Academic Neurosurgeon for Growing Program within the Lush Sonoran Desert (Tucson, AZ)

Tucson, AZ

Inpatient and outpatient

Job Highlights

  • Area Is Warm Year-Round
  • Non-Profit Employer
  • Willing to Pay for Licensing
  • Banner - University Medical Center Tucson

    Banner Health

    The Department of Neurosurgery at the UArizona and Banner Health is actively growing and interviewing bc/be Neurosurgeons to join our clinical faculty and multidisciplinary team!

    This is a unique opportunity within a rapidly growing academic neuroscience inpatient and ambulatory elective program in Tucson, AZ and the region's only designated Level 1 trauma center. Our 649-bed hospital has been nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching new health care professionals, and conducting groundbreaking research through the physician-scientists of the UArizona COM.

    The selected individual takes pride in providing top-notch clinical care to adult and pediatric patients while employing the most advanced surgical tools, from intra-operative, frameless image-guided to minimally invasive spinal or skull base equipment. Daytime coverage is shared for the busy clinical and academic program with a large variety of spine and skull-based neurosurgical cases. 

    An enthusiastic commitment to teaching is desired. Protected research time may also be available depending on the candidate’s background, training and interests. The successful candidate will have a full appointment within the Department of Neurosurgery. The position will include teaching and academic activities as well as opportunities to participate in clinical research.  


    Our Community:

    The blooming community of Tucson, Arizona is nestled within the lush Sonoran Desert and the Southern Rocky Mountains. With 350+ days of annual sunshine, we have scenic hiking and cycling, horseback riding, daytrip fishing or kayaking and championship golf courses. Tucson has an enriching culture with many entertainment opportunities. Tucson was also designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy with many exciting culinary adventures in our restaurant scene. With a population slightly over 0.5 million, Tucson is a growing city with a college town feel that continues to boast a very attractive cost of living.

    About Banner Health

    You want to help lead change in the health care field – rather than just react to it. You want to spend your time doing what you do best – caring for patients. You belong at Banner Medical Group (BMG) and Banner – University Medicine Group (BUMG).As Banner Health's employed physician group with more than 1,300 physicians and advanced practitioners across more than 65 specialties, BMG, is transforming the delivery of care. This transformation can most clearly be seen in our Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) implementation. Through PCMH, we’re organizing care around patients, working in teams and coordinating and tracking care over time. The end result is the highest quality and most efficient delivery of patient care.For physicians working in their own practices, we have two different paths to lead you to a colorful career with Banner Health.We also offer faculty positions at Banner – University Medicine Center in partnership with the University of Arizona.

    Posted September 9, 2021