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Pediatric Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner

Children's Hospital Colorado in Denver is expanding their Pediatric Urgent Care program and looking to hire multiple Nurse Practitioners to join their team. A few quick highlights about the opportunity:


  • Will only see pediatric patients
  • Yearly clinical hour expectation is 1520, which equates to roughly 6 weeks of time off.
  • The clinic hours are 11am-8pm - the shift if 11am-9pm.
  • Current staffing is 1 physician, 1 APP per site.
  • Leadership is committed to growing the program.
  • Very competitive pay and benefits.

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

1.    Maintain Colorado State certifications based on requirements of a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant.

2.    Provide medical care to pediatric patients by performing history and physical examinations, defining and executing an appropriate workup that leads to diagnosis, treatment, and disposition.

3.    Clinical coverage includes a proportionate share of days, evenings, and weekend shifts based on cFTE. Clinical hours will also include major and minor holidays allocated proportionately.

4.    Attendance and participation at Section monthly meetings

5.    Maintain skills in urgent/emergent care of children by completing the following:

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification
  • Scheduled Acute Care Education sessions
  • Participation in code simulations
  • Other technical seminars as deemed mandatory by the section and/or practice site in conjunction with input from the Medical Director

Why choose Children's Hospital Colorado?

At Children's Hospital Colorado, we see more, treat more and heal more kids than any hospital in our seven-state region. We're experienced and forward-thinking when it comes to the latest methods for diagnosis and treatment. This translates into less invasive treatment, less time, and less stress on you and your children.


Our specially trained pediatric experts recognize that families are our partners, which is why we deliver family-centered care. By making the hospital very family-friendly, we make it easier for parents and siblings to be involved in the day-to-day medical, emotional and social needs of their child.


Our hospital on Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora was designed and built to enhance our care for kids. Using data from an innovative type of study called evidence-based design, everything about our hospital was built to help us speed kids to recovery. From 100% private patient rooms to healing color therapy and views of nature, every detail of Children's Colorado was built to help kids get better faster and reduce stress on the whole family.


Our mission

When it was founded in 1908 in Denver, Children's Colorado set out to be a leader in providing the best healthcare outcomes for children. That calling has consistently made us one of the top children's hospitals in the nation and a place parents across the Rocky Mountain region have come to trust.


Our modern-day mission is to improve the health of children through the provision of high-quality coordinated programs of patient care, education, research and advocacy.


In addition to providing the best possible care for kids who need it, we also work hard to keep kids out of the hospital. Through medical research and advocacy efforts, we are working towards a world where kids are safer and healthier and will one day have less need for a hospital.


Reference# NPR 22073

  • Profession: Advanced Practice
  • Ref Number: NPR 22073
  • Location/State:Denver, Colorado
  • Specialty:Nurse Practitioner
  • Recruiter:Gregory Haskins
  • Recruiter Phone: (469) 669-0780
  • Recruiter Email:ghaskins@themedicusfirm.com
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