Northern Arizona Healthcare

Hospitalist - FMC

Job Locations US-AZ-Flagstaff
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We are looking for the right physician to join our collegial and supportive employed Hospitalist group at our Flagstaff, AZ campus at Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH), playing a critical role in advancing our mission of "improving health, healing people". The hospitalist group is led by a working hospitalist, reporting to a physician. The NAH vision is grounded in our intention to transform the health of the communities we serve in Flagstaff, Sedona, Cottonwood and all of Northern Arizona. Flagstaff Medical Center is the transfer center, Level 1 trauma center, and tertiary care destination for Northern Arizona with a catchment that extends from past the New Mexico border to the California border, and brings challenging and interesting cases to our mid-sized hospital and city. We enjoy extensive subspecialist support despite the hospital's friendly size. Our hospital and group have a culture of hospitalists leading within the organization and directing patient care. We enjoy excellent relationships with all of our surgeons and other specialties and work collaboratively for the wellness of our patients.


Support Structure:
Hospitalists teams: 8 rounding teams, 2 admitting teams, and 2 nocturnist teams, 27 total hospitalists.

183 budgeted/paid shifts per year, of which 166 shifts are worked after leave and CME Mix: Rounding about 7 out of 9 shifts, admitting 1 shift, and swing 1 shift

Backup assignment approximately 4-5 times per quarter with stipend paid regardless of whether you are called in.


Total 168 worked shifts plus 12-16 "backup call off-site" days with stipend for full time


Full experienced nocturnist service is separately staffed


No RVU based compensation, with a reasonable census


True average census is 16 (14-18)


Extra stipend for extra shifts if desired. No required or expected extra shifts


Independent, non-profit, two hospital system


Leadership opportunities for those interested


100% physician hospitalist service with no mid-level supervision duties


Opportunity to work with Family Medicine residents, if desired


No procedures required or expected


30 days per year "schedule black out" time for longer vacations, other requested time off possible


Strong care management service

Hospitalists are supported by: Neurosurgery, interventional cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, 24H on site critical care, gastroenterology, plastic/hand surgery, interventional radiology, neurology, palliative care, endocrinology, urology, pulmonology, trauma surgery with trauma ICU, orthopedics, ortho/spine, inpatient psychiatry, among others.


Our Organization Boasts:
Two hospitals: 269 beds in Flagstaff and 99 beds in Cottonwood


Board certified physicians from top programs across the country

Over 200 employed providers

Outpatient Surgical Centers, Cardiovascular Institute, Orthopedic & Spine Institute, EntireCare Rehab and Sports Medicine, Cancer Centers

A strong and growing primary care base

A long history of financial stability, with a positive margin, and cash reserves

Planned investment in a new state-of-the-art hospital and Health and Wellness Village

Nestled in the breathtaking San Francisco Peaks mountains, Flagstaff is surrounded by majestic landscapes and scenery, and residents enjoy all four seasons with lots of sunshine. Sedona, a world renowned natural recreation destination for outdoor activities year round. Flagstaff is a wonderful place to raise children, and has great schools and outdoor activities including camping, hiking, biking, skiing, fishing, golfing and more. The entire region is rich with arts and culture as well as exceptional restaurants, wineries and breweries. In addition, you are well-positioned for weekend getaways in the vibrant cities of Phoenix and Las Vegas.


Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Board Certified or Eligible


Prior hospitalist experience or recent strong inpatient residency experience is preferred

  • Based in Flagstaff, AZ
  • Joining 27 physicians in a growing all-physician group
  • Competitive base salary, backup call stipend and additional call-in stipend, optional extra shift stipend, 2 year guarantee, and quality incentive bonus.
  • Sign on bonus
  • Paid malpractice with tail coverage
  • Professional licensure and DEA reimbursement
  • CME allowance
  • Generous benefits including vacation, health insurance, and retirement matching (401k or 457b)
  • All NAH employees, including Providers and Advanced Practice Providers are eligible for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.


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