Instructor / Advanced Practice Provider / Colorado Springs
University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
School of Medicine, Department of Surgery - Division of Pediatric Surgery
Instructor / Advanced Practice Provider / Colorado Springs
The University of Colorado Denver l 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.
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The Division of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has a full-time faculty position available at the rank of Instructor for a Pediatric General Surgery Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA). Under the direction of the full-time faculty or designee, this position provides inpatient and outpatient medical care services at Children's Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs.
The candidate will be expected to provide independent clinical services primarily for General Pediatric Surgical patients of the Children's Hospital Colorado-Colorado Springs. Duties will include primarily inpatient with some outpatient clinical responsibilities related to a full spectrum of general pediatric surgical patients with a heavy emphasis on trauma and neonatal care. Representative responsibilities will include: initial patient assessments/consults, rounding on hospitalized patients, clinical documentation (daily notes, history and physicals, discharge summaries), patient education, multi-disciplinary care coordination, first-assist in OR, clinic (outpatient) care, and performing minor procedures. Close collaboration with pediatric general surgeons, sub-specialty surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, intensivists, and hospital medicine will be necessary. Professional interaction with referring physicians and staff, emergency medical personnel and primary care providers is essential. The candidate will provide care to patients in the pediatric unit, pediatric intensive care unit, newborn intensive care unit, acute care areas, and in the outpatient clinics. The work schedule will include days, in-house overnight, weekends and holiday coverage.
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.
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- Current license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and/or Physician Assistant with prescriptive privileges.
- Meets and maintains specific requirements of the Nursing Credential Review Board (Nurse Practitioner) and the Medical Review Board (Physician Assistant).
- Current BLS, PALS, and ATLS or successful completion (PALS and ATLS) within 6 months of hire.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Master's degree in Nursing and/or a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.
- Of those candidates with a Nurse Practitioner degree, preference will be given to those with acute care certification and first-assist certification.
- Experience in general surgery, trauma, critical care, and pediatrics preferred.
- First assist or surgical assist certification and experience preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references)
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20318 - SOM-SRG-GI Clinical
Posting Date: Dec 13, 2018
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Christianna Kaczmarek, PAC
Posting Contact Email: [email protected]
Position Number: 00757071