Advanced Practice Provider - Epilepsy

Location
Aurora, CO
Posted
Sep 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Instructor



Nature of Work:

Acute and chronic care of patients with Epilepsy (80-85%), as well as the care of patients with general neurological conditions (estimated 1-20% of patient load) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Outpatient Clinic and University of Colorado Hospital.

Examples of Work Performed
  • Acute and chronic outpatient care of Epilepsy patients including symptomatic therapy, disease-modifying therapy, and health maintenance care.
  • Participation in clinical trials.
  • Education of nursing staff, pharmacy staff, medical students, and neurology residents.
  • Periodic presentation of lectures to patients and others regarding neurological conditions and treatments.
  • Service as first contact for clinician level patient communications.
  • Ongoing CME is required.
  • In-patient duties in the neuro-diagnostics monitoring unit including (but not limited to) admission and discharge of patients, daily progress notes with attendant documentation for these elective admissions.
  • Participation in a variety of epilepsy subdivision clinics including (but not limited to) Tuberous Sclerosis clinic, Women with Epilepsy-Pregnancy clinic, NES clinic and Ketogenic Diet clinic.


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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Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
  • BA/BS degree and advanced PA or NP degree.
  • License to practice in Colorado.
  • Applicant must be willing to care for patients with chronic, sometimes severe illness.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Significant experience with neurological patients, especially epilepsy patients, and/or experience in management of chronic diseases in a subspecialty environment. Experience in primary care medicine is desirable. Must be willing to care for patients with chronic, sometimes severe illness.


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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 10730

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 - 20244 - SOM-Neurology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 31, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Linda Friedman

Posting Contact Email: linda.friedman@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00737173

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