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Orthopedic Physician
Facility: Denver Health Main Campus, 777 Bannock St.  
Area of Interest: Physician Shift Type: Varies
Requisition ID: 51592 Language:
Employment Type: Full-Time Minimum: $
Experience Required: Not Indicated Mid-point: $
Education Required: MD/DO Maximum: $
Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required:


The Department of Orthopedics at Denver Health Medical Center is recruiting for a full-time Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon to join our team of 11 surgeons and six advanced care providers in Denver, CO.  The ideal candidate will be fellowship trained in trauma and have a desire to practice in a busy academic medical center.   The orthopedic physicians at Denver Health specialize in the care of complex and total body traumatic injuries.  Our service is available for emergency orthopedic trauma care 24 hours a day, 365 days per year through Denver Health’s Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center.   

With 525 licensed beds Denver Health Medical Center is one of the state’s busiest hospitals with more than 26,000 admissions annually.  DHHA was recently recognized by the University Hospital Consortium as having one of the lowest observed to expected mortality rates in the country (Ranked #5 out of 121 academic health centers).  Our surgical team is nationally renowned for teaching, research and trauma services.  Denver Health is an affiliate hospital of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

 Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

  • Denver Health physicians have an academic appointment with the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Housestaff and medical student teaching opportunities
  • Competitive salary/benefits
  • Resident supported call coverage (1:6)
  • 450+ physicians on staff comprising over 50 specialties and subspecialties
  • Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year

 Interested candidates should send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to:
Aaron Ortiz, Sr. Provider Recruiter
Department of Physician Recruitment
Denver Health & Hospital Authority
aaron.ortiz@dhha.org

Office:  303-602-4992


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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