Advance Practice Nurse- Child and Adolescent

University of Colorado in Aurora, CO

  • Industry: Healthcare - Nursing - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
*University of Colorado - School of Medicine**Senior Instructor***The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.**The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System, is the major academic medical center in the Rocky Mountain region. The Anschutz Medical Campus is home to the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado and a new Veterans Affairs Hospital, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive biomedical research and clinical care centers in the western United States. With world-class health sciences research, educational and clinical facilities, the CU School of Medicine has established distinctive and highly productive programs, receiving research awards of more than $350 million per year, including more than $200 million from National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies. The School's total annual clinical and research revenue exceeds $1.2 billion per year.The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry has just welcomed their new Department Chair, C. Neill Epperson, MD and is in the process of growing the Department of Psychiatry with new programs and expanding existing programs.The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Children's Hospital Colorado invites applications for the position of Child and Adolescent Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (FPMHNP) or Physician Assistant (PA). The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a vital and growing research and teaching section in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver. Based at the UCDenver Anschutz Medical and Research Campus, the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry benefits from affiliation with world class interdisciplinary professional education, research programs and clinical services.*Job Responsibilities*:The Child and Adolescent FPMHNP or PA must demonstrate clinical experience and excellence with children and adolescents with psychiatric diagnoses and the ability to manage different levels of acuity, including patients in crisis on intensive psychiatric services and in partial hospitalization (day treatment). Ability to apply and implement evidence based approaches to care including using evidence based guidelines for prescriptions and monitoring medications in the pediatric population is essential. Able to perform initial psychiatric diagnostic interviews, develop and follow through with treatment plans, and maintain timely and focused documentation through the electronic medical record. The Division is seeking a candidate that has practiced independently in a mental health setting. The position will include providing preceptor experiences for APRN students with the appropriate experience and certification from the University of Colorado-Anshutz College of Nursing. A history of working with milieu staff is desired. The candidate will be a member of a multidisciplinary setting consisting of physicians, family therapists, psychologists, and trainees. Candidate will carry a case load on the inpatient psychiatric unit and in the partial hospitalization program. The salary includes compensation for four weekends of call are expected, of which one is a holiday every other year. APPs in this Division are also eligible to take extra call for extra pay. The Division is seeking candidates who can serve in a lead role with 5 years of post-degree experience in outpatient and hospital settings. Although not required, this is a possible, additional role for the right candidate.*Salary and Benefits:*Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.Benefits: Compensation Calculator:*Diversity and Equity:***Please click here for information on disability accommodations: University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.Questions should be directed to Christine*Required Qualifications:*- APRN applicants must possess a Colorado RN license and Board Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (FPMHNP). Prescriptive authority is required.- PA applicants must be nationally certified by the NCCPA and have passed the Psychiatry Specialty Exam (CAQ).Must obtain Medical staff privileges within Children's Hospital Colorado.- Must have prior experience in a Child Psychiatric setting (may include experience as a RN prior to APRN training)./ /*Preferred Qualifications:*- One or more of relevant post-graduate experience in child mental health.- Practiced as a mental health nurse.**Job:** **Faculty***Organization:** **U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS***Title:** *Advance Practice Nurse- Child and Adolescent***Location:** *Aurora***Requisition ID:** *17798* </script>

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