Instructor (NP/APP MICU)

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University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Instructor (NP/APP MICU)

The University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine Division is seeking applications for energetic, collegial individuals for a full-time Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner OR Physician's Assistant) position to provide daytime and nighttime coverage within the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) of the University of Colorado Hospital. This position would hold the faculty title of Instructor of Medicine within the School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine Division. The division oversees a regionally and internationally recognized referral center for the care of patients with all forms of pulmonary disease and critical illness. The responsibilities would include the assessment and ongoing management of patients with underlying pulmonary disease and critical illness. The provider would work closely with the physicians (including residents, fellows, and other trainees) within the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU).

Supervision Received:

Direct supervision at all hours by pulmonary and critical care board certified physicians overseeing the MICU with primary reporting to the Pulmonary and Critical Care Lead APP and the MICU Medical Director.

Supervision Provided:

This position requires no supervisory duties.

Job Responsibilities

Inpatient assessment and care of patients with pulmonary complaints and
Inpatient assessment and care of patients with critical medical illness
Assisting physicians in the inpatient care of this same patient population
Scheduling of evaluations and tests
Engaging and communicating with consulting services

Applications are reviewed electronically ONLY, refer to requisition 08999.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until position is


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Desired Qualifications:

Excellent communication skills to interact with multiple medical providers and

Excellent bedside manner and physical exam skills

General Internal Medicine knowledge base (advanced lung disease and critical
illness-related specialized knowledge and skills are desirable, but not required
as they will be obtained as on-the-job training).

Pulmonary Medicine, Intensive Care, or Subspecialty background preferred, but
not required

Minimum Qualifications:

Nurse Practitioners should be board certified or board eligible for certification in
acute care

Physician's Assistants should have acute and/or critical care experience

Eligible or licensed in Colorado (would need to obtain CO license before

Certified to see adolescents and adults

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.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until 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:

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 - 20219 - SOM-MED-Pulmonary Disease

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 29, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Rebecca Propes

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00732408





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Posted: 3/20/2018
Application Due: 5/19/2018
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