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University of Colorado – School of Medicine


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.

Job Summary:

100% inpatient diabetes/glucose management with the option to substitute 1-2 half day sessions of clinic after at least 1 year of full-time inpatient diabetes/glucose management.

Inpatient glucose management will consist of up to 10 half-day sessions per week or 4-10 hour days including 2-3 weekends a month on the Glucose Management Team at the University of Colorado Hospital (main campus); this is flexible, depending on how much time is dedicated to outpatient diabetes and endocrinology work.

Successful candidates will be responsible for interfacing with the Endocrinology team and the Glucose Management Team in order to provide direct patient care, clinical follow-up, lab review and other duties primarily in inpatient but also the outpatient environments. Knowledge of intensive diabetes management (including multiple daily insulin injections, insulin pump therapy,  and other therapies), and interest in learning and gaining experience in the evaluation and management of common endocrine disorders, predominately thyroid disease and osteoporosis, will be required in this position. 


Performs comprehensive health assessment, including health history, physical exams, preventive screening and identifies medical health risks and needs for patients on the inpatient glucose management consult service.  Performs, orders and/or interprets diagnostic studies within scope of practice and clinical area of practice.  Educates patients and families regarding management of health condition or wellness plan at home.  Develops care plan and reassesses and modifies plan as necessary.  Serves as clinical consultant, participates in self-directed continued learning, including quality improvement and protocol development.  Maintains CME credits as required for continued licensure.

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.

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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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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.

QualificationsRequired Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Previous work in the field of Diabetes as a physician’s assistant, nurse, nurse practitioner (NP), clinical nurse specialist (CNS), or certified diabetes care and education specialist (CDCES). Interest in learning and gaining experience in the evaluation and management of common endocrine disorders, predominately thyroid disease and osteoporosis.

Minimum Requirements: Experience, Education, Licensure

    Certified PA or NP or CNS from an accredited program with prescriptive authority.Must be board certified by a national professional PA or nursing organization.
Preferred Qualifications: Qualities desired for the position

APRN diploma/certificate with prescriptive authority from an accredited post-basic nursing master’s level nursing practitioner or CNS program with at least 1 year of endocrinology and/or diabetes clinical experience. 

 Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

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




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Job No:
Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 1/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time