University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Pediatrics - Section of Critical Care
Assistant Professor, MD/DO
Position # 744496 - Requisition #13188
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The Department of Pediatrics Section of Critical Care has an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor. This is a full-time position including attending responsibilities in the pediatric intensive care unit, participation in resident and fellow education, pursuit of academic endeavors appropriate for promotion, and contributions to administrative responsibilities.
Examples of Work Performed
You will serve as an attending physician and provide care for critically ill children on the Critical Care service at Children's Hospital Colorado. In addition to the expected clinical shifts in the pediatric intensive care unit, candidates will be expected to pursue appropriate scholarship efforts in their area of expertise and interest. This will include primary research, the mentoring of residents and fellows, supervision of advanced practice providers, ownership of hospital quality improvement projects and participation in hospital or department committees.
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 https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.
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.
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- Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
- Board certified / Board eligible in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Condition of Employment
- Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex offender background check
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to communicate effectively;
- Ability to handle stressful situations with professional composure;
- Skill in prioritizing patient and system needs appropriately;
- Knowledge and skill in customer service delivery;
- Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team;
- Well organized and efficient in their work;
- Knowledge of quality improvement, family centered care, and evidence based practice.
- Clinical expertise in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
- Experience developing clinical programs.
- History of research-related interest and success.
Special Instructions to Applicants:Special Instructions to Applicants *Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Required Application Materials: When applying at www.cu.edu/cu-careers, applicants must include: 1. A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV or resume 3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and email addresses for three professional references
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. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.
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 - 20999 - SOM-PEDS Critical Care-GenOps
Posting Date: Apr 12, 2018
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Matt Croskey
Posting Contact Email: Matthew.Croskey@childrenscolorado.org
Position Number: 00744496