Advanced Practice Provider - NP Or PA

University Of Colorado Aurora , CO 80041

Posted 3 months ago

Advanced Practice Provider

Instructor NP or PA

School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery

UCHealth Neuroendovascular Surgery Service

Position #664269 Requisition #15630

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 Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (CU-SOM) has a full-time clinical faculty position available for an Advanced Practice Provider. The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) will be a clinical faculty member of the CU-SOM, entering at the level of Instructor. This position encompasses inpatient medical care services for patients suffering from a wide range of neurovascular disease (ex. acute ischemic stroke, ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, extracranial carotid disease, etc). As a faculty member of the CU-SOM, opportunities for professional development may include precept of medical learners, education of nursing and medical staff, participation in quality and safety improvement projects, clinical research projects, and mentoring residents and junior Advanced Practice Providers.

Responsibilities of the APP position include primary patient care of inpatient and outpatient neurosurgical patients with neurovascular disease. The APP will work closely with other members of the Neurosurgery service including APPs and residents. This service is heavily weighted towards urgent and emergent procedures. The ideal candidate will have a high degree of organization, but an equally strong flexibility and skill in dealing with rapidly changing clinical situations and daily schedules. This is a highly collaborative team with 3-4 physicians and one other APP. This team functions as a single cohesive unit with one attending being 'on call' for seven consecutive days and a second attending serving in a back-up role during that time.

Other duties/proficiencies include:

  • Admitting patients to the hospital either direct admit from an outside hospital or from the ED, performing history and physical exam, patient assessment, ordering appropriate labs, diagnostic studies, and radiology tests, and follow up and formulation of treatment plan of the ordered lab, studies, and tests

  • Performing necessary emergent and non-emergent procedures in the ICU with hospital privilege after demonstrated competency and according to standardized protocols where applicable

  • Performing efficiently in urgent/emergent situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events

  • Assisting with transfer orders, discharge to outside facilities and associated documentation

  • Establishing and maintaining communication with other health care providers and departments to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness and to promote consistency and continuity of care (e.g. handoffs, sign out and transfer summaries).

  • Demonstrating responsibility and accountability for own professional practice

  • Function as a clinical leader and educator in collaboration with physicians, nurses and others on the healthcare team

  • Demonstrating knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management, in all aspects of patient care and unit functioning

  • Participating in research activities as requested

  • Demonstrating a service philosophy in all interactions with patients, families, and other members of the health care team

  • Demonstrating proficiency in the use of computers and telecommunication modalities to document, track, and convey information

  • Attending weekly specialty conferences as permissible with clinical schedule

  • Attending conferences, board review courses, practical procedure boot camps and other professional development both in-state and out of state

  • Participating in quality and safety improvement projects as requested

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University 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 a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

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.

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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:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Master's degree in Advanced Practice Nursing (Acute Care NP) or a graduate of an accredited program in Physician Assistant Studies

  • Current active license to practice in the state of Colorado as an Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant. Prescriptive authority is required.

  • Currently credentialed as an APN or PA by the appropriate national certifying body.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in inpatient or intensive care

  • Experience in surgical subspecialty

Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally

  • Proven ability to care for high acuity, high complexity patients

  • Desire to assist with neurointerventional radiology procedures

  • Ability to work individually and as a team to support team-based medical care in an APP/Physician/Resident Physician model

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