Tucson Medical Center

Clinical Decision Unit Advanced Practice Provider

Service Line: Clinical Decision Unit

Location: Tucson, Arizona  |  Volume: 8,760

Position: Full-time w/ benefits

Status: Employee


We are now hiring Advanced Practice Practitioners to join the ED staff for the Clinical Decision Unit at Tucson Medical Center (TMC). TMC is a 615-bed non-profit facility and the #1 healthcare provider in Southern Arizona. The hospital has been awarded as a Certified Primary Stroke Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center & earned a Gold Plus Achievement Award for Stroke programs. With over 600 physicians from 60 different specialties, its major services include women’s services, maternity, cardiac, orthopedic, neuroscience, imaging, and senior care. Located on 115 acres near the foothills of the Catalina Mountains, TMC offers state-of-the-art medicine, advanced technology and, above all, compassionate care delivered by an excellent staff of experienced nurses and trained professionals. TMC is Southern Arizona’s leading provider for emergency care and pediatric care (including Tucson’s first Pediatric Emergency Department), with intensive care units for adults, children, and newborns.

Tucson Medical Center

5301 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712

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Clinical Decision Unit

  • Capacity:
    • 18 beds for average patient volume of 8,760/yr 
    • 12-hour shifts
    • CDU is open 7 days a week
    • 24 hours of coverage daily with physician oversight
  • Documentation:  EPIC EMR
  • Duties:  Include admit, manage, and discharge patients from the CDU from many common diagnoses including chest pain, COPD, CHF, cellulitis, asthma, dehydration, PNA, etc. Also manage various off-protocol admissions, utilizing both ED and in-patient management for all patients as appropriate.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have practice experience in ICU, Hospitalist or Emergency Medicine, post-graduation.
  • Board-certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with active license to practice in Arizona.
  • DEA certification
  • Clean Background
  • Clean Malpractice History


Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with company match of employee contributions, $2,000 CME/Business Expense Reimbursement Occurrence-based malpractice coverage


Live in a vibrant community with a diverse culture, strong university, excellent arts, culinary treasures, myriad of resorts and bountiful outdoor activities. Tucson is known as ‘The Real Southwest’, located on Interstate 10 just 116 miles south of Phoenix. It celebrates a diversity of cultures, architecture, and people.

For more information contact:

Jason Ard, Recruiter
jard@ies.healthcare| (c) 817.896.1199 | (p) 469.420.5498