Denver Health, in Denver, Colorado, is recruiting for pediatricians in Ambulatory Care Services to work as general staff and in a float capacity. Both full time and part time opportunities are available.
Denver Health operates 3 large pediatric community health center clinics,19 school-based health centers (including their co-located behavioral health staff), a variety of community/public health programs overseen by the department (including the mobile health units), nurse family partnership, the community health immunization program, and the SAFE center for children who have suffered from abuse or neglect. The department also provides academic mentorship for outpatient pediatricians working in our pediatric clinics. The department as a whole consists of 75 providers (half of whom are advanced practice providers), a total of 207 staff, and a budget of $45 million to advance the health and wellbeing of our pediatric patients in the Denver metro area. 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 is the leading provider of underserved care in the state of Colorado.
Pediatricians provide primary medical care for infants, children, and teenagers and help chart their growth towards adulthood in the outpatient setting. They diagnose and treat a range of ailments in young people including providing direct patient care and coordinating with specialists and other providers to treat patients.
Pediatricians work at various clinics and locations at Denver Health. We currently have two positions available:
One Pediatrician float position: designed to work at multiple sites including pediatric clinics and as the pediatrician in family medicine clinics as needed.
One Pediatrician Position at Denver Health Peña Clinic located in Southwest Denver.
Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:
High quality of life with Monday-Saturday hours & minimal on-call coverage
Academic affiliations with the University of Colorado
Resident and medical student teaching opportunities
Loan repayment opportunities through National and Colorado Health Service Corps
Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year
Pediatricians at Denver Health have a co-appointment in the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the level of Instructor. Academic pursuit is encouraged but not required beyond Instructor and promotions follow matrices developed by the School of Medicine. Pediatricians have the opportunity to be involved with medical education by working with medical students and residents.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to: Aaron Ortiz, Manager of Provider Recruitment Denver Health Department of Physician Recruitment Aaron.firstname.lastname@example.org
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.