Children's Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado School of Medicine
April 10, 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Full Time - Experienced
niversity of Colorado School of Medicine
Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Briargate Center in Colorado Springs
Position #684572 – Requisition #11901
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.
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The Department of Pediatrics Section of Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantationhas an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor. This position will serve as a Faculty member of the Peds Hem/Onc/BMT team located in Colorado Springs. You will be based at the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD) Colorado Springs site of practice. You will have a 1.0 cFTE clinical effort.
Examples of Work Performed:
Inpatient and outpatient care and on-call responsibilities are as follows:
Four, full-day clinics/week at the CCBD Colorado Springs Office, sharing clinical practice with other CCBD physicians and advanced practice providers. This practice includes seeing both oncology and hematology patients.
Primary clinical responsibilities will be to maintain and grow the clinical practice in Colorado Springs, and to work with the CCBD Medical Director to harmonize clinical practices between the CCBD Colorado Springs and Main sites.
Evaluate clinical workflows and implement change/re-design with the Medical Director.
On service for inpatients at Memorial Hospital for CCBD inpatients, and see consults from the other services. Including night and weekend call, approximately every 3-4 weeks/weekends.
Occasional coverage of the CCBD South Campus Office.
Participate in clinic research studies conducted by CCBD physicians, including Children’s Oncology Group and investigator-initiated trials.
Participate in quality/safety/process improvement efforts at the CCBD outpatient and inpatient sites in Colorado Springs as they pertain to hematology and oncology.
Your clinical administrative time will focus largely on:
Develop with the CCBD Medical Director and CCBD Director of Patient Care Services, over the first 90 days, a detailed plan for structured improvement of inpatient and outpatient Hematology/Oncology care in Colorado Springs. The goal is to develop a vision and identify the resources needed to improve patient care in Colorado Springs, maximize access to clinical trial participation in Colorado Springs, and provide as much care as is safe and appropriate in Colorado Springs and a timeline for implementing this vision.
Perform outreach efforts, particularly directed at sites in Southern Colorado. This will involve focused meetings with community physicians to establish relationships and educate on the services available and the vision for the program. Attendance at Colorado Springs/Memorial Department of Pediatrics meetings is crucial.
PLEASE NOTE: Dependent upon current residency, within or out of the State of Colorado candidates may be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.
Salary and Benefits:
The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. 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.
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MD or DO;
Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Active Colorado state medical license and DEA certification, or ability to obtain license and certification before start date;
Training and expertise in pediatric Hematology, Oncology and/or BMT.
Condition of Employment:
Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado;
Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex offender background check;
Continuous Maintenance of Certification and Colorado State Medical License is required;
Meet all Children’s Hospital Colorado credentialing requirements and continuous active medical staff status.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to communicate effectively with pediatric patients and families
Ability to see patients in an academic setting
High customer service skills
Ability to meet productivity targets
Physician; board certified in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Proficient in Lumbar Puncture and Bone Marrow biopsy
Trained in both Hematology and Oncology
Special Instructions to Applicants: 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 an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions: APPLICATION DEADLINE: - Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Required Application Materials: When applying at www.cu.edu/cu-careers, applicants must include: 1. A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV or resume 3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and email addresses for three professional references. Questions should be directed to Lia Gore at Lia.Gore@UCDenver.edu
Internal Number: 11901
About Children's Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado School of Medicine
At Children's Hospital Colorado, we see more, treat more and heal more kids than any hospital in our seven-state region. We're experienced and forward-thinking when it comes to the latest methods for diagnosis and treatment. This translates into less invasive treatment, less time, and less stress on you and your children.
Since we are always pioneering new ways of curing childhood diseases, your child will receive the most effective care years before it may become available at other hospitals. We are doing everything we can to help you get your child healthy and home faster than at any other hospital.
Our specially trained pediatric experts recognize that families are our partners, which is why we deliver family-centered care. By making the hospital very family-friendly, we make it easier for parents and siblings to be involved in the day-to-day medical, emotional and social needs of their child.
Our hospital at I-225 and Colfax on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora was designed and built to enhance our care for kids. Using data from an innovative type of study called evidence-based design, everything about our hospital was built to help us speed kids to recovery. From ...100% private patient rooms to healing color therapy and views of nature, every detail of Children's Hospital Colorado was built to help kids get better faster and reduce stress on the whole family.
When it was founded in 1908 in Denver, Children's Hospital Colorado set out to be a leader in providing the best healthcare outcomes for children. That calling has consistently made us one of the top children's hospitals in the nation and a place parents across the Rocky Mountain region have come to trust. Read more about our national ranking by U.S. News & World Report and other awards.
Our modern-day mission is to improve the health of children through the provision of high-quality coordinated programs of patient care, education, research and advocacy.
In addition to providing the best possible care for kids who need it, we also work hard to keep kids out of the hospital. Through medical research and advocacy efforts, we are working towards a world where kids are safer and healthier and will one day have less need for a hospital.
As a private, not-for-profit pediatric healthcare network, Children's Hospital Colorado is 100% dedicated to caring for kids at all ages and stages of growth. We have more than 3,000 pediatric specialists and more than 5,000 full-time employees helping to carry out our mission.
We provide comprehensive pediatric care at our hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora and at several locations throughout the region.
No matter which location you visit, you'll receive the best possible care for your kids with our specially trained staff and facilities designed just for kids. Unlike other hospitals and urgent care locations, we partner with your child's pediatrician or your family doctor to make sure you receive integrated care.
Children's Hospital Colorado at I-225 and Colfax is the only dedicated Level 1 trauma center in our seven-state region, handling the most challenging emergencies. We offer emergency and urgent care at multiple locations as well as numerous specialty care centers and clinics. Find a location closest to you.
In addition to these locations, we bring our expertise to doctors and families throughout the Rocky Mountain Region with more than 400 outreach clinics every year.
Ongoing doctor education
Children's Hospital Colorado is committed to providing continuing educational opportunities that will enhance and advance the pediatric knowledge and clinical skills of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals across the region. These educational topics range from primary care to critical care and are available in-person and online. This is our way of ensuring kids across the region have access to up-to-date techniques and treatment for kids.
Cutting-edge pediatric research
We are at the forefront of research in childhood disease with several nationally and internationally recognized medical and surgical programs. Together, with our partners, we are responsible for virtually all of the pediatric research published in the Rocky Mountain region for at least a decade. We are always striving to find new and better ways to cure kids so you can be sure you are receiving the best care for your child at our facilities.
Children's health policy advocacy
Our clinical work may be the most visible part of our mission, but advocacy is just as important. Advocacy is how we influence decisions relating to children's health policy issues, such as injury prevention and access to quality care.
Children's Hospital Colorado's advocacy efforts expand out into communities across Colorado and are aimed at making sure that kids' concerns are always heard when public policies are made.
From providing immunizations and car seat checks, our goal is to help keep kids healthy and out of the hospital. We envision a world where no child needs a hospital. Until we make that happen, we're here for your kids.