Aurora, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the CU School of Medicine has a faculty position at the rank of Instructor for a PA or NP. Under the direction of the faculty, this position provides inpatient and outpatient medical care services at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH). The CT Surgery service is a high volume, high acuity service providing tertiary level care across the entire spectrum of cardiothoracic surgery. The candidate will provide independent clinical services for patients on the CT Surgery service with emphasis on acute/critical care. The candidate will spend most of his/her time providing services in the CT ICU but there may be involvement in the complete spectrum of care from initial patient contact through discharge. Specific inpatient duties of the position include such things as changing invasive lines, pulling/placing chest tubes, adjusting IV medications for blood pressure control, and ventilator management. Collaboration with the clinical team is necessary. The candidate will work some nights and weekends as patient volume and acuity dictate.

Qualifications: Candidates must have graduated from an accredited PA or NP program and be licensed to practice in the state of Colorado. Candidates must be eligible for certification with independent prescriptive authority.

Proper education and licensing/certification for a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. Must be eligible for certification with independent prescriptive authority. Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse professional and patient population.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at, refer to job number 04057. 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

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 Denver 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 Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:When applying applicants must include: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current CV/resume Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20314 - SOM-SRG-CT Clinical

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 26, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Mark Zolle

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00723263


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