Cardiology jobs in Phoenix usually list as a stipulation Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and a current Arizona state physician license. Having done a Cardiology residency or fellowship in Arizona is advantageous because it means the physician is aware of AZ Medicaid policies.
Cardiology salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Phoenix, AZ, run around $380,684. In contrast the U.S. average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Phoenix pay about 95.6% of the national average.
Given the unique insurance and statutes of Arizona, effort should be made to explore topics like state tort reform proposals.
Moreover, the effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on patient loads for Cardiology practices is unclear.