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University of Colorado Instructor in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School ofMedicine, Department of Surgery - Pediatrics

*Instructor *

Position #00653809



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 public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

/A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside.//Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here//./

The Division of Pediatric 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 Pediatric General Surgery 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 Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO).

_Job Responsibilities:___

The candidate will be expected to provide independent clinical services primarily for the Pediatric Surgery Service and Colorectal Service at Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO). Duties will include outpatient Pediatric Surgery clinic, outpatient Colorectal clinic and management of inpatient Colorectal patients. Outpatient responsibilities including independently managing patients in Pediatric Surgery clinic, troubleshooting gastrostomy tubes, providing education to families about gastrostomy tubes, providing care to post-operative patients in the outpatient setting, writing orders/notes, patient assessment, care coordination, disease management and minor procedures. Outpatient Colorectal responsibilities include new patient visits, placing orders for laboratory work, radiology imaging and medication and Bowel Management Week clinic visits. Inpatient responsibilities for colorectal patients includes writing history and physicals for patients admitted prior to surgery, caring for inpatients pre and post colorectal surgery, collaboration with consulting services to provide comprehensive multidisciplinary care and discharge planning for transition out of the hospital. Close collaboration with pediatric general surgeons, colorectal surgeons, sub-specialty surgeons, intensivists, residents/fellows and hospital staff will be necessary. Professional interaction with referring physicians and staff and primary care providers is essential. The work schedule may include 10hr shifts, weekends and holidays.

_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 atEmployee 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.


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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.

_Required Qualifications:_

Current license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner 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).

Current PALS or successful completion within one year of hire.

_Minimum Qualifications:_

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Master’s degree in Nursing and/or a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

Of those candidates with a Nurse Practitioner degree, preference will be given to those with acute care certification.

Experience in general surgery, colorectal surgery, urology, and pediatrics preferred.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Instructor

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 16674