Aurora, CO
Aug 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine


The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine has a faculty position available at the rank of Instructor for a full-time Physician Assistant.

Job Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the full-time faculty or designee, this position provides inpatient/outpatient medical care services at The University of Colorado Hospital (UCH). The candidate will be expected to provide independent clinical services for plastic and reconstructive surgical patients. The primary responsibility of the PA would be as a surgical extender for the members of the Division of Plastic Surgery as a first assist in the OR and in the management of the outpatient clinic. They would also be available for floor consults for Plastic Surgery and inpatient care.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is energetic and motivated to play an integral part of the team. Close collaboration with the surgeons, hospital and clinic staff will be necessary. This position may be asked to participate in marketing and networking opportunities with referring providers. Eligibility for prescriptive authority is required.


Required Qualifications:

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).

Minimum Qualifications:

Proper education and licensing for a Physician Assistant. Previous plastic surgery operative experience is a plus. Must be eligible for certification with independent prescriptive authority.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous academic experience.

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.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Application Materials Required:Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:

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

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 - 20328 - SOM-SRG-RS PLAS Clinical

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 11, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Elliott Bosslet

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00737032


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