Rehabilitation Physician Opportunity in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado
Feb 14, 2018
Position Type

The Division of Rehabilitation Medicine in the Department of Orthopedics at Denver Health is recruiting for a full-time Rehabilitation Physician to join our team in sunny Denver, Colorado. The successful candidate will have completed a PM&R residency and be BC/BE in PM&R. Our multidisciplinary team consists of physicians, nurses, therapists, and specialist focused on rehabilitation of stroke, traumatic injury, or disabled patents. Clinical responsibilities will involve shared duties with two other partners to provide general inpatient services (8-bed acute rehabilitation unit and acute rehab consult services) along with general and electrodiagnostic outpatient clinics. Physician will also perform EMGs and treat routine outpatients with musculoskeletal issues like lower back and/or neck pain and myofascial pain. Denver Health is an affiliate hospital of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences and acts as a primary training site for residents in PM&R, medical students and allied health care professionals.

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
  • Competitive health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Generous PTO and retirement matching
  • Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty, and 300+ days of sunshine per year

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.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, eight family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.”  

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to:
Aaron Ortiz, Manager, Provider Recruitment
Department of Physician Recruitment
Denver Health & Hospital; 303-602-4992