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Orthopedic Physician | Total Joint Surgeon

Denver Health Medical Center
Denver, Colorado 80204
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Department of Orthopedics at Denver Health is recruiting for a full-time Orthopedic Total Joint Surgeon. The successful candidate will have completed an orthopedic surgery residency and be BC/BE in Orthopedics.  Completion of Total Joint fellowship is required. The position includes providing 1:8 resident supported call coverage of our busy Level I Regional Trauma Center.  Our service is available for emergency orthopedic trauma care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Interest in either complex revision/infection or hip preservation in addition to primary hip and knee arthroplasty would be advantageous. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a desire to work in an academic environment.

With 525 licensed beds Denver Health Medical Center is one of the state’s busiest hospitals with more than 26,000 admissions annually.  DHHA was recently recognized by the University Hospital Consortium as having one of the lowest observed to expected mortality rates in the country (Ranked #5 out of 121 academic health centers).  Our surgical team is nationally renowned for teaching, research and trauma services.  DHHA is also an affiliate hospital of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences.  Today Denver Health has a comprehensive and diverse array of integrated inpatient, outpatient, community, academic and public health services, allowing the health system to currently serve 25 percent of all Denver residents, including 37 percent of children in its market service area.  With more than 6,000 employees, Denver Health is the fourth largest employer in Denver.

Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

  • Denver Health physicians have an academic appointment (commiserate with experience) with the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Housestaff and medical student teaching opportunities
  • Competitive salary/benefits
  • Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to:

Aaron Ortiz, Manager Provider Recruitment 
Department of Physician Recruitment 
Denver Health & Hospital 
aaron.ortiz@dhha.org | 303-602-4992


Education 1. Graduation from an Accredited Medical School and completed Accredited Residency Programs and fellowships for specialist, equivalent. 2. Equivalent training for those Physicians who are not U.S. residency trained 3. The MSEC can grant privileges on a one-on-one review.

Experience Experience requirements vary depending on specialty and position. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures and techniques. 2. Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment. 3. Able to effectively manage and direct medical staff support activities while providing quality medical care. 4. Able to receive detailed information through oral communications; express or exchange ideas by verbal communications. 5. Excellent written and verbal communications, listening, and social skills. 6. Able to interact effectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, skill levels and value systems. 7. Performs in a tactful and professional manner. 8. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 9. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Computers and Technology 1. Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2. EPIC

Certificates, Licenses and Registration 1. Medical license to practice in State of Colorado. 2. Physician Board certification in professional medical discipline. 3. Appropriate certifications designated by department i.e. BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, Etc.



  • Health Care / Social Assistance
Posted: 2019-09-23 Expires: 2019-10-23

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