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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About Denver Health
Denver Health is a nationally recognized model for integration of a safety-net acute-care hospital, a network of community health centers, a city and county public health department, and a regional poison center. Additionally, Denver Health is the major academic affiliate of the University Of Colorado School of Medicine.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.