mind, offering a wide variety of comprehensive benefits that give you peace of mind and provide security for you and your family. Benefits Include:
        • Graduating Fellow? $1500/monthly stipend while you finish your training when you sign early!
        • Paid Sick Time & Personal Time Off
        • Malpractice and Tail Coverage
        • CME Allowance and Paid Time Off
        • Legal, Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
        • Pet, Auto, and Home Insurance
        • Adoption Assistance, Fertility Benefits, and Parental Leave
        • Support Resources available for pet care, childcare, elder care, housekeeping, and tutoring
        • 24/7 Confidential Mental Health Support, plus coordination of child and elder care
        • Well-Being Program, including healthy-habit building, fitness challenges, nutrition guides, on-demand webinars, sleep guides, mindfulness, and more!
        • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
        • Financial wellness resources, including retirement plans with matching, employee perks and discounts Serving a pediatric population of 350,000+, Banner Children's at Desert (BDMC) in Mesa is a state-of-the-art, 206-bed children's hospital that was opened in November 2009. Banner Children's at Desert was designed "Through the Eyes of a Child," meaning it has all the comforts of home and does not feel institutional. The hospital is meant to inspire healing, learning and imagination. Our Child Life professionals play an active role in ensuring children feel safe and prepared for the hospital experience. Non-procedure zones, such as the Forever Young Zone, Sophie's Place, and the Big Outside, are used for music and play therapy as well as for respite and relaxation. Notable distinctions include:
          • This hospital has a 120 bed Level 3 NICU staffed by Neonatologists around the clock.
          • Over half of the babies delivered in Arizona are born in a Banner hospital.
          • Well-trained social services staff and numerous integrative therapy programs ensure a complete range of care for children.
          • We have a child-friendly atmosphere accented by soothing colors and dedicated play areas, as well as a volunteer dog therapy program that helps cheer up young patients during their stays.
          • Banner Children's at Desert is a member of the Children's Hospital Association.
          • It is part of Banner Desert Medical Center - one of the largest and most comprehensive facilities in Arizona which serves as a tertiary referral center for the East Valley of metropolitan Phoenix and treats the highest levels of acuity in the East Valley.
          • Banner Children's at Desert is a Level Two Pediatric Trauma Center and a Level Three NICU.
          • Financially stable, Banner Health is one of the largest non-profit healthcare systems in the country with locations in six states. Our organization includes thirty hospitals, and multiple divisions in both the academic and non-academic spaces.
          • We offer physicians a highly integrated and innovative environment, collaborative team-oriented workplace, and clinical settings that focus on patient excellence, all complementing our non-profit mission: Making healthcare easier, so life can be better.Mesa, AZ is just east of Phoenix and conveniently located near top universities, an international airport, multiple entertainment and outdoor recreation venues, and is home to several professional sports teams. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR CV TODAY FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner Heath recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. Banner Health is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.

Keywords: Banner Health, Mesa , Tiny Patients, Big Hearts - Transforming Lives One Surgery at a Time!, Healthcare , Mesa, Arizona

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