University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine


Position #00007106– Requisition #22779

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The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:



Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  • Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.
  • Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.

The University of Colorado Denver 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 Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine has an opening for five full-time Instructor positions.

Nature of Work:

  • Provision of emergency medical care to children.
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.

Position Emphasis:

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide clinical coverage in a mixed shift model (days, evenings, weekends, and holidays) for the Urgent Care track only. Ability to cover shifts in all Urgent Care facilities is required. Clinical responsibilities include:
  • Working days, evening, weekends, and holidays
  • Jeopardy shifts (an internal physician coverage system for unanticipated absences)
  • Clinical teaching of Medical Students, Family Practice Residents and Pediatric Residents
  • Clinical Supervision and support of onboarding for Advanced Practice Providers
  • Attendance and participation in required Section monthly meetings
  • Participation in Quality Improvement and development of Clinical Care Guidelines
  • Maintenance of skills required for provision of high quality, patient centered, safe urgent/emergent care of children. Annual requirements include but may not be limited to:
  • Two half-day Acute Care Education sessions put on by the Section per academic year
  • One high fidelity code simulation at the Simulation Center at CHCO and at least one code simulation at a local NOC site per academic year
  • Maintenance of PALS certification
  • Maintenance of CME relevant to clinical work
  • Attend other technical seminars as deemed mandatory by the section and/or practice site in conjunction with input from the Director
  • PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

    Salary and Benefits: 

    The salary range for this position has been established at $150,000 to $200,000.

    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.


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    Diversity and Equity:

    Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

    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.

    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.

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree
    • Completed an accredited residency in Pediatrics or combined Medicine-Pediatrics
    • Board Certified or eligible in Pediatrics
    • Active certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    • Active Colorado Medical License or will have at time of hire
    • Active Colorado State DEA license or will have at time of hire
    Conditions of Employment:

    • Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado
    • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex-offender background check
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

    • Advanced understanding of pediatric disease and injury patterns
    • Understanding of and familiarity with resources to assist in making clinical decisions and diagnosis
    • Use of electronic medical record (EPIC)
    • Teaching of medical learners
    • Effectively and respectfully field calls from referring physicians to facilitate referral to site appropriate for presenting problem/service requested and transport to site
    • Interpretation of plain radiographs
    • Foreign body removal
    • Laceration repair, including vermillion border and nail bed repair (some advanced techniques can be learned on job)
    • Incision and drainage
    • Reduction of minor digit fractures or joint dislocations (can be learned on job)
    • Nerve blocks
    • Lumbar puncture
    • IV fluid management of electrolyte and endocrine derangements
    • Acute respiratory care
    • Intubation (ongoing yearly skills training mandatory)
    • Pediatric resuscitation (must maintain PALS certification and complete required annual mock resuscitations)
    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Two or more years' experience in pediatric acute care environment (OR completing a Pediatric Residency program with significant experience in Urgent Care and electives and/or extra-clinical activities that demonstrate clear interest in pediatric urgent care)
    • Experience teaching medical students and residents
    Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire

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

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