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University of Colorado School of Medicine

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section of Cardiology

*Instructor *

Position #00765086 – Requisition #16898

  • Applications are accepted electronically ONLY atwww.cu.edu/cu-careers**

The University of Colorado 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 Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology has an opening for a/full-time// Instructor /position.

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_Job Summary:_

This Section within the Department of Pediatrics provides patient management and coordination for the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Progressive Care Unit.

• Pediatric Cardiology Instructor position within the department of pediatrics, Section of Cardiology

• The Advanced Practice Provider will join a multidisciplinary team to provide care for the hospitalized cardiac patient from admission to discharge.

• The position is 1.0 FTE and includes Day/Evening/Night rotation as well as weekends and holidays. A salary incentive is possible for those staffing greater than 75% nights or weekends.

_Examples of Work Performed:_

Provides/coordinates clinical practice for patients admitted to the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Progressive Care Unit service, 24 hours a day, through the collaborative practice agreement and under the supervision of the on-call attending physician who is either on site or available by pager or phone.

• Provides evidence-based clinical care to pediatric patients in the CICU/CPCU

• Gathers pertinent information systematically and skillfully from all sources: history, diagnostic tests, and comprehensive physical examinations, behavioral and developmental assessments.

• Incorporates all assessment findings into a plan to direct patient management

• Round daily on all patients in the CICU/CPCU based upon a rotating schedule and collaborate with the attending physician, other attending physicians from referral services, and with the healthcare team to assess, diagnose, plan, set priorities and realistic outcomes, and evaluate the effectiveness and cost efficiency of patient care.

• Evaluates patient physiological and behavioral responses to interventions for revision of management plans

• Documents daily all relevant data including but not limited to results of diagnostic tests, laboratory results, patients' condition, response to therapies/interventions, and follow-up interventions

• Differentiates normal and abnormal variations for all body systems

• Accurately interprets diagnostic tests

• Develops problem lists with associated differential diagnosis

• Communicates with the family regarding the changing health care needs of their child

• Assesses family adaptation, coping skills and the need for crisis or other interventions

• Establishes appropriate priorities of care

• Utilizing available resources (PharmD, formulary, consulting services) plans and implements appropriate pharmacologic therapies

• Accurately and appropriately performs routine diagnostic and therapeutic techniques according to established protocol and current pediatric critical care standards.

• Initiates and performs measures necessary to resuscitate and stabilize a compromised pediatric patient according to current critical care and AHA standards.

• Initiates referrals based on patient/family needs

• Communicates verbally all pertinent patient information to the on call attending physician, nursing staff, and other relevant healthcare providers.

• Role models competence in advanced critical care skills.

• Utilizes prescriptive privileges for identified patient population.

• Keeps knowledge base current by reading professional literature, attending educational programs, and reviewing changes in health legislation and relevant professional research.

• Develop, implement, and promote educational and support resources, following institutional processes

• Utilize evidence-based data and provide leadership to improve outcomes

• Utilizes evidence-based decision-making in all clinical practice

• Incorporates clinical research finding in the development and implementation of standards of care

• Supports IRB approved clinical research/trials through a variety of activities including but not limited to: obtaining consent, ordering diagnostic tests, recording laboratory and diagnostic results, administering therapeutic interventions, and reporting patient outcomes including toxicities or adverse events

• Participates in interdisciplinary quality improvement and/or research activities

• Participates in documenting outcome measures

• Identifies potential areas for research

_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.

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.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation (for questions, please contact Kristin Pena (Kristin.Pena@ucdenver.edu)

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_Diversity and Equity:_

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

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.

The 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 investigations for all prospective employees.

Diversity and Equity:**

Please click here for information on disability accommodations:http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

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 Certification

• Must be willing to work Day/Night/Evening rotation as well as weekends and holidays

_Preferred Qualifications:_

• At least 2 years in a pediatric hospital

• experience in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Progressive Care Unit.

_Competencies:_

• Good communication skills

• Flexible

• Compassion for families

• Ability to multi-task

_Conditions of Employment:_

• Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado

• Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex-offender background check

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Instructor

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 16898

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