General / Trauma Surgeon - Lafayette, CO

SCL Health Medical Group - Denver

  • Specialty: Surgery
  • Posted: 8/28/2021
  • Shift: Day
  • Job Number: 6564
  • Location: Greater Denver, CO
  • Salary: $445,000


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

Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. We're especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of America's 100 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades.

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.


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 Surgeon in General/Trauma Surgery, you'll work with 4 other Surgeons to provide top-notch care and patient experience. Here is some of what you can expect.

  • You would practice at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette, CO (suburb of Denver), which is a level II trauma center
  • Once establish, you can expect about a 50/50 split between general elective and trauma surgeries
  • 24 hour call for Trauma and General Surgery is 6 primary shifts (in house) per month and 7 backup shifts per month plus regularly scheduled hours in the elective practice
  • Robot available

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
  • Unrestricted license in Colorado or able to obtain
  • Residency trained and Board Certified in General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care and/or Trauma Fellowship, required or equivalent experience

Your next move.

Now that you know more about being a General and Trauma 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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