Denver Health, in collaboration with the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, is seeking a clinically skilled and experienced leader, educator, manager, and communicator for the position of Chief of the Division of Digestive and Liver Health to be based at Denver Health Medical Center. The Chief will have oversight of all care delivered by the Division of Digestive and Liver Health at Denver Health and will provide overall leadership within the Division. The Chief will be responsible for strategic planning, clinical services, professional performance, business performance and medical education for the department. Experienced and emerging leaders are encouraged to apply for this role.
The Division of Digestive and Liver Health delivers an integrated service model and offers seamless transitions between the outpatient sites and the hospital. Denver Health provides ~4,000 visits per year done at three clinic sites. The outpatient provider team is comprised of Gastroenterologists/Hepatologists Physicians and Physicians Assistants, who work collaboratively to deliver the appropriate care for each patient. Physicians in the Division of Digestive and Liver Health are available for consultation and continuing care for all common and complex digestive and liver disorders as well as a broad spectrum of preventative, consultative, diagnostic and interventional endoscopic services.
The Digestive and Liver Health Service performs 4,500 procedures annually, including colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, and flexible sigmoidoscopies. The Division also provides diagnostics and interventional procedures such as vibration controlled transient elastography, capsule endoscopy as well as advanced biliary and pancreatic endoscopy.
Provide overall strategic leadership of staff, partner with operations team, and provide oversight to providers who serve patients in the division.
Partner with University of Colorado as essential teaching site for GI fellows
Enable and expand access to high quality clinical services provided by the division
Lead and participate in clinical quality initiatives
Faculty appointment at the University of Colorado
Desired requirements for Chief of Gastroenterology:
Board certified in Gastroenterology
Demonstration of successful research in medical education, GI treatments, public health or epidemiology, or a track record of clinical excellence and operations would be highly favorable
Current and emerging leaders are encouraged to inquire/apply
For more information interested applicants can submit CV and Cover Letter to our in-house physician recruitment manager: Aaron Ortiz, Manager of Provider Recruitment email@example.com Denver Health Medical Center
Established in 1860, Denver Health (http://www.denverhealth.org/) is nationally recognized for its mission and the delivery of a broad spectrum of services for the screening, diagnosis of acute/chronic diseases as well as emergent/trauma injuries. Denver Health is a model for other safety net institutions as an integrated, efficient, high-quality healthcare system.
In 1997, Denver Health transitioned from being a city agency to being a political subdivision of the State of Colorado. The Denver Health and Hospital Authority (DHHA) is governed by an eleven-member Board of Directors appointed by the Mayor of Denver and confirmed by the Denver City Council.
Denver Health’s Mission is to:
Provide access to the highest quality healthcare, whether for prevention, or acute and chronic diseases, regardless of ability to pay;
Provide life-saving emergency medicine and trauma services to Denver and the Rocky Mountain region;
Fulfill public health functions as dictated by the Denver Charter and the needs of the citizens of Denver;
Provide health education for patients;
Participate in the education of the next generation of healthcare professionals; and
Engage in research, which enhances our ability to meet the healthcare needs of Denver Health system patients