Job Details

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 5011331
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Health and Medical Services
Lead Registered Nurse - CU Medicine, Geriatrics at Kavod in Cherry Creek - 32618 University Staff

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Dean's Office, Community Practice Division

Job Title: Lead Registered Nurse - CU Medicine, Geriatrics at Kavod in Cherry Creek

Position #00820112 – Requisition #32618

Job Summary:

Calling all Registered Nurses! Our busy Clinic is recruiting a Lead Registered Nurse! We need your caring and compassionate nursing expertise to continue providing our patients with top-notch quality care.

Key Responsibilities:
  • The Lead Registered Nurse (RN) provides high-quality support to physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs) in meeting the practice's operational needs and the patient's medical needs.
  • Works collaboratively with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, patients, and families to promote positive patient outcomes.
  • The Lead RN assesses and evaluates patient conditions and then plans, implements, provides, and documents patient care that follows professional nursing standards and outlined practices.

Work Location:

Onsite – this role is expected to work onsite and is located in the Denver metro area, Colorado.

Why Join Us:

As a CU Anschutz employee, you are afforded benefits that are hard to find elsewhere! Our tuition assistance benefit can help grow your career, providing employees with up to 9 eligible credits per academic year on any CU campus for eligible undergraduate and graduate courses. Add to that exceptional Paid Time Off, including 22 Vacation Days, 15 Sick Days, and 10 Holidays!

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, 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:
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing, biological science, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
  • Three years registered nurse Nursing experience.
  • Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Colorado.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years job-related/clinic experience.
  • RN experience in Primary Care or Care Management setting.
  • Nursing certification (ANCC) in specialty area.
  • Bilingual, Spanish-speaking.
  • Computer skills: EPIC, Kronos, MS Office: Outlook, Power Point, Word.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Effectively communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, at all levels, including physicians, leadership, and staff.
  • Strong knowledge of CPT & ICD-10 procedure coding.
  • Strong knowledge of value-based care and risk-based coding procedures in Primary Care.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers is issued by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross healthcare provider-level CPR certification.
  • Complies with applicable University of Colorado School of Medicine, Community Practice mandatory education and training.
  • Maintains all required licensure and certifications for the position.
  • Must be able to travel to alternate locations as assigned.

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. Three to five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Questions should be directed to: Shelby Dietrich at

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as $70,067 to $89,124.

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 may be eligible for overtime compensation, depending on the level.

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.

Total Compensation Calculator:

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 achieve 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: Health Care

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 21974 - SOM-DEAN DO CPD - MEDICINE

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 9, 2024

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Shelby Dietrich Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00820112

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