Denver Health Neonatal Physician (Intermittent) in Denver, Colorado
Job Summary Denver Health Medical Center is seeking a Board Certified/Eligible Neonatologist. The successful candidate will be joining a group of three neonatologists. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Denver Health is a combined Level II/III NICU with 25 beds, an average of 325-350 admissions each year, with a goal to expand to 400. The current average daily census is 20-22. Our staff includes 9 Advanced Practice Providers with 24/7 in-house coverage, and also fulltime Pediatric Resident staffing. Call is on average one night per week and one weekend per month, from home. Denver Health delivers over 3,500 babies each year and has a busy Level I nursery supported by Pediatricians with Neonatology consulting as needed. We are active participants in the Vermont-Oxford network and have been involved in statewide quality collaboratives. A high risk special follow up nursery is staffed by Pediatricians and Advanced Practice Providers.
Our busy OB-Gyn department includes 4 maternal-fetal medicine specialists, an OB geneticist, in addition to many providers. There are on-site pediatric subspecialists including pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, radiology, anesthesia, and neurology. Additional pediatric subspecialty support is provided through the University of Colorado Denver and CHCO. Our NICU provides a wide-range of clinical services including among others non-invasive and mechanical ventilation, HFOV, total body cooling, and 24hr video EEG monitoring. Denver Health also has a 20-bed pediatric inpatient unit, an 8-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit staffed by pediatric intensivists, and a robust pediatric urgent and emergency care center.
Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from an Accredited Medical School and completed Accredited Residency Programs and fellowships for specialist, or equivalent. Equivalent training for those Physicians who are not U.S. residency trained. New finishing residents generally are not expected to be Board Certified but should be Board Certified within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the office of Medical Administration.
Experience: Requirements will be determined on a position by position basis.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures and techniques. Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment. Able to effectively manage and direct medical staff support activities while providing quality medical care. Able to receive detailed information through oral communications; express or exchange ideas by verbal communications. Excellent written and verbal communications, listening, and social skills. Able to interact effectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, skill levels and value systems. Performs in a tactful and professional manner. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Certificate/License/Registration: Medical license to practice in State of Colorado. All physicians must be board certified within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the office of Medical Administration. BLS/CPR. ACLS, PALS, or NRP as outlined in HR Principles and Practices #2-110 Appendix, Maintaining Licensures, Certifications, and Registrations. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
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: Varies
Requisition ID: 48011
Employment Type: Intermittent/Per Diem
Experience Required: Not Indicated
Education Required: MD/DO