General Surgery

Merritt Hawkins
Englewood, Colorado
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
General Surgery - Durango in Colorado
StartDate: ASAP

Award-winning Centura, the largest health system in Colorado, seeks a General Surgeon for a well-rounded general surgery practice in one of the state's best places to live. The incoming General Surgeon will work for the only general surgery practice in the area. Centura is pushing the boundaries of specialized care to support whole, healthy communities. The healthcare system prides itself on allowing physicians to do what they do best care for patients' whole health. Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in general surgery and licensed in Colorado and New Mexico. Experienced candidates are preferred; however, new graduates are encouraged to apply.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Enjoy working at a well-rounded general surgery practice
  • Be part of the only general surgery practice in the city
  • Join a growing practice in a large, multi-state health system - Level III trauma center
  • The incoming general surgeon will work in Southwest Colorado's largest and most technically advanced medical facility
  • Only hospital in the region to receive a five-star rating for overall hospital quality from Medicare
  • Competitive compensation (2-year guarantee), a signing bonus, relocation allowance, student loan reimbursement, 6 weeks of flexible PTO, and a comprehensive benefits package

Community Information A Playground for Outdoor Enthusiasts
Durango is a highly desirable location in Southwest Colorado, nestled in the charming Animas River Valley. The city offers a suburban setting with ample opportunities for adventure, thanks to its proximity to the stunning San Juan Mountains. Here are some of the reasons why Durango is such a great place to live:
  • Medscape has recognized Colorado as one of the Best Places to Practice in 2022
  • Durango has been named one of the Best Places to Live in America (Niche)
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will be thrilled with the array of activities available in Durango, including skiing, snowmobiling, horseback riding, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, and biking
  • Hiking the San Juan Mountains is a must-do activity, with thousands of miles of trails to explore
  • The incoming general surgeon will enjoy the beauty of numerous pristine lakes and magnificent views in and around Durango
  • Durango has been voted by SKI Magazine as having the best "Ski Weather in America" for over a decade
  • Live in a place where others go for vacation
  • Don't forget to visit the nearby Honeyville Honey Factory for a sweet treat


Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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