University of Colorado Assistant Professor in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics,Section of - Neurology

Position #740256 – Requisition #11427


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_Job Summary:_

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neurology, has an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor to provide clinical care for patients with general neurological disorders at the CU Briargate Center in CO Springs, CO. The Briargate Center is a pediatric multispecialty CU School of Medicine clinic that includes faculty from multiple departments (currently Pediatrics, Surgery, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Physical Medicine & Rehab, and Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes). The position will include clinical, research, service and limited teaching. Clinical responsibilities include participation in the outpatient clinics. Competitive start-up packages including protected time for serious academic development and research will be provided. The Department of Pediatrics Section of Child Neurology is nationally recognized for providing outstanding consultation, clinical care, and surgery for children and adolescents with neurological disorders. USNWR ranked Child Neurology as one of the top 20 programs in the nation.

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_Examples of Work Performed_

  • Outpatient evaluation of children with Neurological Disorders

  • Inpatient consults for NICU, PICU and floor patients

  • Inpatient call coverage for consults and outpatient phone call coverage

  • On-going follow-up care both in clinic and by phone, for neurology patients and referring primary care providers

  • Collaboration of patient care with staff neurologists as appropriate

  • Teaching clinical care concepts to NP’s, PA’s, Residents and RNs

  • Possible outreach activities and consults

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is noteligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located athttps://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

TheUniversity 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 investigations for all prospective employees.

TheUniversity 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.

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_Minimum Requirements:_

  • MD or DO

  • Board Eligibility in Neurology with a Special Competence in Child Neurology

_Condition of Employment:_

  • Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado

  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check

_Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:_

  • Able to collaborate with a medical team to provide the highest quality of care to patients and their families

  • Ability to diagnose and treat patients with neurological diagnoses

_Preferred Qualifications:_

  • Board Certified in Neurology with a Special Competence in Child Neurology

  • Current DEA

  • Background in treatment of pediatric patients with neurological disorders

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Assistant Professor

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 11427