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Emergency Medicine Physician
Ref No.: 17-00026
Category: Physicians
Location: Denver, Colorado
Start Date: 10/13/2016
Emergency Medicine Physician
Thriving cultural diversity paired with a young, active community

The Community - Denver, CO
Welcome to Denver, where 300 days of sunshine, a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, and natural beauty combine for the world's most spectacular playground. A young, active city at the base of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Denver's stunning architecture, award-winning dining and unparalleled views are all here, year-round. Denver, the capital of Colorado, is an American metropolis dating to the Old West era. Larimer Square, the city's oldest block, still features landmark 19th-century buildings. Museums include the Denver Art Museum, an ultramodern complex known for its indigenous works collection, and the mansion of famed Titanic survivor Molly Brown. Denver is also a jumping-off point for skiing in the nearby Rocky Mountains.

Since its Wild West beginnings, Denver has attracted all kinds of people. The rich ethnic history and diverse cultural heritage of the city are celebrated with a number of events throughout the year, from the nation's largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the spring to the Longs Peak Scottish Irish Festival in the fall. Summer brings the Colorado Gay Rodeo and Denver PrideFest, a celebration of community and culture. The historically rich African-American Five Points neighborhood is home to the Black American West Museum, while the Museo de las Americas hosts some of the world's top contemporary artists from Latin America.

Denver VA Medical Center
The Denver VAMC is a premier 300-bed hospital within the VA system serving veterans and their families from Colorado and the surrounding region.

DUTIES (include but not limited to)
Emergency Medicine Physician is required to perform all duties associated with being a staff Physician including:
  • Patient examinations (new follow-up and consultative).
  • Obtain patient consent prior to procedure via iMED Consent.
  • Receive calls from other providers regarding their patients.
  • Procedures will be within the Physician's approved privileges.
  • Provide emergent care for immediate health problems.
  • Exams appropriate and specific for Emergency Medicine services for outpatient, inpatient, and Community Living Center (CLC) resident examinations.
  • Screening patients to determine their need for further care.
  • Following Postoperative patients after discharge, determining need for further follow-up care and arranging for care.
  • Ordering of routine laboratory, radiologic, and other diagnostic tests.
  • Initiating and expediting request for consultation and scheduling special tests and studies.
  • Documentation in medical record, changing orders when appropriate.
  • Write prescriptions. Physician will use the ECHCS Formulary, and Formulary shall be provided to the successful candidate.
  • Perform procedures within the ECHCS's level of complexity.
  • Progress notes and an outpatient encounter will be completed the same day of the patient's visit.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM).
  • Must have and maintain a current license to practice medicine in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Must have and maintain current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) as certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) or equivalent.
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