Job Description

Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Division Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Contact Info: Raye Jean Becker
1919 E. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
p (602) 933-1101 c (319) 290-2906
Practice Type: Academic Appointment|Hospital Staff
Pediatric Focus: General Pediatrics (> 75% Pediatrics)
Training Requirements: MD or MD/PhD degree and be board-certified in orthopedics with subspecialty training in pediatric orthopedics.
Date Available: Actively seeking
Reason for Job Opening: Actively seeking Division Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Additional Information: Phoenix Children’s Hospital has initiated a national search for an innovative leader in clinical and academic pediatric orthopedics who will serve as the Division Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. This appointment will include academic affiliation at Mayo Clinic Arizona, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix and Creighton Medical School.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals, including garnering all 10 shields in 2021. 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, Phoenix Children’s provides care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Phoenix Children’s is poised for continued growth in quality patient care, research and medical education. In 2019, Phoenix Children’s was recognized by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare for the fifth consecutive year.

This is a unique role for a gifted clinical and academic pediatric orthopedic surgeon who has a solid vision for teaching, clinical and research program development and who appreciates the significance of collegial decision-making in an interdisciplinary structure. This position represents a distinctive role for a forward-focused leader who will provide strategic direction and administrative leadership in a Division that will be expected to have significant expansion and continued development to provide pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine care across the PCH system; including three hospital campuses and three ambulatory surgery centers. The current operating room and interventional capacity includes 12 inpatient OR’s and 17 ambulatory OR’s/GI endoscopy suites, 2 interventional radiology suites and 2 cardiac catheterization suites. The Division Chief is expected to have strong experience in recruiting and recognizing individual talent that will result in the creation of a nationally recognized Division of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

In addition to the characteristics noted above, applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD degree and be board-certified in orthopedics with subspecialty training in pediatric orthopedics. They must provide documentation of achieved accomplishments, and demonstrated proof of mentorship, leadership and scholarship in orthopedics. The successful candidate must possess effective interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills. It is expected that the candidate will be eligible for academic appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level of our affiliated medical schools.

We respectfully request your assistance in communicating this leadership opportunity to your colleagues in pediatric orthopedics and by your nomination of highly qualified individuals. Thank you in advance for taking the time to consider your accomplished, qualified colleagues
and for forwarding your nominations to the contacts below.

Raye Jean Becker
Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
p (602) 933-1101 | c (319) 290-2906