Colorado Springs Utilities Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner
Job Type: Safety & Health
Pay Range $102,000 to $125,000
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Date First Posted 2/6/23
Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner
Please note that this position will be filled as either a Physician Assistant ($112,000 to $125,000) or Nurse Practitioner ($102,000 to $113,000) depending on the licensure of the successful candidate.
This job is eligible for relocation assistance to aid with the costs of relocating to the Colorado Springs area.
Who We Are
One of the largest four-service public utilities in the nation (over 500,000 customers)
A national leader in reliability (power on an average of 99.991% of the time)
Diamond Designation recipient from the American Public Power Association – a utility leader in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvements
Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the most desired city to live in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2022)
How Will You Make an Impact?
Our Safety and Health team is seeking a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner who is passionate about high-quality occupational health care and dedicated to supporting the wellness and safety of our employees. In this role, you will evaluate and treat work-related occupational injuries and illnesses, coordinate follow-up medical care, manage case histories, perform medical surveillance and examinations, produce health examination reports, and review test results. Some of the additional ways in which you will make an impact include:
Providing medical services, including health evaluations, diagnosis, treatment, prescribing medications, and ordering referrals
Conducting phone and in-person triage of injured employees to determine and arrange proper disposition of employees to hospital, clinic, home or return to work
Performing Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) medical certifications and post-offer, pre-placement physical examinations
Collaborating with the City of Colorado Springs's Occupational Health Clinic, Physical Therapy, and Workers' Compensation
Performing testing and evaluation for Hearing Conservation Program in accordance with OSHA and CAOHC, Pulmonary Clearance and Respirator Fit Testing in accordance with OSHA, and to support the asbestos monitoring program
Performing medical office administration and records management
Collaborating on department and occupational health policies, procedures, and programs with safety engineering, ergonomics, and industrial hygiene
Standard work hours for this position are Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm
Who You Are
Relevant and progressively responsible clinical experience providing medical services and care for occupational injuries, or primary/urgent/emergency care services for the adult population
Graduate of an accredited Nursing or Physician Assistant program
Active license, in good standing, to practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado
Possession of current State and Federal DEA certification and the legal ability to prescribe schedule II-V medications/narcotics
Possession of Basic Life Support (BLS) certifications
NCCPA Board Certification, and possession of either AANPCB or ANCC
Experience performing Audiograms, Lung Function Testing, Respirator Fit Testing, and Vision Testing
Colorado Workers' Compensation Level 1 accredited, or the ability to become accredited within three (3) months of hire
Registered with National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners or become certified within three (3) months of hire
Knowledge of Colorado Workers' Compensation system and Colorado Medical Treatment Guidelines is valued
Our Commitment to our Employees
Our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. They keep the lights on, gas flowing, water coming in, and wastewater leaving. We do not just say people are important – we prove it! That’s why we are honored to invest in protecting the health and financial security of our employees and their families through our rich benefits program.
Time Off – Because everybody needs time off to recharge
Vacation – New employees accrue 13 days of paid time off to start, while our more tenured employees accrue 24 days per year
Personal Leave –3 days per year of personal leave
Paid Holidays –10 paid holidays per year
Sick Leave – Accrue 12 days of sick leave annually for those days when you or a family member is feeling under the weather
Vacation Buy – Purchase up to 40 hours of additional vacation time
Pension Plan – Looking forward to a comfortable lifestyle once you’re done working? The Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) provides you with retirement benefits and peace of mind when you retire
Medical – Select from three comprehensive medical plans, starting at $5.00 a month. Employees also enjoy access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Wellness Program – Voluntary wellness program that allows you and your spouse to each earn up to $500 to use towards healthcare expenses, $100 in Visa gift cards, and up to $400 in gym membership reimbursements
Dental – Select from two dental plans, with in-network PPO preventive care covered at 100% and access to orthodontia coverage
Vision – Voluntary plan that covers full vision care services and discounts on LASIK eye surgery
Retirement Saving Programs – Supplement your pension plan with voluntary retirement programs such as the PERAPlus 401(k) and MissionSquare’s Roth IRA and 457 plans
Disability Coverage – Short-Term (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD) insurance available for purchase
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Makes the going a little easier by aiding with mental health, stress management, work-life balance, financial and legal matters, and much more
Long-Term Care Insurance (LTC) – Whether it's due to an accident or a serious illness, LTC insurance is available for purchase to help you and your loved ones
Life Insurance – Company-paid life insurance and supplemental coverage available
Curious about joining our team? Learn more at https://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/jobs/
All positions will be posted for a minimum of 5 calendar days.
Starting pay will be determined within the posted pay range based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate; if there is a single pay rate posted, the job starts at that rate.
Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas). Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.
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Job Type: Safety & Health