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The Position: Fellowship Director for Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center

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Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and cover letter to:

Aaron Ortiz, Physician Recruitment
(303) 602-4992

Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center (RMPDC) is looking for qualified candidates for Fellowship Director of our Medical Toxicology program located at a prestigious, accredited regional poison center serving four states (CO, HI, MT, NV). Position responsibilities include administering Denver Health Medical Toxicology graduate medical education program; overseeing the recruitment and medical education of up to 5 fellows; coordinating fellowship activities with other RMPDC departments (Poison Center, Research & Consulting); and overseeing successful achievement of Accreditation Committee of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) standards in the competency areas of Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-based Practice. This position is part of RMPDC’s physician team and involves teaching, research, clinical duties, some travel and scheduled on-call availability.

  • Education: Medical licensure in Colorado required along with current ABMS certification in Medical Toxicology.
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years post-fellowship experience in graduate medical education as a faculty member who is actively involved in administrative, teaching, research, and clinical duties. Position requires excellent leadership abilities, administrative accountability, clinical education & mentoring skills, interpersonal skills, technical/policy writing and computer skills.
  • Relationships: Position reports to Director of RMPDC; direct reports include up to 5 fellows. This position also supervises activities of rotators (international physicians, residents, medical and pharmacy students) assigned to program; works closely with Program Coordinator and other administrative staff for program administration; works closely with Rocky Mountain Poison Center Medical Director to coordinate fellows’ support activities; and coordinates the teaching and clinical supervision activities of Medical Toxicology Faculty (paid and volunteer).

Major responsibilities:

  • Administer and maintain an educational environment conducive to educating fellows and rotators including overseeing and ensuring the quality of didactic and clinical education, teaching clinical and other educational content and mentorship for fellows.
  • Accountable for the overall operations of the fellowship program to comply with all accreditation standards and program standards of the ACGME and its Residency Review Committee (RRC).
  • Provide appropriate performance evaluations for all fellows and rotators and assure their compliance with all program policies, procedures and training requirements.
  • Provide clinical duties and supervision of fellows on the Medical Toxicology Service at Denver Health Medical Center, the University of Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • Demonstrate scholarly activity with presentations, publications, and research projects/funding as well as maintain active membership in the American College of Medical Toxicology Fellowship Directors Group and other appropriate state, regional, or national scientific/medical societies.
  • Participate in Denver Health’s Graduate Medical Education Committee; foster and maintain constructive relationships with other departments, programs and clinical teaching sites of the fellowship program; and assure fellows meet all state, federal and institutional requirements.

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