Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider
University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Pediatrics - Section of Section of Neurology
Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider
Position # 662936 - Requisition #13889
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The Department of Pediatrics Section of Neurology has an opening for a full-time Instructor position to provide clinical care for patients with general neurological disorders at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora CO. The position will include clinical and limited teaching. Clinical responsibilities include participation in the outpatient clinic and inpatient neurology inpatient service. The Department of Pediatrics Section of Child Neurology is nationally recognized for providing outstanding consultation, clinical care, and surgery for children and adolescents with neurological disorders. USNWR ranked Child Neurology as one of the top 20 programs in the nation.
Examples of Work Performed:
- Primary responsibility for the management of children and adolescents with a variety of acute and chronic neurological conditions including epilepsy, recurrent headaches, tics and other movement disorders at our outpatient/inpatient clinics or Network of Care locations
- Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary inpatient team providing evaluation and management of children and adolescents with acute and chronic neurological diseases
- Provide clinical supervision for advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and/or medical students
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.
Salary and Benefits:
The hiring salary for this position 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.
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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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- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters (MSN) or Doctoral (DNP) degree in nursing or Physician Assistant (MPAS)
- Eligible for licensure in Colorado as an Advance Practice Nurse (FNP, PNP, CPNP) or Physician Assistant (PA).
Condition of Employment:
- Must successfully pass a drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado
- Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background and sex offender registry check
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Strong communication skills;
- Broad knowledge and clinical skills in general pediatric neurology;
- Commitment to Patient Safety, Quality Care, Communication, and Customer Service.
- 1-2 years of nursing or advanced practice experience in pediatric neurology;
- Prescriptive authority in Colorado;
- Nurse practitioner candidate possesses acute care certification, DNP or is willing to obtain acute care certification and/or DNP within 5 years;
- Proficiency in performing lumbar puncture, nerve blocks, or onabotulinum toxin injections;
- Bilingual in English and Spanish.
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. Questions should be directed to Stephanie Shea at Stephanie.Shea@childrenscolorado.org
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: - Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20947 - SOM-PEDS Neurology-GenOps
Posting Date: Jun 13, 2018
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Stephanie Shea
Posting Contact Email: Stephanie.Shea@childrenscolorado.org
Position Number: 00662936