We are recruiting for a Noninvasive Cardiology Physician to join our team!
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Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO is recruiting for a full-time Non-Invasive Cardiologist to join our collaborative and collegial team of physicians to work in the area of clinical cardiology and cardiac imaging. Candidates should have experience in advanced echocardiographic techniques, including transesophageal and stress echocardiography, 3D echocardiography, and strain imaging. 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 is an integrated clinical program with the University of Colorado, and this position includes supervision of cardiology fellows. Faculty academic rank is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Candidates must be Board Certified or Board Eligible to be considered. Level II echo training is required. Level III and/or NBE certification as well as nuclear experience is a plus.
Our expanding Heart and Vascular Team includes 3 interventional cardiologists and a 24/7 STEMI program, 2 electrophysiologists providing comprehensive rhythm management and Watchman devices, 7 noninvasive physicians and 5 advanced practice providers. Our cardiology group provides 24 hour inpatient CCU and consultative cardiology care on a teaching service.
Our mission is to prevent heart disease, help our patients maintain a heart-healthy lifestyle and provide advanced cardiovascular care for all. Denver Health treats a broad range of disorders of the heart and circulatory system and offers a comprehensive array of cutting-edge diagnostics as well as therapeutic tests and procedures.
We've been recognized by theAmerican Heart Associationfor advanced achievement in the prevention and treatment of heart failure. The
is designated for hospitals implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology Foundation. The national designation is in part due to our team's research-based guidelines that speed patient recovery and improve patient results (improved patient outcomes).
Our noninvasive cardiologists are expected to diagnose illnesses, prescribe and administer treatment for people suffering from injury and/or disease and provide care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. All serve as faculty members of the University of Colorado, School of Medicine. Core noninvasive cardiology responsibilities include inpatient clinical care, including primary and consultative care of critically ill patients, and outpatient clinical care. In addition, the noninvasive cardiologist will interpret stress tests, ecgs, Holter/Event monitors as well as noninvasive cardiac imaging services such as echo, nuclear, CT and MRI, based on an individual's training and expertise.
Interested applicants can submit CV to: Aaron Ortiz, Manager of Provider Recruitment
1. Scholarly Activity, including Clinical Research and Educational activities. Time allocated above 10% will be based on ability to bring in external grant funding to cover this time. 2. Physicians at Denver Health are faculty members of the University of Colorado School of Medicine serve as teachers for students seeking clinical experience at Denver Health and provide education for post graduate medical trainees. 3. Focus on Superior Patient Care by 1) practicing evidence-based, high-quality state-of-the art medicine; 2) encourage increased patient understanding, involvement in care, and treatment decisions; 3) achieve and maintain optimal patient access; 4) insist on departmental focus on superior patient service; and 5) participate in or support education and research. 4. Collaborate on Care Delivery by 1) including staff, other physicians and management in both service and patient care improvements; 2) treat all members with respect; 3) demonstrate the highest levels of ethical and professional conduct; and 4) behave in a manner consistent with Denver Health goals. 5. Listen and Communicate by 1) providing clinical information in a clear and timely manner; 2) requesting information and resources needed to provide care consistent with Denver Health goals; and 3) provide and accept feedback in a respectful manner from all staff. 6. Take Ownership by 1) providing leadership to improve outcomes quality and service quality; 2) work to ensure personal, departmental and organization compliance with all legal and educational requirements; and 3) steadily improve the efficiency and economic aspects of your practice. 7. Quality Metrics. 1) Focus on clinically relevant outcome measures; 2) Change by embracing innovations to continuously improve patient care, service and organizational efficiency.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1. Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures and techniques. 2. Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment. 3. Able to effectively manage and direct medical staff support activities while providing quality medical care. 4. Able to receive detailed information through oral communications; express or exchange ideas by verbal communications. 5. Excellent written and verbal communications, listening, and social skills. 6. Able to interact effectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, skill levels and value systems. 7. Performs in a tactful and professional manner. 8. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 9. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Doctorate Degree (Required) 1. Graduation from an Accredited Medical School and completed Accredited Residency and Fellowship programs for cardiology, or equivalent. 2. Board eligible in cardiovascular disease.
Provide cardiology services to patients with cardiovascular related ailments and diseases, including stable coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndromes, cardiogenic shock and congestive heart failure, peripheral vascular and structural heart disease, etc. Diagnose patients with the aid of diagnostic images, determine appropriate courses of treatment, and supervise and interpret diagnostic tests including electrocardiograms, stress tests, and echocardiograms, etc. Monitor patients' conditions and progress, explain procedures and discuss test results and treatment plans with patients.
Administer emergency cardiac care for life-threatening heart problems, such as cardiac arrest and heart attack. (10%)
Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, or disease prevention and address patient concerns. Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients. (10%)
Order or conduct electrocardiogram (EKG), phonocardiogram, echocardiogram, or other cardiovascular tests to record patients' cardiac activity, using specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices, or laboratory instruments. Compare measurements of heart wall thickness and chamber sizes to standards to identify abnormalities, using the results of an echocardiogram. Observe ultrasound display screen, and listen to signals to record vascular information, such as blood pressure, limb volume changes, oxygen saturation, and cerebral circulation. (0%)
Order or conduct exercise electrocardiogram tests to monitor cardiovascular activity under stress and tests of the pulmonary system, using a spirometer or other respiratory testing equipment. (20%)
Design and explain treatment plans, based on patient information such as medical history, reports, and examination results. (20%)
Diagnose medical conditions of patients using cardiovascular conditions, medical records, reports, test results, or examination information. (20%)
Monitor patient progress following cardiac surgery. Monitor patients' conditions and progress, and reevaluate treatments, as necessary. (20%)
Doctorate Degree Graduate of an accredited medical school. Required
ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support - AHA - American Heart Association Required and
MD-Physician - State Medical Board Required and
BLS-Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) - AHA - American Heart Association Required
Knowledge, Skills and 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.
Computer skills required.
$313,948.00 - $425,267.50 / yr
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
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.
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