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Up to $25K Signing Bonus for Internist Position in Beautiful Colorado!

Join an established primary care group about an hour from Denver. The position will have clinic for 5 weeks and 1 week of inpatient care. We prefer the physician have experience with vents and ICU patient management. This is a hospital employed group. A competitive salary is offered plus a significant signing bonus, relocation, and benefits.

About the Hospital

Colorado Plains Medical Center is a 50-bed acute-care hospital, fully accredited by The Joint Commission. With a Level III Trauma Center, a 24-hour Emergency Room and many other services, the hospital primarily serves a two-county area of 35,000. Our diagnostic imaging services include MRI, Nuclear medicine,CT, Radiography, ACR certified Mammography and Ultrasound. Rehab services include Physical, Occupational, Sports Medicine and Speech Therapies. Other services include Cardiopulmonary, Surgery, complete Lab Services, Obstetrics, Social Services, Dietary and Home Health, inpatient behavioral health.

The Community

Fort Morgan has thrived on the eastern plains of Colorado since it was established in 1884.The city now serves as the commercial and retail hub of Northeastern Colorado, offering a multitude of cultural and educational resources. The Fort Morgan School District consists of one early childhood center, three elementary schools, a fifth/sixth grade school, one middle school and one high school, as well as a private parochial school that goes from pres-school to eighth grade. Morgan Community College is a two-year community college, one of 14 community colleges in the Colorado Community College & Occupational Education System, Colorados largest system of higher education. The school system receives support from the 45,000-volume public library and the Fort Morgan Museum, which recently underwent a $2 million expansion. Morgan County is also home to Bob Stock - a large two-day music festival, the Glenn Miller Festival (the world famous Big Band musician grew up here) and the worlds largest open rodeo.

Recreation

The nearby Rocky Mountains are world-renowned for their gold-medal fly-fishing and winter sports. Prime hunting areas for deer, antelope, pheasant, turkey, grouse, quail, duck and geese are plentiful around Fort Morgan. Pawnee Buttes National Grasslands, a 30-minute drive north, is a hikers and photographers paradise, and Jackson State Park and Reservoir offers boating, water skiing, and fishing. The city of Fort Morgan supports a strong city recreation program, including a challenging 18-hole municipal golf course. The 77-acre Riverside Park has playgrounds, horseshoe pits, skating rink, swimming pool, fitness trails, duck ponds, and facilities for volleyball, basketball and baseball, all adjacent to a 240-acre natural area with walking trails.
With over 70 hospitals in 22 states, LifePoint Health, a noted industry leader, offers very competitive financial packages to help physicians begin and grow successful practices. In addition to a generous salary or income guarantee, other incentives may include sign-on bonuses, medical education debt repayment, monthly stipend payments while you are still in training, relocation, marketing and practice start-up assistance. Practice models may vary depending on the market but usually include employment, group practice, partnerships and new practice start-ups. In December 2011, LifePoint became one of only 26 organizations in the country chosen by the Department of Health and Human Services to be a Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) in the Partnership for Patients initiative, a nationwide public-private collaboration to improve the quality, safety and affordability of healthcare for all Americans. As a result, LifePoint received funding from 2012-2014 to support additional resources for our quality and patient safety programsalongside our HEN partner, Duke University Health System and Duke Patient Safety Center. The LifePoint HEN was among the top performing HENs in the country in adopting evidence-based best practices to build a culture of safety, reduce healthcare-acquired conditions, and reduce readmissions. Together, we remain unified in striving to achieve our mission of Making Communities Healthier. Come practice where you are needed and appreciated.