Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider, BMT

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University of Colorado School of Medicine

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics

Section of Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant

Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider - BMT Program

Position # 755486 - Requisition #14941

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the recently completed and operational Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

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.

Job Summary:

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation has an opening for a full-time Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider, BMT Program. This position will serve as a Faculty member located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. You will be based at the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD) Anschutz site of practice. You will have a 1.0cFTE clinical effort.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Clinical coverage including patient history and physical examination, rounds with the multidisciplinary inpatient Pediatric BMT/CT team (and/or Hematology or Oncology Teams as needed), writing orders for diagnostic tests, medications, nutrition, and nursing care, and timely and accurate documentation in the medical record;
  • Clinical coverage of the Pediatric BMT/CT Service in the outpatient (clinic) setting;
  • Clinical coverage of Pediatric BMT/CT and Oncology patients in the in- and outpatient settings on a limited number of weekend, evening, and holidays "on-call" responsibilities. Compensation days for this coverage are not provided. The current schedule is approximately two or three weekends/holidays per calendar year; the frequency depends on total staffing numbers;
  • Communicate with all members of the CCBD as well as other specialties/disciplines to promote participation in clinical trials; including identification of eligible study patients, educating patients and families, and obtaining consent for study participation. In this role, you will be expected to complete human research subject's protection and other institutional review board training requirements;
  • Assist CCBD physicians with communication to primary care and other referring providers;
  • Provide resources and education for patients and their families;
  • Perform procedures independently as needed, including lumbar puncture (+/- intrathecal chemotherapy), bone marrow aspirates, bone marrow biopsies, and skin biopsies;
  • Additional responsibilities as needed may include writing orders, completing discharge summaries and communications to referring providers, home care agencies, and pharmacies, nursing education, student education, providing palliative care consults for BMT/CT patients and other research projects;
  • Participation in quality improvement projects.

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 is $90,100 and 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 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 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.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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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.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree
  • APN licensure as a Nurse Practitioner and completion of Acute Care Certification program or PA licensure as Physician Assistant
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice within the State of Colorado
  • Current Prescriptive Authority is preferred, and if not currently certified, completing this process will be required during the first year of employment for those for whom this is a relevant certification.

Condition of Employment:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of pediatric BMT and/or Hematology/Oncology program
  • Ability to work in both an Inpatient and Outpatient Setting
  • Ability to promote, focus on and participate in Patient Safety, Quality Care, Communication and Customer Service
  • Ability to be comfortable with and promotes a team-oriented approach with both patients and colleague

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years in a Hematology/Oncology or BMT setting, preferably in Pediatrics
  • Experience in Clinical Research is desirable
  • Experience in BMT, Cellular Therapeutics, and/or Oncology patient care

Special Instructions to Applicants:Special Instructions to Applicants *Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Required Application Materials: When applying at, 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 Dr. Mike Verneris at [email protected]

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 - 20877 - SOM-PEDS Hematology-Onc-GenOps

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 12, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Mike Verneris

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00755486





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Posted: 10/13/2018
Application Due: 12/12/2018
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