Instructor/ Senior Instructor (Open Rank) | Neuromuscular APP

Job Details

Description

University of Colorado Denver

Advance Practice Provider (Neuromuscular Section)

Department of Neurology

Job Title: Instructor/Sr. Instructor

Job Code: 1105/1104 (Open Rank)

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.

Nature of Work

The Department of Neurology has an ongoing need for Advanced Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants) with strong values and unique skills for several of our specialties. Rank will be determined on skills and experience.

This position will provide both acute and chronic direct outpatient care to Neurologic patients. Successful candidates will have a proven record of accomplishment in supporting the needs of patients, developing differential diagnoses, and prescribing treatments in collaboration with leading specialty providers. We are seeking individuals who are collaborative, communicative, proactive, caring, detail-oriented, organized, able to think critically, focused on quality, and dedicated to personal growth.

The position is located at the Anschutz Medical Campus.  Hours will vary depending on clinical schedules and department/hospital needs. We are the premier research university in Colorado, serving more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online and awarding nearly 4,000 degrees each year.  The renowned researchers and award-winning faculty offer more than 100-degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. In 2008, the University was awarded more than $371 million in research grants and contracts. The Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational and clinical space on 227 acres.

Specialty

This APP will work in the Neuro-muscular section within the Department of Neurology, which consists of five providers, one other APP, and one fellow. The Neuromuscular APP will primarily support outpatient clinics and improving patient access and engaging in a large number of follow-ups. This position will engage with colleagues across the Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Hospitals, Children’s Hospital of Colorado, and external constituents.

The Department of Neurology is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for the Department of Neurology. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the community and the organization. We strive and commit to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans.  The Department of Neurology also is actively engaging in the areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, and wellness. Employee will have the opportunity to engage in these areas as they feel comfortable.

 

Examples of Work Performed

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    Screen, evaluate, diagnose, manage medications, and provide disease counseling
  • Acute and chronic outpatient care of patients with neurological disease including symptomatic therapy, disease-modifying therapy, and health maintenance care
  • Serves as first contact for clinician level patient communicationsEngages in  collaborative team-based care to make informed decisions for patient careSupport and engage in continual learning and development  among nursing staff, physician assistants, pharmacy staff, medical students, and neurology residentsPeriodic educational presentation of lectures to patients and others
    Salary and Benefits:

    Instructor $80-105K

    Sr. Instructor $90-112K

    Salary and Benefits:

    The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at:

    Instructor $80,000 - $105,000

    Sr. Instructor $90,000 - $112,000

    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 (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 contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

    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.

    The 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 investigations for all prospective employees.



    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications

    Instructor

    • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Degree
    • License to practice in Colorado or ability to obtain a license to practice in Colorado
    • Experience, commitment, and desire to work with patients with chronic, and sometimes severe illness
    Senior Instructor:

    • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Degree
    • License to practice in Colorado or ability to obtain a license to practice in Colorado
    • Experience, commitment, and desire to work with patients with chronic, and sometimes severe illness
    • 2 years of instructor experience with the university
     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Significant experience working with neurological patients and/or experience in management of chronic diseases in a subspecialty environment.
    • Background in neuroscience
    • Experience working in a primary care medicine setting.
    • Experience completing documentation and performing tasks routinely assigned in hospital settings using hospital record systems (e.g., Epic and Oncore)
    • Knowledge of University of Colorado Health Hospitals
     

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work independently and within diverse team structures.
    • Being respectful of patient rights and putting patient safety first,
    • Building patient rapport
    • A positive, motivated, engaged, and caring attitude
    • Great attention to detail and quality
    • Ability to work with colleagues and patients in a confidential and professional manner.
    • Follow best practices in research (ICH guidelines, GCP, FDA guidelines)
    • Ability to work with colleagues across the Department of Neurology with an understanding of inclusion and diversity.
    • Good documentation practices
    • Dedication to professional development and life-long learning
    • Ability to be adaptable, flexible, and think quickly on your feet.
    • Experience with web-based tracking systems and Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access)
    Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Jun 15, 2021
    Unposting Date: Ongoing

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