Nurse Practitioner needed in Family Planning Clinic
Childrens Hospital Colorado - Colorado Springs, CO

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The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine has an opening for a 0.6 - 1.0 FTE faculty position open at the rank of instructor for a Nurse Practitioner (NP). This is a clinical position. The NP will be a key member in a newly expanded family planning program serving adolescents and young adults. This clinical position will function from the Children's Hospital Colorado Outpatient Clinics in Colorado Springs. The candidate will be expected to provide independent direct clinical services for patients seen in the Adolescent Family Planning Program. Providing health services to adolescents can be complex because of the issues of confidentiality, compliance and follow-up. Experience with and relating to this age group is critical.

The candidate will be expected to provide independent direct clinical services for patients seen in the Adolescent Family Planning Clinic in Colorado Springs. There will be particular emphasis on reproductive health, birth control counseling, method selection and management, STD prevention and screening. Specific duties include detailed patient history, assessment and treatment, as well as patient education and some care coordination. Job may include some community outreach. This position is a 60% clinical position. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.

Examples of Work Performed - Clinical care of a very diverse, medically underserved population of adolescents who are in need of counseling and family planning. There will be particular emphasis on reproductive health, birth control counseling, method selection and management, STD prevention and screening. Specific duties include detailed patient history, assessment and treatment, as well as patient education and some care coordination. Job may include some community outreach. This position is a 60-100%% clinical position. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.

Required Application Materials:
When applying at www.jobsatcu.com/hr (posting # F00039) or responding to this post via email, applicants must include:
1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
2. A current CV/resume
3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references
4. Letters of reference (optional)
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Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's...