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Job Title: Instructor- Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Job Type: Full Time (2 open positions)
Date Posted: Immediately
Location: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Description: 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 Division of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has a full-time (1.0 FTE) 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 Childrenís Hospital Colorado (CHCO).

The candidate will be expected to provide independent clinical services primarily for the Trauma Acute Care Surgery (TACS) Service, but will also care for patients in the specialty areas of Pediatric General Surgery at Childrenís Hospital Colorado (CHCO). Duties will include primarily inpatient responsibilities related to acute care, trauma and burn patients such as rounding, writing orders/progress notes, consults, discharge, patient assessment, patient education, care coordination, disease management and minor procedures. Close collaboration with pediatric general surgeons, sub-specialty surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, intensivists, residents/fellows and hospital staff will be necessary. Professional interaction with referring physicians and staff, emergency medical personnel and primary care providers is essential. The candidate will provide care to patients in the pediatric intensive care unit, acute care areas, and in the outpatient clinics. The work schedule may include up to 13hr shifts, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Qualifications: Minimal Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Masterís degree in Nursing and/or a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.
  • Current license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and/or Physician Assistant with prescriptive privileges (of those candidates with a Nurse Practitioner degree, an acute care certification is required)
  • Meets and maintains specific requirements of the Nursing Credential Review Board (Nurse Practitioner) and the Medical Review Board (Physician Assistant).
  • Current ATLS or successful completion within one year of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in general surgery, trauma, critical care, and pediatrics preferred.
  • First assist or surgical assist certification and experience preferred.
  • Prefer candidate who is willing to work strictly overnight shifts (15% shift differential added to base salary)
How to Apply: Online:

Date Posted: 03/28/2022