Posting Description: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Section of Adolescent Medicine and Family Planning
Instructor, Nurse Practitioner
Position #619595/Job Posting #820107
The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine has an opening for a 0.6 FTE faculty position open at the rank of instructor for a Nurse Practitioner (NP). This is a clinical position. The NP will be a key member in a newly expanded family planning program serving adolescents and young adults. This clinical position will function from the Children's Hospital Colorado Outpatient Clinics in Colorado Springs. The candidate will be expected to provide independent direct clinical services for patients seen in the Adolescent Family Planning Program. Providing health services to adolescents can be complex because of the issues of confidentiality, compliance and follow-up. Experience with and relating to this age group is critical.
The University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking nominations and applications for the position of instructor. This is a clinical position. The University of Colorado is 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 of the University of Colorado 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. The Denver Campus is located in one of America's most vibrant urban centers, just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts, the LoDo District and the state capitol. On both campuses, students, staff and faculty have access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural opportunities.
The University of Colorado 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.
The candidate will be expected to provide independent direct clinical services for patients seen in the Adolescent Family Planning Clinic in Colorado Springs. There will be particular emphasis on reproductive health, birth control counseling, method selection and management, STD prevention and screening. Specific duties include detailed patient history, assessment and treatment, as well as patient education and some care coordination. Job may include some community outreach. This position is a 60% clinical position.
Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications): Licensed Nurse Practitioner with national certification and prescriptive authority.
Desired Qualifications: Experience in women's health, experience with adolescents, and experience with young adults.
Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled