Colorado Family Practice

San Luis Valley Health
Facility: San Luis Valley Health 
Address: 106 Blanca Avenue 
Alamosa, CO 81101 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Family Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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The View is Better in Colorado at 7,500 Feet Above Sea-Level

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Outpatient Family Medicine opportunity available in beautiful Southern Colorado.  Manageable patient volumes and access to skiing, snowboarding, fly fishing and hiking in the heart of the Sangre de Cristo and San Juan mountain ranges.

Benefit Highlights


  • Competitive salary
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Moving allowance
  • Up to $100,000 loan repayment available
  • Residency stipends available
  • Annual CME allowance

Health Insurance

SLVH offers two plans that provide medical and prescription benefits for all full-time employees and their dependents.

Also available: Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Life Insurance & Long Term Disability and Extended Sick Leave. 

Available upon completion of 1 year of fulltime service

401(a) retirement account will be established on the employee's behalf. The facility will contribute 3% of the employee’s gross annual pay to a maximum of $245,000 (or other maximum amounts allowed by law). Vesting Schedule applies.       In addition to the 401a contribution, employees participating in the 403(b) Voluntary Pre-Tax Retirement Plan will be eligible for a 2% match after meeting eligibility requirements. 

Paid Time Off

Paid time off (“PTO”) is available to physician employees to use for vacation, sick days, personal time, holidays, CME, and any other reason for which they require time away from work. Physician employees will receive PTO in accordance with the number of years worked, as listed below:

Less than 5 years:             264 hours of paid time off per calendar year
5 years or more:               288 hours of paid time off per calendar year


 NOTE: San Luis Valley Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Required Profile

Must be BC/BE - Family Medicine with a desire and ability to work with a primary care team within a muti-specialty system

Practice Profile

Practice overview: Hospital-employed position. Healthcare system, San Luis Valley Health consists of a 49-bed acute care hospital, a 17-bed critical access hospital and three rural health clinics and two multi-specialty clinics.

Type of practice: Outpatient only

Call schedule: Phone call only - 1:9 call and full-time hospitalist program on inpatient side

Expected patient load: 18-22 patients daily average

Procedures needed: General outpatient clinic

EMR – McKesson Practice Partner system. 

Specialty services:

General Surgery
24/7 hospitalist program
Behavioral Health
24/7 Respiratory Therapists on staff
Therapy services – outpatient PT, OT, and Speech
Diabetes navigation program along with dieticians on staff
Anti-coagulation clinic 

Provider Profile

There are currently seven Family Medicine physicians in the healthcare system. Advance Practice Providers are also incorporated into the practice. The system group includes two hospitals and five clinics. Nursing and support staff are provided.

About San Luis Valley Health

As the leading healthcare provider in the greater San Luis Valley region, San Luis Valley Health embraces the opportunity and responsibility to serve over 50,000 people that call the Valley home. As a physician led, professionally managed organization, San Luis Valley Health strives to be "Your Trusted Partner in Health."


  • Great work-life balance
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Access to wide array of outdoor activities

To learn more about the Alamosa community, please visit the Alamosa Visitor Guide website.

Physicians interested in joining a fully integrated healthcare system providing exceptional, patient-centered services to the residents of the San Luis Valley are invited to call or email to schedule a telephone interview.

About San Luis Valley Health

San Luis Valley Health is a regional health provider serving the San Luis Valley, Colorado and beyond. In addition to our state-of-the-art hospital located in Alamosa, we also operate six clinics throughout the Valley and another hospital in Conejos County.

We are proud to offer talented, experienced caregivers who use the most advanced techniques and technology, along with a genuine sense of caring.  Our patient-centered medical home is more than just a building.  It's a team of health care professionals providing comprehensive and continuous medical care for you- our patient. 

Our fully accredited 49-bed hospital in Alamosa provides outstanding care for those in need of general Medical/Surgical, Intensive Care and OB hospital services. We employ Hospitalist Physicians in Alamosa to ensure 24/7 in-house provider care for our hospitalized patients.  We also have Conejos County Hospital serving the emergency and medical needs of individuals in Conejos and Costilla County.

For those patients in need of transfer to a higher level of specialty care, San Luis Valley Health has a relationship with Eagle Air Med, who maintains qualified medical staff locally and a fixed wing aircraft that resides at the Alamosa Airport for expedited air transport.  San Luis Valley Health is an affiliate of Centura Health, which helps us increase patient access to a network of readily available resources and specialty services.

Community Overview

Located in south-central Colorado, the San Luis Valley is one of the largest high desert valleys in the world, sitting at about 7,500 feet above sea level.  We are situated between the Sangre de Cristo and San Juan Mountain ranges which entices genuine lovers of year-round outdoor pursuits.  

It is nearly impossible to convey the beauty of Alamosa in words.  Play on the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls, or spend time exploring the gorgeous landscape walking, hiking and biking.  We implore you to see and experience what it truly means to get rooted in Alamosa. 

Contact Information
Contact: Tiffany Albert 
Phone: 719-589-8133
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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