Physician Assistant - Bariatric Surgery - Denver, CO

Saint Joseph Hospital

  • Specialty: Surgery
  • Posted: 7/14/2021
  • Shift: Day
  • Job Number: 4522
  • Location: Greater Denver, CO
  • Salary: $42.73 - $73.24


You bring your mind, body, heart, and spirit to your work as an Advanced Practitioner in Bariatric Medicine.

You put your patients first, and are generous with your thoughts and voice because you know your opinion matters.

You love what you do, and value having the support, resources, and advanced technology to practice at the top of your game.

You are energized by the feeling that you belong to something bigger, the people around you aren't just colleagues, they feel like an extended family.

You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence - Magnet designation - by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage in addition to retirement savings plans. CME benefits, malpractice insurance coverage, and license reimbursement are also included as part of your employment benefits along with paid time off. Additionally, we are offering a $3,000 sign on bonus.



Together, we'll improve the health of the people in the communities we serve.

We'll honor each other's dignity and surpass the standards we set. 

We'll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity. 

Your day.

As a Nurse Practitioner in Bariatric Medicine you'll work with 4 Surgeons and 1 other Nurse Practitioner to provide top-notch care and patient experience. Here are some highlights you can expect.

  • You would practice at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado with some future clinic shifts at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton, CO
  • Your hours will be Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, no call, no weekends
  • You will see approximately 16-18 patients per day for H&Ps, follow ups, and assisting with new consults
  • You will have the opportunity for first assist work in the OR 1-4 times per month

Your experience.

We hire people, not words on paper. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program
  • Unrestricted PA license in the state of Colorado or able to obtain
  • Minimum of 1 year of recent experience as a PA in a bariatric and/or surgical setting. Please no new grads.  
  • Minimum of 1 year of first assist experience

Your next move.

Now that you know more about being an Advanced Practitioner on our team we hope you'll join us. At SCL Health you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

**Please note that we can not accept resumes via email in lieu of an online application through the SCL Health career site; or

About the area

If you are a collaborative provider who puts patients first, you’re an excellent fit for SCL Health’s mission-based not-for-profit health ministry. You’ll find you can deliver big-city medicine with high acuity throughout Denver’s welcoming communities. Join us here at SCL Health, delivering holistic care that heals patients — mind, body and spirit.

Interested in joining us?

Paula Krob

I would be happy to help you with any questions you might have about this position. You can apply online below or contact me, and I will get back in touch with you shortly.

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