Join The Desert Sky Family

We Believe

  • In addressing the root cause of pain
  • The body has the ability to heal itself, given the tools and time to do so
  • Our responsibility is to care for the patient, not our wallets
  • In doing what’s best for the patient and their care

We're Looking for

Board eligible residents in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), or Neurology. We’re not only looking for the technical skills, but for Residents and Providers who share our philosophy of medicine.

If you are interested, and want to work with us, you will be compensated well above traditional Fellowship compensation, and receive unmatched training, and expedited launch into this growing field of medicine.

About Desert Sky Spine and Pain

We seek to address the root cause of pain, with intentional focus on getting patients active and mobile in order to hasten healing. We are a comprehensive Pain and Physical Medicine group of Providers with 4 locations throughout Southern Arizona, all dedicated to changing lives. Learn more

Primary Responsibilities

  • Obtain history and physical exam in order to break down complex clinical symptoms into manageable treatment algorithms
  • Educate patient and family about chronic pain pathology and treatment algorithms
  • Follow-up with patients to assess response to multiple and often concurrent therapies including medication management, interventional therapies and psychological counseling
  • Interpretation and implementation of evidence -based medicine as it pertains to acute and chronic pain management
  • Risk and treatment stratification approaches to chronic pain management
  • Office-based procedural therapies such as large/intermediate joint injections (shoulder, knee, elbow, ankle), small joints (hand), tendonitis, bursitis, and trigger point injections
  • Interventional pain/spine procedures
  • Ability to discuss indications and details of procedure with patients
  • Ability to perform full spectrum in interventional pain/spine modalities
  • Risk/benefit/alternative analysis with patients
  • Post procedure assessment for efficacy and complications
  • Educating patients about their radiographic imaging results and correlation to symptoms and potential therapies
  • Case review to coordinate care among other specialties (i.e. surgical)
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will provide professional development, mentoring and direction as you launch into this field of medicine. Because we are a growing practice, our desire is to train with the purpose of maintaining a long-term relationship with opportunity for growth here at Desert Sky.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have completed an accredited residency in Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, or Neurology.
  • Must be board certified or board eligible in specialty
  • Active and unrestricted license in the State of Arizona or ability to obtain prior to employment
  • DEA license or ability to obtain prior to employment
  • Applicants must share our philosophy and be passionate about helping patients heal

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pathophysiology of acute and chronic pain conditions
  • Complex pharmacological therapies including chronic opioid therapy
  • Rational use of opioids in the treatment of chronic pain
  • Neuro-musculoskeletal pathology
  • Advanced radiographic imaging (i.e. MRI)
  • Psychological pathology and relation to chronic pain
  • Applications of the biopsychosocial model of pain
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in educating patients and other providers about a full spectrum of interventional pain/spine procedures to include the following: Indications, Spinal anatomy associated with intervention, Pharmacology associated with intervention, Potential complications and associated work-up and treatment associated with intervention
  • General medicine and relationship to chronic pain and treatment algorithms
  • Intrathecal drug delivery system management and Electrodiagnostic medicine is a bonus

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