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University of Colorado Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado School of Medicine

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section of Cardiology

Instructor - Advanced Practice Provider (APP)

Position #773472– Requisition #19181

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.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here at _.

Nature of Work:

Pediatric Cardiology Instructor position (full-time, 100% appointment) within the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology.

  • In collaboration with other disciplines, organize and direct patient care responsibilities for patients and families during all phases of the heart transplant process. Patient care responsibilities conducted in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • Exercise independent decision-making related to clinical management of patient population, as well as, provide comprehensive case management for a group of primary patients.

  • Exercise leadership in managing plan of care including current and ongoing needs for patients in all phases of heart transplant process.

  • Assume on-call responsibilities (during work hours and off work hours) for heart transplant team.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Comprehensive case management responsibilities for a primary patient assignment.

  • Staff outpatient heart transplant clinic: perform history & physicals; patient/family education; establish and execute patient plan of care; care coordination.

  • In collaboration with other disciplines, coordination of inpatient care of heart failure and heart transplant patients in all phases of transplant process.

  • Perform consults for heart failure and heart transplantation.

  • Provide education to patients/families on the heart transplant process.

  • On call responsibilities: triage calls from patients/families; triage calls from inpatient care team on inpatient heart transplant patients; coordinate the admission of a patient for heart transplantation; during heart transplant be liaison for family to provide education and support.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates may be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services at .

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.

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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:

  • Advanced practice provider: Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner; Certified Family Nurse Practitioner; Certified Nurse Practitioner; Physician Assistant Certified;Acute Care Certification

  • Current Advanced Provider Colorado License

  • Current Certifications in Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support

  • Minimum 3 Years’ Experience in Pediatric Healthcare

  • Prescriptive authority or eligible for certification

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Pediatric Cardiac Care, Pediatric Heart Transplantation and/or Pediatric Critical Care


  • Team player

  • Ability to multitask

  • Critical thinking skills

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Sep 11, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Bonnie Bellairs-Reed

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00773472

Req ID: 19181

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.