Instructor - Advanded Practice Provider - Pediatric Infectious Disease (CHiP)

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University of Colorado School of Medicine

Universityof Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Disease

Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider (CHiP)

Position#760643 – Requisition #16123 

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TheUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals withdemonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and workingenvironment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, facultyand staff of diverse backgrounds.


The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Disease has an opening for a full-time Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider - Children's Hospital Immunodeficiency Program (CHiP) position.


TheUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinicaland research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medicaldestination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, andhealthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards eachyear. We are the single largest health professions education provider inColorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winningfaculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CUAnschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratoryto the delivery of unparalleled patient care. ReadCU Anschutz Quick Facts here.


Job Summary:

To provide medical management of HIV infection, primaryhealth care to individuals from birth to adulthood, and participate in conductof HIV-related clinical trials. The primary patient population will be with HIVpositive infants, children and youth receiving care at Childrens HospitalImmunodeficiency Program (CHiP), including expectant mothers within that agerange and their exposed infants. The ideal applicant will enjoy providing bothsubspecialty HIV care and some primary care in a holistic setting to apopulation of largely marginalized individuals, including patients withco-morbid substance use or psychological disorders, and those with barriers tohealth care, such as language, trauma, low health literacy, poverty,homelessness, and stigma. The applicant will be comfortable working in a teamsetting that includes physicians, social workers, mental health professionals,pharmacists, nutritionists, and out-reach workers.

The CHIP program is a federally-funded research network site in several networksand the applicant will be involved in the recruitment, assessment, and on-goingevaluation of participants in clinical trials.


Examples of WorkPerformed:

  • Perform detailed history, physical exam andformulate differential diagnosis within scope of practice for HIV positiveclients ages birth-adulthood, including expectant mothers receiving HIVmanagement during pregnancy.
  • Formulate, implement, assess and readjust planof care for developmentally appropriate HIV management, including medicaleducation, adherence support, and medical case management with input and supportfrom other members of multidisciplinary care team, including client referralfor care to other entities.
  • Order and interpret appropriate diagnostictesting for diagnosis and management of HIV and related other disorders.
  • Manage common primary health needs impacted byHIV infection including but not limited to immunizations, sexual health andfamily planning, screening and treatment for dyslipidemia, depression,substance use.
  • Identify, educate, consent, and perform clinicalstudies in clients interested in participating in research.
  • Participate in workgroups and initiatives toimprove the quality of care for clients receiving services in the CHiP Program. 

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates maybe responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and anyrelocation expenses, if applicable.


Salaryand Benefits:

Salary is negotiable andcommensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation


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



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Minimum Requirements:

  • Master's Degree (MSN)
  • Active Colorado APN License or ability to obtain before start date
  • Prescriptive Authority or ability to obtain before start date
  • 1 year of clinical experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse
  • 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
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • APN License with  Family Nurse Practitioner certification
  • 2 or more years of clinical experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Experience working with marginalized populations
  • Experience working with international emigres
  • Experience providing primary care of individuals from birth to adulthood
  • Experience with HIV
  • Experience with routine antepartum monitoring
  • Experience with medical research
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Fluency in another language
  • Competencies - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills; both orally and written
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism
  • Ability to work well with multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to establish and maintain good rapport with patients and family members
  • Knowledge and ability to work with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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.


    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.

    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Apr 12, 2019
    Unposting Date: Ongoing




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    Posted: 4/14/2019
    Application Due: 7/16/2019
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