Body Radiologist

Employer
Denver Health Medical Center
Location
Denver, Colorado
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Closes
Oct 09, 2021
Ref
2058300
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Denver Health, the premier Level I trauma center for the city of Denver and the entire Rocky Mountain region, in collaboration with the University of Colorado, is seeking a staff Body Radiologist. Denver Health aims for a world-class body imaging division focused on delivering efficient, productive, and cutting-edge clinical care; a robust and growing educational program for students, residents, and fellows; and a research portfolio focused on collaboration with others inside and outside the Department.

Position Summary 

Denver Health, in collaboration with the University of Colorado, is seeing a fellowship-trained, Body Imager (Fellowship training abdominal imaging with body MRI experience preferred) to join the body imaging division at the level of an Assistant, Associate, or full-Professor, depending on the level of experience. The ideal candidate will have a record of clinical excellence, strong teaching abilities, and scholarly interests.

The candidate being sought will participate in the delivery of outpatient and inpatient body imaging services, including CT, MR, PET/CT, Radiography, US, and limited fluoroscopy studies. Given the volume and strength of the ED and trauma service at Denver Health, there is an emphasis on providing advanced, cutting edge, and highly collaborative acute care and care of trauma victims. The majority of the body imaging work, however, is outpatient with Denver Health providing the full gamut of body imaging services. In addition to the body imaging services currently offered, Denver Health seeks to continuously improve and innovate, including expanding and advancing our body MR service line.  

Denver Health body imagers participate in the education of University of Colorado medical students, radiology and IR/DR residents, and fellows. There is a strong desire to continue to expand our educational offerings.

The Department values patient-centered care and a highly collaborative work environment. There is a strong working relationship with medicine, surgery, surgical subfields, OBGYN, and emergency medicine.

Candidate Qualifications:  

Education/Academic Credentials

  • D., D.O. or foreign equivalent medical degree; board certification in Radiology; fellowship training and extensive experience in body imaging preferred, including body MRI; eligibility for licensure in Colorado
  • The ability to be appointed at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, depending on experience. Experience/aspirations toward having a local and/or national reputation of clinical excellence, teaching, and scholarly excellence is preferred.
  • Participation in national societies and organizations is preferred. The Department and institution will support participation with societies, particularly when focused on faculty development and providing service.

Position Details, Salary, and Benefits

Denver Health Interventional Radiology salaries are highly competitive locally and nationally. Dedicated academic funds are offered to cover licensing fees, Board MOC fees, conference attendance, and other academic needs.

Denver Health offers full benefits, including an attractive 401(a) Social Security replacement savings program, a 457(b) retirement savings program, and employer matching contributions. Full details are available online and from human resources.

Procedure for Candidacy

All candidates will need to submit an application through the Denver Health HR website or candidates can email in a cover letter and CV. If emailing, please send a CV and cover letter to David.Naeger@dhha.org and aaron.ortiz@dhha.org. All successful received CV/cover letters will result in an email confirmation. 

Nominations of others, expressions of initial interest, or questions can be submitted to Denver Health’s Director of Radiology and/or Denver Health’s Manager of Provider Recruitment. All discussions about this search will be handled in strict confidence.

David M. Naeger, MD
Director of Radiology, Denver Health
Professor and Vice Chair, University of Colorado SOM Department of Radiology
David.Naeger@dhha.org

Aaron Ortiz
Manager, Provider Recruitment
aaron.ortiz@dhha.org

Interviews will proceed over the winter of 2020/2021 with an intended start at the candidate’s convenience, though ideally in late spring or early summer of 2021. Interviews will be conducted remotely, with no required travel, though an optional in-person visit may be considered depending on the candidate’s interest, local laws and regulations, institutional policies, the status of new Covid-19 infections, and other factors.

References will be checked before selecting a final candidate, though reference checking occurs later in the process and will proceed after discussing with the candidate(s) first.

Denver Health values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: Graduation from an accredited medical school and completed accredited residency

programs and fellowships for specialist, or equivalent. Equivalent training for those physicians who are not U.S. residency trained. New finishing residents generally are not expected to be board-certified but should be board-certified within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the Office of Medical Administration. Experience: Requirements will be determined on a position-by-position basis.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures and techniques. Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment. Able to effectively manage and direct medical staff support activities while providing quality medical care. Able to receive detailed information through oral communications; express or exchange ideas by verbal communications. Excellent written and verbal communications, listening, and social skills. Able to interact effectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, skill levels and value systems. Performs in a tactful and professional manner. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Certificate/License/Registration: Medical license to practice in State of Colorado. All physicians must be board-certified within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the Office of Medical Administration. BLS/CPR. ACLS, PALS, or NRP as outlined in HR Principles and Practices #2-110 Appendix, maintaining licensures, certifications, and registrations. All certifications and licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

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