Asst Professor - Trauma Medical Director Highlands Ranch Hospital

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University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Asst Professor

The Division of GI, Trauma and Endocrine Surgery at the University of Colorado is recruiting a full time surgeon to join our faculty to be the Medical Director of Trauma-Acute Care Surgery at The UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital. The start-date is somewhat flexible, and we are looking to fill the position between August and December of 2018.

The University of Colorado Health System is opening a new, state-of-the-art hospital in Highlands Ranch, which is located in the southern part of the Denver metropolitan area. The Highland Ranch Hospital is to open in the first quarter of 2019 as a Level III Trauma Center. This position would be ideally suited for an experienced general surgeon with previous experience as a Level III Trauma Center Medical Director looking to relocate to the beautiful state of Colorado and join a stable, highly skilled and very supportive program. This is a clinical position with limited teaching or research obligations at the level of Clinical Assistant to Associate Professor commensurate with experience and qualifications. In addition to trauma, the position will include the full spectrum of acute care surgery. The Director will be responsible for maintaining the program's trauma designation. It would also provide an exceptional opportunity to build a general surgery practice with several other members of the Division.

The candidate will be expected to provide independent clinical services, supervise advanced practice providers and nurses in providing independent clinical care for patients. These duties will include clinic at the University of Colorado Health Highlands Ranch Hospital, inpatient and outpatient surgeries primarily at HRH. Close collaboration with colleagues, hospital and clinic staff will be necessary.

Compensation for this position will be highly competitive and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Highlands Ranch is one of the premier areas in the nation to live and raise a family. Recognized by Forbes as one of the top 25 places in America to move to, it is a vibrant and beautiful community, offering immediate access to world-class skiing, hiking, mountain biking and many more outdoor activities. Denver is a short drive away and has a thriving social, business and cultural life.

The Division of GI, Trauma and Endocrine Surgery is a rapidly expanding program with programs in Burn, Bariatric, Colon and Rectal, Endocrine, Complex GI and Hernia, and Trauma Acute Care Surgery including Surgical Critical Care. We have fellowship-trained surgeons in every section of the Division.


Required Qualifications

    Medical Degree from an accredited school of medicine Board certified or board eligible in General Surgery Ability to communicate clearly as an integral member of a team Eligible to obtain a license to practice as a physician in the state of Colorado Excellent communication skills Clinical expertise in the full spectrum of trauma and acute care surgery

Preferred Qualifications
    Previous experience as a Medical Director of a Level II Trauma Center Demonstrated proficiency in educational, and research efforts Surgical program development

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 12106

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20318 - SOM-SRG-GI Clinical

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 14, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Bryan Downey

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00741659





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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