Cardiology jobs in Scottsdale typically include as a requirement Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and a current Arizona state physician license. Completing a Cardiology residency or fellowship in Arizona is advantageous because it means the physician is cognizant of AZ licensure requirements.
Cardiology salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Scottsdale, AZ, are around $380,684. In contrast the U.S. average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Scottsdale pay approximately 95.6% of the national average.
Given the unique insurance and liability laws of Arizona, care should be taken to address issues like malpractice tail insurance.
Equally important, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on reimbursement rates for Cardiology practices is unknown.