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University of Colorado Instructor - PA/NP in Aurora, Colorado

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University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Instructor/Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Division of GI, Trauma and Endocrine Surgery / Department of Surgery

Position # 00769116 / Job Posting # 19182

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.

The Division of GI, Trauma and Endocrine Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has a full-time faculty position available at the rank of Instructor for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA). Under the direction of the full-time faculty or designee, this position provides inpatient and outpatient medical care services at the Highlands Ranch Hospital.

Job Responsibilities: The candidate will be expected to provide independent clinical services for surgical patients at the Highlands Ranch Hospital. These duties will include inpatient responsibilities such as rounding, writing orders, patient assessment, consultative services, assistance with procedures, wound management, patient education, care coordination, disease management, and discharge activities. Additional outpatient responsibilities will include clinic care, triage of phone calls, emails or faxes, post-op care, follow-up on home care requests, management of referrals and follow-up on diagnostic lab and radiology tests. Close collaboration with general surgeons, sub-specialty surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, intensivists and hospital staff will be necessary. Professional interaction with referring physicians and staff, emergency medical personnel and primary care providers is essential.

The candidate will provide care to patients on the inpatient wards, in the intensive care unit, acute care areas, and in the outpatient clinics. The NP/PA will be a critical part of service continuity and a link between the inpatient and outpatient environments for patients. The census and acuity of clinical activity varies service to service and NP/PAs will provide coverage to select subspecialty services as requested, to include General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Plastic Surgery, Urologic Surgery and others as needed. One key feature of this position is the need to work in collaboration with surgical attending physicians on or off site.

Salary and Benefits:

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 Employee Services at http://www.cu.edu/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.

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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 .

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Diversity and Equity:

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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.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Masters degree in Nursing and/or a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.

  • Current license to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse and/or Physician Assistant with prescriptive privileges.

  • Meets and maintains specific requirements of the Nursing Credential Review Board (Nurse Practitioner) and the Medical Review Board (Physician Assistant).

  • One year experience in a surgical practice.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in surgery, trauma, or critical care setting preferred.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty

Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Sep 11, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Debra Sartain

Posting Contact Email debra.sartain@cuanschutz.edu

Posting Number 00769116

Req ID: 19182

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.

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