NH APP | Senior Instructor (Open Rank)

Description

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Neurology

Advance Practice Provider (Neurohospitalst) - Instructor / Sr. Instructor

Position #00796285 – Requisition #25839

 

 

* 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

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

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 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 Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit www.cuanschutz.edu.

 

Nature of Work

The Department of Neurology has an ongoing need for an Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, or Clinical Nurse Specialist) with strong values and unique skills for our Neurohospitalist Section. This position will provide both acute and chronic direct inpatient and care to Neurologic patients. Successful candidates will have a proven track record 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 (some weekend and holidays) - will be determined at time of offer. 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. 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 Neurohospitalist / Stroke Section within the Department of Neurology, which consists of several physician providers, fellows, and APPs. This position provides inpatient and emergency department consultations throughout the hospital and will engage and collaborate with colleagues across the Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Hospitals, and external constituents.

 

Examples of Work Performed

    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 communications

    Engages in collaborative team-based care to make informed decisions for patient care

    Support and engage in continual learning and development  among nursing staff, physician assistants, pharmacy staff, medical students, and neurology residents

    Periodic educational presentation of lectures to patients and others

 

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

 

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)

Salary and Benefits:

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

  • Instructor $100-110K

  • Sr. Instructor $105-115K

 

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.

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: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected].

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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, 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

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Instructor

  • Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or Clinical Nurse Specialist Degree
  • License to practice in Colorado or ability to obtain a license to practice in Colorado
  • Experience and desire to work with patients with chronic, and sometimes severe illness
  • Experience completing documentation and performing tasks routinely assigned in medical settings using complex electronic record systems
  • One (1) year working with neurological patients and/or experience with inpatient care
 

Senior Instructor

  • Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or Clinical Nurse Specialist Degree
  • License to practice in Colorado or ability to obtain a license to practice in Colorado
  • Experience and desire to work with patients with chronic, and sometimes severe illness
  • Experience completing documentation and performing tasks routinely assigned in medical settings using complex electronic record systems
  • Two (2) years working with neurological patients
 

Preferred Qualifications: (not required but may be used to narrow down the applicant pool)

  • Significant experience working with neurological patients and/or experience with inpatient care
  • Experience working in a primary care medicine setting
  • Experience working with inpatient care
  • Knowledge of University of Colorado Health Hospitals
  • Background in neuroscience
  • Experience completing documentation using Epic


Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: May 3, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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