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University of Colorado Advanced Practice Provider in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

SOM/Department of Emergency Medicine

Instructor Advanced Practice Provider

Position #760970– Requisition 16185

The University of Colorado Denver l 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.

Nature of Work:

The physician assistant or nurse practitioner will provide clinical care in the Emergency Department at the University of Colorado Hospital, as delegated by a person licensed to practice medicine in Colorado.

Principal activities include patient care in our Super Track environment (continuation of care of ESI 3-4 patients) working in a Clinical Decision Unit in the Emergency Department, as well as working collaboratively with Faculty Attendings on more complicated patients in the main zones of the ED. Delegated medical care includes, but is not limited to, the assessment, treatment and care of patients of all age categories. It is expected the employee will be competent to interpret age specific developmental, physiologic and unique care needs by assessment and by observation of care delivery.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Performs histories and physicals on episodic, low acuity patients in the Emergency Department as delegated by physicians.

  • Collects, reviews and correlates data to assist physician in appropriate medical management of patients.

  • Assists physician by triaging and monitoring patients, referring for appropriate care as indicated.

  • Assists in scheduling patients for various clinical appointments and procedures. Participates in patient education.

  • Performs, or assists physician with, direct patient care services as needed. Administers medicine and therapeutic agents as directed.

  • Participates in performance improvement activities; quality improvement and patient safety activities; assists in maintaining compliance with JCAHO accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards including the code of conduct.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $102,595 - $126,160.

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:

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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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Active and current license to practice as physician assistant or nurse practitioner in the State of Colorado

  2. Certificate of completion from a nurse practitioner or physician assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), or the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)

  3. Certification by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants or other agency

  4. Current and active certification in basic life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and advanced trauma life support (ATLS)

  5. Master’s degree for physician assistants or nurse practitioners

  6. Minimum of one year clinical experience in emergency care or urgent care post-graduation

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Two years or more of clinical experience in emergency care or urgent care

  2. Preference will be given to applicants with the ability to work as full-time nocturnists, with increased differential pay included

  3. Fluency in Spanish

  4. Completion of post-graduate Advanced Practice Provider fellowship/residency in acute care Emergency Medicine is highly recommended but not mandatory

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Feb 25, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Annie Piatt

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00760970

Req ID: 16185

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.