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Nocturnist Physician for Pueblo, CO (Perm)

Pueblo, CO 81003

Specialty: Doctor of Osteopathic, Medical Doctor, Nocturnist, Physician (MD or DO) Job Number: 5210

Job Description




 
UCHealth Parkview and the Hospital Medicine group are ready to welcome a Board Eligible/Board Certified Nocturnist to their team.  At UCHealth, we believe each person is extraordinary, and together, we make extraordinary possible.

Job Description:
  • Seeking an enthusiastic candidate interested in working full-time and focused on excellent patient care.
  • Work a comfortable schedule of six-on-nine-off.
  • Physicians will work 144 twelve-hour shifts per year as a full-time employee with extra shifts available.
  • Work with a supportive team that is ready to mentor the next generation of physicians and wants to see their partners succeed.
  • Night physicians will provide support to APPs who will cover patients at both locations.
  • Our Nocturnists primarily cover Parkview Medical Center (370 beds).
  • Closed ICU.  Fully staffed ER. ICU is staffed with fellows/residents. No in-house ICU attending but fellows run it.
  • EPIC EMR utilized system-wide.
  • We know how fast the world of healthcare is changing, and we push ourselves to stay ahead of the curve. UCHealth physicians and advanced practice providers aim to anticipate and address patients’ every health need. We call on physicians in every career stage and specialty to lead and provide direction for the future of healthcare at UCHealth.
  • Procedures are not required but physicians are able to do them if they have the clearance to do so.  House staff is usually covering the emergent needs, but Hospitalists are to report to codes and rapids to assist and oversee transition of care.  
  • Census: APP provides cross coverage. They are addressing about 100 patients per night.  
  • Average is about 125-130 at Parkview Main and only about 20 or so at Pueblo West Hospital.  
  • Currently, Nocturnists see any cross coverage that arises, ICU transfers, plus 7-10 admits. 
  • Nocturnist physicians are expected to provide medical care to assigned patient population, maintain timely and appropriate documentation of such care, and actively participate in medical staff duties.
  • At UCHealth, our mission is simple - to improve lives. That starts with you. We improve lives through fresh ideas, innovative approaches and an unwavering commitment to world-class care.
  • Must be interested in Permanent placement (not accepting Locums)
  • Cannot accept visa candidates
  • Open to 2024 new graduates (not currently considering 2025 new graduates)
Compensation and Benefits:  (to be discussed further at second interview)
  • The pay range for this full-time position is $252,000-$280,000/annually. If applicable, a quality and/or productivity bonus may be offered.
  • Relocation package may be offered to eligible candidates.
  • Retirement plan options to fit your needs
  • Exceptional health and welfare benefits including medical, vision, dental, life insurance, disability coverage.
  • Generous continuing medical education (CME) allowance
  • Paid malpractice
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible (0-5 years of residency) in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine 
  • CO license (or willing to obtain) 
  • Clean malpractice - PREFERRED
CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Certified
  • Board Eligible
STATE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Colorado
ABOUT THE FACILITY About Parkview Medical Center:
Parkview’s mission is to “provide the highest quality health care to the people we serve.” Our vision is “to be the provider of choice for patients, physicians, and employees.” 

From its inception in 1923, Parkview Medical Center has provided millions of dollars in charity care to our community and in fiscal 2022, this important work continued. Parkview has one of the highest percentages of Medicare and Medicaid in the state at 80%.

Parkview considers itself an integral part of Pueblo and southern Colorado. Our success can be directly attributed to an outstanding governing board. Parkview Board Members define themselves as Pueblo citizens first and Parkview Board Members second. Maintaining this independence allows the Board and Leadership the ability to prioritize key decisions and commit resources based on the needs of our community.

Beyond the millions in charity care provided every year, Parkview continues work to enhance our medical facilities. Construction is complete on the new Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center.  This facility is located on the main campus and will house Parkview Radiation Oncology, Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers and the Parkview Breast Health Center. It provides a truly complete approach to cancer treatment for our community and the surrounding counties in one centralized location. Construction is complete on our new state-of-the-art orthopedic hospital in Pueblo West. That facility offers the latest high-tech robotic surgical techniques focus on our expanding orthopedic and rehabilitation programs.  Both opened in fall of 2022.

As the region’s largest private employer with nearly 3,000 outstanding individuals, Parkview continues to strategically grow. Parkview’s Internal Medicine Residency continues to produce top quality physicians. This program was designed to attract and retain much-needed physicians to our region and our success has been outstanding. Additionally, we currently offer fellowships in Gastroenterology, Pulmonary/Critical Care and Cardiology.

About the Community:

Pueblo County is located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, 100 miles south of Denver, along Interstate 25 and US Highway 50. Three hundred days of sunshine each year plus the flow of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek provide rich agricultural land and ample recreational activities. Pueblo County (pop. 166,475) and the City of Pueblo are the regional hub for business, transportation, and culture in Southern Colorado. 

Picture this: 300 days of sunshine each year, a climate that's always playing it cool, and Pueblo becomes the ultimate spot to live your best life! We're not just any city in Colorado—we're a historic and diverse place that keeps it spicy with our unique Pueblo Chile and enticing experiences around every corner. From outdoor adventures that'll make your heart race to a dining scene that's a flavor fiesta, plus being one of the lucky 12 with a state-designated creative arts district, Pueblo is Colorado adventure at its best! 


Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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