Advanced Practice Provider

Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Surgery

Division of Pediatric Surgery

Advanced Practice Provider (Instructor)

Location: Briargate Medical Campus and Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs

The Division of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has a full-time faculty position available at the rank of Instructor for a Pediatric General Surgery Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA). This position will be located full time at Briargate Medical Campus and Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. Under the direction of the full-time faculty or designee, this position provides inpatient and outpatient medical care services at Briargate Medical Campus and Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs.

Job Responsibilities:

The candidate will be expected to provide independent clinical services primarily for the Trauma Acute Care Surgery (TACS) Service, but may also care for patients in the specialty areas of pediatric surgery at Briargate. Duties will include primarily inpatient responsibilities related to acute care, trauma and burn patients such as rounding, writing orders/progress notes, consults, discharge, patient assessment, patient education, care coordination, disease management and minor procedures. Close collaboration with pediatric general surgeons, sub-specialty surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, intensivists, residents/fellows and hospital staff will be necessary. Professional interaction with referring physicians and staff, emergency medical personnel and primary care providers is essential. The candidate will provide care to patients in the pediatric intensive care unit, newborn intensive care unit, acute care areas, and in the outpatient clinics. The work schedule may include up to 13hr shifts, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.


Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Master's degree in Nursing and/or a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.

Conditions of Employment:

Current license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and/or Physician Assistant with prescriptive privileges.

First assist or surgical assist certification and experience required.

Meets and maintains specific requirements of the Nursing Credential Review Board (Nurse Practitioner) and the Medical Review Board (Physician Assistant).

Current ATLS or successful completion within one year of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

Of those candidates with a Nurse Practitioner degree, preference will be given to those with acute care certification.

Experience in general surgery, trauma, critical care, and pediatrics preferred.

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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Special Instructions to Applicants:This position will be open until filled. The application review process will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 08346

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: Colorado Springs

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20324 - SOM-SRG-PEDS Clinical

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 8, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Marissa Kaesemeyer

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00669337


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