The Position: Urgent Care Physician - Medical Director
Denver Health is recruiting for Medical Director of our
Adult Urgent Care Clinic (AUCC). The AUCC treats approximately 38,000 patients annually, with a variety of chief complaints including abdominal pain, headache, general medical, urgent/acute issues, early OB and gynecological issues. The clinic hours are 7:00am to 10:00pm, Monday through Friday. Weekend hours are 8:00am to 9:00pm. The AUCC is co-located with the Emergency Department and has access to all resources available in the hospital (labs, imaging, specialists, admissions, etc). The successful candidate will supervise 15+ physician and advanced practice providers and join a dynamic team that includes excellent nursing and support staff.
Requirements: Board certification in Emergency, Family, or Internal Medicine. Strong clinical history in Urgent Care desired and previous leadership experience preferred. The successful candidate will have 0.3FTE dedicated administrative time. He/She will report directly to the Director of Emergency Medicine, with an indirect report to the CEO of Denver Community Health Services, as the AUCC is part of a large Federally Qualified Health Center system. Based on certification/training, he/she will also have the opportunity to work clinically in the Adult Emergency Department, Denver Emergency Center for Children, Community Health Centers, and/or Denver Health East Grand Clinic and Emergency Center (Winter Park, CO).
Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:
Academic appointment at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
- Resident and student teaching opportunities
- Joining a team of 450+ physicians on employed medical staff
- Competitive salary/benefits
- Loan repayment possible through national (NHSC) and state (CHSC) programs
DHHA has been certified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level I Adult 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, and operates one of the largest Community Health Center systems in the country. With 525 licensed beds Denver Health Medical Center is one of the state’s busiest hospitals with more than 26,000 admissions annually. Join us at this patient-centered, mission driven, evidence-based center with specialist support and an energetic focus on excellence.
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.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a 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 improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of 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. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and 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.”