General Orthopedic Surgery Job In Fort Morgan, Colorado
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Looking for another general Orthopedic Surgeon, ideally with interest or fellowship training in Sports Medicine, who is BC/BE to assume a well-established, fully-operational practice as a hospital employee in beautiful Colorado. Join an excellent team of providers who provide quality care in a patient-friendly setting. The schedule is M-F, 8AM-5PM. Expect about 20 patients per day while in the office. Call will be shared with the other orthopedic surgeon in town. Included will be a competitive salary, complete benefit package, sign-on bonus, relocation assistance and more. Located in the eastern plains of Colorado, this location is a wonderful place to live and practice medicine.
Fort Morgan has thrived on the eastern plains of Colorado since it was established in 1884. The city now serves as the commercial and retail hub of Northeastern Colorado, offering a multitude of cultural and educational resources. The Fort Morgan School District consists of one early childhood center, four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school, as well as a private parochial school that goes from pre-school to eighth grade. Morgan Community College is a two-year community college, one of 14 community colleges in the Colorado Community College & Occupational Education System, Colorado’s largest system of higher education, and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools. In addition to offering a number of Associate degrees and certificate programs, the college has several respected allied health programs including phlebotomy, radiology, EMT certification, physical therapy, and a RN program. The school system receives support from the 45,000-volume public library and the Fort Morgan Museum, which recently underwent a $2 million expansion and houses a sizable collection of artifacts related to Glenn Miller, the famous Big Band musician who grew up here. Morgan County is also home to a performing arts school, the Glenn Miller Festival, and the annual BOB Stock summer music festival.
The nearby Rocky Mountains are world-renowned for their gold-medal fly fishing and winter sports. Prime hunting areas for deer, antelope, pheasant, turkey, grouse, quail, duck, and geese are plentiful around Fort Morgan. Pawnee Buttes National Grasslands, a 30-minute drive north, is a hiker’s and photographer’s paradise, and Jackson State Park and Reservoir offers boating, water skiing and fishing. The city of Fort Morgan supports a strong city recreation program, including a challenging 18-hole municipal golf course. The 77-acre Riverside Park has playgrounds, horseshoe pits, a skateboard park, swimming pool, fitness trails, duck ponds, and facilities for volleyball, basketball, baseball, and a disc golf course adjacent to a 240 acre natural area with walking trails.
Colorado Plains Medical Center is a 50-bed acute-care hospital, fully accredited by The Joint Commission. With a Level III Trauma Center, a 24-hour Emergency Room and many other services, the hospital primarily serves a two-county area of 35,000. Our diagnostic imaging services include MRI, Nuclear medicine,CT, Radiography, ACR certified Mammography and Ultrasound. Rehab services include Physical, Occupational, Sports Medicine and Speech Therapies. Other services include Cardiopulmonary, Surgery, complete Lab Services, Obstetrics, Social Services, Dietary and Home Health, inpatient behavioral health.