Open Rank - OB Midwifery

Aurora, Arapahoe County
Jun 19, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Posting Description: The College of Nursing at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking applications for an open rank faculty position with expertise in obstetrical nursing and /or midwifery. Full time and Part Time positions are available. Based on one's background and experience, responsibilities may include participation in the teaching, research and/or practice missions of the College and University. Service and scholarship are expected of all faculty. Typical responsibilities would include didactic teaching in the undergraduate program at our location on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora or our new location in Parker. Responsibilities may also include serving as a clinical instructor for a cohort of undergraduate students in a clinical setting. Applicants who hold national certification as a nurse midwife may also be eligible to teach in the Midwifery option of the Master's program and /or conduct clinical supervisory visits for CNM students. Practice at the College of Nursing is based on years of innovation and excellence, rooted largely in our recognition as the birthplace of nurse practitioner education. We are national leaders in nurse-managed care. Our federally qualified health center, Sheridan Health Services, provides an integrated, patient-centered care model for persons of all ages. Our nationally renowned midwifery practices include behavioral health as well as water birth. With regard to clinical education, we were one of the 15 pilot schools to test learning activities for the Quality and Safety Education in Nursing initiative. The college also was one of six schools to test interprofessional learning activities in the "Retooling for Quality and Safety" initiative spearheaded by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), its Open School, and Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Our research mission has two primary foci: biobehavioral science and health care systems. The college's faculty are engaged in bold steps to move to team-based science, develop team-based areas of excellence, speed the development of new knowledge through diverse funding mechanisms, and accelerate the application of research through innovative academic-practice partnerships. The University of Colorado Denver is a research intensive university with campuses in downtown Denver and the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. The College of Nursing is located on the Anschutz Medical Campus along with the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Public Health. The college offers four degrees: BS, MS, PhD, and DNP. One of the specialty options within the Master's program includes preparation of individuals as Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners. Clinical affiliates on the campus include the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, all of whom are renowned leaders in theory-guided and evidence-based practice, use of information technology, and translational research with diverse clinical populations. An NIH funded Clinical Translational Science Institute also offers many opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration in research with colleagues throughout the University of Colorado system and communities in the Rocky Mountain Region. Applications are accepted electronically at, refer to job posting F01440. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; start date negotiable. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at The University of Colorado Denver 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 strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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: * A bachelor's in nursing and master's degree in nursing, a related nursing specialty * Eligible for Colorado registered nurse license * Master's in Maternal / OB Nursing

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Desired Qualifications: * Earned doctorate in nursing or related field * A bachelor's in nursing and master's degree in nursing, a related nursing specialty * National Certification as a Certified Nurse Midwife and APRN certification in Colorado

Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus