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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Orthopedic-Trauma

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Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 79659
Date Posted: Jun 27, 2023

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Help make extraordinary possible.

The UCHealth Ortho-Trauma team is looking for a bright, hard-working Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join the team.
This is a highly coveted position and the team is willing to wait for and train the perfect candidate to the high standards and quality of work that this area of specialty care is known for.

Locations: MHC, Printers Park Medical Plaza and MHN
Work Schedule: This position requires a very flexible provider who understands the needs of the department and is willing to adapt to a variety of rotating schedules, to include;
80 hours a pay period
Weekdays, weekends, overnights, days ,combo
In-house 12h call shift (MHC), OR shift, clinic shift, and floor or rounding shift

The pay range for this position is: $47.44 - $71.16 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of a physician, provides direct diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services to patients in Ortho-Trauma.
Obtain patient history and perform assessment via observation, interview, and examination. Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic procedures.
Provide direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
When applicable: Perform preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care. scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Provide counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventive health, treatment options and community resources

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Procedures:
Ortho-Trauma a plus
General Trauma
Reductions/splinting (highly preferred, but willing to train)
First-assist experience highly preferred

Requirements for Physician Assistants
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 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
 Full prescriptive authority
 Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice.
 Eligible to provide 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

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

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

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!
UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

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.

About Colorado Springs, CO
Nestled at the base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs invites the outdoor adventurists to the cultural enthusiast 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 population of just over 650,000, Colorado Springs 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.

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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