Career Opportunities

The Mission of South Denver Cardiology Associates is “To be the provider of choice for delivering the highest quality cardiac care to adults in the region.” 

Thank you for your interest in a career with the South Denver Heart Center, and we look forward to hearing from you.  Your resume will be reviewed, and qualified candidates will be contacted if a potential match arises.

All job offers are contingent on passing a background check, a drug test, and proof of Covid-19 Vaccination.

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Team Member Benefits

South Denver Cardiology team members enjoy a wide variety of company benefits:

  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long-Term Disability, AFLAC
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401(k)
  • PLT (Personal Leave Time)
  • Use of Gym/Yoga Studio/and any class offered at South Denver Heart Center
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year of service.

Career Opportunities

Please check out our open career positions below.

Interventional Cardiologist

South Denver Cardiology Associates, headquartered in Littleton, Colorado is seeking a full-time board certified (or eligible) interventional (non-structural) cardiologist to join the largest private cardiology practice in Colorado.

South Denver Cardiology is a well-established, full-service practice with 31 cardiologists and 21 nurse practitioners who have served the South Denver Metropolitan Area for 50 years. This practice supports 5 growing hospitals with a patient panel size of 46,000 and will offer immediate access to both procedures and patients. The position includes shared interventional-only call, split equally with 5 other interventional cardiologists, averaging one weeknight call every week and 1 weekend of call/hospital rounding responsibilities every 3-4 weeks.

The practice is proud of our strong commitment to quality, with robust programs in Structural Heart, Interventional, Electrophysiology, Heart Failure, Prevention & Wellness, and Imaging, with the busiest coronary CTA program in the region. In addition, the practice supports several multispecialty collaborative clinics, including Pulmonary Hypertension, Cardio-Neuro and Valve Clinics.

South Denver Cardiology Associates is known for the quality of its providers, exceptional patient care, its collaborative team spirit, and a commitment to maintain work-life balance. This enables its providers to equally enjoy strong professional satisfaction and the time to experience the many exciting features of the Denver Metro area and the Rocky Mountain region, as well as time with their families. South Denver Cardiology offers a competitive market salary, excellent benefits, paid CME time and related expenses, relocation assistance and a 3-year track to partnership. The successful candidate for this highly competitive position will be well-trained, have excellent interpersonal communication skills and bring an innovative and collaborative spirit to this highly successful team.

Inquiries for this position are encouraged to contact:

Troy P Stockman, MHA-L, CMPE

Chief Executive Officer

tstockman@southdenver.com

www.southdenver.com

Arrhythmia Clinic RN

Job Summary:
The Arrhythmia Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for managing the Electrophysiology (EP) patients care by promoting and restoring patients’ health through the nursing process; collaborating with EP physicians and Nurse Practitioners as well as multidisciplinary team members; and providing education and support to these patients.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Respects patient confidentiality and privacy by maintaining the security of all patient
communications, per current HIPAA regulations.
• Identifies patient service requirement by establishing rapport with potential and actual
patients.
• Responsible for triaging patient, by phone or in person. The nurse appropriately incorporates
the use of established protocols, available information, the nursing process, critical thinking,
prioritizing, and delegation to resolve patient issues.
• Ensures correct prescription by communication with the physician and the pharmacies regarding
new prescriptions, medication changes or refills.
• Will educate patients on their medical conditions, symptoms that may indicate a worsening
problem, and the possible effects or adverse reactions that may occur with medications.
• Review of diagnostic test results with physicians. Differentiates normal results from abnormal
results and obtain recommendations from the physicians. Informs patients of results and
recommendations.
• Routinely see patients in the clinic for arrhythmia management both with the assistance of the
Nurse Practitioner as well as independently
• Patient appointments may include Preops, Post ops, or clinical management.
• When seeing Pts in the Arrhythmia Clinic with the NP, the nurse will lead the appointment, use
clinical judgement to present Pt to the NP, give recommendations for next steps, document all areas
of care with attention to detail.
• Read and interpret ECGs
• Educating and monitoring patients on anti-arrhythmic medications, including routine patient
assessments and follow-ups.
• Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, explaining procedures, and answering
questions.
• Is an active member of code blue team. Responsibilities include BLS/ACLS protocols.

