Physician - Family Medicine Residency Faculty

SCL Health Medical Group - Western Colorado, Grand Junction, CO

  • Specialty: Academic
  • Posted: 8/2/2018
  • Shift: Day Shift
  • Job Number: 18006969
  • Location: Grand Junction, CO

  • The St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency program boasts an extraordinary retention rate amongst its faculty and is highly sought after by residents.

  • Our schedule is reasonable and palatable; it has been developed over the years with input from all of our faculty.

  • This is a unique opportunity to do everything you were trained to do and share your knowledge with the next generation of family medicine clinicians.

  • Grand Junction offers a sunny year-round climate different than other Rocky Mountain locations.

  • The Grand Junction health care community has been recognized nationally for its innovative model of healthcare reform.

  • Grand Junction is affordable, has great schools, culture, shopping, recognized wineries, great for the outdoor enthusiast.

Facts about St. Mary's and Grand Junction

  • Grand Junction , Colo. (estab. 1896) Population: 146,000
  • Awe-inspring natural beauty and the dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument
  • 300+ days of sunshine
  • Exhilarating outdoor adventures including hiking, camping, biking or skiing on the Grand Mesa
  • Incredible whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
  • Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails
  • A charming downtown full of great shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more
  • The heart of Colorado's wine country
  • Close to world-famous destinations such as Moab, Utah, Telluride, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs
  • Regional Medical Center serving western Colo. & eastern Utah
  • 2,020 associates, 434 physicians
  • 346 beds (310 are staffed)

For hospital information, Visit: http://www.stmarygj.org/

For information on our community, Visit: http://www.visitgrandjunction.com/

  • You will become part of a well-established faculty practice of 12 physicians in an 80% clinical and teaching / 20% administrative role.

  • Our practice includes pediatrics, obstetrics and general family medicine.

  • A typical week includes three clinic days with clinical precepting and two education/administrative days.

  • Each faculty member takes one inpatient call week every six weeks.  Two 24-hour shifts and weekend coverage are part of the call week and responsibilities include inpatient rounding, precepting, and admissions.

  • You can expect to see 8-10 patients in a half-day clinic.

  • Inpatient ADC average from 15-20 patients.

  • Academic appointment commensurate with experience.  The St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency has 26 residents.

  • The program utilizes two nurse practitioners who assist with rounding, discharging, and some admitting on the day shifts, as well as four RNs, four LPNs, and four MOAs.

  • Candidates must be board certified in Family Medicine.

  • Three years' practice experience preferred. 

  • Experience/interest in obstetrics required.

  • The ideal candidate will enjoy teaching and have a passion for rural medicine.  

  • Employment requires obtaining a Colorado license. 


About the area

Grand Junction is a mecca for mountain bikers, wine aficionados, country music fans and outdoor enthusiasts who live life to the fullest.

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