Senior Instructor- Perinatal Advanced Practice Provider(NP, PA or CNM)

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University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Senior Instructor- Perinatal Advanced Practice Provider(NP, PA or CNM)

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, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is seeking an individual 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 Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, has a .9 FTE Faculty Position available for a Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA), or Certified Nursing Midwife (CNM). Under the direction of the full-time faculty or designee, this position provides outpatient Maternal Fetal Medicine services at the University of Colorado Hospital.

We are seeking a candidate with one or more years of independent clinical experience as an Ob-Gyn Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to include outpatient prenatal visits, examinations (such as pap smears), procedures (such as ultrasounds and IUD placements), emergency care, and health education in the perinatal/high-risk area of obstetrics. 

The APP must demonstrate the skills and capability for providing care for high-risk obstetrical patients, including patient history, physical examination, and assessment and development of care plans based on sound medical judgement. The APP should also demonstrate the skills to manage high-risk prenatal patients in an outpatient setting including patient education, basic family planning, counseling, and treatment of urgent care problems, under the guidance of a Perinatologist, and with utilization of approved guidelines.  The APP should demonstrate the ability to communicate closely and knowledgeably with primary care providers, specialists, and members of the high-risk obstetric team, to meet the comprehensive needs of patients.


Must demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, as well as the ability to maintain good working relationships with team members.

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

  • Serving as a provider of OB care for established MFM patients in the outpatient clinic.
  • An interest in management of diabetes in pregnancy.
  • Performing and interpreting limited ultrasounds, including growth and dating scans, biophysical profiles, amniotic fluid index checks, and cervical length measurements.
  • Placement of intrauterine devices
  • Pap smears
  • Interpretation of non-stress tests and biophysical profiles
  • Triage of 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 $88,028 to $113,110.

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.

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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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Office of 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Nurse Practitioner

  • DNP preferred/MSN required from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
  • Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licensure by a national professional organization.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Colorado
  • Admission to the Advanced Practice Registry of the Colorado Board of Nursing
  • Prescriptive authority required.
  • One (1) or more years clinical experience in practice as a NP in Obstetrical/Gynecological care
Physician Assistant

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program
  • Current Physician Assistant licensure in the State of Colorado
  • Prescriptive authority
  • One (1) or more years of experience in practice as a PA in Obstetrical/Gynecological care
Certified Nurse Midwife

  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of nursing or midwifery
  • Current AMCB certification
  • One (1) or more years of experience in practice as a PA in Obstetrical/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.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Three (3) or more years of experience working in Maternal Fetal Medicine.
  • Bilingual skills.
  • Diabetes Management in Pregnancy.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Apr 28, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 7/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time