Emergency Medicine Physicians

Denver Health Medical Center
Denver, Colorado
Feb 15, 2019
Feb 15, 2020
Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Denver Health is recruiting energetic and talented academic emergency physicians who are dedicated to serving our patients and leading our specialty in the areas of: clinical operations, medical education, and clinical research. The Department of Emergency Medicine is specifically recruiting for three positions: an assistant medical director focusing on patient experience, a medical student clerkship director, and a physician-scientist working at the intersection of emergency medicine and public health.

Denver Health is a nationally recognized model for integration of a safety-net acute-care hospital, a network of community health centers, a city and county public health department, and a regional poison center. Additionally, Denver Health is the major academic affiliate of the University Of Colorado School of Medicine, and the home institution for the Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine.

The emergency department (ED) at Denver Health includes a 44-bed adult ED with an additional 9-bed observation unit, a 22-bed adult urgent care, and a 19-bed pediatric ED and urgent care. With a combined annual census of more than 127,000 patients, the ED at Denver Health is the second busiest in Colorado and home to the Ernest E. Moore Shock Trauma Center at Denver Health, the primary trauma referral center for the Rocky Mountain Region. Additionally, the acuity managed by the adult ED is high, with a 25% admission rate. Staffing in the adult and pediatric EDs is provided by board-certified emergency physicians, PGY 1- 4 residents, emergency medicine subspecialty fellows, and advanced practice providers. Strong and extremely collaborative relationships exist among physicians, advanced practice providers, nursing, and consultative services.

All faculty report to the Director of Service for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Denver Health, and contribute to our mission of patient care, educational, research, and professional development, and hold faculty appointments in the School of Medicine.

The ideal candidate is an experienced emergency physician with a strong emphasis in his/her area of interest, excellent leadership and communications skills, and a passion for innovation and scholarship. Fellowship and an academic track record are strongly preferred. Board eligibility or certification in emergency medicine is required.

Positions are available immediately, and will ideally be filled for the 2019 academic year.  Applications will be considered in a rolling fashion until the positions are filled.

Applicants should submit their CV and a cover letter to:
Aaron Ortiz, Manager, Provider Recruitment (aaron.ortiz@dhha.org) and
 Jason Haukoos, MD, MSc, Chair, Department Recruitment Committee (jason.haukoos@dhha.org).


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