Certified Nurse Midwife / Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Faculty

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University of Colorado - College of Nursing

Certified Nurse Midwife / Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track

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 College of Nursing is seeking a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) for a 1.0 FTE, benefits-eligible, position with its University Nurse Midwives (UNM) faculty practice in Aurora, CO (on the Anschutz Medical Campus) to provide antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, wellness and gynecological care to a select population. This position is clinically based as a health care provider, and includes a non-tenure clinical practice track appointment within the College of Nursing. The University of Colorado, College of Nursing currently has four academic midwifery faculty practices and a midwifery education program.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Faculty Practice Description:

UNM works collaboratively within the OB/GYN department and offers families many services including individualized care, group prenatal care, childbirth education, lactation services, behavioral health services, and referrals to specialty care with the University of Colorado and UCHealth systems. UNM provides full-scope midwifery care to individuals at the Anschutz Medical Campus and inpatient care to STRIDE clinic patients. UNM believes that families benefit from personalized and comprehensive care that focuses on the individual while including the family in the plan of care. The practice provides care to families from many countries and strive to offer culturally appropriate care. This position is a faculty appointment and involvement in the College of Nursing is expected. The nurse-midwife will be part of a midwifery service that consists of 19 CNMs and has a long and successful history within the University of Colorado system.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Provide full scope care to the gynecologic, antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum client
  • Provide care in the outpatient setting, Obstetrics Emergency Department, and Labor & Delivery unit
  • Utilize limited obstetric ultrasound skills in the outpatient and inpatient setting
  • Attend monthly practice meetings and participate in a minimum of 1-2 practice and/or College of Nursing committees.
  • Educate health care team learners (APNs, medical students, residents) and actively participate in student evaluations.
  • Perform work in a health care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious disease.
  • Actively participate in health plan contracts.
  • Remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current.
Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary range for each position has been established at:

$85,000 - $93,000 annually at Instructor of Clinical Practice/CNM,

$88,000 - $96,000 at Sr. Instructor/CNM

$90,000 - $105,000 at Assistant Professor/CNM

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 (or hiring 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.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

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. 

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

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.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications - Instructor / Senior Instructor:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of nursing or midwifery
  • Current AMCB certification
  • A minimum of one year of full scope practice providing antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, well woman and gynecological care
  • Current RN, APN and RxN licensures in good standing (Any State)
  • Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies. Must have Colorado licensures by date of hire.
Minimum QualificationsAssistant Professor:

  • Doctoral degree from an accredited school of nursing or midwifery
  • Current AMCB certification
  • A minimum of one years of full scope practice providing antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, well woman and gynecological care
  • Current RN, APN and RxN licensures in good standing (Any State)
  • Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies. Must have Colorado licensures by date of hire.
 

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be willing and able to provide full scope contraceptive services and counseling on abortion services.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain Colorado RN, APN, RxN licenses by date of hire.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain current board certification as a CNM by date of hire
  • Must be willing and able to obtain current DEA license within 18 months of hire.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain valid NPI number by date of hire
  • Must be willing and able to obtain valid Colorado Medicaid Provider number by date of hire
  • Must be willing and able to complete CAQH and all credentialing requirements prior to by date of hire.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain current BLS/CPR certification by date of hire.
  • Must be willing and able to actively participation in health plan contracts.
  • Must be willing and able to remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current.
  • Must be willing and able to work in a normal patient care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious diseases.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current, active DEA licensure
  • Limited OB ultrasound experience
  • Experience in alternative labor/birth options.
  • Experience working in a high patient volume and/or high-acuity setting
  • Experience collaborating with interdisciplinary clinical care teams
  • Experience utilizing bilingual skills (Spanish/English) at a conversation level in a clinical setting
Competencies:

    Exceptional independent judgment to monitor and respond to changes in a client’s conditionInterpersonal skills to work effectively with clients and other members of the health care teamSkilled in the use of the electronic medical health recordExcellent knowledge of and ability to perform clinical teachingAbility to effectively develop and promote practice
  • Strong collaborative nature
  • Willingness and ability to actively participate in health plan contracts
  • Ability to remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current


Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Mar 17, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

 

 

 

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Posted: 3/24/2021
Application Due: 6/22/2021
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