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University of Colorado Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider (Colorado Springs) in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado Denver *| Anschutz Medical Campus*

Department of Pediatrics

Section of Hospital Medicine - *Colorado Springs*

Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider

Position #755389 – Requisition #14909

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The University of Colorado Denver | 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 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.

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.

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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.

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_Job Summary:_

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hospital Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver seeks an Instructor - Advanced Practice Practitioner to care for inpatient pediatric and adolescent patients within the Children’s Hospital’s system. This position will primarily have responsibility at Children’s Hospital Colorado’s newest location in Colorado Springs. Candidates can expect the coverage schedule to include shifts on weekends, over holidays and potentially overnight.

_Examples of Work Performed:_

  • Care for pediatric patients of all age ranges, developmental, nutritional and physiological status in the inpatient setting and well newborn nurseries.

  • This includes a combination of a variety of inpatient and well newborn conditions, working closely with a hospitalist attending.

  • History and physical examinations and determination of treatment plans.

  • Attendance and participation at the monthly staff meeting required.

PLEASENOTE: Candidates may be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campusis 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.

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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 Requirements_

  • Graduation from an APAP approved Physician Assistant Training Program and certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.


  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with ability to obtain Prescriptive Authority in the State of Colorado. Will need to qualify for and obtain prescriptive authority within one year of beginning position.

  • APN licensure and Masters from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program,

  • Pediatric Nursing Certification Board certificate or other comparable certification required.


  • Expertise and training in history and physical examinations and determination of treatment plans necessary.

_Condition of Employment:_

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

  • Must be willing and able to comply with all onboarding requirements of various community hospitals, Children's Hospital Colorado Network of Care locations, the Main CHCO Campus in Aurora, and the CHCO Campus in Colorado Springs, as needed.

  • Colorado license, BLS, and PALS will be required prior to start date.

_Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities_

  • Knowledge of a variety of common pediatric and adolescent inpatient conditions.

  • Superior customer service, communication, organizational and prioritization, problem solving and collaboration skills are necessary.

  • Expertise and training in history and physical examinations and determination of treatment plans necessary.

_Preferred Qualifications _

  • 5 years of experience in pediatrics.

  • Current CO state prescriptive authority.

  • Inpatient experience and well-newborn experience.

  • Acute care certification.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- Denver-Anschutz Administration

Title: Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider (Colorado Springs)

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 14909