Tucson Medical Center

Medical Director - Observation Unit

Service Line: Emergency Medicine

Location: Tucson, AZ | CDU Volume: 8,760

Position: Full-time w/ benefits

Status: Employee


Integrative Emergency Services is hiring a Medical Director to provide oversight of the Observation Unit at Tucson Medical Center. Tucson Medical Center (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.

Emergency Department

  • Patients/Hour: 1
  • Capacity: 
    • CDU Beds: 18
  • Shift Coverage: 
    • Physician:
      • 24 hours of coverage daily
    • APP:
      • 30 hours of coverage daily
  • Documentation:  
    • EPIC

Tucson Medical Center

5301 East Grant Road Tucson, AZ 85712

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  • Admit, manage, and discharge patients from the Observation Unit for many common diagnoses including chest pain, COPD, CHF, cellulitis, asthma, dehydration, PNA, syncope, TIA, etc.
  • 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 an 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 


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

For more information contact:

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