Children's Hospital Colorado


Children’s Hospital Colorado to fund team member education

On May 3, 2022, Children’s Colorado announced a partnership with Guild to provide comprehensive, accessible education opportunities to team members.

Benefits-eligible team members employed by Children’s Colorado have access to tuition-free learning through Guild’s more than 75 programs from more than 25 learning providers, making it the first pediatric hospital system to offer these benefits to employees.

Programs include undergraduate and graduate degree options, as well as high school completion, college prep, English language learning and certificates. Additionally, team members will have access to more than 200 additional programs within Guild’s learning marketplace that Children’s Colorado will fund up to $5,250 per year.

Jobs for Advanced Practice Providers

At Children’s Hospital Colorado, advanced practice providers (APPs) bring their expertise to our mission and vision by delivering a high level of care. We partner with the University of Colorado School of Medicine to employ more than 400 advanced practice providers in more than 30 subspecialties across the state.

Jobs for advanced practice providers at Children’s Colorado: Why work with us?

We are always seeking APPs who want to launch or advance their careers at our nationally ranked pediatric health system. We offer:

  • Leadership opportunities
    Empowering our APPs helps us innovate and provide the highest level of care. Our Advanced Practice Shared Governance Council provides opportunities to collaborate and advise Children’s Colorado leadership.
  • Employer of excellence
    We’re known for creating positive work environments for physician assistants (PAs) and encouraging collaborative provider teams. Our APP program received the American Academy of PAs’ (AAPA) Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management (CHLM) 2019-2020 Employer of Excellence Award.
  • Diverse clinical settings
    APPs care for patients across several locations throughout Colorado. Our clinical settings include outpatient primary and specialty care clinics, inpatient and critical care units and surgical services.
  • Structure and support
    Our APPs are fully integrated into our team of care providers, so we work efficiently to streamline the healing process. Our dedicated Office of Advanced Practice is a resource for issues including:
    • Scope of practice
    • Role clarity
    • Credentialing and privileging
    • Orientation and onboarding
    • Professional development and mentorship
  • Comprehensive benefits package
    Designed with our team’s needs in mind, our Pay and Benefits program supports team members and families. We offer a range of benefits not available at other healthcare employers.

What advanced practice provider roles are available at Children’s Colorado?

We’re often seeking talented candidates for the following roles:

  • Anesthesiologist assistant (AA)
  • Child health associate/physician assistant CHA/PA
  • Certified nurse midwife (CNM)
  • Clinical nurse specialist (CNS)
  • Clinical practice specialist (CPS)
  • Certified nurse anesthetist (CRNA)
  • Family nurse practitioner (FNP)
  • Neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP)
  • Physician assistant (PA-C)
  • Advanced practice psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP)
  • Pediatric nurse practitioner-acute care (PNP-AC)
  • Pediatric nurse practitioner-primary care (PNP-PC)
  • Women's health nurse practitioner (WHNP)
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Join our team

Our APPs are primarily employed by the University of Colorado School of Medicine as part of an affiliation agreement. Children's Colorado employs our neonatal nurse practitioners and our perioperative nurse practitioners. Learn more about University of Colorado jobs and careers at Children’s Colorado.