**University of Colorado - School of Medicine**
**Instructor/Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant**
**Division of GI, Trauma and Endocrine Surgery / Department of
**Position # 00769116 / Job Posting # 19182**
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
**The Division of GI, Trauma and Endocrine Surgery** in the
Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of
Medicine has a full-time faculty position available at the rank of
Instructor for a 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 the Highlands Ranch Hospital.
**Job Responsibilities:** The candidate will be expected to
provide independent clinical services for surgical patients at the
Highlands Ranch Hospital. These duties will include inpatient
responsibilities such as rounding, writing orders, patient
assessment, consultative services, assistance with procedures,
wound management, patient education, care coordination, disease
management, and discharge activities. Additional outpatient
responsibilities will include clinic care, triage of phone calls,
emails or faxes, post-op care, follow-up on home care requests,
management of referrals and follow-up on diagnostic lab and
radiology tests. Close collaboration with general surgeons,
sub-specialty surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, intensivists
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 on the inpatient
wards, in the intensive care unit, acute care areas, and in the
outpatient clinics. The NP/PA will be a critical part of service
continuity and a link between the inpatient and outpatient
environments for patients. The census and acuity of clinical
activity varies service to service and NP/PAs will provide coverage
to select subspecialty services as requested, to include General
Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Plastic Surgery,
Urologic Surgery and others as needed. One key feature of this
position is the need to work in collaboration with surgical
attending physicians on or off site.
**Salary and Benefits:**
The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been
established at $98,717 to $130,957.
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 (or hiring 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,
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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.
+ Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Masters
degree in Nursing and/or a graduate of an accredited Physician
+ Current license to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse
and/or Physician Assistant with prescriptive privileges.
+ Meets and maintains specific requirements of the Nursing
Credential Review Board (Nurse Practitioner) and the Medical Review
Board (Physician Assistant).
+ One year experience in a surgical practice.
+ Experience in surgery, trauma, or critical care setting
_Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of
**Primary Location:** Aurora
**Job Category** Faculty
**Department** U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS
**Posting Date** Feb 23, 2021
**Unposting Date** Ongoing
**Posting Contact Name** Debra Sartain
**Posting Contact Email** firstname.lastname@example.org
**Posting Number** 00769116
**Req ID:** 19182
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.