University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Pediatrics - Section of Hospital Medicine
Requisition # 09070
The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hospital Medicine has an opening for a full time Instructor to work at Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora and the Children's Hospital Network of Care. Members of the Section of Hospital Medicine provide care to patients at Children's Hospital Colorado and the Network of Care, participate in the education of fellows, house staff, advanced practitioners and students and are active in a variety of research fields.
Examples of Work Performed:
Care of pediatric patients admitted to general pediatric wards or observation units at the Children's Hospital Colorado and its Network of Care.
Care of well newborns and newborns admitted to Level 2 NICU.
Routine newborn circumcision, lumbar puncture, procedural sedation.
The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.
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Salary and Benefits:
The hiring 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 https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.
The University of Colorado Denver 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 Denver 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.
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- MD - DO is acceptable
- Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatrics
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to care for patients admitted to general pediatric wards or observation units.
- Ability to care for newborns and newborns admitted to a Level 2 NICU.
- Ability to perform newborn circumcisions, lumbar punctures, and procedural sedation.
- Ability to communicate with families of patients in a knowledgeable and understanding way.
- Ability to work with a team and in a fast pace environment.
- Experience in Hospital Medicine
- Experience in newborn care
- Experience in NICU
- Experience in teaching residents and/or medical students
- Experience in Quality Improvement work or Patient Safety work
Condition of Employment:
- Must successfully pass a drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado
- Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check
Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Justin.Fortney@childrenscolorado.org
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 an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 09070
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
- 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 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 - 21566 - SOM-PEDS HospMed-GenOps
Posting Date: Apr 18, 2017
Closing Date: Apr 23, 2017
Posting Contact Name: Dave Scudamore
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00732516