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University of Colorado Gastroenterologist (Senior Instructor) in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Senior Instructor

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 highly ranked and our clinical partner, the University of Colorado Hospital, is highly 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.

The Division of GI and Hepatology at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine has a 1.0 FTE faculty position available at the rank of Senior Instructor for a Gastroenterologist. The physician will provide inpatient and outpatient GI consultations and inpatient and outpatient endoscopic procedures. This position will include four days of hospital and outpatient coverage per week, shared night and weekend call with division members, and vacation and sick coverage as needed for the second anchor physician at Highlands Ranch Hospital.

IMPORTANT : this position is will work at the Highlands Ranch Hospital at location

Examples of Work Performed

  • Evaluation and treatment of patients with GI disorders.

  • Therapeutic Endoscopy interventions, including:

  • ERCP with established experience in altered anatomy and post liver transplant procedures, and intraductal endoscopy.

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic EUS.

  • Complex EMR

  • Deep enteroscopy

  • Advanced techniques for enteral access and nutritional support

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

  • Teaching GI fellows and advanced therapeutic endoscopy fellows.

  • Presenting at GI grand rounds and other conferences.

  • Participating in CME events organized by the Division.

  • Mentoring of fellows and faculty.

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 at .

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 certified in Gastroenterology

  • 1 year of advanced endoscopy fellowship training

  • 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 Requirements

  • Experience as a faculty or advanced fellow at an academic medical center

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.

  • Excellent 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 Mar 19, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Spencer LaFasto

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00749095

Req ID: 18363

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.