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University of Colorado Instructor/Senior Instructor -Open Rank in Aurora, Colorado

Description

University of Colorado Denver

Advance Practice Provider (Neurohospitalst)

Department of Neurology

Job Title: Instructor / Sr. Instructor

Job Code: 1105 / 1104

The University of Colorado Denver l 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.

Nature of Work

The Department of Neurology has an ongoing need for an Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, or Clinical Nurse Specialist) with strong values and unique skills for our Neurohospitalist Section. This position will provide both acute and chronic direct inpatient and care to Neurologic patients. Successful candidates will have a proven track record in supporting the needs of patients, developing differential diagnoses, and prescribing treatments in collaboration with leading specialty providers. We are seeking individuals who are collaborative, communicative, proactive, caring, detail-oriented, organized, able to think critically, focused on quality, and dedicated to personal growth.

The position is located at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Hours will vary depending on clinical schedules and department/hospital needs - will be determined at time of offer. We are the premier research university in Colorado, serving more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online and awarding nearly 4,000 degrees each year. The renowned researchers and award-winning faculty offer more than 100 degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. In 2008, the University was awarded more than $371 million in research grants and contracts. The Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational and clinical space on 227 acres.

Specialty

This APP will work in the Neurohospitalist / Stroke Section within the Department of Neurology, which consists of several physician providers, fellows, and APPs. This position provides inpatient and emergency department consultations throughout the hospital and will engage and collaborate with colleagues across the Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Hospitals, and external constituents.

Examples of Work Performed

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Screen, evaluate, diagnose, manage medications, and provide disease counseling

  • Acute and chronic outpatient care of patients with neurological disease including symptomatic therapy, disease-modifying therapy, and health maintenance care

  • Serves as first contact for clinician level patient communications

  • Engages in collaborative team-based care to make informed decisions for patient care

  • Support and engage in continual learning and development among nursing staff, physician assistants, pharmacy staff, medical students, and neurology residents

  • Periodic educational presentation of lectures to patients and others

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at:

Instructor $85,000 -$110,000.

Sr. Instructor $90,000 -$115,000.

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 represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

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 .

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

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.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Instructor

  • Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or Clinical Nurse Specialist Degree

  • License to practice in Colorado or ability to obtain a license to practice in Colorado

  • Experience and desire to work with patients with chronic, and sometimes severe illness

  • Experience completing documentation and performing tasks routinely assigned in medical settings using complex electronic record systems

  • Significant experience working with neurological patients and/or experience with inpatient care

Senior Instructor

  • Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or Clinical Nurse Specialist Degree

  • License to practice in Colorado or ability to obtain a license to practice in Colorado

  • Experience and desire to work with patients with chronic, and sometimes severe illness

  • Experience completing documentation and performing tasks routinely assigned in medical settings using complex electronic record systems

  • Significant experience working with neurological patients and/or experience with inpatient care

Preferred Qualifications : (not required but may be used to narrow down the applicant pool)

  • Experience working in a primary care medicine setting

  • Knowledge of University of Colorado Health Hospitals

  • Background in neuroscience

  • Experience completing documentation using Epic

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work independently and within diverse team structures

  • Being respectful of patient rights and putting patient safety first,

  • Building patient rapport

  • A positive, motivated, engaged, and caring attitude

  • Great attention to detail and quality

  • Ability to work with colleagues and patients in a confidential and professional manner

  • Follow best practices in research (ICH guidelines, GCP, FDA guidelines)

  • Ability to work with colleagues across the Department of Neurology with an understanding of inclusion and diversity

  • Good documentation practices

  • Dedication to professional development and life-long learning

  • Ability to be adaptable, flexible, and think quickly on your feet

  • Experience with web-based tracking systems and Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access)

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty

Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Feb 22, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Joshua Schwab

Posting Contact Email joshua.m.schwab@cuanschutz.edu

Posting Number 00776111

Req ID: 20260

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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