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Interventional Radiologist
Facility: Denver Health Main Campus, 777 Bannock St.  
Area of Interest: Physician Shift Type: Varies
Requisition ID: 54797 Language:
Employment Type: Full-Time Minimum: $
Experience Required: Not Indicated Mid-point: $
Education Required: MD/DO Maximum: $
Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required:

Denver Health, the premier Level I trauma center for the city of Denver and the entire Rocky Mountain region, in collaboration with the University of Colorado, is seeking a staff Interventional Radiologist. Denver Health aims for a world-class interventional radiology division focused on delivering efficient, productive, and cutting-edge clinical care; a robust and growing educational program for students, residents, and fellows; and a research portfolio focused on collaboration with others inside and outside the Department. 


The organization 

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. Denver Health’s Level 1 Trauma Center, in particular, is one of the world’s leading trauma centers and has amongst the highest survival rates in the country. The trauma center sees 18,000 patients annually, 2700 of whom are admitted, and many of whom arrive as transfers from any one of 60 regional hospitals. The trauma service is extraordinarily academically productive with millions in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and United States Department of Defense (DoD). The seminal text “Trauma” was authored by Denver Health faculty.  

As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health provides the full spectrum of medical services from primary to oncologic care. Serving one third of the city of Denver, as well as patients from outside Denver, Denver Health provides primary care services via a citywide network of community health centers, school-based health clinics, and is now in the middle of building a 6-story 293,000 square foot outpatient medical center. Inpatient services are housed in multiple campus buildings with 555 pediatric, adult, and OB/GYN beds. Denver Health is committed to serving all patients, regardless of the ability to pay.  

Denver Health is affiliated with the University of Colorado School of Medicine. All faculty at Denver Health have University appointments, and some also deliver care at the University campus as well. Faculty have access to the academic and cultural resources of Denver Health and the University. 

Position Summary

Denver Health, in collaboration with the University of Colorado, is seeking a fellowship-trained, CAQ eligible/certified Interventional Radiologist to join the division at the level of an Assistant, Associate, or full-Professor, depending on the level of experience. The ideal candidate will have a record of clinical excellence, strong teaching abilities, and scholarly interests.  

The candidate being sought will participate in the delivery of outpatient and inpatient interventional radiology care. Given the volume and strength of the trauma service at Denver Health, there is an emphasis on providing advanced, cutting edge, and highly collaborative care of trauma victims. The full gamut of IR procedures, however, are performed at Denver Health, including oncologic IR and other more recently developed techniques. Denver Health has a robust IR consult service and is aiming to further develop additional services as warranted by growth, including a more fully-fledged outpatient clinic.

Denver Health interventional radiologists participate in the education of University of Colorado medical students, radiology and IR/DR residents, and fellows. There is a strong desire to continue to expand IR educational offerings. 


The Department values patient-centered care and a highly collaborative work environment. There is a strong working relationship with trauma surgery, multiple surgical subfields, and emergency medicine.


Candidate Qualifications: 

Education/Academic Credentials  

  • M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent medical degree; board certification in Radiology; fellowship training and certification/certification eligibility in Interventional Radiology; eligibility for licensure in Colorado
  • The ability to be appointed at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, depending on experience. Experience/aspirations toward having a local and/or national reputation of clinical excellence, teaching, and scholarly excellence is preferred.
  • Participation in national societies and organizations is preferred. The Department and institution will support participation with societies, particularly when focused on faculty development and providing service.


 Position Details, Salary, and Benefits   


Denver Health Interventional Radiology salaries are highly competitive locally and nationally. Dedicated academic funds are offered to cover licensing fees, Board MOC fees, conference attendance, and other academic needs. 

Denver Health offers full benefits, including an attractive 401(a) Social Security replacement savings program, a 457(b) retirement savings program, and employer matching contributions. Full details are available online and from human resources. 

Procedure for Candidacy  

All candidates will need to submit a formal application through the Denver Health HR website.  Those definitively interested are welcome to submit the required components online at any time. 

Nominations of others, expressions of initial interest, or questions can be submitted to the Director of Service for the Radiology Department. All discussions about this search will be handled in strict confidence.


David M. Naeger, MD 

Director of Radiology, Denver Health  

Professor and Vice Chair, University of Colorado SOM Department of Radiology

Aaron Ortiz
Manager, Provider Recruitment, Denver Health


Interviews will proceed over the fall and winter of 2019 with an intended start date in the Summer of 2020, or at the candidate’s convenience.

References will be checked before selecting a final candidate, though reference checking occurs later in the process and will proceed after discussing with the candidates first. 

Denver Health values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.



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.”

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