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Mid-level APP – Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

August 16, 2019

About Us

Located in Grand Junction, Colorado, our practices serve Western Colorado and Eastern Utah. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery, and many outdoor interests, including skiing, hiking, cycling, rafting, and hunting.

Urological Associates of Western Colorado (UAWC) is a dedicated team of physicians and medical staff committed to urological care. The practice specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of the genitourinary tract in both adults and children. Our board certified physicians are continuously staying up-to-date on the latest medical treatments and surgical techniques.

Pelvic Health and Wellness Center (PHWC) is the Western Slope's first multi-specialty approach to women's healthcare. The PHWC team combines the medical specialties of gynecology and urology to provide a comprehensive approach to treating many common womens' healthcare issues.

General Surgeons of Western Colorado (GSWC) specializes in all aspects of General Surgery including colon, rectal, endocrine, surgical oncology, trauma and advanced laparoscopic surgeries. We are the largest center for minimally invasive surgery in Western Colorado, and we are now Western Colorado's first center to offer Mammosite treatment for early breast cancer.

As a mid-level practitioner at one of our practices, you would be supported and further educated by our excellent medical staff. You would gain experience in a wide range of treatments and medical issues.

Job Duties

Employee will provide support to physicians in either general surgery or gynecology/urology. Employee will generally work 5 days per week, Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 3:30pm, to include possible rounding, occasional consults from the physicians, and assisting in surgery. On days that no surgeries are scheduled, employee will see patients in clinic beginning at 8:00am. The employee may have combination surgery and clinic days. Possible weekend and evening call.

General Duties

Perform complete evaluations on patients. Perform complete pre-operative H & P’s on surgical patients, identifying and alerting the surgeon to any disqualifying conditions that present. Order and interpret appropriate lab, x-ray, and special studies. Establish a working diagnosis based upon acquired data and develop a treatment/surgical plan. Implement therapeutic intervention and provide appropriate follow-up care (for urology patients). Exercise judgment on conditions requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising physician. Evaluate, screen and counsel patients on health maintenance and promote utilization of community resources.

Hospital Duties

Perform surgical assist duties as scheduled for employer physicians. Possibly conduct hospital rounds and consultations on a daily basis of all ward and ICU patients. Possibly evaluate care and order appropriate labs, special studies, IVs, diet and therapeutic interventions.

Office Duties

See new and follow-up patients and provide intervention that is problem-oriented for their conditions. Present patients, when appropriate, to the supervising surgeon and assist in care, treatment, and follow-up as needed. Perform and/or assist in office procedures.

Order and interpret lab, x-ray, special studies, and clinical procedures and provide appropriate care and follow-up. Provide phone consultation for patient complaints and prescription refills. Monitor schedule to ensure maximum patient care and satisfaction.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year

Marjorie Olson
Credentialing Officer & HR Assistant
Colorado Surgical Affiliates LLC
970/244-5946   Fax 970/241-4444
General Surgeons of Western Colorado, 2440 North 11th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Urological Associates of Western Colorado, 2373 G Road, Suite 200, Grand Junction, CO 81505