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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - TACS

Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Job Type: PRN
Job ID: 42802
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2022

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At UCHealth, our mission is simple – to improve lives. That starts with you. We help you live your passion for providing personalized, evidence-based patient care at the highest level.
 
UCHealth has an excellent opportunity for a PRN General Surgery-Trauma Advanced Practice Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to work for UCHealth Surgical Clinic- Memorial Hospital Central


• 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 PRN. 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 12 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.


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.
 
Exceptional Benefits
We expect you to live a balanced life and enjoy the Colorado lifestyle. Our competitive compensation package includes:
      • Unrivaled 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 for full and part-time positions
 
Requirements for Nurse Practitioners
      • Master's degree in Nursing and graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
      • Nurse Practitioner Certification issued by the ANCC or AANPCB
      • 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
      • Full Prescriptive Authority is required as well as RFNA
      • 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 HHS/OIG or the GSA List of Parties Excluded from Federal Programs
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross


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 (PA-C) certification issued by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
      • 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 HHS/OIG or the 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) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross


The University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) system 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, 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. An 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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