Complex Spine Neurosurgeon

Employer
CarePoint Neurosurgery
Location
Denver, Colorado
Posted
Jan 17, 2019
Closes
Jan 17, 2020
Ref
1971012
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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CarePoint Neurosurgery is looking for a complex spine neurosurgeon that also has an interest in deformity.  Candidates must have completed a spine fellowship following residency and must be ABNS BC/BE. Candidate needs to have an interest in building a robust spine practice throughout the community but willingness to also do general neurosurgery. This position will take trauma call at a level 1 trauma center. The appropriate candidates will bring superb team skills and excellent clinical abilities. The incoming neurosurgeon will enjoy an enthusiastic and welcoming referral base and an intellectually stimulating, professionally challenging case mix.

ABOUT CAREPOINT NEUROSURGERY

CarePoint Neurosurgery is a division of CarePoint Health. CarePoint Neurosurgery was started in 2016 by Dr. Brent Kimball. The practice currently consists of 3 neurosurgeons that are supported by a team of physician assistants.

ABOUT CAREPOINT HEALTH

CarePoint Health is a multispecialty physician group headquartered in Denver, CO that was established in 1996.  We are physician owned, physician run and employ over 300 providers in a variety of specialties.   Our singular focus is to deliver the best possible care to patients in an environment that is collaborative, collegial, and fulfilling. 

Our strength is in our team. CarePoint physicians and advanced practice providers are nothing short of exceptional.  More than colleagues, we are a family that works together, plays together, and truly values one another. As a company, we strive to have the skill and agility to be successful in an ever-changing healthcare environment.  Towards that end, we embrace changes that will make us better. We commit to be brave and proactive.  We will not settle for good enough.  Rather, we endeavor to be the best by empowering our providers and staff to think creatively and act boldly.

CarePoint Service Lines include Neurosurgery, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Neurology (Inpatient and Outpatient), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Telehealth, and Wound Care.

 CarePoint Employment Highlights:

  • Base salary plus quarterly production eligibility
  • Three-year partnership track in democratic physician owned and operated practice
  • Robust benefits include health, dental, vision, long term disability, CME, paid malpractice, licensure, and credentialing fees
  • Relocation assistance available

The position with CarePoint Neurosurgery is part of a partnership with one of our local hospitals, Swedish Medical Center. Located in Denver, CO, Swedish Medical Center is part of HealthONE, Denver’s largest healthcare system and HCA Healthcare, the largest health system in the country 

ABOUT SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER

Swedish Medical Center is a 408-bed level I trauma center with comprehensive stroke center designation. The medical center is an eight-time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award and a Top 100 Hospital recognized by Reuters.

This “privademic” environment has a strong private practice culture with residency programs in general surgery, family medicine, pharmacy. The neurology residency started in 2017. The hospital has ample resources related to both bench and clinical research. Functional and TBI research, device development initiatives, and space to cultivate multi-disciplinary clinics will enable neurosurgeons to pursue their professional interests. Accredited specialty clinics related to ALS and Huntington’s disease are currently supported.

Swedish enjoys a collaborative relationship with Craig Hospital, a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. Craig hospital is adjacent to the Swedish campus.

Practice Environment Highlights:

  • Robust team of neurosurgery staff including dedicated neuro nurses in the OR, ICU and on the floor
  • 18 bed neuro-ICU
  • The latest in technology and equipment including: 4 CT scanners, 2 O-Arms, 6 C-Arms, 4 MRIs, a Gamma Knife and Stealth navigation
  • Newly built-out office space adjacent to hospital

ABOUT DENVER, COLORADO

Denver is a vibrant metropolis of just over 3 million with a growth rate that has consistently outpaced the national rate since the 1930’s. With 300+ days of sunny days per year, low humidity and mile-high altitude, residents enjoy outdoor activities year-round. Physician families love Denver for the same lifestyle reasons our residential communities regularly top “Best Places to Live” lists. Quite simply, healthier lifestyle is part of our culture. Communities have miles of walkable paths, off-leash dog parks and a dizzying array of ways to have fun keeping fit. Eating well is our normal. The city has the largest park system of any metropolis in the country, with more than 250 parks in the city and more than 14,000 acres of mountain parks and 1,700 acres of natural and open space areas in the nearby mountains. All major league sports including NHL, NFL, MBA, MLS and the MLB. Physicians and their families find that youth and adult amateur sports leagues and clubs are a great way to make new friends in Denver. Arts thrive in venues ranging from outdoor summer festivals to the nation’s largest complex of stages under one roof at the Denver Center of Performing Arts. Join us and experience the Mile High lifestyle!

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