A Chief of Neuroradiology will be a nationally known leader in a subfield of diagnostic radiology, one capable of vision setting and execution. She or he will have a personal reputation for excellent in clinical care, teaching, mentoring, and scholarship. As Chief, this leader will execute on the three essential missions of this academic, mission-driven department: Clinically, the Chief will ensure the service for which they are responsible is productive, efficient, cutting-edge, and collaborative. We aim for continuous service improvements, patient satisfaction, and a strong reputation for meeting the patients' and the institution's needs. The Chief will collaborate with executive leadership, department heads, and division leads to develop new services, build referrals, and innovate. As a premiere Level I Trauma center, the Chief will ensure a strong diagnostic radiology presence in the full spectrum of care for trauma patients. A superb working relationship with all relevant referral services is expected. Educationally, the Chief will define goals for developing a world class educational environment. The department aims to have robust programs for University of Colorado medical students, including shadowing programs, junior and senior student rotations, and participation in longitudinal integrated clerkships. Denver Health is already one of the most highly-rated sites for student and trainee education, and all areas of diagnostic radiology should be no exception. University of Colorado Radiology residents rotate through the Denver Health, and we would eagerly support expanding the rotational offerings and number of trainees. Developing a large and robust educational program that is a model for radiology nationally is the goal, ideally one that attracts visiting students/trainees due to its national reputation. In the research realm, the opportunities in radiology abound. As a national leader in trauma care, there are ample opportunities to publish and speak on the innovative programs and procedures occurring at Denver Health. Collaboration with the highly productive trauma group, as well as other referring services, is an immense opportunity. Denver Health and the University Colorado are also able to provide basic science research resources for physicians interested. The Chief is expected to be academically productive with a focus on educational, operational, clinical research, or basic science scholarship (depending on the candidate's interest or background). The Chief is also expected develop and support her or his team in their scholarly endeavors and help set the scholarly vision for the section. Enlisting students and residents in academic endeavors is highly encouraged. Overall, the Chief must have the ability to engage and inspire others, including physician colleagues, department staff, and others throughout the institution.
1. Clinical Practice - Maintains an active practice in radiology. Leads by example in achieving own clinical practice productivity, quality goals and patient satisfaction2. Operations, Works with designated Directors of Service in oversight of operations of the clinical team, including productivity, quality of care, patient experience and staff / provider engagement. Monitors and aligns performance with Denver Health strategic pillars. Assists in recruiting providers. Supervises clinic practice manager, and all providers in the practice. 3. Scholarly Activity, including Clinical Research and Educational activities. Time allocated above 10% will be based on ability to bring in external grant funding to cover this time. Works with Director of service to support relevant academic work at clinical site.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities1. 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. Excellent written and verbal communications, listening, and social skills.5. Able to interact effectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, skill levels and value systems. 6. Performs in a tactful and professional manner. 7. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 8. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
* Doctorate Degree (Required) 1. Graduate of an approved medical school, and completion of an accredited residency program. 2. Board Certification in Radiology; eligibility for licensure in Colorado. 3. Additional training in leadership and management desirable. 4. Academic credentials ideally qualified to be appointed to the rank of Associate Professor or Professor of Radiology; have a demonstrated local and national reputation of excellence inscholarship, teaching/mentoring, and clinical care.5. Demonstrated success within an academically oriented radiology department. 6. A track record of delivering strong results in mission-driven organizations, including demonstrated ability to grow clinical volumes, meet budgets, measure and improve outcomes, and optimize throughput and clinical efficiency7. A history of academic excellence in education and scholarly work. 8. Participation in national societies and organizations, preferably with service commitments and experience in local, national, or international speaking/teaching9. Experience mentoring others, including junior faculty, trainees, and students
Location Main Campus - Pavilion A
Work Type Full time
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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).
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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.