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Cardiologist - Chief of Cardiology

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Aaron Ortiz, Physician Recruitment
Aaron.Ortiz@dhha.org
(303) 602-4992

About the Position

Denver Health Medical Center in conjunction with the University of Colorado School of Medicine is recruiting for a Division Head of Cardiology to join our collaborative and collegial team of physicians in Denver, CO. This academic leadership role will entail leadership, education, scholarship and clinical duties in clinical cardiology. The preferred candidate will have at least five years of experience. This position is also responsible for duties as a general cardiologist. Activities include over-reading stress tests, ECG and remote monitoring interpretation, and clinical cardiology services (inpatient and outpatient).

Denver Health’s Cardiology Division is an integrated clinical program with the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine. This position includes supervision of cardiology fellows. Faculty academic rank at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Candidates must be Board Certified or Board Eligible to be considered. This position is: 25% administrative.

DHHA has been certified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level I Trauma Center and a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. DHHA offers comprehensive medical, surgical and psychiatric care, as well as emergency, ambulatory and diagnostic services. With 525 licensed beds Denver Health Medical Center is one of the state’s busiest hospitals with more than 26,000 admissions annually. DHHA was recently recognized by the University Hospital Consortium as having one of the lowest observed to expected mortality rates in the country (Ranked #5 out of 121 academic health centers). As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, DHHA provides over 300 million dollars in uncompensated care every year. Our surgical and specialty teams are nationally renowned for teaching, research and clinical services.

The successful candidate will have completed a terminal medical degree (e.g. MD or DO) be board certified, have a minimum of five years of experience, as well as have a demonstrated desire and ability in the practice of non-invasive cardiology.

Become a part of this fast-paced, highly-experienced team in Colorado’s top rated trauma hospital. Denver Health is situated in Denver, Colorado which receives 300+ days of sunshine per year and is the fastest growing city in the Rocky Mountain Region

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduation from an Accredited Medical School and completed Accredited Residency Programs 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.

Experience: Requirements will be determined on a position by position basis.

Knowledge, Skills & 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.

Certificate/License/Registration: Medical license to practice in State of Colorado. All physicians must be board certified within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the office of Medical Administration. BLS/CPR. ACLS, PALS, or NRP as outlined in HR Principles and Practices #2-110 Appendix, Maintaining Licensures, Certifications, and Registrations. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.