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.
Denver Health is looking for a Noninvasive Cardiologist to join its dynamic group. 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 the American Heart Association for advanced achievement in the prevention and treatment of heart failure. The Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award 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.
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.
* Physician (Required)
* Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Required)
* Controlled Substance Regulation Certification (Required) Main Campus - Pavilion A Full time
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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.