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NP / PA Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Colorado Springs, CO

UCHealth
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
2 days ago

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NP / PA Trauma and Acute Care Surgery – Colorado Springs, CO

Make Extraordinary Possible

UCHealth has an excellent opportunity for a Full-time Advanced Practice Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to work for UCHealth Surgical ICU- Memorial Hospital Central-Level I Trauma Center.

  • Variety - This position works within the surgical ICU and step-down unit with coverage of acute care and trauma patients as well as other specialties, participates in multi-disciplinary, and performs frequent invasive bedside procedures.  There may be occasional time in the OR.
  • Schedule – Supports a work-life balance. No call required. This position is FT. We are a currently a day shift service with holiday and weekend shift coverage required and anticipate continued growth in volume requiring future extended hours. Nights are currently not required for this service but may become required as service continues to grow. 
  • Our Team - Is a collaborative and cohesive group that includes 20 Surgeons, and 5 APPs who thrive on proving the best surgical care in the region.

Preferred:

  • Two years of Critical Care experience as either a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.
  • Full Prescriptive Authority is preferred.  Provisional is accepted if Acute Care boarded.

The pay range for this position is $48.37/hour – $69.12/ hour. Pay is dependent on the applicant's relevant experience.

At UCHealth, we’re looking for those who are talented and inspired — those who don’t shy away from daily opportunities to improve lives. For those individuals called to join our team, we want you to find more than just a career here. We want you to make extraordinary possible. Apply today.

To apply or to learn more about this rewarding opportunity, use the following link:

https://www.joinuchealth.org/Opportunities/Detail/615

Requirements for Physician Assistants

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
  • Unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado.
  • Physician Assistant Certification (PA-C) issued by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for hire and must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice.
  • Eligible to provide services reimbursable services and maintain provider status with Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Eligible to provide services with no sanctions or exclusion from either the Health and Human Services/Office of Inspectors General (HHS/OIG) or the General Services Administration’s (GSA) List of Parties Excluded from Federal Programs.
  • Unrestricted medical staff membership, with appropriate practice privileges.
  • Prescriptive authority as appropriate, per medical staff service privileging process.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.

Requirements for Nurse Practitioners

  • Master's degree in Nursing and graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or Nurse Practitioner Certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) is required for hire and must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license issued by the State Board of Nursing in the state of practice or compact privileges under the multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact agreement.
  • Unrestricted medical staff membership, with appropriate practice privileges.
  • Fill prescriptive authority.
  • Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice.
  • Eligible to provide services reimbursable services and maintain provider status with Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Eligible to provide services with no sanctions or exclusion from either the Health and Human Services/Office of Inspectors General (HHS/OIG) or the General Services Administration’s (GSA) List of Parties Excluded from Federal Programs.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.


Exceptional Benefits

We expect you to live a balanced life and enjoy the Colorado lifestyle. Our competitive compensation package includes:

  • Retirement Package that includes a basic pension plan, 401(a) investment account, 403(b) matching account, and a 457(b) deferred compensation savings plan.
  • Offerings include medical, vision, dental, life insurance, disability coverage.
  • Competitive time off plan and wellness benefits.
  • Generous continuing medical education (CME) allowance.

    About Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Nestled at the base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs invites the outdoor adventurists and cultural enthusiasts to enjoy vibrant scenic beauty, rugged outdoor adventure, and exceptional opportunities to create lifelong memories. Colorado Springs is proud to be the home of five military installations and the U.S. Olympic Committee. With a county population of around 650,000, this area boasts a rich heritage with a wide variety of cultural and urbane sophistication. With a moderate cost of living, temperate climate, and an average of 247 days of sunshine per year, Colorado Springs is the perfect place to call home.


About UCHealth

UCHealth Medical Group is a physician-led organization, with a dedicated focus on access, performance, innovation and experience, providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain Front Range. With more than 10 hospitals and 100 clinic locations, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 64343597
  • Location:
    Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
  • Position Title: NP / PA Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Colorado Springs, CO
  • Company Name For Job: UCHealth
  • Practice Area: Advanced Practice Provider

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