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General Surgeon

AMN Healthcare
Cañon City, Colorado
Closing date
Mar 23, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
General Surgeon
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: M-F Pay Rate: $450000.00 - $450000.00

A large health system in Colorado seeks a General Surgeon for an 80-year-old community-based hospital practice at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Surgery services include appendectomy, bowel resection, colostomy, general surgery, thoracic surgery, breast biopsies, lumpectomies, colonoscopies, endoscopies, and mastectomies. Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in general surgery, and EGD and colonoscopy are imperative. Experienced providers are preferred, but new graduates, including 2024 residents, are encouraged to apply.

Opportunity Highlights - Well-Rounded General Surgery practice
  • Recruiting due to retirements, departmental growth, and succession planning
  • Practice in the Rocky Mountain foothills
  • Well-rounded practice with bread-and-butter general surgery and a large GI practice mix (30% to 50% of procedures)
  • Light call volume
  • EGD and Colonoscopy skills are imperative
  • General surgery mix includes appendectomies, colonoscopies, bowel resections, hernias, and some cancer care
  • Loan repayment, relocation allowance, signing bonus, 6-8 weeks of PTO, and comprehensive benefits

Community Information Live in the Highly Desirable Denver Metro Area
Located in Colorado's Royal Gorge region, Ca on City offers fantastic outdoor adventures for the family and individuals alike. You'll leave big-city hassles behind to enjoy the fresh air, outdoor recreation, majestic views, the Music & Blossom Festival, and much more.
  • Cost of living is 11% below the national average and about 39% below Denver's cost of living
  • Visit the renowned Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, a 10-mile-long steep canyon carved in granite by the Arkansas River
  • Colorado is a Best Place to Practice (Medscape 2022)
  • Enjoy an outside enthusiast's playground: Hunting, fishing (and some of the best fly fishing in the nation), boating, rafting, bicycling, golfing, hiking, swimming, camping, horseback riding, ATV trips, and mountain climbing
  • Historic downtown offers shopping and award-winning wine tasting
  • Exciting, very scenic routes from Ca on City to Cripple Creek, the local gaming town about 9,000+ feet in the mountains
  • Home to the highest suspension bridge in America
  • Approximately 300+ days of sunshine per year

Job Benefits

About the Company
At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

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