NP/PA Surgical Oncology

Location
Aurora, CO
Posted
Jun 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution




University of Colorado - School of Medicine

NP/PA Surgical Oncology



The Division of Surgical Oncology 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 Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA). Under the direction of the full-time faculty or designee, this position provides inpatient and outpatient medical care services at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH). The position is expected to be Nocturnal/Overnight.

Job Responsibilities:

The candidate will be expected to provide independent clinical services for surgical oncology patients at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH). In addition, they will have responsibilities for the overnight patients in the Division of Gastroenterology that requires admission. These duties will include inpatient responsibilities such as rounding, writing orders, patient assessment, patient education, care coordination, disease management, and discharge activities. Close collaboration with general surgeons, sub-specialty surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, intensivists 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 on the inpatient wards, in the intensive care unit, acute care areas, and potentially in the outpatient clinics. Given the rotating nature of the resident assignments to services, the NP/PA will be a critical part of service continuity and also a link between the inpatient and outpatient environments for patients. The census and acuity of clinical activity varies service to service and NP/PAs may at times be asked to provide cross coverage clinical care on different services to deal with this issue. One key feature of this position is the need to work in collaboration with surgical housestaff.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Masters degree in Nursing and/or a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.
  • Current license to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse and/or Physician Assistant with prescriptive privileges.
  • Meets and maintains specific requirements of the Nursing Credential Review Board (Nurse Practitioner) and the Medical Review Board (Physician Assistant).


Preferred Qualifications:

Two years' experience in surgical oncology is 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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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 09834

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 - 21701 - SOM-SRG-Surg Onc Clinical

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jun 7, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Laura Montoya

Posting Contact Email: laura.montoya@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00734382

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