Academic Emergency Physician

Employer
Denver Health Medical Center
Location
Denver, Colorado
Posted
Feb 11, 2021
Closes
Feb 11, 2022
Ref
2075871
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Denver Health & Hospital | Academic Emergency Physician Opening

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Denver Health is recruiting a full-time academic emergency physician to join as an Associate EMS Medical Director. Currently, we are particularly looking to expand in the areas of EMS education and operational medical direction, with significant potential for future progression in leadership within the Division. Our highly-functioning and established EMS team consists of the Paramedic Division Medical Director and three associate directors work collaboratively to provide medical direction to over 250 divisional paramedics, as well as to Denver Fire, Denver Police, Denver 911 Communications Center and the Denver Health Paramedic School.  As such, our recruitment will place a strong emphasis on teamwork.  Denver’s EMS system provides a two- tiered response for emergent calls, with Denver Fire providing the BLS response and Denver Paramedics providing the ALS response and transport.  Within this system, Denver Paramedics respond to approximately 120,000 calls per year with roughly 75,000 transports. Finally, our system also staffs City and County Special Events and Denver NFL and MBL games.

The emergency department (ED) at Denver Health includes a 44-bed adult ED with an additional 19-bed pediatric ED and urgent care, a 13-bed fast track area, and an adjacent 23-bed clinical decision unit. With a combined annual census of more than 100,000 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.

Denver Health is nationally recognized for being an integrated safety-net system, including an acute-care hospital, a network of community health centers, a city and county public health department, and a regional poison center. As a department and institution, we are profoundly committed to diversity of thought and our workforce. Faculty must be passionate about serving our diverse patient population and providing them with the best care.  To achieve this, we dedicate significant resources as a team to incorporate cultural responsiveness, equity, and inclusion into every aspect of our work.

As a major academic affiliate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and sponsoring institution for the Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine, all faculty contribute to our missions of patient care, educational, research, and professional development. Faculty hold appointments in the School of Medicine. ultimately report to the Director of Service for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Denver Health, and

The ideal candidate will be committed to serving our patient population and have a passion for innovation and scholarship. Fellowship and an academic track record are strongly preferred. Board eligibility or certification in emergency medicine is required.

This position is available immediately.  Applications will be considered in a rolling fashion until the positions are filled.

Please apply by submitting your CV with a cover letter indicating your interest and highlighting your intended contributions to our efforts to diversify our thoughts and workforce. Submissions can be sent to:

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