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Bariatrics Physician Assistant Opening in Tucson, Arizona

Company: Community Health Systems
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:


The Northwest Allied Bariatric and Foregut practice is seeking to employ a full-time hospital-based Physician Assistant to support our practice needs. The practice is comprised of two MIS fellowship trained surgeons whose focus in primarily upon diseases of the stomach and esophagus. The position will entail working as a first assistant in the operating room on a daily basis, seeing new hospital consults, and providing follow-up care and post-operative discharge instructions for our surgical patients. There is no weekday call requirement. However, this position includes primary call coverage every third weekend with backup from one of the two surgeons. We are seeking a dynamic, hardworking individual who is driven to continue learning his/her craft.

Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):

Hospital Employed

2 or More Years' Experience is Preferred

Joining -Two Physicians and 1 Nurse Practitioner

Tentative Call - 1:3

Required: -First Assistance Experience, Bariatrics, Weight Management or -Nutritional -Health -Experience

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Life in Tucson Offers:

Highly coveted metro area - 1 million population

325 days of sunshine, perfect for hiking, biking, swimming, rock climbing, running, and golf

Mix of highly rated private and public schools including the University of Arizona

Beautiful night skies as Tucson is the "Astronomy Capital of the World"

Surrounded by mountains and the beautiful Sonoran desert

Growing biotech industry bringing highly educated employees to the community

Easy access to Phoenix, Sedona, Scottsdale and San Diego for weekend getaways!

Rich in history, cultural events, sports, and year-round activities

Tucson is UNESCO's first City of Gastronomy in the United States. A foodie paradise!

US News & World Report - voted NMC Best hospital in the Tucson metro area, Best Regional Hospital, and the 4th Best Hospital in Arizona.

Northwest Allied Physicians -(Allied) - is a growing MSG that is affiliated with -Northwest Healthcare, which includes -Northwest Medical Center, Oro Valley Hospital, Northwest Medical Center Sahuarita, two free-standing emergency centers, three -Urgent Care facilities and two Surgery Centers. The hospitals are well known in the community and have a reputation for providing high quality care. -Physicians can expect to enter a practice with high patient demand and a loyal patient base in an expanding suburban market.

Keywords: Community Health Systems, Tucson , Bariatrics Physician Assistant Opening in Tucson, Arizona, Healthcare , Tucson, Arizona

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