Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Division of Urology in the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has an opening for a full time Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant position at the rank of Instructor.
The faculty member will provide patient care services at Children’s Hospital Colorado, Children’s Colorado Briargate and the UCHealth Memorial System. This position is responsible for identifying, assessing, planning and coordinating services for ambulatory pediatric urology patients, thus fostering quality, continuity and appropriate utilization of health care resources throughout the continuum of care. NP/PA should be comfortable seeing patients in the outpatient setting autonomously with input from surgeons. This position allows the NP/PA the opportunity to lead and develop patient therapeutic and diagnostic models. This position will also require assisting the surgeon in the operating room at Children’s Hospital Colorado and UCHealth Memorial system.
Duties of this position will include, but are not limited to:
Performing new patients, follow-up, and post-op visits
Order necessary tests / procedures; locate studies as directed or indicated
Lead Dysfunctional Elimination Seminars and follow this patient population closely
Communicate with PCPs re: patient status
Perform inpatient pediatric urology consultations
Assist house staff (e.g. write admission and discharge orders)
Participate in the educational, research, quality improvement and consultant services of the Pediatric Urology Program
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Masters degree in Nursing required, or a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant school.
Current license to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse/ Physician Assistant with prescriptive privileges.
Meets and maintains the requirements of the Nursing Credential Review Board for the Advanced Practice Nurse/ Physician Assistant.
Current license to practice professional nursing or as a Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado.
Hold certification to be first assistant in operating room
Demonstrated skill in outpatient surgical care
Demonstrated surgical skill appropriate for first assistant in operating room
Demonstrated leadership and teaching ability
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package.