Chief Physician of Urology

Employer
Denver Health Medical Center
Location
Denver, Colorado
Posted
Sep 07, 2021
Closes
Sep 07, 2022
Ref
2112571
Specialty
Urology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Department of Surgery, Division of Urology at Denver Health Medical Center is recruiting a Chief of Urology. This position emphasizes patient access, high quality surgical care, housestaff and fellow training, and clinical research. The DH program is fully integrated with the Division of Urology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (UCSOM), including utilization of resident staff, clinical responsibilities and research.

Denver Health is considered a national model of an integrated urban safety net health care system that includes a 525 bed acute care hospital, with new adult and pediatric emergency departments, the 911 paramedic system, 10 community health centers, 18 school-based clinics, the public health department, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, a 100 bed non-medical detoxification center, a dedicated psychiatric emergency service, correctional care facilities, the Rocky Mountain Center for the Medical response to Terrorism, Mass Casualties and Epidemics, and an HMO. The Denver Health Rocky Mountain Regional Trauma Center has been recognized as a preeminent Level I Trauma Center, with one of the best trauma survival rates in the country.

The Chief of Urology will have oversight of all care delivered by the Division of Urology at Denver Health and will provide overall strategic leadership of the Division in conjunction with the Department of Surgery leadership. They will have responsibility for strategic planning, clinical services, professional performance, business performance, medical education, and physician practice as well as assisting with continued support of a research program. Developing relationships with key internal stakeholders is of particular importance, including interventional radiology and uro-gynecology, in the interest of advancing multidisciplinary care of patients with urologic diseases. Advancing a culture of excellence in urology, the Chief will be dedicated to performance expectations, which provide for the highest quality patient care and consistency in clinical care standards, driven by patient safety requirements and clinical outcomes monitoring. He/she will be responsible for the growth and advancement of research, scholarly activity and teaching excellence of the Division continuing to raise the bar on medical student and resident education and developing a stronger commitment to departmental research efforts. As an urban safety net health care system, Denver Health is particularly committed to clinical care and academic activity that advances health equity. Patient access to care is of particular importance. Recruiting a Chief of Urology with interest and experience in urologic care for underserved populations is a high priority. The candidate will have a faculty appointment at the UCSOM, and interface with the division at the school related to collaboration and cross coverage.

Katie Youll, Provider Recruiter
Denver Health Medical Center
Office: 303.602.4973  | katie.youll@dhha.org

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