Physician Assistant - Nurse Practitioner - Bariatric Surgery

St. Mary's Medical Center, Grand Junction, CO

  • Specialty: Surgery
  • Posted: 11/12/2019
  • Shift: Day Shift
  • Job Number: 19004930
  • Location: Grand Junction, CO

St. Mary's is looking to add an experienced PA or NP to join our Bariatric Surgery program.

Quick Facts:
  • 346 bed acute care facility
  • 34 bed ICU
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Primary referral center for western Colorado and eastern Utah - St. Mary's is the largest regional medical center between Denver and Salt Lake City 
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance provided along with retirement benefits, paid vacation, and CME allowance.
Fast Facts about St. Mary's and Grand Junction
  • Grand Junction, CO, founded in 1896, population 146,000
  • Awe-insipring natural beauty and dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument
  • 300+ days of sunshine a year
  • Exhilarating outdoor adventures including fishing, trail running, hiking, camping, biking, and 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 Colorado and eastern Utah
  • 2,020 associates, 434 physicians

We're looking for an experienced NP or PA to serve as an outpatient bariatrician on our talented and passionate Bariatric Surgery Team. Experience working with Bariatric patients is required - no new graduates please.


-       Enjoy a set schedule with no call to ensure a well-balanced lifestyle

-       Join a thriving, well established practice with a seasoned team

-       Patient centered, compassionate care environment with a focus on the absolute best quality of care

-       This position offers very competitive guaranteed annual salary, health, vision, and dental insurance provided along with retirement benefits, paid vacation, and CME allowance.

Duties include:

-       Track and coach patient progress through pre-operative period, following ordered labs, tests and studies.

-       Provide direct patient care including gastric band adjustments, evaluate outcomes, and consult with other providers as needed to ensure optimal patient care.

-       Prescribe or recommend prescriptions according to established federal and state regulations and requirements.

-       Performs, orders, and evaluates results of lab, x-ray, and diagnostic tests.

-       Provides coverage for other providers' patients when a provider is unavailable. Assists in acute care, follow ups, messages and prescription refills.  

Accepting PA and NP candidates

Experience inBariatric Services care management required

Active, unobstructed Colorado MedicalLicense and DEA, or the ability to obtain them

Ability to complete St. Mary'scredentialing process

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.

Interested in joining us?

Miranda Ashman

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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