Job Details

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 5260079
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Medicine - Physicians
Transplant APP (Instructor) - 33546 Faculty

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Medicine- Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension

Job Title: Transplant APP (Instructor)

Position #00821140: – Requisition #:33546

Job Summary:

As a Transplant Nephrology APRN/NP/PA, you will work in collaboration with the Transplant Nephrology physician faculty to provide outpatient clinical care to kidney transplant patients from the time of evaluation through long term post-transplant follow up. Joining the Transplant Nephrology Advanced Practice Provider (APP) team presents an exciting opportunity collaborate with highly skilled APPs, nephrologists, pharmacists and nurse coordinators to care for kidney transplant patients in a busy, high acuity transplant program.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate and manage patients following kidney transplant in the outpatient setting. This includes obtaining a thorough history, performing an appropriate physical examination, ordering appropriate diagnostic testing, providing documentation, as well as an assessment and care plan
  • Manage immunosuppression, infection and both medical and surgical complications post kidney transplant complications from immediate acute outpatient follow up through years post transplant
  • Manage hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, bone disease and chronic kidney disease in the post kidney transplant patient
  • Complete pre-transplant evaluations, waitlist evaluations for kidney transplant, kidney-pancreas transplant and living donation as a part of the multidisciplinary team
  • Independently manage patients at outreach clinics at UCH satellite locations
  • Participate in clinic sponsored educational opportunities.
  • Attend required meetings and participate in committees as requested.

Why Join Us:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado 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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
  • An Advanced Practice Nurse or PA and nationally certified

Preferred Qualifications
  • Transplant or nephrology experience preferred, but not required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse professional and patient population.
  2. Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.
  3. Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
  4. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  5. Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of medicine and surgery to provide on-going patient care.
  6. Skill in taking medical history, assessing medical condition and interpreting findings.
  7. Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports, and responding to correspondence.
  8. Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance.
  9. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients and their family members, medical staff, residents, fellows, medical students, and the public.
  10. Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  11. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  12. Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  13. Ability to communicate clearly as an integral member of a team

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

2. Curriculum vitae / Resume

3. Five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Questions should be directed to: Betsy Pike, Renal Division Human Resources, at

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until August 16, 2024.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:

$102,211 to $127,628

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

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.

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ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado 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.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20224 - SOM-MED-REN GENERAL OPERATIONS

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: May 7, 2024

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Betsy Pike Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00821140

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