University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Section of Nephrology OPEN RANK: Associate Professor or Professor Section Head Position #770565– Requisition #17999
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology has an opening for a full-time Section Head, a faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
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Job Summary: The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is one of the nation's premier academic pediatric programs. Its clinical and educational programs are consistently rated among the top 10 nationally by US News and World Report. The Department is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Section Head of Nephrology. The Section Head will be a leader with a vision towards advancing the Section's clinical care, research, education, and advocacy missions. This individual will be responsible for directing an established group of faculty, managing clinical practice sites in partnership with Children's Hospital Colorado (CHCO), enhancing the sponsored research program, and building strong community relationships in service to a seven-state regional strategy. The Section Head will provide overall supervision of the CHCO Kidney Center and Hospital Department of Nephrology that includes robust kidney transplant and dialysis services.
Examples of Work Performed:
Collaborate with Hospital and Department of Pediatrics leadership regarding strategic and operational development of the Kidney Center and Section of Nephrology
Oversee all clinical, academic, and research-related activities for the section of Nephrology
Oversee the programmatic and financial operations of the Section to ensure financial and human resources are available to support research, clinical care, educational, and advocacy/policy activities.
Develop innovative clinical, educational and research programs to enhance the local standing and national reputation of the Section.
Lead fellowship program in collaboration with fellowship program director
Support faculty recruitment and the infrastructure for faculty development.
Build and maintain partnerships with affiliate institutions and community organizations locally, nationally and internationally.
Direct and strategically expand patient care operations.
Establish strong metrics and outcomes for clinical and academic performance.
Recruit and develop faculty and interdisciplinary professionals to support the clinical and academic missions.
Oversee departmental compliance with regulatory requirements and quality improvement.
Oversee credentialing review and approval of all faculty in Nephrology, including initial and ongoing performance evaluations.
Facilitate collaboration in academic and clinical care with other sections within the Department of Pediatrics as well as Departments within the University of Colorado School of Medicine and other health services.
MD, DO, or PhD
5+ years of relevant academic medical center experience in a progressively advanced faculty role
Five years of experience in a leadership role within an academic setting including strategic planning, program development, and financial management
Experience analyzing, interpreting, and improving clinical performance
Ability to effectively communicate with faculty and staff
Knowledge and understanding of academic medicine and CMS requirements
Salary and Benefits: 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 Employee Services.
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The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.
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.
Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is closed. Those who do not apply by the closing date may or may not be considered.
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Conditions of Employment:
Must be willing and able to successfully pass a 10-panel drug test
Must be willing and able to successfully pass a national criminal background check