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Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider - Pediatric Adolescent Medicine

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University of Colorado School of Medicine

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics - Section of Adolescent Medicine

Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider

Position #615081 - Requisition #15219

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

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 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.

Job Summary:

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine has an opening for a full time (1.0FTE) faculty position at the rank of Instructor-Advanced Practice Provider. This is a 100% clinical position. The provider will be a key member in the Adolescent Family Planning Clinic providing primary care and sexual health services to adolescents and young adults. This clinical position will function from the Children's Hospital Colorado Outpatient Clinics and will rotate between 4 clinic locations throughout the front range. This position will be expected to provide independent direct clinical services for patients seen in the Adolescent Family Planning Program.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Independent clinical services for patients in the Adolescent Family Planning Clinic;
  • Provide primary care for adolescents and young adults;
  • Provide specialty care in reproductive health for adolescents and young adults;
  • Collecting detailed patient history;
  • Assessment and treatment for adolescents and young adults;
  • Perform relevant screenings and counseling for intimate partner violence, depression and substance abuse;
  • Provide education and care coordination as needed.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates may 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 $95,000 and is negotiable and commensurate with skills, experience and service with the University of Colorado. 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.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation (for questions, please contact Jessica Martella at [email protected])

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

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:
  • Master's Degree (MSN or MPAS)
  • APN Licensure - and Women's Health, Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner certification OR Physician Assistant certification
  • 2-3 years of clinical experience with adolescents and young adults

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex-offender background check

Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to provide health services and an understanding of the complexity for caring for adolescent patients;
  • Knowledge surrounding practices of the insertion of IUD, Nexplanon and related procedures;
  • Ability to diagnose and provide treatment of STI's;
  • Ability to teach and supervise trainees;
  • Familiar with practicing delivery of confidential services surrounding sensitive topics such as sexual health, sexually transmitted diseases, dating violence, and other related topics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years' experience in a clinical training environment;
  • 3 years' experience supporting Women's Health and Adolescents;
  • Experience working with under-served and vulnerable populations;
  • Spanish speaking.

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 Shauna Gingles 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: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by December 31, 2018. Those who do not apply by December 31, 2018 may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20962 - SOM-PEDS Adolescent Med-GenOps

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 27, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Shauna Gingles

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00615081





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Job No:
Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 1/27/2019
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