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University of Colorado Assistant Professor- Gastroenterologist in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Gastroenterologist (Assistant Professor)

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine, located at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is an internationally renowned program that provides comprehensive resources for the diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the digestive tract, pancreas and liver. The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology has faculty and staff making contributions to research, clinical trials, and nationally recognized patient care. Gastroenterology & GI Surgery is one of the top ranked in the United States and our clinical partner, the University of Colorado Hospital, and is in the top hospitals nationwide as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is rapidly growing, with clinical practices throughout the state of Colorado and over 80 researchers, physicians and staff, all working toward its vision to prevent and treat disease while being a global model for patient care delivery, interdisciplinary research, and training.

As an important member of the clinical team, the Gastroenterologist will have outpatient clinical responsibilities, including clinic consultations and endoscopic procedures, inpatient attending, and teaching duties.

The gastroenterologist will see will see outpatients at UCH and/or ancillary facilities at least 4 days per week (1.5 day outpatient clinic consultations, 2.5 days outpatient endoscopy). Additionally, they will provide inpatient GI consultative services on the luminal inpatient GI consult service 2-6 weeks per year. This position will take an equal share of division call.

This position communicates appropriately and effectively with study subjects, investigators, and other team members and has outstanding customer service skills and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Evaluation and treatment of patients with GI disorders.

  • Interpretation of GI diagnostics

  • Participate in citizen requirements of division and section including, but not limited to:

  • Teaching GI fellows on luminal consult service.

  • Precepting GI fellows continuity clinic.

  • Presenting at GI grand rounds.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services ( .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Requirements

  • A medical degree from an accredited institution.

  • Board certification in Internal Medicine

  • Board eligible in Gastroenterology

  • Must have, or be eligible to obtain, an active State of Colorado medical license

  • Must have an active DEA license on or before hire date

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records, such Epic

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

  • Outstanding customer service and patient relations skills.

  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to problem-solve, multi-task, and work independently.

  • Good command of the English language, both written and verbal.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Knowledge of the professional medical practice to give and evaluate patient care in the gastroenterology clinic.

  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.

  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.

  • Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of medicine to provide on-going patient care.

  • Skill in taking medical history, assessing medical condition and interpreting findings.

  • Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports, and responding to correspondence.

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients and their family members, medical staff, residents, fellows, medical students, and the public.

  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.

  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Nov 12, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Spencer LaFasto

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00689774

Req ID: 17191

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.