Denver Health Medical Center (DHMC) is recruiting for an intermittent/PRN Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our advanced practitioner team in the Emergency Department. The Emergency Department at DHMC sees more than 75,000 patients per year, serves as the host for the Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine, provides medical direction for the Denver Health Paramedic Division and 911 system for the City and County of Denver and is an academic affiliate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences.A level one trauma center, the adult ED encompasses 38 dedicated acute treatment spaces and a 9-bed ED observation unit.Staffing is provided by board-certified emergency physicians, advanced care providers, PGY 1- 4 residents, emergency medicine subspecialty fellows.As Colorado's primary safety net institution DHMC provides over 300 million dollars in uncompensated care every tear. A minimum of one year experience as an advanced care provider in an ED setting is preferred.
Under the supervision of a physician, the PA/NP performs professional medical work in the examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients according to statutory limitations.Examines and diagnoses patients and develops treatment plans. Performs testing, referral to physicians as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs administrative procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols and available equipment. May perform administrative support functions as required.The ideal candidate will have a preferred one year experience in emergency medicine.
Interested candidates should submit their CV online.
Work Type Intermittent
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, 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."
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About Denver Health
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.