Advanced Practice Provider
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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:
- 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: Colorado Springs
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20324 - SOM-SRG-PEDS Clinical
Posting Date: Feb 8, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Marissa Kaesemeyer
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00669337