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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

SOM/Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine

Instructor/Nurse Practitioner within the Advanced Lung Clinic

Position #00768458 – Requisition 17367

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 University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America’s most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets. The university has proudly positioned itself as one of the top urban research universities in the country.

The Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine is seeking an energetic individual for a full-time Nurse Practitioner position within the Advanced Lung Clinic in the Comprehensive Lungs and Breathing (CLB) Program of the University of Colorado Hospital. The position would hold the title of Instructor of Medicine within the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of the University of Colorado. The Division oversees a regionally and internationally recognized referral center for the care of patients with all forms of pulmonary disease and critical illness. The responsibilities would include the assessment and ongoing management of patients with underlying pulmonary disease. The provider would work closely with the physicians within the Comprehensive Lung and Breathing Program and would have the opportunity to care for patients within the Complex Airway and Lung Nodule clinics. The provider would participate in multi-disciplinary conferences for these respective clinics and help gather and present data within these conferences and would see in-patients with the Complex Airway group.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Outpatient and inpatient assessment and care of patients with pulmonary complaints and disease.

  • Interventional Pulmonology patients (pre/post bronchoscopy and pleural procedures) management

  • Assisting physicians in the outpatient care of this same patient population

  • Participation in multi-disciplinary conferences and presentation of patients within these same conferences.

  • Follow-up care: phone follow-up, clinic visits for continuity, medication and monitoring.

  • Scheduling of evaluations and tests

  • Engaging and communicating with consulting services

  • Enrollment and follow-up of patients in clinical trials, where appropriate

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $90,000 to $130,000.

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

  • Acute care nurse practitioner (acnp) training

  • Eligible or licensed in Colorado

  • Certified to see adolescents and adult

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Desired Qualifications :

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with multiple medical providers and disciplines

  • Excellent bedside manner and physical exam skills

  • General Internal Medicine knowledge base (advanced lung disease related specialized knowledge and skills desirable but will be obtained as on-the-job training)

  • Pulmonary Medicine or Surgery background preferred, but not required

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Mar 3, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Ali Musano

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00768458

Req ID: 17367

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.