Phoenix Children’s Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition is seeking a Pediatric Hepatologist to join our growing team. The applicant would need to be board certified/board eligible in pediatric gastroenterology, as well as pediatric transplant hepatology. The Pediatric Liver Transplantation Program was launched at Phoenix Children’s in 2012 and is part of the Transplant Center, which has programs in heart, kidney, and bone marrow transplantation. The program is currently performing on average 8-10 transplants per year with outcomes meeting or exceeding expected projections. There are four Advanced Practitioners dedicated to the Transplant program, as well as dedicated nutritionist, social worker, and pharmacist. The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Phoenix Children’s is the largest pediatric gastroenterology program in the state of Arizona. The group includes 17 board certified/eligible gastroenterologists, 2 board certified/eligible hepatologists, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, and a board-certified psychologist. The gastroenterologists currently cover five satellite clinics, as well as the inpatient gastroenterology services at Phoenix Children’s with an expansion of inpatient services in the East Valley area in 2023. Our patient population comprises a diverse ethnic background including a large native American population and has a wide spectrum of gastrointestinal and liver pathology ranging from common to complex conditions. Our providers can participate in a large number of multidisciplinary clinics including Feeding Rehabilitation Clinic, Aerodigestive Clinic, IBD Clinic, Eosinophilic Esophagitis Clinic, Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, and Liver Transplant Clinic. The division has access to a full-service therapeutic endoscopy suite for gastroenterology and pancreaticobiliary disease. Members of the Division participate in all aspects of teaching in our pediatric gastroenterology fellowship program and pediatric residency program. We are the major pediatric teaching program for the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine – Phoenix, as well as the new Mayo Clinic Medical School Phoenix Campus. Academic appointments are available from the University of Arizona, Mayo Clinic and Creighton University. Our physicians are involved in research across the field of gastroenterology.
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.
MD or DO degree. (Required)
Current Arizona License to Practice Medicine or the ability to obtain prior to start date. (Required)
Board certified/Board Eligible in the appropriate specialty. (Required)
The ability to move freely from facility to facility, as well as, the ability to move freely throughout facilities and examine patients. (Required)
The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices. (Required)
The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed. (Required)
The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours. (Required)
The ability to work well under pressure. (Required)
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.