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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Pulmonology

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Location: , CO, United States
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 108281
Date Posted: Jun 6, 2023

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Description

Help make extraordinary possible.

UCHealth has an excellent opportunity for full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with our well-established Pulmonology team in Greeley and Loveland.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing personalized, evidence-based patient care at the highest level. We are looking for someone who is a good team-player, has great communications skills, eager to learn, hard-worker and who has a passion for the pulmonary patient population.


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

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Requires both inpatient and outpatient care with 50-60% hospital base and 40-50% clinic base.
Inpatient care is at both Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, CO and Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, CO.
Includes management of pulmonary floor, step-down, and lower acuity ICU patients in collaboration with pulmonology/critical care physicians
Performs rounding, new consults, admissions and discharges
Performs history and physicals, orders and interprets tests, and orders treatments
Coordinates with other health care professionals
Position also includes pulmonary clinic management at either the UCHealth Pulmonary Clinic in Greeley or in Loveland.
In the clinic, you will work primarily with a team of physicians and co-manage an array of pulmonary problems from COPD, asthma, ILD, pulmonary hypertension, and sleep apnea to mention a few.

Below are a few good reasons to join our Pulmonology team in Northern Colorado:
Variety- This position will have time in the clinic and hospital.
Our Schedule– Supports a work-life balance. Rotating 4-day work week, day shift, M-F. Every 3rdweekend in the hospital.
Our Team– Is a collaborative and cohesive group that thrives on providing the best care in the region.

PREFERRED:
Adult/Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP-AG) preferred, may consider FNP, if willing to get ACNP-AG within 2 years of hire or a Physician Assistant with acute care experience.
Critical care experience (RN ICU experience is included)
Pulmonary experience

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

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 is motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There are 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
Generous continuing medical education (CME) allowance for full and part-time positions

Loan Repayment:
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.

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 individuals 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 anyqualified 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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