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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Primary Care

Location: Estes Park, CO, United States
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 175255
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2024

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Help make extraordinary things possible.

UCHealth has an excellent opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our well-established Primary Care Clinic in Estes Park.

•Our ideal candidate will bring a positive and caring attitude, excellent communication skills, and clinical expertise. 

•2+ years of experience in primary care medicine is preferred.

•The position is located at the UCHealth Primary Clinic in Estes Park.

Required: Family Nurse Practitioner candidates must have full prescriptive authority to be considered for this position.

The pay range for this position is $45.13 - $64.50/ hour. Pay is dependent on the applicant's relevant experience.

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.

About UCHealth

UCHealth is an innovative, nonprofit health system that delivers the highest quality medical care with an excellent patient experience. UCHealth includes 33,000 employees, 14 acute-care hospitals and hundreds of physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. With University of Colorado Hospital on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus as its academic anchor and the only adult academic medical center in the region, UCHealth is dedicated to providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain West. Offering more than 150 clinic locations, UCHealth provides extensive community benefits and pushes the boundaries of medicine through advanced treatments and clinical trials, improving health through innovation.

 

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 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:

Full medical, dental and vision coverage

403(b) Matching Retirement Plan

Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank

Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options

Continuing education reimbursement ($3,500 per fiscal year)

Wellness benefits

5-year incentive bonus

Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance

•Tuition reimbursement and education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

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.

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) or Nurse Practitioner Certification issued by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) 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 Colorado or compact privileges under the multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact agreement

•Unrestricted medical staff membership, with appropriate practice privileges

•Provisional prescriptive authority working towards full prescriptive authority or Full prescriptive authority

•Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in 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

•Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association

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

•Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross

•Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association

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 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.

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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