Point-of-Care Ultrasound Clinician
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado is actively seeking fellowship-trained physicians to join the Point-of-Care Ultrasound faculty. These individuals will assist with the implementation of all aspects of point of care ultrasound within the Department of Emergency Medicine.
The point of care ultrasound faculty provide training for 50 faculty and 68 EM 1-4 residents shared with Denver Health. The primary focus of the position will be the education of faculty, fellow(s), residents, medical students and rotating residents. The faculty member will share responsibility for quality assurance, image archiving, development of clinical protocols involving ultrasound, and collaboration with other departments.
We have four complete ultrasound systems in the department, wireless connectivity, middleware for quality assurance, credentialing and billing.
Clinical shifts are worked at the University of Colorado Hospital. There is a 24-hour Stroke team and 24-hour MI team with cardiac catheterization lab access for both sites. Dedicated night shift attendings minimize overnight shift allotment.
The faculty member's primary focus will be the education of faculty, fellow(s), residents, and medical students. The faculty member will share responsibility for quality assurance, image archiving, development of clinical protocols involving ultrasound, and collaboration with other departments.
Candidates must have an MD or DO, be board-eligible or board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, and be Emergency Medicine residency trained. Applicants must have completed a fellowship training or have comparable experience.
Track record of clinical productivity, preferably with clinical shifts which have included direct supervision Emergency Medicine residents at a level I or Level II Trauma Center or tertiary care hospital.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The successful candidate will be interested in advancing their academic career by joining a diverse and dynamic faculty.
Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 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 http://www.cu.edu/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. Some positions may require a motor vehicle records check. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:Required Application Materials: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current CV/resume 3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20353 - SOM-Emergency Medicine
Posting Date: Feb 9, 2016
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Frances Schulz
Posting Contact Email: [email protected]
Position Number: 00695489