University of Colorado School of Medicine**
University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Pediatrics – Section ofGastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition**
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The Digestive Health Institute of Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO) and the Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition of the University of Colorado School of Medicine are seeking a BC/BE pediatric gastroenterologist for a full time Assistant Professor faculty position based out of our main Hospital in Aurora, Colorado.The successful candidate willdevote approximately 50% of time dedicated to clinical care of Hepatology and Liver Transplant patients, and up to 50% of time to clinical care of patients with gastrointestinal disorders at Children’s Hospital Colorado and its network of care facilities. Responsibilities will include outpatient clinical evaluation and management of patients with pediatric gastrointestinal and liver diseases, inpatient attending and consultations on our Liver Service, and performing the full range of gastrointestinal procedures. In addition, education and teaching of pediatric residents, pediatric gastroenterology fellows, students, and others will be an important responsibility. The successful candidate will have completed in good standing an RRC-approved Advanced/Transplant Hepatology 4thyear of fellowship training (or its equivalent) and have an academic interest in pediatric hepatology; experience and knowledge of all pediatric Gastrointestinal and Hepatology disorders; demonstrated skills in the full gamut of pediatric GI endoscopic and other procedures; excellent teaching and education skills, and excellent communication skills. The candidate will also have completed fellowship in good standing in Pediatric Gastroenterology at RRC-approved fellowship program (or equivalent), MD (or equivalent) degree and American Board of Pediatrics Certified in Pediatrics, and Board Eligible or Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and for CAQ (ABIM) in Transplant Hepatology. The successful candidate will join an expanding group of collaborative, dedicated academic pediatric gastroenterologists and hepatologists in a program at one of the top 10 Children’s Hospitals in the United States (http://www.childrenscolorado.org/departments/digestive).
The Section is currently composed of 24 MD (including 6 hepatologists) and 6 PhD faculty members, 9 fellows in an NIH T32-funded training program, 5 Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistants, and a large team of nurses, dieticians, social workers, psychologists, transplant coordinators and support staff with the common mission of improving the digestive health of children. Highest quality patient care, cutting-edge research and career development and training are all of highest priority. The Section includes specialized Centers or Programs in liver disease and transplantation, inflammatory bowel disease, eosinophilic GI diseases, celiac disease, intestinal rehabilitation, aerodigestive disorders, neurogastroenterology and motility, and pancreatic disease and advanced therapeutic endoscopy. The Section has over 16,000 annual patient visits performs over 4,000 procedures within a busy endoscopy and GI procedures program. Salary will be based on rank and includes an excellent benefits package. The Section receives nearly $4 million of grant support each year that supports research in a variety of GI, hepatology and nutrition areas. All faculty appointments are within the University of Colorado School of Medicine, one of the top public medical schools in the nation. Children’s Colorado (www.childrenscolorado.org) is located in a 440 bed facility, adjacent to the SOM and the adult hospital, on the Anschutz Medical Campus east of Denver. Numerous campus resources are available to support basic, clinical and translational research, including an NIH-funded CTSA program which includes a specific Pediatric Clinical Translational Research Center at CHCO. Denver is a wonderful place to live and is rated one of the top cities for families and for lifestyle. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Completed fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at RRC-approved fellowship (or equivalent),
MD degree and American Board of Pediatrics Board Certified in Pediatrics, and Board Eligible or certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology or Transplant Hepatology.
Minimum of two years of clinical experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of all pediatric GI disorders, demonstrated skills in the full gamut of pediatric GI endoscopic and other procedures.
Excellent teaching and education skills.
Knowledge and training of pediatric gastroenterology.
Understanding of the performance of research.
Prior experience in busy clinical service for at least 3 years.
Previous experience teaching residents and fellows.
Publications in peer-reviewed journals in pediatric gastroenterology or related fields.
Clinical and academic interest in Liver Disease and Disorders.
PLEASENOTE: Candidates will 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 $165,000 to $216,000 and is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.
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Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS
Title: Asst Professor
Requisition ID: 12198