The Chief Otolaryngologist will manage
non-surgical Otolaryngologist conditions and also perform surgery as needed for
various ENT conditions. In addition The
Chief, Otolaryngologist will:
patients medical history, medication allergies, physical condition, and
examination results to verify operations necessity and to determine best
preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures, such as sedatives,
diets, antibiotics, and preparation and treatment of the patients operative
patients to provide information on medical condition and surgical risk.
established surgical techniques during operations. Operates on patients to
correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases, or improve or
restore patients functions.
patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary. Examines
instruments, equipments, and operating room to ensure sterility.
consultation and surgical assistance to other physicians and surgeons.
· Ensures personal qualities such
as emotional stability, dependability, positive relations with VA and DOD staff
and community, adherence to ethical standards, eliciting cooperation,
attendance/participation in clinic meetings and peer councils.
The Chief Otolaryngologist
independently provides clinical services to eligible Veterans. Services are
provided within the VA-Eastern Colorado Health Care System at the Denver
Veterans Affairs Medical Center and surrounding clinics, in outpatient and
inpatient Medical Center programs. The incumbent is expected to interact with
the Veteran as well as family members, significant others, community agencies
and providers, and other staff.
The Chief Otolaryngologist is
responsible for the teaching of residents and medical students, as well as
responsible for oversight of the care provided residents and students. The
Chief Otolaryngologist will participate in the administration of programs,
committees, and other staff functions as delegated by the Chief of Surgery
Service. The Chief Otolaryngologist will be expected to hold an appointment in
the Department of Otolaryngology at the University Of Colorado School Of
Medicine and comply with rules and regulations related to said appointment. The
provider should expect to participate in faculty committees, residency