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Denver Health Family Medicine Physician (Denver Health Family Medicine Residency) in Denver, Colorado

Job Summary

The Department of Family Medicine at Denver Health is recruiting for a full-time Academic & Full Scope Family Medicine Physician for our Lowry Family Health Center. Family Medicine at Denver Health is part of a fully integrated network of 9 community health centers, 17 school-based clinics, and a Level I 525-licensed bed hospital with a mission of providing access to quality preventive, acute, and chronic health care for all citizens of Denver, regardless of ability to pay. Denver Health is affiliated with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and serves as a training site Family Medicine residents.

The successful applicant will be joining department of 40+ primary care physicians, 30+ advanced care providers. All of our practices are PCMH recognized and have a robust model of team based care. This clinician will be part of the academic family medicine physician staff at Denver Health responsible for resident teaching activities. As a full scope faculty, the clinician practice will include an outpatient continuity practice; inpatient care in medicine, obstetrics and newborn care; teaching resources and protected time for residency academic track. Physicians interested in practicing and teaching primary care in a dynamic, state-of-the-art health care delivery system are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will be able to pursue Assistant or Associate level professorship at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. 5 years’ experience preferred.

Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

  • High quality of life with flexible hours

  • Academic appointment at the University of Colorado

  • Resident and medical student teaching opportunities: UCSOM Family Medicine Residency Denver Health Track

  • Outstanding loan repayment opportunities through the National Health Service Corps and Colorado Health Service Corps possible

  • Generous benefits including 4+ weeks paid time off, CME time and allowance, and robust retirement package

  • Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, great schools, family-friendly communities, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year

Denver Health provides Level I care for all, regardless of ability to pay and is a model for other safety net institutions across the nation. As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health has provided billions of dollars in uncompensated care.

*Providers interested in this opportunity should submit CV to: *Aaron Ortiz, Manager, Provider Recruitment


Minimum Qualifications Education 1. Graduation from an Accredited Medical School and completed Accredited Residency Programs and fellowships for specialist, equivalent. 2. Equivalent training for those Physicians who are not U.S. residency trained 3. The MSEC can grant privileges on a one-on-one review. Experience Experience requirements vary depending on specialty and position. Knowledge, Skills and 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. Computers and Technology 1. Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2. EPIC Certificates, Licenses and Registration 1. Medical license to practice in State of Colorado. 2. Physician Board certification in professional medical discipline. 3. Appropriate certifications designated by department i.e. BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, Etc.

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

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. Facility: Denver Health Main Campus, 777 Bannock St.

Area of Interest: Physician

Shift Type: Day

Requisition ID: 54979

Employment Type: Full-Time

Minimum: $

Experience Required: Not Indicated

Mid-point: $

Education Required: MD/DO

Maximum: $