Aurora, CO
Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine


Position #683548- Requisition 09107

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America's most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Job Summary:

The Department of Otolaryngology with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking a Full-time (100%) Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for its pediatric practice at Children's Hospital Colorado (CHCO) in Aurora, Colorado. This position will provide outpatient clinical services and may be required to provide inpatient clinical services. The qualified candidate will be appointed to the rank of Instructor within the department.

Job Duties:

  • The physician assistant/nurse practitioner is to work under the supervision of the faculty pediatric otolaryngologists to provide both out-patient and some in-patient care. The scope of duties includes performing patient interview, physical examination as well as formulating diagnoses and management plans including office-based procedures, and participation in after-hours call responsibilities as required.
  • He/she will be expected to be involved in patient education as well as obtaining surgical consents. Communication with PCPs and other CHCO physicians by phone is also expected.
  • He/she will be expected to become proficient in our electronic medical record system (EPIC) and be able to chart, obtain data and use all the communication tools.
  • Assist in the education of nurses and medical assistants in the field of otolaryngology.
  • Provide administrative support and thorough follow-up to ensure orderly, effective, and superior patient care. This may include the development and implementation of educational materials or protocols for staff and patients.
Please Note: Candidates may be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process.

Salary and Benefits:
The salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus 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 Anschutz Medical Campus 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.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Ability to obtain a Colorado PA or NP license.
  • Ability to travel and perform services at Network of Care sites.
  • Demonstrated ability to function both independently and in collaboration with other health care professionals.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Pediatric or Otolaryngology practice.
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology experience
The successful candidate must possess the following:
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with a variety of health care specialists, staff, and service areas
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and adapt easily to change
  • Outstanding communication skills, advanced organizational skills, and compassion for patients.

Special Instructions to Applicants:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will be immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Steve Osswald at

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 09107

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 - 20264 - SOM-Otolaryngology

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Apr 6, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Steve Osswald

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00683548


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