Senior Instructor (Nurse Practitioner)

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University of Colorado – School of MedicineSenior Instructor 

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 Department of Ob-Gyn, division of Maternal Fetal Medicine has an opening for a 0.7 FTE Senior Instructor (Nurse Practitioner). The NP must demonstrate the skills and capability for providing care for high-risk obstetrical patients, including patient history, physical examination, and assessment and plan based on sound medical judgement. The NP should also demonstrate the skills to manage the high risk prenatal patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting including: patient education, basic family planning, counseling and treatment of urgent care problems under the guidance of a Perinatologist’s and utilization of approved guidelines and should demonstrate ability to communicate closely and knowledgeably with primary care providers, specialists, and members of the high risk obstetric team, to meet comprehensive needs of patients. Must be able to practice independently. Must possess demonstrated initiative and history of continuing education in primary care knowledge and skills.


Specific duties/skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as a provider of OB care for established MFM patients in the outpatient clinic.
  • Limited ultrasounds, including growth and dating scans.
  • Biophysical profiles
  • Amniotic fluid index checks
  • Cervical length measurements
  • Provide triage for patients being referred from primary care providers and determine in which clinic the patient should be scheduled.
Administrative functions:

  • Assist with facilitating patient access into our outpatient network of care.
  • Participate in departmental meetings.
  • Participate in research, as desired, including accessing the departmental database.
  • Track clinical metrics pertaining to MFM clinic.
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at is $66,582.88-$83,414.24.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Nursing required
  • Nurse Practitioner certification and Furnishing license required
  • current Colorado licensure required
  •  One or more years of Ob-Gyn Nurse Practitioner clinical experience to include examination, procedures, emergency care and health education in the perinatal/high-risk area of obstetrics. 
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Feb 16, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 5/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time