The Position: Academic Hospitalist
The Hospital Medicine Division at Denver Health and the Division of General Internal Medicine of the University of Colorado are recruiting for Academic Hospitalists for positions at Denver Health. These are academic positions that emphasize excellent patient care, resident and medical student education, quality improvement and clinical research.
About the Position
The Division of Hospital Medicine is a group of dedicated physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who are experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of acutely ill hospitalized patients.
Denver Health Hospitalists also participate in other novel specialties and services of the division such as our ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders program, procedure service, consultative services, observation unit, and our emergency department triage team.
The Hospitalists provide attending supervision of residents and medical students on the inpatient teaching services. Additional education opportunities are available through mentorship and precepting through the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Involvement in hospital medicine clinical research is a defined aspect of the job and protected time, mentorship and administrative support are provided to facilitate success in generating and publishing new knowledge.
Denver Health is nationally recognized for its efforts in re-engineering its health care delivery system through the use of LEAN principles and the Hospital Medicine Division uses LEAN in their hospital medicine quality improvement initiatives.