• Acts as a resource for the medical assistants and non-clinical staff.
• Provides routine and emergent care as directed per protocol.
• Complies with federal, state, local and professional requirements and advises management of
needed actions.
• Maintains a safe, clean working environment.
• Protects patients and employees by adhering to infectious control policies and
protocols.

Required Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent verbal communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to prioritize tasks.
• Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office or related software.
• Ability to read and interpret ECGs.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor of Nursing Required
• Current Colorado RN License
• At least 6 months of nursing experience required
• ACLS and BLS within 3 months of hire
• Cardiology Experience Preferred
• Epic Experience Preferred

Physical Requirements:
• Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.
• Ability to assist with adult patient in emergencies as needed
• Travel possible to multiple locations

Hours a Week: 40

Compensation: 35$ – 45$/ hour depending on education and experience.

*This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned.

Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

Advanced Practice Provider-Electrophysiology Focus

Job Summary:

The Advanced Practice Provider serving both the inpatient and outpatient environment is responsible for thorough assessment, evaluation, and utilization of evidence-based medicine in collaboration with physicians and multidisciplinary team members while providing compassionate, physical, and psychological support to patients, families, and the community. The APP has responsibility for additional duties, as well as those listed below:

  • Participates in EP/arrhythmia clinical meetings
  • Assist with website upkeep and development
  • Participates in quality review for arrhythmia clinic, inpatient and outpatient care

EP NP RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Assures quality of care by adhering to standards set forth by professional organizations, state board of nursing, Colorado Nurse Practice Act, credentialing committees, community standards of care, payer regulations and SDCA guidelines and recommendations.
  • Compliant with patient privacy and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Performs detailed history taking and physical examinations, formulating care plans, expanding on differential diagnosis, initiating orders and collaborating with colleagues and cardiologists for continuity of care, and documenting appropriately, remaining current on billing requirements.
  • Interprets test results within their scope of practice. Reports pertinent abnormal findings to cardiologist.
  • Coordinates diagnostic workups in conjunction with physicians, health care providers, nursing staff, and other ancillary personnel.
  • Conducts hospital rounds on patients including, but not limited to: Obtaining subjective data including history and review of systems; Obtaining objective data including review of vital signs, telemetry data, laboratory tests, imaging tests, and diagnostic procedures; Perform physical examination; Complete an assessment and formulate a plan of care including initiateon of orders; Consults with the cardiologist and other providers as needed.
  • Updates and organizes inpatient rounding lists daily highlighting consults, discharges, transfers to higher level of care and procedures. The APRN goals each day include assessing the workload at hand, prioritizing, evaluating the global picture of the teams, and performing, as well as distributing, the work throughout the day.
  • Communicates and collaborates with the health care team to determine plan of care, discharge disposition, and further follow-up including referrals, and utilization of community resources. Communicates with nursing, rehab, device clinic, anticoagulation clinic, amiodarone clinic, transitional heart failure clinic, lipid clinic, and scheduling team for continuity in patient services.
  • Facilitates the discharge of hospitalized patients including discharge teaching, written and electronic discharge instructions, providing prescriptions and discharge summary completion. Assesses appropriateness and accessibility of the care plan from a holistic perspective with considerations of financial needs, lifestyle and personal beliefs.
  • Supervises diagnostic exercise, stress echocardiogram, Thallium, Cardiolyte, Adenosine, Persantine, Lexiscan and Dobutamine treadmill studies, as well as gated blood pool studies and tilt table testing according to established guidelines and standards of care.
  • Evaluates acute and chronic conditions for outpatients in our office setting. Collaborates with care team including, but not limited to MD, RN, MA and supportive services. Anticipates and prepares for cardiology clinic by reviewing charts, pertinent data and planned testing prior to evaluations.
  • Writes or electronically transmits prescriptions for patients for acute, self-limiting conditions and for chronic conditions that are stabilized.
  • Facilitates referral to sub specialist cardiologists, specialty clinics within and outside of SDC, or higher level of care in collaboration with primary cardiologist.
  • Participates in research trials through communication, screening, and providing necessary follow up in collaboration with our research department.
  • Writes or electronically transmits prescriptions for patients for acute, self-limiting conditions and for chronic conditions that are stabilized.
  • Provides education for patients regarding procedures and medical conditions including expected course of disease, signs and symptoms indicating a problem or progression of disease, when to seek further care, how to access appropriate care and expected and adverse effects of prescribed medications, in a manner that is easily understood by the patient and family.
  • Empowers the patient with inclusion and direction of their care discussing options with benefit and risk. Obtains informed consent with full explanation of risk and benefit of medications and procedures, with the use of interpreter representation as needed.
  • Teaches wellness classes at the Heart Center for the community. Provides support at group meetings such as Walk with a Doc, Women and Heart Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, or other support groups.
  • Teaches educational courses to MA, LPN, RN teams to facilitate teamwork and greater understanding of cardiology interdepartmentally.
  • Supervises learning experiences of selected students and other personnel. Participates in continuing education for self, other APRNs and staff members. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Participates with APP team monthly meeting with active engagement and feedback on educational opportunities, practice updates and collaborative schedule agreements.
  • Works on group goals and projects. Participates in knowledge sharing events with colleagues such as journal club, disseminating knowledge from conferences, recent articles. Updates their responsible areas in One Note communications.
  • Participates in leadership opportunities to further the development of our team. These include, but are not limited to: APP council, Peer review, credentialing, safety committees, and speakership at local and national professional meetings.
  • Maintains professional, cooperative decorum and promotes collaborative, positive relationships with colleagues, physicians, referring heath care providers, ancillary staff, administrative staff, patients, and their families on behalf of South Denver Cardiology.
  • Has fluency in EPIC, Meditech and Allscripts EMR with PK8 and other communication app knowledge base and application. Utilizes a paging system, and texting and calls for communication.
  • Remains current in required professional and credentialing status. Maintains current BLS, ACLS, professional insurance, DEA, and state licensure, professional certification, education requirements for JACHO and professional certification, tuberculosis testing, immunizations, HIPPA and OSHA standards. Provides appropriate documentation to credentialing specialists in a timely manner.
  • *We are one team, working together to produce high quality, compassionate, cost-effective health care to our patients and community.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Collaborative Teamwork promoting harmony.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to adapt to other applications.
  • Proficient with EMR, Epic Super User Training is encouraged.

