Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider

University of Colorado Aurora, CO
University of Colorado School ofMedicine

University ofColorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Department ofPediatrics – Section of Section of Neurology

Instructor - AdvancedPractice Provider

Position # 662936 – Requisition#13889

The University of Colorado Denver |Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduateand professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solidacademic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offermore than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. Theuniversity receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In additionto the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CUAnschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduatedegree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heartof downtown Denver—one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver islocated steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo Districtaffording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic,professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

TheUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutionsnationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus,designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts theCollege of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, andPublic Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and twohospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciencesresearch park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutzoffers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and fivefirst-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside facultymembers who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expertclinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for researchand innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards eachyear and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since2002.

A national leader in health care and life sciences,CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center inColorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora,Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilitiesin the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the healthsciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinicalcare all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health carefields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to thepatient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The Universityof Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diversestudent body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives topromote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.

JobSummary:

TheDepartment of Pediatrics Section of Neurology has an opening for a full-time Instructor position to provide clinicalcare for patients with general neurological disorders at the Anschutz MedicalCampus in Aurora CO. The position willinclude clinical and limited teaching. Clinical responsibilities include participation in the outpatient clinicand inpatient neurology inpatient service. The Department of Pediatrics Sectionof Child Neurology is nationally recognized for providing outstandingconsultation, clinical care, and surgery for children and adolescents withneurological disorders. USNWR ranked Child Neurology as one of the top 20programs in the nation.

Examples of WorkPerformed:

* Primaryresponsibility for the management of children and adolescents with a variety ofacute and chronic neurological conditions including epilepsy, recurrentheadaches, tics and other movement disorders at our outpatient/inpatientclinics or Network of Care locations

* Serveas a member of an interdisciplinary inpatient team providing evaluation andmanagement of children and adolescents with acute and chronic neurological diseases

* Provideclinical supervision for advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and/ormedical students

PLEASE NOTE:Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interviewprocess and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiringsalary for this position commensurate with skills and experience. This positionis not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information onUniversity benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver |Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring asafe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. Toassist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for allprospective employees.

The Universityof Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus iscommitted to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty andadministrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture ofinclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourageapplications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and allveterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality ineducation and employment.

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MinimumRequirements

* Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters (MSN) or Doctoral (DNP) degree in nursing or Physician Assistant (MPAS)

* Eligible for licensure in Colorado as an Advance Practice Nurse (FNP, PNP, CPNP) or Physician Assistant (PA).

Condition ofEmployment:

* Mustsuccessfully pass a drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado

* Must bewilling and able to pass a national criminal background and sex offenderregistry check

Knowledge, Skills,and Abilities:

* Strongcommunication skills;

* Broadknowledge and clinical skills in general pediatric neurology;

* Commitmentto Patient Safety, Quality Care, Communication, andCustomer Service.

PreferredQualifications:

* 1-2 years ofnursing or advanced practice experience in pediatric neurology;

* Prescriptiveauthority in Colorado;

* Nursepractitioner candidate possesses acute care certification, DNP or is willing toobtain acute care certification and/or DNP within 5 years;

* Proficiency inperforming lumbar puncture, nerve blocks, or onabotulinum toxin injections;

* Bilingual inEnglish and Spanish.