Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

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

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

The Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a full-time Advanced Practice Provider (APP). This position will be based at the University of Colorado Hospital and Infectious Diseases Group Practice (IDGP).

Primary duties of this provider will include:

  • Four half days/week to perform follow-up outpatient visits, in collaboration with Attending physicians, for patients enrolled in the Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)
  • Managing/directing care of patients on IV antibiotics at home or in nursing facilities.
  • Reviewing laboratory results and reacting on urgent/emergent values, patient follow-up and coordinating continuation orders with the prescribing physician
  • Continuous monitoring of OPAT program quality assurance, cost-effectiveness, patient satisfaction, and potential research projects.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Hold a graduate degree and licensing/certification for a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.
  • Be eligible for certification with independent prescriptive authority.
  • Have inpatient clinical experience as an advanced practitioner (completion of an advanced practice fellowship qualifies); a special interest in Infectious Diseases is preferred.
In addition, applicants need to demonstrate leadership ability, flexibility, time management, communication and interpersonal skills.

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.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Reference Letters (Not Confidential)

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 07974

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV, a reference letter from a physician you have worked with (this physician can be one of your three references).
  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 - 20204 - SOM-MED-Infectious Disease

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jan 4, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Michael Durbin

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00007537


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