Education and Experience:

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with a current Colorado license
  • Masters or Doctorate Degree
  • Certification as Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist by a recognized board
  • Provisional Prescriptive Authority Required, with full prescriptive authority once 750 hours of preceptorship is completed
  • DEA Licensure within the first 12 months of practice
  • ACLS/BLS within 3 months of hire
  • Cardiology, ICU, Telemetry and cardiac experience preferred
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)
  • Drug screen required, including alcohol screen
  • Immunizations are up to date, including COVID

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift to 25 pounds at times.
  • Ability to assist with adult patient in emergencies as needed

 

Hours a Week: 40

Compensation: $50-$55/hour

*This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.  Employees may perform other related duties as assigned.

Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

 

Welcome Ambassador/Greeter

Job Summary: The Welcome Ambassador/Greeter is the first face that our clients and patients see when arriving at South Denver Cardiology, (SDC). Hospitality is their job by creating a warm welcome for arriving guests. The Welcome Ambassador is also the central hub for everything happening at SDC.

Responsibilities:
• Greet, direct and assist patients to physician appointments and testing locations.
• Direct guests and vendors to appropriate locations within the building.
• Check in, handle payments, and process patient information.
• Register patients for classes in practice management system.
• Assist medical record requests with Medical Records department.
• Coordinate building maintenance as needed.
• Sign for and deliver packages as needed.
• Secure the building during and after business hours.
• Sort inter-hospital mail.
• Cross-train to cover Barista.
• Other duties as assigned.

Hours a week: 20

Compensation Range: $17.00-19.00/hour

Qualifications/Education:
• High School diploma, GED or equivalent.
•  Must understand the core value of hospitality and have excellent customer service skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Outgoing, friendly personality.
• Ability to work independently or with others as needed.
• Lifting requirements not to exceed 25 lbs.

