Open Rank- Family Nurse Practitioner

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing

Position Title: Family Nurse Practitioner / Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track

Position location: Sheridan Health Services - Southwest Denver

The University of Colorado 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 College of Nursing has an opening for a full-time (1.00 FTE) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) / Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track within its federally qualified community health center, Sheridan Health Services (SHS), located in southwest Denver, CO (zip code: 80236).

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.

Nature of Work:

The University of Colorado, College of Nursing, is seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) / Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track for a full-time, (1.00) FTE, benefits-eligible position at Sheridan Health Services, a Federally Qualified Health Center located in southwest Denver, CO (zip code: 80236). This position will primarily provide integrated primary care at both our Family Health Clinic and Youth Health Clinic, serving both pediatric and adult populations.  This position includes an Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) level, non-tenure clinical practice track appointment within the College of Nursing.

Clinic Description:

Sheridan Health Services is a multi-site, nurse-managed federally qualified community health center, funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Primary Healthcare; and is a collaborative effort between the College of Nursing and the Sheridan School District. There are now ~45 employees at two convenient locations to serve community health needs primarily for residents of Arapahoe, Denver and Jefferson counties.  A Youth Health Clinic is located in the Sheridan School District Administration building. The Family Health Clinic is located in southwest Denver on the Fort Logan campus and provides services to adults and children, 65% of whom identify at Latinx, and 42% of whom are best served in another language, with Spanish being the predominant second language.  Services offered include primary care across the lifespan; prenatal and postpartum, gynecology, dentistry, pharmacy, behavioral health, and outpatient substance abuse treatment.  Sheridan Health Services is a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and as such, we uphold a model of care that places the patient at the center, incorporating the values and beliefs of the patient in all decision-making. We extend the reach of the clinic through public health outreach where nursing students provide community outreach, health education, and home visitation services.  https://nursing.cuanschutz.edu/patient-care/sheridan-health-services

Supervision Received:

Direct supervision will be provided by the APN Clinical Lead for Adult Primary Care and Obstetrics.

Supervision Exercised:

Student supervision is required during clinical placements.

Examples of Work Performed:

    Provides acute and chronic primary care for the clinic’s Adult, Adolescent and Pediatric populationsPerforms the full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties, to include comprehensive physical examination, diagnosis, evaluation & treatment of both chronic and acute illness. Refers to specialists when indicated.Strives to provide Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Services to patients from diverse backgrounds in an underserved, resource-limited settingCoordinates patient care needs with other Care Team members, to include RN Case Managers, Referral Coordinators, Behavioral Health Team members and Pharmacy Team members.Provides individualized client teaching and counseling utilizing current, evidence-based guidelines.Provides health education to patients, students, families, and/or community health partners Collaborates on Quality Improvement Initiatives under the direction of the Clinical DirectorImproves and supports care delivery both within the service line and clinic-wide, by participating in programmatic planning, Team-based huddles and integrated or all-staff meetings as requested by the Leads or Clinical DirectorImplements and upholds evidence-based Policies & ProceduresFunctions as a clinical preceptor and/or clinical instructor for health professions students. Participates in after-hours call in rotation with the other Providers on the teamParticipates in Extended Hours (evening hours until 8pm) in rotation with other Providers on the teamUphold compliance with University and professional policies/procedures.Maintains Electronic Health Record documentation in compliance with accepted standards, in keeping with the Policies & Procedures of the clinic. Must meet rigorous standards for documentation, and complete notes, referrals and follow-ups in a timely manner. Performs other duties as assigned.Maintains all necessary licenses, certifications, credentialing materials and other required documents as outlined by the Office of Clinical and Community Affairs at the College of Nursing.
 Conditions of employment:

  • Must be willing and able to obtain Colorado RN and APN licenses by date of hire.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain Colorado RxN license by date 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 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.
  • Must be willing and able to work weekends and holidays as required.
Competencies:

  • Considerable degree of independent judgment and autonomy in practice.
  • Clinical expertise in both pediatric and adult primary care.
  • Willingness and ability to work in an integrated care setting, with a high degree of teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to work until 8pm on Monday nights in rotation with other providers for Extended Hours
  • Ability to use computer and clinic software, and to document in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) with thoroughness and accuracy.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with patients, their families, and other members of the health care team
  • Excellent knowledge of and ability to perform clinical teaching
  • Ability to remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current.
  • Ability to take one week-at-a-time on-call in a rotation schedule.
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to handle average nurse practitioner caseload
Salary and Benefits:

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

Instructor of Clinical Practice/FNP- $85,000 - $93,000

Senior Instructor of Clinical Practice/FNP- $88,000 - $96,000

Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice/FNP- $90,000 - $105,000

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.

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: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx 

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:

    Graduate degree from an accredited school of nursingCurrent Board certification as an Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Current RN and APN 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 CO licensures by date of hire.
  • Current Prescriptive Authority (RxN) Licensure (Any State)
  • Must have Colorado RxN license by date of hire.
  • Sr. Instructor:

      Graduate degree from an accredited school of nursingCurrent Board certification as an Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
    • Current RN and APN 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 CO licensures by date of hire.
  • Current Prescriptive Authority (RxN) Licensure (Any State)
  • Must have Colorado RxN license by date of hire.
  • Minimum of one (1) year Advance Practice experienceA record of demonstrated effectiveness in clinical practice, collegial collaboration, and commitment to a program of scholarship to qualify for the rank of Sr. Instructor in an IRC: Clinical Practice faculty track Assistant Professor:

      Graduate degree from an accredited school of nursingCurrent Board certification as an Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
    • Current RN and APN 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 CO licensures by date of hire.
  • Current Prescriptive Authority (RxN) Licensure (Any State)
  • Must have Colorado RxN license by date of hire.
  • Minimum of one (1) year Advance Practice experienceA record of demonstrated effectiveness in clinical practice, collegial collaboration, and commitment to a program of scholarship to qualify for the rank of Assistant Professor in an IRC: Clinical Practice faculty track Preferred Qualifications:

    Instructor:

    • Experience utilizing bilingual skills (Spanish/English) at a conversation level in a clinical setting
    • Current DEA license
    • Experience working with population based outcomes
    • Experienced clinical preceptor
    • Experience working with integrated care team
    Sr. Instructor:

    • Experience utilizing bilingual skills (Spanish/English) at a conversation level in a clinical setting
    • Current DEA license
    • Experience working with population based outcomes
    • Experienced clinical preceptor
    • Experience working with integrated care team
    Assistant Professor:

    • Experience utilizing bilingual skills (Spanish/English) at a conversation level in a clinical setting
    • Current DEA license
    • Experience working with population based outcomes
    • Experienced clinical preceptor
    • Experience working with integrated care team
    Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Apr 26, 2021
    Unposting Date: Ongoing

     

     

     

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    Posted: 4/28/2021
    Application Due: 7/27/2021
    Work Type: Full Time
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