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University of Colorado Instructor-Night Surgical Subspecialties APP in Aurora, Colorado

Instructor-Night Surgical Subspecialties APP - 27544 Faculty


University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Surgery

Instructor-Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Night APP Surgical Subspecialty Service

Position #00790832 – Requisition #27544

  • Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4570241&targetURL=http://www.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 Surgery has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Night APP position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4570241&targetURL=https://www.uchealth.org/locations/uchealth-university-of-colorado-hospital-uch/) and Children's Hospital Colorado (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4570241&targetURL=https://www.childrenscolorado.org/locations/anschutz-medical-campus-aurora/) - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit www.cuanschutz.edu (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4570241&targetURL=https://www.cuanschutz.edu/) .

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

The Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has a 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 medical care for patients on the overnight inpatient surgical specialty services at the University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado Hospital is a high volume, high acuity surgical service. The candidate will be expected to provide focused coverage of Plastic Surgery, Burn Surgery, and Urology services. The role will include cross training and procedural training on selected services. Clinical duties will include care of inpatient surgical patients, bedside procedures, inpatient consults, and ED admissions of the subspecialty surgical services. The candidate with be part of an interprofessional team which includes, APPs, residents, fellows and attending physicians but will also have the autonomy of being the front line inpatient provider for their service.

Example of Work Performed:

Work hours: This is a 7-day nighttime service with 12.5 hour shifts. Rotating holiday and weekend coverage is expected.

Evaluate and manage patients on surgical subspecialty service, provide appropriate documentation of care including assessment and plan of the overnight events in collaboration with senior residents, fellows and attending physicians.

Respond to request for consultation of patients on the inpatient surgical subspecialty service in a timely manner. This includes obtaining a thorough history, performing an appropriate physical examination and ordering appropriate testing. This will require working collaboratively with senior residents, fellows and attending physicians on night teams.

Will be required to perform procedures for currently hospitalized patients and in the Emergency Department if providing consultation.

Maintain competency and enhance professional growth and development through continuing education, conferences, and seminars. Attend mandatory training.

Participate in quality improvement activities; assist in maintaining compliance with Joint Commission accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards.

Support and uphold established organizational policies, procedures, and objectives related to quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control.

Participate in the application process and development of a Center of Excellence designation as required.

Maintain patient confidentiality.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse professional and patient population.

Knowledge of the professional medical and surgical practice to give and evaluate patient care in the area of surgical specialty.

Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.

Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.

Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.

Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of medicine and surgery to provide on-going patient care.

Skill in taking medical history, assessing medical condition and interpreting findings.

Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports, and responding to correspondence.

Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance.

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients and their family members, medical staff, residents, fellows, medical students, and the public.

Ability to maintain quality control standards.

Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.

Ability to communicate clearly as an integral member of a team.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $99,819 to $140,566.

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.

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 (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4570241&targetURL=https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits)

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Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4570241&targetURL=hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu) ​.

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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, 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.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4570241&targetURL=https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/adult/adult-combined-schedule.pdf) . If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4570241&targetURL=https://research.cuanschutz.edu/ehs/home/divisions/occupational-health/oh-enrollment) .


Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

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

· Ability to obtain a Colorado PA or NP license.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

Two years of experience with inpatient or surgical care.

Substitution: An APP fellowship of a minimum of one year in a related field may substitute for the two years of inpatient experience

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Refer to requisition number: 27544. Review of applications will begin September 25th, and will continue until the position is filled. Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4570241&targetURL=http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers) and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category : Faculty

Primary Location : Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20349 - SOM-SRG-VS Clinical

Schedule : Full-time

Posting Date : Oct 17, 2022

Unposting Date : Ongoing Position Number: 00790832

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