Assistant Professor

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University of Colorado School of Medicine

Universityof Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section of Nephrology

Assistant Professor

Position#00764485– Requisition #16821


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

TheDepartment of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology has an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor 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 programsthrough 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in researchawards each year. We are the single largest health professions educationprovider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by ouraward-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academicexcellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroomto the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. ReadCU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Anschutz MedicalCampus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, educationand research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration andinterprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools ofDental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; aHealth Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous tothe campus are a biosciences research park and the Veterans Hospital. CUAnschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and fivefirst-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside facultymembers who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expertclinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for researchand innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards eachyear and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since2002. 

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The Universityof Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus iscommitted to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty andadministrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture ofinclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourageapplications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and allveterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality ineducation and employment.


The Universityof Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus isdedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff,students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct backgroundinvestigations for all prospective employees.


Job Summary:

The Section of Pediatric Nephrology at TheChildren's Hospital of Colorado is seeking a faculty member to provideinpatient, outpatient, and procedural services in our state of the art KidneyCenter. This position will include various levels of Clinical, Administrative,Research, and Educational responsibilities.

Examples of WorkPerformed:

•Provides medical patient care by interviewing,examining and treating of clinical patients in order to meet their medicalneeds. 

•Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment ofacute, chronic, and long-term healthcare issues.
•Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assesspatient's clinical problems and health care needs. 

•Records physical findings and formulates planand prognosis, based on patient's condition.
•Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physicaltherapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures. 

•Oversees mid-level medical staff as assigned aswell as nursing clinical staff.

•Orders studies, test and ancillary services. 

•Maintains legible, accurate, and confidentialmedical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures,treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent withregulatory standards. 

•Consults with Medical Director and otherprofessionals on staff as needed regarding patient care, assessment, andeducation issues.
•Assists in the resolution of complaints,requests and inquiries from patients. 

•May refer patients to specialized healthresources for treatment. 

•Orders appropriate diagnostic screening testsaccording to protocol.

Minimum Qualifications:

•MD or DO degree
•Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatric Nephrology

•Current Colorado State Medical License and DEA certification; or ability to obtaina Colorado State Medical License and DEA certification before start date 

•2-3 years clinical experience in PediatricNephrology


•Clinical experience with complex kidney diseaseand renal replacement therapy
•Clinical experience in an academic setting
•Experience in precepting residents, learners and fellows in an outpatientclinical setting
•Experience in clinical trials research


•Ability to independently care for and managecomplex Pediatric Nephrology patients in an academic setting;
•High customer service skills, team-based patient care, and ability to meetproductivity targets;
•Care coordination, problem-solving, and teamwork and leadership engagement;
•Exemplary professionalism and interpersonal communication skills.

Conditions ofEmployment:

•Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug testthrough Children's Hospital Colorado
•Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex-offenderbackground check

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jun 19, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Job No:
Posted: 7/24/2019
Application Due: 12/4/2020
Work Type: Full Time