Assistant Professor

Employer
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Location
Denver, CO

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Description

Department of Anesthesiology

Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology

Assistant Professor

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

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:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

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

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 Department of Anesthesiology has an opening for a full-time Pediatric Anesthesiologist at the faculty rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. The chief responsibility of the department is to assure the best possible outcomes for our patients having surgical operations, painful invasive and diagnostic procedures. The University of Colorado affiliated hospitals have top nationally-recognized physicians delivering the best possible anesthetic care as well as a full range of perioperative care.

 

The primary clinical site for this position is Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO). This premier hospital, which has been ranked among top five in the country for almost two decades, is a 553-bed tertiary care children’s hospital located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. CHCO has a level IV NICU and is the only level 1 pediatric trauma center in Colorado. With 4 hospitals, 16 network of care locations and more than 500 outreach clinics in over 29 cities, the CHCO network serves the children of Colorado and surrounding regions. In service of CHCO, the Section is made up of a multidisciplinary team of highly trained pediatric anesthesia experts that carries out more than 27,000 anesthesia procedures per year, specializing in the unique needs of children undergoing surgical, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Job Responsibilities: 

The attending pediatric anesthesiologist administers care alone or supervises physicians-in-training (residents), certified registered nurse anesthetists, and certified anesthesiologist assistants. When working alone, he/she examines the patient before and after anesthesia, writes pre and post anesthesia orders, confirms that the patient is ready for anesthesia before induction, manages the anesthetic period, and follows patient as long as is appropriate in the post anesthesia period.

As an attending pediatric anesthesiologist, the position may be required to perform these services in the operating room, in the labor and delivery area, in radiology, and in the outpatient procedure center.

As a faculty member of the School of Medicine, the position is expected to contribute to the teaching needs of the Department and the School. This may include, but is not limited to, preparing and delivering lectures, serving as a preceptor, and providing one-on-one instruction. Attending anesthesiologists, as faculty members, are also expected to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the specialty by way of clinical or laboratory research.

The position is full-time, at-will, and will be assigned clinical duties at the Children’s Hospital Colorado. The candidate must have a strong working and theoretical knowledge of Anesthesiology and Peri-operative Medicine as well as experience in teaching Anesthesiology.  To be considered for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor the candidate will have completed ACGME fellowship training in clinical pediatric anesthesiology.

 

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at $280,000 - $345,000The 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

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.

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.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, person, with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

    Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Colorado by effective hire dateAmerican Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) Certified, ABA Board Eligible, or possess certification of foreign training that is recognized as equivalent to its diploma by the American Board of AnesthesiologyFellowship-trained in Pediatric Anesthesiology
Preferred Qualifications:

    Board certification in pediatric anesthesiology is highly desirable and expected within two years of employment.Experience teaching Anesthesiology
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Strong working and theoretical knowledge of Anesthesiology and Peri-operative Medicine
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



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

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