Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician

Employer
Denver Health Medical Center
Location
Denver, Colorado
Posted
Oct 07, 2021
Closes
Oct 07, 2022
Ref
2117929
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Division of Rehabilitation Medicine in the Department of Orthopedics at Denver Health is recruiting for an intermittent Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician to join our team in Denver, Colorado.  

Our Rehabilitation service consists of 8 inpatient rehabilitation unit, inpatient consultation service along with general PM&R and electrodiagnostic outpatient clinics.  We have a wonderful multi-disciplinary team comprised of physicians including primary care and specialists, nurses, therapists, rehab technicians, focused on the rehabilitation of vulnerable patient population with disabling conditions  from trauma related injuries including traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, amputee, stroke, polytrauma, etc.  As a safety net institution, Denver Health mission is to serve the patient’s needs, regardless of their ability to pay.

Our PM&R division is also part of the multi-disciplinary treatment of traumatic peripheral nerve injuries acting as the primary diagnostic service for our orthopedic/ hand specialists.

Clinical responsibilities will involve shared duties with 2 partners focused primarily on outpatient electrodiagnostic studies (EMGs) with occasional cross coverage in inpatient consultation service. During the week, the inpatient rehabilitation unit is staffed by the PM&R Physician from Denver Health and weekend coverage is shared between Denver Health and the University of Colorado PM&R providers who work collaboratively to provide care for patients at both institutions. 

Denver Health is an affiliate hospital of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences and acts as a primary training site for residents in PM&R, medical students and allied health care professionals. 

Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

  • Denver Health physicians have an academic appointment (commiserate with experience) with the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Generous PTO and retirement matching
  • Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year

As an institution, Denver Health is a nationally recognized integrated health care system which includes: a large safety-net acute-care hospital, an acclaimed Level 1 trauma center (Ernest E Moore MD Shock Trauma Center), a large network of community health centers, the city and county public health department (Denver Public Health), the sole city-wide advanced life support EMS agency (Denver Paramedics) and a regional poison center (Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center).  Denver Health is a profoundly mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvement and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare.

Candidates interested in this opportunity should submit CV to:

Oscar Sanchez, M.D., Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Oscar.sanchez@dhha.org

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

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