University of Colorado Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider - General Pediatrics, Child Health Clinic in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado School of Medicine/ /

University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics – Section ofGeneral Pediatrics

Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider

Position #758084 – Requisition #15536

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.

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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_Job Summary:_

This is an Instructor level position, involving clinical work in an outpatient setting that also includes teaching and supervising the patient care of students (medical, PA and NP) and residents (Pediatric and Family Practice). This position primarily works daytime hours, Monday - Friday as a 1.0 full time equivalent. In addition, provider must be willing to cover evening clinic hours as needed.

The Child Health Clinic is a primary care pediatric practice for over 11,000 low income children living in Aurora and the Denver metro area. This clinic offers appointments to children from birth to 21 years of age for well-child care, urgent care and long-term health issues. The Child Health Clinic has 31,000 visits per year of which 60% are children ages 0-3, 53% Latina and 40% are Spanish speaking.

The healthcare team consists of attending doctors and advance practice providers who are faculty members of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, resident doctors whom they supervise, and other specially trained staff including social workers, integrated mental health team, lactation consultants and the asthma team.



_Examples of Work Performed:_

  • Serve as a primary care provider for a specified panel of patients. Managing their well visits, follow up visits, care coordination, chronic illness management, and treatment of minor and acute illness.

  • As the attending provider of a specific pod, the faculty member will provide clinical care for patients on their panel and same day sick visits. It is during these clinic sessions that faculty member contributes to the education of trainees, including students and residents. Additionally, the provider serves as "provider of the day" who manages questions from triage nurses, sign medication refills and field other patient requests.

  • Teaching and supervising the patient care of students and fellows, leading didactic educational sessions, and providing feedback to trainees on their performance.

  • Provider must be willing to cover evening hours when needed.

  • Provider will be expected to work 8-9 clinical sessions (4-hr/session) every week.

  • Patient documentation will be completed during administrative time.

  • This person would also cover after hours call approximately 4 weeks per year from their home.

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 $91,000 - $95,000 and is negotiable and commensurate with skills, experience and service with the University of Colorado. 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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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.


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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:_

  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of nursing (MSN) or Physician Assistant (MPAS) program.

  • Appropriate board certification or eligibility.

  • Current Colorado license or ability to obtain before start date.

_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.

_Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:_

  • Ability to manage multiple patients at a time.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Flexibility – both in duties and in hours.

  • Ability to work with a diverse population.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

  • Experience in advanced practice as a PNP or PA.

  • Experience teaching learners/residents in a clinical environment.

  • Experience providing primary care in an outpatient setting.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider - General Pediatrics, Child Health Clinic

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15536