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University of Colorado Assistant Professor in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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 Infectious Disease

Assistant Professor (Colorado Springs)

Position #00766816 – Requisition #17116

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.

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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 Infectious Disease has an opening for a/full-time/ (unclassified)/Assistant Professor /position at Colorado Springs.//

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.

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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

_Nature of Work:_

The University of Colorado School of Medicine (UCSOM), Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Disease seeks an MD/DO board certified/eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Pediatrics at Instructor or Assistant Professor rank to complement the activities of our Infectious Diseases Section in Colorado Springs. This position will be primarily based at the Colorado Springs facility but will have the option to serve for a limited number of weeks as Infectious Diseases Attending at the Children's Hospital Colorado facility on the Anschutz Medical Campus and will work in close collaboration with the section generally. The role will provide infectious diseases consultation and follow up care to inpatients and outpatients for a wide range of conditions which may include patients living with HIV, participate in the teaching mission of the ID section and optionally also work as a pediatric hospitalist. The role will participate in hospital epidemiology and infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship.

_Job Duties:_

•Infectious diseases consultation for inpatients, outpatients, and telemedicine in the Southern region providing independent care for patients on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Includes shared holiday, weekend and night call responsibilities.

•Option for infectious diseases consultation for inpatients and outpatients at the Children's Hospital Colorado at the Anschutz Medical Campus.

•Communicate with community providers regarding general questions as well as providing expert clinical provider-to-provide professional advice regarding specific patients.

•Supervise and educate various levels of learners and advanced practice providers

•Coordinate multi-disciplinary care with other hospital and outpatient services

•When appropriate teach in the fellowship and residency programs. This includes bedside and some didactic teaching.

•The MD may also be expected to contribute lectures for the healthcare-related schools at the University of Colorado and participate in other continuing medical education offered by Infectious Diseases

•Participate in the development of the Infection Prevention and Control programs.

•Coverage as needed for physician support for occupational health team based at hospital. Includes blood borne pathogen assessment, contagious disease exposures to staff, influenza and other vaccination programs.

•Participate in administration, function, and implementation of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in collaboration with the Pharmacy. Collaborates with units in relevant projects such as Vermont Oxford antimicrobial use in neonatal ICU.

•Assists in microbial surveillance for hospital-associated infections including data collection, statistical analysis, and development of appropriate interventions in dealing with clusters of disease. Coordinates DNA "fingerprinting" studies of significant isolates suspected in involvement of clusters of HAIs.

•Option to provide clinical care as a pediatric hospitalist at Children's Hospital Colorado in Colorado Springs including care of pediatric patients admitted to general pediatric wards or observation units, care of well newborns; routine newborn circumcision, lumbar puncture, procedural sedation.

_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.

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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.

_Minimum Qualifications:_

•MD or DO; must be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Pediatrics. Must achieve board certification in Pediatric Infectious Diseases within two (2) years of completing fellowship. Continuous Maintenance of Certification is required .

•Active Colorado state license and DEA certification, or ability to apply.

•Training and expertise in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

•Meet all Children's Hospital Colorado credentialing requirements and continuous active medical staff status.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

•Experience in hospital infection prevention.

•Experience in hospital epidemiology.

•Experience in antimicrobial stewardship.

•Experience in HIV care.

•Experience in hospital medicine.

•Experience in teaching residents and/or medical students.


•Board certified/eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

•Advanced knowledge of antimicrobials and their use expected.

•Able to work well with all provider styles and type

•Able to design, implement and evaluate process change in hospital systems.

•High customer service skills, team-based patient care, and ability to meet productivity targets are expected.

•The applicant should be able to work well both independently and as part of a team.

•Ability to work collaboratively with Advance Practice Providers.

•Ability to be well-organized and efficient in their work and be able to prioritize patient and system needs appropriately.

•The applicant should be highly committed to quality improvement, family centered care, and evidence based practice.

_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.

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Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Assistant Professor

Location: Colorado Springs

Requisition ID: 17116