We are recruiting for a Intermittent/Hourly Intervention Radiologist to join our team!
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Located in the city of Denver, Denver Health, in collaboration with the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is seeking anIntermittent/Hourly/Part TimeInterventional Radiologist to join our team. We offer a stimulating and supportive environment that prioritizes both patient care and physician well-being in state-of-the-art facilities completely renovated in 2021:Interventional Radiology | Denver Health.
Denver Health aims for a world-class interventional radiology (IR) division focused on delivering efficient, productive, and cutting-edge clinical care; a robust and growing educational program for students and residents; and a research portfolio focused on collaboration with others inside and outside the department. The IR section providers are comprised of four full time physicians and one nurse practitioner. With two fluoroscopy suites and a third combined fluoroscopy-CT suite, the section provides the entire gamut of IR procedures including: interventional oncology, men's and women's health interventions, trauma embolizations, superficial and deep venous interventions, and musculoskeletal and pain interventions. Clinic and inpatient rounds ensure important longitudinal care for our patients.
All faculty at Denver Health have faculty appointments at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and are valued participants in University and Department of Radiology functions. Faculty have access to the academic and cultural resources of Denver Health, the University, and other affiliate institutions. In addition to direct clinical care, expanded education roles and research opportunities are available for candidates that are interested.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is committed to serving all patients, regardless of the ability to pay, and caring for the underserved is part of the Denver Health mission. Denver Health serves the city of Denver and the entire Rocky Mountain region, providing the full spectrum of medical services from primary to oncologic care. Denver Health provides primary care services via a citywide network of community health centers, school-based health clinics, and a recently opened outpatient medical center. Inpatient services are housed in multiple campus buildings with 555 adult, pediatric, and OB/GYN beds. Denver Health's Emergency Medicine program is nationally renowned, with over 120,000 patient visits per year. Denver Health's Level 1 Trauma Center is one of the world's leading trauma centers and has amongst the highest survival rates in the country with IR playing a key role in the non-operative management of many trauma patients.
The IR section recently completed major renovations in 2021 with the installation of three state of the art Canon fluoroscopy suites one of which is integrated with a CT scanner - the only combined fluoroscopy-CT suite in Colorado. Dedicated provider workspaces complement the fully capable procedure suites. IR is located on the first floor of the main hospital adjacent to the emergency department with easy access to both the medical and surgical intensive care units. The extensive network of outpatient Denver Health clinics and busy ED/inpatient services generate a robust and varied IR practice with over 4500 procedures performed annually.
Denver Health, in collaboration with the University of Colorado, is seeking a board eligible or credentialedIntermittent/Hourly/ParttimeInterventional Radiologist to join the IR division at the level of an assistant, associate, or full professor, depending on the level of experience. The candidate being sought will participate in the delivery of the full spectrum of interventional radiology services.
Denver Health interventional radiologists actively participate in the education of University of Colorado medical students, diagnostic radiology, and integrated and independent interventional radiology residents. The section also serves as a training site for Red Rocks physician assistant students. The IR section, and Department of Radiology as a whole, value patient-centered care and a highly collaborative work environment. There is a strong working relationship with surgery, oncology, medicine, and other services.
MD., D.O. or foreign equivalent medical degree; board certification or eligibility in Interventional Radiology; eligibility for licensure in Colorado
The ability to be appointed at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, depending on experience. Experience/aspirations toward having a local and/or national reputation of clinical excellence, teaching, and scholarly excellence is preferred.
Position Details, Salary, and Benefits:
This position is an Intermittent/Hourly/Part Time IR position; compensation is based on an hourly rate, as well as a defined on-call rate. The coverage needed includes on-call pager coverage and potentially occasional daytime shifts.
Interventional radiology salaries are highly competitive. Denver Health offers full benefits, including an attractive 401(a) Social Security replacement savings program, a 457(b)-retirement savings program, and employer matching contributions. Full details are available online and from human resources.
Dedicated academic funds are provided for licensing fees, Board MOC fees, conference attendance, and other academic expenditures.
Procedure for Candidacy:
All candidates are required to submit a CV and cover letter either by email to addresses below or through the Denver Health HR website. If submitting via the website, please also email to indicate the documents have been submitted. Receipt of CV and cover letter will be confirmed via email.
Nominations of others, expressions of initial interest, or questions can be submitted to Dr. Aaltonen. All discussions about this search, and initial applications, will be handled in strict confidence.
References will be checked before selecting a final candidate, though reference checking occurs later in the process and will proceed only after discussion with the candidate.
Denver Health values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age,
color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran
status or any other status protected by law.
Education: Graduation from an accredited medical school and completed accredited residency
programs for specialist, or equivalent. Equivalent training applicable 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 Medical Staff Office. 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 communication, express or exchange ideas by verbal communication. Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, and social skills. Able to interact effectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds, skill levels, and value systems. Perform required duties in a tactful and professional manner. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Ability to rely 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 Medical Staff Office. DEA license and BLS/ACLS certification, 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.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a
conditional offer of employment has been made.
$422,500.00 - $511,100.00 / 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.