Job Title: Welcome Ambassador/Greeter
Department: Marketing
Reports to: Marketing Manager
Review Date: 05/13/2024

 Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

Cardiac Rehab Registered Nurse

Responsibilities: 

  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients. 
  • Gathers baseline conditioning/cardiac status through current treadmill evaluations.  
  • Conducts 1:1 consultation to further inform patients and their families of cardiac rehab environment with review of heart event, CAD risk factors, medication compliance, and past medical history. 
  • Monitors telemetry during cardiac rehab classes  
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support in a professional manner to patients and families. 
  • Gathers current medication list and ensures patients fully understand reason for and actions of all medications. 
  • Contacts physician if indicated to modify medication regime. 
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards, measuring health outcomes against patient care goals, and making or recommending necessary adjustments 
  • Evaluates physical complaints by thoroughly questioning and performing physical assessment. 
  • Recognize need for interventions in evaluation of angina, hypertension, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, and takes appropriate medical action. 
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care team members. 
  • Emergency support when necessary 

ACCOUNTABILITY: Reports to Cardiac Rehab/ Wellness Supervisor 

HOURS A WEEK: 40 

COMPENSATION RANGE: $33.50-$35.50 

Qualifications/Education: 

  • Registered Nurse with a current Colorado License, BLS/ACLS, critical care experience preferred. 
  • Cardiac Rehab and/or Outpatient experience preferred. 
  • Basic EKG Interpretation experience: 12-lead EKG Interpretation experience preferred.  
  • Background check and drug and tobacco test required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp) 
  • Must have ability to multi-task. 
  • Requires the ability to work under minimal supervision and assume responsibilities for task initiation and completion. 
  • Basic computer knowledge with experience using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel programs.  
  • Scottcare/Versacare and EPIC experience preferred.  

 Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

Call Center Scheduler / Customer Service Representative

Responsibilities:

  • Answer, triage and route multiple phone lines.
  • Management of high call volume.
  • Scheduling of office visits and outpatient diagnostic testing.
  • Assist Physicians and staff in placing and transferring calls.
  • Ability to learn and provide Alpha Numeric paging needs.
  • Manage incoming hospital requests according to set protocol.
  • Key player and participant in alerting entire building of emergencies.
  • Assist callers with directions to all office locations.
  • Take messages when required and maintain said records of all communications
  • Follow all established call handling protocol as provided by the Supervisor Maintain patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations
  • Assist in any additional clerical duties requested by the Supervisor Represent our Practice and Facility to referring Physicians, patients and all other callers, in a positive and pleasant manner.

Accountability: Reports to Scheduler Supervisor

 Hours a Week: 40

Compensation Range: $16.50-$19.50

Qualifications/Education:

  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and prioritize tasks based on urgency.
  • Excellent usage of Multi phone line system and heavy computer use.
  • Friendly and professional telephone manner.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others.
  • Flexibility, promptness and desire to be team player.
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and efficiency.
  • Medical office experience preferred.
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)

 Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

Front Desk Check-in/Check-out Scheduler

Responsibilities: 

  • Greet and check in patients. 
  • Registration, load insurance, verify referrals, collect copay and balances.  
  • Scheduling of office visits and outpatient diagnostic testing. 
  • Assist Physicians and staff in scheduling patients. 
  • Manage incoming hospital requests according to set protocol. 
  • Key player and participant in alerting and assisting entire building of emergencies. 
  • Assist patients with directions to all office locations. 
  • Take messages when required and maintain said records of all communications. 
  • Follow all established scheduling and call handling protocol as provided by the Supervisor.  
  • Maintain patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations. 
  • Assist in any additional clerical duties requested by the Supervisor Represent our Practice and Facility to referring Physicians, patients and all other callers, in a positive and pleasant manner. 

ACCOUNTABILITY: Reports to Check In/Out Supervisor 

HOURS A WEEK: 40 

QUALIFICATIONS: $19.00-$22.00 per hour 

  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and prioritize tasks based on urgency. 
  • Excellent usage of Multi phone line system and heavy computer use. 
  • Friendly and professional customer service skills in person and on the phone. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others. 
  • Flexibility, promptness and desire to be team player. 
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills. 
  • Exceptional attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and efficiency. 
  • Medical office experience preferred. 
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)  
  • Adhere to business casual dress code as set by SDCA.  
  • Must have flexibility in work schedule.  
  • Must have ability to travel to any office location assigned for that day. 

Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

Call Center Scheduler / Customer Service Representative

Responsibilities:

  • Answer, triage and route multiple phone lines.
  • Management of high call volume.
  • Scheduling of office visits and outpatient diagnostic testing.
  • Assist Physicians and staff in placing and transferring calls.
  • Ability to learn and provide Alpha Numeric paging needs.
  • Manage incoming hospital requests according to set protocol.
  • Key player and participant in alerting entire building of emergencies.
  • Assist callers with directions to all office locations.
  • Take messages when required and maintain said records of all communications
  • Follow all established call handling protocol as provided by the Supervisor Maintain patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations
  • Assist in any additional clerical duties requested by the Supervisor Represent our Practice and Facility to referring Physicians, patients and all other callers, in a positive and pleasant manner.

Accountability: Reports to Scheduler Supervisor 

Hours a Week: 40

Compensation Range: $16.50-$19:50

Qualifications/Education:

  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and prioritize tasks based on urgency.
  • Excellent usage of Multi phone line system and heavy computer use.
  • Friendly and professional telephone manner.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others.
  • Flexibility, promptness and desire to be team player.
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and efficiency.
  • Medical office experience preferred.
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)

Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

Clinical RN

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Respects patient confidentiality and privacy by maintaining the security of all patient communications, per current HIPAA regulations.
• Identifies patient service requirement by establishing rapport with potential and actual patients.
• Responsible for triaging patient, by phone or in person. The nurse appropriately incorporates the use of established protocols, available information, the nursing process, critical thinking, prioritizing, and delegation to resolve patient issues.
• Ensures correct prescription by communication with the physician and the pharmacies regarding new prescriptions, medication changes or refills.
• Will educate patients on their medical conditions, symptoms that may indicate a worsening problem, and the possible effects or adverse reactions that may occur with medications.
• Review of diagnostic test results with physicians. Differentiates normal results from abnormal results and obtain recommendations from the physicians. Informs patients of results and recommendations.
• Routinely see patients in the clinic for blood pressure management, medication titration, arrhythmia management, and congestive heart failure exacerbations.
• Will assist in management of Warfarin patients per protocol.
• Documents patient care activities using EHR.
• Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanation of procedures, and answering questions.
• Assists the diagnostic team in administering pharmacological agents for diagnostic testing. Provides routine and emergent care as directed.
• Is an active member of code blue team. Responsibilities include BLS/ACLS protocols.
• Acts as a resource for the medical assistants and non-clinical staff.
• Provides routine and emergent care as directed per protocol.
• Complies with federal, state, local and professional requirements and advises management of needed actions.
• Maintains a safe, clean working environment.
• Protects patients and employees by adhering to infectious control policies and protocols.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Clinical Nurse Supervisor

HOURS A WEEK: 40

COMPENSATION RANGE: $35.00-$45 depending on experience

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Registered Nurse with a current Colorado license.
• BSN or AD with concurrent BSN enrollment required
• ACLS within 3 months of hire
• BLS
• Cardiology experience preferred
• Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
• Ability to assist with adult patient in emergencies as needed
• Lifting requirements not to exceed 25lbs

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
• Crash cart and supplies
• Blood pressure cuff/Stethoscope
• ECG as needed.
• Epic

*This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee
may perform other related duties as assigned.

Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

Cardiac Rehab Exercise Physiologist

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients
  • Gathers baseline conditioning/cardiac status through current treadmill evaluations
  • Monitors telemetry during cardiac rehab classes
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support in a professional manner to patients and families.
  • Gathers current medication list and ensures patients fully understand reason for and actions of all medications
  • Contacts physician if indicated to modify medication regime
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards, measuring health outcomes against patient care goals , and making or recommending necessary adjustments
  • Evaluates physical complaints by thoroughly questioning and performing physical assessment
  • Recognize need for interventions in evaluation of angina, hyper/hypotension, hypo/hyperglycemia, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, and takes appropriate medical action
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care team members
  • Emergency support when necessary

Qualifications/Education:

  • Exercise Physiologist: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from an accredited University (Master’s degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred)
  • Experience in Cardiac Rehab (ICR experience preferred)
  • Background check and drug test, proof of covid vaccination required
  • Must have ability to multi-task
  • Requires the ability to work under minimal supervision and assume responsibilities for task initiation and completion
  • Basic computer knowledge with experience using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel programs.

Compensation: $24.00-$28.00

Hours a Week: 30-40

Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com