Advanced Practitioner • Surgery
PA or NP General & Trauma Surgery
UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central
Colorado Springs, CO
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LocationColorado Springs, CO
FacilityUCHealth Memorial Hospital Central
UCHealth has an excellent opportunity for a Full-Time General Surgery-Trauma Advanced Practice Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to work for UCHealth Trauma & Acute Care Surgery- Memorial Hospital Central-Level I Trauma Center
•Variety - This position works with the trauma, acute care surgery team, sees Emergency Department consults, and participates in multi-disciplinary in-patient rounding on the hospital floors. There may be occasional time in the OR and a periodic shift in the outpatient clinic.
Preferred: Two years of Trauma Surgery & Acute Care experience as either a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.
The pay range for this position is $48.37/hour – $69.12/ hour. Pay is dependent on the applicant's relevant experience.
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•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
•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.
•Retirement Package that includes a basic pension plan, 401(a) investment account, 403(b) matching account, and a 457(b) deferred compensation savings plan
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