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Denver Health Hospitalist Physician (PRN) in Denver, Colorado

Hospitalist Physician (PRN) (Job ID: 8350)Denver Health is recruiting a PRN Hospitalist Physician to join our team!The Division of Hospital Medicine is a group of dedicated cliniciansexperienced in the diagnosis and treatment of acutely ill hospitalizedpatients. The group is comprised of board-certified internal medicinephysicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who work closelywith other specialists and primary care providers to ensure that everyhospitalized patient receives empathic, efficient, and high quality care.Physicians have an academic appointment through the University of ColoradoSchool of Medicine and are actively involved in the education of students andmedical residents rotating at Denver Health. The division is actively involvedin research and quality improvement initiatives to improve patient safety andoutcomes. Protected time and support staff are provided for our hospitaliststo pursue their research interests. Our mission is to provide compassionateand exceptional care to hospitalized patients, further the field of medicinethrough research, and educate future clinicians.Job SummaryPhysicians and surgeons diagnose illnesses, prescribe and administertreatment for people suffering from injury and/or disease. Physiciansexamine patients, obtain medical histories, and order, perform, andinterpret diagnostic tests. Surgeons specialize in the treatment of injury,disease, and deformity through operations. Documents all services in patientmedical record. Serves as faculty members of the University of Colorado,School of Medicine. Other physicians and surgeons at Denver Health work in anumber of other medical and surgical specialists, including allergists,anesthesiologists, cardiologists, dermatologists, emergency medicinephysicians, endocrinologists, endoscopy, gastroenterologists,neonatologists, nephrologists, neurologist, obstetrics/gynecologist,oncologists, ophthalmologists, orthopedic surgeons, otolaryngologists,pathologists, plastic surgeons, podiatrists, psychiatrists,radiologists, rehabilitative medicine, rheumatologists, traumasurgeons, and urologists.Responsibilities1. Physicians at Denver Health are faculty members of the University ofColorado School of Medicine serve as teachers for students seeking clinicalexperience at Denver Health and provide education for post graduate medicaltrainees.2. Focus on Superior Patient Care by 1) practicing evidence-based,high-quality state-of-the art medicine; 2) encourage increased patientunderstanding, involvement in care, and treatment decisions; 3)achieve and maintain optimal patient access; 4) insist on departmentalfocus on superior patient service; and 5) participate in or supporteducation a6. Quality Metrics. 1) Focus on clinically relevant outcome measures; 2)Change by embracing innovations to continuously improve patient care,service and organizationalefficiency.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities1. Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles,procedures and techniques. 2. Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agentsused in patient treatment. 3. Able to effectively manage and direct medicalstaff support activities while providing quality medical care. 4. Able toreceive detailed information through oral communications; express orexchange ideas by verbal communications. 5. Excellent written and verbalcommunications, listening, and social skills. 6. Able to interacteffectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic and ethnicbackgrounds, skill levels and value systems. 7. Performs in a tactful andprofessional manner. 8. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.9. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.Education* Doctorate Degree (Required) 1. Graduation from an Accredited MedicalSchool and completed Accredited Residency Programsand fellowships for specialist, or equivalent. 2. Board Certified.ExperienceCredentials* Physician (Required)LocationDenver Health - Main CampusShiftWork TypePRNPay Ran