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Physician Assistant Specialty Care

Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 52468
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2022

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Make Extraordinary Possible

UCHealth has an excellent opportunity for a Full -Time General Surgery-Trauma Advanced Practice Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to work for UCHealth Trauma & Acute Care Surgery- Memorial Hospital Central-Level I Trauma Center

 

•Variety - This position works with the trauma, acute care surgery team, sees Emergency Department consults, and participates in multi-disciplinary in-patient rounding on the hospital floors.  There may be occasional time in the OR and a periodic shift in the outpatient clinic.
 
•Schedule – Supports a work-life balance. No call required. This position is Part-Time. We are a 24/7 service with night and weekend shift coverage required.  
 
•Our Team - Is a collaborative and cohesive group that includes 20 Surgeons, and 15 APPs who thrive on proving the best surgical care in the region.

 

Preferred: Two years of Trauma Surgery & Acute Care experience as either a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.

 

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.

 

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 health and welfare benefits

•Competitive time off plan and wellness benefits

 

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

•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

•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.

 

We welcome those who naturally gravitate toward our inclusive community that celebrates our differences, our individuality, and our similarities. Here, we are dedicated to putting patients first, excellence, and integrity. 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.


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 eight hospitals and 100 clinic locations, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.

 

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

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. 

 

 

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