Full or Part Time General Surgeon - Beautiful Community - Outdoor Opportunities Abound

Salida, CO

Key Info


Inpatient and outpatient

General surgeon needed for 25-bed critical access hospital designated as level IV trauma. ED has approximately 9K visits per year and is supported by an air ambulance helicopter based under 100 yards from the hospital ED.

Routine general surgery, colonoscopies, and call coverage shared with two other general surgeons.

Call is generally very light and includes common issues; appendectomy, cholecystectomy, bowel blockage, GI bleed, falls, skiing accidents, and occasional MV accident comprise the majority of emergencies. Complicated traumas are shipped to the front range by air or ground.

The general surgery service line is supported by a full range of medical specialties, including urology, GYN, neurology (sleep and neuromuscular), IM, neprhology, dialysis, oncology, pulmonology, GI, ENT, allergy, cardiology, pain, ortho total joint, ortho sports, and family practice/rural health clinics in four locations.

Rural mountain town in the heart of the High Rockies with limitless outdoor activities including biking, rafting, hiking, four wheeling, hunting, cross country skiing as well as skiing at Monarch Mountain, which is approximately a 20 minute ride from the hospital. On a typical winter day, you can ski at Monarch Mountain in the morning and ride your bicycle in Salida the same afternoon.

Salida is also home to numerous art galleries, outdoor concerts, theater, and an eclectic collection of mom and pop style restaurants, each offering a unique dining experience.

Posted December 13, 2019


Not Covered