Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

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November 12, 2019
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Colorado Springs Colorado,Req Id: 87

Colorado Springs, CO, US

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 full-time  Physician Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner to work for UCHealth Cardiac Surgery- Memorial Central.

Here are a few good reasons to join us:

Our Schedule – Supports a work-life balance and flexibility with 1:4 call, 1:4 weekends.

Our Team – Is cohesive and collaborative and includes an incredibly skilled team of two Physicians, one Nurse Practitioner, and five Physician Assistants.

Variety – This position will have a couple of days a week in clinic, time in the Operating Room, and Intensive Care Unit.

Requirements

Physician Assistants: Three or more years of Cardiac Surgery experience in the Operating Room and ICU patient management are required in addition to endovascular vein harvesting experience.

Nurse Practitioners: Three or more years of Cardiac Surgery experience in the Operating Room and ICU patient management are required. Qualification as a Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) is required in addition to endovascular vein harvesting experience.

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

Nestled at the base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, Colorado 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.

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
• Prescriptive authority as appropriate, per medical staff service privileging process
• 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

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

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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