Stable Opportunity to Help an Underserved Community

Colorado

locum tenens
Outpatient

A hospital in Colorado is seeking a General Surgery Physician to provide quality patient care for a Locum Tenens assignment.

Assignment

  • Dates: Full time, 4 days a week
  • Schedule: Monday. Tuesday,, Thursday, Friday
  • 1 day OR (avg 5 cases/day)
  • 1 day Clinic (avg 22-24 patients per day)
  • 1 day Scopes (avg 10-15 scopes/day)
  • FRI is flex day (typically a combo day...1 case, some clinic, couple scopes, etc.)
  • includes daily rounds on own patients (not on off day)
  • Setting: Mix of Inpatient and Outpatient
  • Call: CALL 1:4 (avg 25% of calls you're coming into hospital)
  • Volume: See schedule and Hours
  • Patient Ages: Teen and Up
  • Procedures: Trauma Designation: Level IV - due to rural and agricultural area: hunting accidents, farm equip, hiking falls, axe/wood cutting, auto/motorcycle accidents
  • Cases: General Surgery; cholecystectomies, GI cancers, laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair, hernia surgery, breast surgery, GI surgery, thyroid and emergent GS appendicitis, perforated diverticulitis, bowel obstructions, diagnostic and therapeutic upper endoscopies and colonoscopies, breast cases (partner w/ plastic surgeon for reconstruction)
  • NO vascular, bariatric, thoracic surgeries, or major burns (major burns shipped to burn center)
  • typical trauma cases (due to rural & agricultural area: hunting accidents, farm equip, hiking falls, axe/wood cutting, auto/motorcycle accidents
  • 4 OR's + 2 endoscopy suites
  • CRNA team w/ OR and PACU RN's on call 24/7
  • On-site lab 24/7 w/ 1-1.5 hr turnaround
  • Support Staff: GS perform 30% of total surgeries and share blocked OR w/ ORS, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, OTO, URO, OBG
  • EMR/Charting: EMR: Athena (clinic) Scribes in clinic -- | Meditech6 (hospital)

Requirements

  • Boards: Board Certified
  • Certifications: ATLS; BLS; DEA

Highlights

  • Long term assignment;
  • Low patient volume;
  • Routine procedures

We take care of your malpractice insurance and pay on a Weekly basis.

Job ID: JN -022021-24038

JobID: JN -022021-24038
Posted July 16, 2021

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