The Denver Health Medical Center Department of Psychiatry is seeking a psychiatrist to join our team in the Psychiatric Emergency Service (PES). Denver Health is a safety net hospital with a Level I Trauma Center serving the citizens in the city and county of Denver. The position will include:
1. Evaluating and treating behavioral emergencies in the PES and emergency department.
2. Consultation with Mobile Crisis Services, jails, and Denver CARES.
3. Teaching medical and health professions students, residents, and fellows on service.
The PES also provides telepsychiatry consultations. Our team of psychiatrists provides 24/7 coverage, including on holidays, organized by shifts with no additional on-call responsibility. The successful candidate will be a core faculty member for Denver Health’s Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship. Physician support is robust, including mid-level clinicians. The successful candidate will have an academic appointment through the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Applicants must have or be eligible to obtain a Colorado medical license and be board certified in general adult psychiatry.
Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:
•Academic appointment at the University of Colorado
•Resident and medical student teaching opportunities
•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.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has
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.
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.
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.”