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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Trauma Surgery - Colorado Springs

Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 137270
Date Posted: Aug 14, 2023

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Make Extraordinary Possible

UCHealth has an excellent opportunity for a Full-time Advanced Practice Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to work with the UCHealth General Trauma Surgery team- Memorial Hospital Central-Level I Trauma Center.
• Schedule – Supports a work-life balance. No call required. This position is FT. We are currently a 24/7 service with nights, holidays, and weekend shift coverage required.
• Our Team - Is a collaborative and cohesive group that includes 20 Surgeons, and 25 APPs who thrive on providing the best surgical care in the region.

Preferred:
• One-year minimum of Trauma and General Surgery as either a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.
• Full Prescriptive Authority is required.

The pay range for this position is $51.75/hour – $71.70/hour. Pay is dependent on the applicant's relevant experience.

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 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.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certification obtained within 90 days of hire.

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 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.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certification obtained within 90 days of hire.

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:
• A 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.

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.

To learn more about this rewarding opportunity, please contact:

Kimberly Haines
APP Recruiter

UCHealth Medical Group
Provider Recruitment

[email protected]


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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