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Looking for a different path in medicine? Consider the Tucson Area Sells Service Unit as your next place of employment. We seek dedicated and experienced physicians, nurses, and support specialists--who are able to assume leadership roles in the future development of our work--as well as newly graduated health professionals, residents, and student interns.
Entering practice in an unfamiliar socio-cultural and environmental setting may prove to be one of the richest challenges of your life. Through hard work and commitment, many have found themselves in the unique situation of making a difference in others' lives, while at the same time gaining personal growth and sensitivity.
The Tucson Area Sells Service Unit (SSU) consists of a Joint Commission accredited hospital in Sells, AZ and three outpatient health centers with a combined caseload of approximately 185,000 outpatient visits annually. Clinical Services include Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Prenatal and Women's Health Care, Dental, Optometry, Ophthalmology, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, Social Work Services, and Diabetes Self-Management Education. We offer competitive salary, relocation/recruitment/retention allowance, federal employment benefits package, CME leave and allowance, and loan repayment opportunities.
Recruitment StaffFor more information, contact any of the following health care professionals at the Sell Service Unit:
Heshmat Mortazavi, Chief Dentist,
Donna Hobbs, Nurse Executive,
Michael Contos, Chief Pharmacist
Lars Krusholm, Chief Therapist
Physicians/Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners:
Peter Ziegler MD, Clinical Director,
Michael Flood, Chief Social Worker,
For general information on employment opportunities contact:
Southwest Human Resources Office
7900 South J Stock Road
Tucson, AZ 85746
PO Box 548
Sells, AZ 85634
Tucson Area Scholarship Coordinator
Hopi Health Care Center
P.O. Box 4000
Polacca, Arizona 86042