Nurse Practitioner (Sleep)

Job description

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

SOM/Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine

Instructor: NP/PA

Position #730771- Requisition 12311

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America's most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Nature of Work:

The Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine is seeking an energetic individual for a full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant position within the outpatient Sleep Center within the Comprehensive Lungs and Breathing program (CLB) at the University of Colorado Hospital. This position will hold the title of Instructor of Medicine within the Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Division of the University of Colorado. The Division oversees an internationally and regionally recognized referral center for the care of patients with all forms of pulmonary disease and critical illness.

The responsibilities will include the assessment and ongoing management of patients with underlying sleep disorders. The provider will work closely with the Physicians within the CLB; and he or she will participate in multi-disciplinary conferences for these respective clinics as well as help gather and present the data within these conferences. Additionally, the successful provider may be responsible for conducting research and educational duties as directed by and at the discretion of the CLB's Director.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Out patient assessment and care of patients with sleep disorders or sleep related complaints.
  • Assisting physicians the out-patient care of this same patient population
  • Participation in multi-disciplinary conferences and presentation of patients within these same conferences.
  • Follow-up care: phone follow-up, clinic visits for continuity
  • Scheduling of evaluations and tests
  • Engaging and communicating with consulting services
  • Enrollment and follow-up of patients in clinical trials, where appropriate
  • Perform additional duties per the Director

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. 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.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner training
  • Eligible to be or licensed in Colorado
  • Certified to see adolescents and adults

Preferred qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with multiple medical disciplines
  • Excellent bedside manner and physical exam skills
  • General Medicine knowledge base (Sleep-related specialized knowledge and skills desirable but will be obtained as on-the-job training)

Conditions of employment:

Approved credentials and hospital privileges must be obtained prior to start date. The successful candidate will work the Division to acquire privileges once an offer has been accepted.

Special Instructions to Applicants:REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 3-5 professional references which can be included on your resume/CV

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

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

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20219 - SOM-MED-Pulmonary Disease

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jan 10, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Laura Montoya

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00730771





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Job No:
Posted: 3/12/2018
Application Due: 5/11/2018
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