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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. The Division of Urology at Denver Health is a dynamic group of five providers committed to providing world class urologic care to an urban underserved patient population regardless of ability to pay.
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 University of Colorado and interface with the division at the school related to collaboration and cross coverage.
Interested applicants can apply online or submit CV and letter of interest to:
MD/DO (Required) Education: Graduation from an Accredited Medical School and completed Urology Accredited Residency Program 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.
Physician (Required) Certificate/License/Registration: Medical license to practice in State of Colorado. All physicians must be board certified/board eligible.
Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association (Required)
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 18 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison and Safety, a Public Health department, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year. Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As an EOE, Denver Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Examine, diagnose, and treat patient conditions and disorders of the genitourinary organs and tracts. (20%)
Document and review patients' histories. (15%)
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. (15%)
Use specialized equipment, such as X-rays, fluoroscopes, and catheters. (15%)
Perform abdominal, pelvic, or retroperitoneal surgeries when necessary. (10%)
Treat lower urinary tract dysfunctions. (5%)
Prescribe and administer antibiotics, antiseptics, or compresses to treat infections or injuries. (5%)
Prescribe medications for patients with erectile dysfunction, infertility, or ejaculation problems. (5%)
Provide Urology consultations or referring patients to specialists. (5%)
Direct nurses, residents, or other staff. (5%)
Doctorate Degree Required
Ideally 4-6 years in a leadership role preferred. Emerging leaders in clinical care, research or education are encouraged to apply.
MD-Physician - State Medical Board Required
Knowledge, Skills and 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.
Computer skills required.
Computer skills preferred.
$332,200.00 - $425,100.00 / yr
Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans
Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)
On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes
Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more
Tuition reimbursement & assistance
Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching
Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.