Posting Description: 95% Inpatient diabetes/glucose management. Predominantly inpatient hospital rounds and possibly a small component in the outpatient setting. Successful candidate will be responsible for interfacing with the diabetes, metabolism and endocrinology team and UCH staff in order to provide direct patient care, clinical follow-up, lab review and other duties primarily in inpatient environments. Knowledge of intensive diabetes management: either through multiple injections, insulin pump, therapy or other appropriate mechanisms will be required in this position. Performs comprehensive health assessment, including health history, physical exams, preventive screening, identifies medical health risks and needs. Performs, orders and/or interprets diagnostic studies within scope of practice and clinical area of practice. Assures that patient and family teaching is adequate to manage health condition or wellness plan at home. Modifies care plan and reassesses and modifies plan as necessary. Serves as clinical consultant, participates in self-directed continued learning, including quality improvement and protocol development. Maintains CME credits as required for continued licensure. Applications are accepted electronically at www.jobsatcu.com, refer to job posting F00964 Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 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 http://www.cu.edu/pbs/. The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.
Minimum Qualifications: Certified PA or RNP from accredited program with prescriptive authority. Must be board certified by a national professional PA/nursing organization.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Previous work in the field of Diabetes at a PA, nursing or CDE level for a minimum of 1 year.
Desired Qualifications: PA, RNP/CNS diploma/certificate with prescriptive authority from an accredited post-basic nursing masters level nursing practitioner or CNS program.
Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus