Physician Assistant – Nurse Practitioner – Spine

Health Medical Group - Western Colorado - Grand Junction, Colorado
Grand Junction, CO  
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Specialty: Neurology 
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Job Description

St. Mary’s is looking to add one outpatient PA or NP to our Spine Clinic team. Enjoy a set schedule of Monday – Friday from 8-5 with no call, a well-established patient base, and collaborative and warm patient-centered care team.
Fast Facts about St. Mary’s:
  • 346 bed acute care facility
  • 34 bed ICU
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Primary referral center for western Colorado and eastern Utah – St. Mary’s is the largest regional medical center between Denver and Salt Lake City 
Fast Facts about Grand Junction
  • Grand Junction, CO, founded in 1896, population 146,000
  • Awe-inspiring natural beauty and dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument
  • 300+ days of sunshine a year, four seasons, and a delightfully arid high-desert climate
  • Exhilarating outdoor adventures including fishing, trail running, hiking, camping, biking, and skiing on the Grand Mesa
  • Incredible whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
  • Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails
  • A charming downtown full of great shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more
  • The heart of Colorado's wine country
  • Close to world-famous destinations like Moab, Telluride, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs
  • St. Mary’s proudly employs 2020 associates, and supports a medical staff of 434 physicians

The Spine Center at St. Mary’s is seeking a PA or NP to work as a part of our multi-disciplinary practice team to provide care to the spectrum of spine patients in an outpatient setting. The multi-disciplinary team includes physiatrists, neurologists, pain medicine specialists and surgeons as well as nurses and other support staff. Primary spine indications within the practice include radiculopathy, subacute and chronic axial neck and back pain, compression fractures and spinal stenosis. The Spine Center has a full complement of state of the art spine related treatment options available and benefits from cross-discipline consultations to provide optimal service and care coordination for the patients. After completing a comprehensive orientation/training period, the PA/NP will have an independent practice with return and follow-up patients, and select new patients to the Center, within the context of the Spine Center's practice model and St. Mary’s Model of Care. In addition, the Spine Center PA/NP obtains medical and personal histories, performs physical exams, educates patients and families and conducts research activities.
  • This position offers a competitive annual salary, health, vision, and dental insurance provided along with retirement benefits, paid vacation, and CME allowance.
  • Set outpatient clinic hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm
  • No call
  • Collaborative, positive, professional, and patient-centric office atmosphere
  • You’ll support a robust and comprehensive spine care physician team including four neurosurgeons, and one non-surgical spine physician alongside nursing support, MA assistance, and full front office staff including a clinic manager
  • Opportunity to track quality measures across the clinic

  • Accepting both NP and PA candidates
  • Experience with adult patients required – no new grads please
  • Experience in Spine care preferred but not required
  • Active, unobstructed Colorado License, or the ability to obtain one
  • Ability to complete St. Mary’s credentialing process

Contact Information
Contact: Molly Moss 
Phone: 970-298-2273
Fax: 970-255-7763 
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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