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

University of Colorado - School of Medicine


25-100% out-patient diabetes and general endocrinology management (flexible)

25-100% inpatient diabetes management (flexible)

The outpatient setting will consist of up to 8 half-day clinics a week; this is flexible depending on how much time is dedicated to inpatient diabetes management. Some of these clinics will be at the Anschutz Outpatient Pavillion and some at the satellite facilities, such as Lowry, Westminister. Inpatient glucose management will consist of up to 10 half-day sessions per week (or 8 half-day sessions if part of the weekend team) on the Glucose Management Team at either University of Colorado Hospital (main campus) or the Highlands Ranch branch; this is flexible, depending on how much time is dedicated to outpatient diabetes and endocrinology work.

Successful candidates will be responsible for interfacing with the diabetes, metabolism and endocrinology teams and the Glucose Management Team in order to provide direct patient care, clinical follow-up, lab review and other duties primarily in both the outpatient and inpatient environments. Knowledge of intensive diabetes management; either through multiple injections, insulin pump therapy or other appropriate mechanisms, and interest in learning and gaining experience in the evaluation and management of common endocrine disorders, predominately thyroid disease and osteoporosis, will be required in this position.


  • Performs comprehensive health assessment, including health history, physical exams, preventive screening and identifies medical health risks and needs for both outpatients and patients on the inpatient glucose management team.
  • 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.


Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Previous work in the field of Diabetes as a PA, nursing or CDE level for a minimum of 1 year.
  • Interest in learning and gaining experience in the evaluation and management of common endocrine disorders, predominately thyroid disease and osteoporosis.

Minimum Requirements: Experience, Education, Licensure

  • Certified PA or RNP from accredited program with prescriptive authority
  • Must be board certified by a national professional PA/nursing organization.

Preferred Qualifications: Qualities desired for the position

  • PA, RNP/CNS diploma/certificate with prescriptive authority from an accredited post-basic nursing master's level nursing practitioner or CNS program.

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.

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.

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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 07065

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20184 - SOM-MED-Endocrinology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 7, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Sabrina Ferguson

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00670503


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