General Surgeon - Brighton, CO

Platte Valley Medical Group

  • Specialty: Surgery
  • Posted: 8/13/2021
  • Shift: Variable
  • Job Number: 5984
  • Location: Greater Denver, CO
  • Salary: $255,000


You bring your mind, body, heart, and spirit to your work as a Surgeon in General Surgery.

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.


SCL Health Medical Group is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. With locations throughout Colorado, Montana and Wyoming, we offer a wide variety of primary and specialty care services

Platte Valley Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 98-bed community hospital is proud to offer comprehensive, integrated care focused on holistic health. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.

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 days off. Additionally, we are offering a $25,000 Sign on Bonus plus relocation (if applicable). 


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 General Surgeon you'll work with 1 other Surgeon to provide top-notch care and patient experience. Here are some highlights you can expect.

  • You would practice at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton, CO (~30 min from downtown Denver)
  • Your hours will be Mon-Fri ~8am-5pm plus paid call
  • Platte Valley Medical Center is a Level III trauma center with 4 operating rooms
  • High acuity cases are transferred to Good Samaritan Medical Center or Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Two Surgical First Assists available for the OR along with a Clinical Nurse Specialist and two Medical Assists in the clinic
  • General base salary plus production incentive plus call

Your experience.

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

  • MD or DO degree from a fully accredited medical or osteopathic school of medicine
  • Current and unrestricted CO license or able to obtain
  • Current DEA, ACLS, ATLS
  • Residency trained in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Minimum of 2 years practicing as a general surgeon post training

Your next move.

Now that you know more about being a General Surgeon 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.

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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