Tucson, Arizona
Salary base plus incentives
Jul 06, 2021
Position Type

Excellent Opportunity to Join the Growing Team of Clinical Faculty in the Recreational Corridor of the Southwest with Banner University Medical Group in Tucson, AZ.

The Division of Rheumatology and Department of Medicine is actively recruiting an outstanding experienced clinician to join an academic faculty team that provides patient care in the inpatient and outpatient setting, teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as opportunities for research. This is an exceptional opportunity to lead an established fellowship program with an affiliation with the University of Arizona Arthritis Center. The physician hired will have a faculty appointment at the University of Arizona with the appointment commensurate with the candidate's credentials.

Qualifications, Scope of Practice, and schedule:

  • Board Certified in Rheumatology
  • Position is open to experienced physicians with 5+ years of post-training experience
  • Prior experience teaching medical students, residents, and fellows
  • 1.0 FTE
  • Average patient load: 6-8 per 4-hour session
  • Work schedule: Ambulatory Outpatient Clinic with robust inpatient consult service
  • Treatment of patients with multisystem rheumatic diseases

In addition, Program Director Functions include:

  • .25 FTE protected time
  • Activities involving education, evaluation, recruitment, interviewing, and selection of fellows
  • Administration and regulatory compliance of the Rheumatology Fellowship Program

Banner Health and University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner – University Medicine, a health system that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this partnership is academic medicine – research, teaching, and patient care – across three academic medical centers

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson (BUMC-T), formerly University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, is consistently listed among the nation’s top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report and has the Magnet designation for outstanding nursing care. BUMC-T has a new 670,000 sq. ft hospital tower which opened 2019 with 22 new operating rooms. BUMC-T is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching, and community service. Located in the heart of Tucson, Arizona, it hosts more than a million patient visits annually in and around Tucson. BUMC-T values patient-centered care and health care innovation. Located in the Sonoran Desert surrounded by multiple mountain ranges, Tucson is a very friendly Southwestern town where you and your family will have time to enjoy your personal and professional endeavors!

We offer a competitive starting salary plus incentives including a starting bonus, paid malpractice, 5 CME days with $5,000 in reimbursement each year, 14 vacation days, relocation assistance, and outstanding benefits that provide security for you and your family.

Please submit your CV and cover letter for immediate consideration, to: For questions, please call Tara Waltz, Sourcing Strategist, at: 602-747-8203. Visit our website at:

As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.

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